Mark Tatum Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, NBA

Mark Tatum

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Mark Tatum is an American sport and business executive who is currently serving as the Deputy Commissioner of the National Basketball Association under Adam Silver. Additionally, Tatum also currently holds the position of the NBA’s chief operating officer. For his work in these capacities, Forbes has ranked him No. 8 on its list of “Most Influential Minorities in Sports”. He is of Vietnamese and Caymanian descent.

Early life

NameMark Tatum
Net Worth$20 million
Salary$8 million
OccupationDeputy Comm issioner of NBA
Age52 years
Mark Tatum net worth 2022

Mark A. Tatum was born on October 22, 1969 (age 52 years) in Vung Tau, Vietnam. He is the son of Kim Tatum and Charlie Tatum. When Mark was young, he and his parents moved to the United States, where he lived in the East Flatbush neighborhood of New York City. In 1987 Tatum graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, where he led the Brooklyn Technical High School baseball team to the New York City public school championship at Yankee Stadium in 1984.


Mark Tatum attended Cornell University, where he played collegiate baseball for the Big Red, was a member of the Quill and Dagger society, and was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He graduated in 1991 and earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing. He also graduated from Harvard Business School in 1998.

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Tatum worked as a marketing executive and sales manager for companies such as PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, and The Clorox Company prior to joining the NBA. His first work as a sports executive came as a member of Major League Baseball’s Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing department. He made the move over to the NBA in 1999.

He worked as the league’s Executive Vice President of Global Marketing Partnerships, where he managed the Business Development and Media groups prior to becoming Deputy Commissioner. In this role, Mark Tatum collaborated with sports marketing executives from The Coca-Cola Company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Adidas, and Nike, among others, being in charge of NBA-themed promotions and advertising.

Mark Tatum also negotiated many of the NBA’s television deals with many networks (including ABC/ESPN and TNT). On February 1, 2014, Tatum was unanimously appointed Deputy Commissioner and chief operating officer by the NBA Board of Governors.

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He has continued his work in promoting and advertising the NBA, both domestically and internationally. As head of the league’s business operations, he currently oversees the NBA G League (formerly the NBA Developmental League, or “D-League”), as well as global partnerships, marketing, and communications. He has been praised for his key role in the NBA’s recent success abroad, particularly in China.

As Adam Silver’s deputy commissioner, Mark Tatum also currently holds the duty of announcing second-round picks in the annual NBA Draft, as well as hosting the NBA draft lottery.


Mark Tatum is married to Lisa Skeete Tatum, they had their wedding in the United States. His wife is a private person and they have two children Tai and Kylan. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality. As of mid-2022, Mark Tatum and his wife Lisa Skeete are still married and living a happy life with their children.

Mark Tatum net worth

How much is Mark Tatum worth? Mark Tatum net worth is estimated at around $20 million. His main source of income is from his career as a Sports executive and deputy NBA commissioner. Mark Tatum’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $8 million annually. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential NBA executives in the United States.