Sonny Vaccaro Net Worth

Sonny Vaccaro Net Worth

Net Worth: $5 Million
Source of wealth:

Sports marketing

Full Name John Paul "Sonny" Vaccaro
Birth Place Trafford, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of Birth Sep 23, 1939 (age 80)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Italian
Occupation Business executive
Marital Status
Education Youngstown State University
Last Updated
Jul 19, 2015

About John Paul "Sonny" Vaccaro

American businessman Sonny Vaccaro has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Born John Paul Vaccaro in Trafford, Pennsylvania on September 23, 1939. He is best known as a former sports marketing executive who signed Michael Jordan to his first shoe deal for Nike. Following his departure from the giant company, he moved on to work for Adidas, where he was responsible for getting Kobe Bryant to pen contract with the firm, and later Reebok. In 1965, he co-founded the first ever national high school All-Star Game, while from 1984 to 2007, he established the ABCD All America Camp which featured high school basketball players like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Sebastian Telfair, and Dwight Howard. The national high school All-Star Game, The Dapper Dan Roundball Classic, has showcased players such as Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Kevin Garnett, Alonzo Mourning, Patrick Ewing, Vince Carter, Rasheed Wallace, and Tracy McGrady. In addition, Vaccaro also helped in the signing of college basketball coaches like Jim Boeheim, Jerry Tarkanian, and John Thompson to shoe deals. On April 16, 2015, he was the main focus of ESPN 30 for 30 documentary titled “Sole Man”.