Martha Jane Kane: Biography of Jerry West’s ex-wife

Martha Jane Kane

Who is Martha Jane Kane?

Martha Jane Kane is popularly known as the wife of Jerry West, a former player, and current executive in American basketball. He performed professionally with the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Lakers.

Martha Jane Kane: Personal profile

Full nameMartha Jane Kane
Date of birthN/A
Sex Female
BooksDelighted with Grasmere: An Idyll of the Vale
Famous asThe wife of Jerry West 
Spouse Jerry West (m. 1960–1976)
Children’s Michael West, Mark West, David West
Net worthN/A


Martha Jane Kane is the ex-wife of Jerry West. Martha Jane has kept the world from knowing anything about her private childhood and her family. She becomes famous for being the wife of Jerry West, a former player, and executive in American basketball.

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There is not much known about Martha Jane Kane’s chosen career. Talking about her husband’s profession;

 Jerry West participated in professional basketball for the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Lakers (NBA). His nicknames included “the Logo,” “Mr. Outside,” and “Zeke from Cabin Creek,” all of which were references to the creek near his Chelyan, West Virginia, birthplace.

He was known as “Mr. Clutch” for his ability to make a big play in a clutch situation, as evidenced by his famous buzzer-beating 60-foot shot that tied Game 3 of the 1970 NBA Finals against the New York Knicks.

Early in his career, West, who excelled at East Bank High School and West Virginia University and led the Mountaineers to the 1959 NCAA championship game, played the small forward position.

Despite the defeat, he was named the NCAA Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player. The 1960 U.S. Olympic gold medal team, which was enshrined as a group into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010, was led by him as co-captain. He then began a 14-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Summary of her relationship

Jerry West married his college sweetheart Martha Jane Kane in April 1960 in Morgantown. Their union did not continue as long as they had expected. In 1976, the couple filed for divorce. The couple was blessed with three sons, named; David, Mark, and Michael.

Net worth

Martha Jane Kane estimated net worth is unknown but her husband Jerry West has a net worth of $50 million dollars.

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