Born on August 26, 1989, in Bellflower, California, United States James Edward Harden, Jr.is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets (No.13)of the(NBA) National Basketball Association. This man with great beard start his career at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California where he Artesia to the California state title.
He went to Arizona state college where he played basketball for Arizona state and because of his great performance he was described as All-American and pac-10 player of the year in 2009 and also drafted 3rd by Oklahoma city thunder in 2012 for NBA draft 2009 and he became the first player drafted in Oklahoma City Thunder ever in history. After that in 2012, for helping Oklahoma thunder to rich in finals, he was awarded name Sixth man of the year.
In end of 2012 and he transferred to Houston rockets and recognized as the most powerful shooting guard in NBA that made him the winner of All-NBA team honored for once and winner of All-star nods for three times. In 2015 he became league’s most valuable player making him the winner of first National basketball players Association MPV award. He also won the gold medal of summer 2012 Olympic and 2014 FIBA world cup. With these great achievements he made the fortune of millions of dollars, let’s take a look how does he spend his fortune?
This 28-year-old son of James Harden sr.(Father) and Monja Willis(Mother) likes to hang out with colleagues like Khloé Kardashian & Stephen Curry and sometimes music artist Drake. In his early stages of life he dated Trina for a long time and somehow it ended up with the breakup and have no kids from his ex-girlfriend of the ex wife. Currently, this young California-born athlete is single. Information about his siblings is not available.
James Harden Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $56 Million US Dollars
The estimated net worth of James is about whopping $56 million US dollars as of 2017. His annual salary is about $14.7 million US dollars. In 2009 after playing basketball for Arizona state sun devils he signed the contract of price unknown million dollars with Oklahoma city thunder that led them to the title of California state champions. Later than he moved to Houston rockets skyrocketing his annual salary and net worth.
In 2015 he signed the contract of 13 years for hefty $200 million dollar contract with Addidas rival of Nike. Earlier he was endorsing the sports brand Nike. His involvement with Adidas added him in the list of highest paid athlete in the world and making his annual salary of staggering $15 million USD.
James Harden Assets
Having million dollars in bank & ability to buy anything he wants, what do you expect from his car collection & luxurious home?
Well, he owns American made, popular as Bumble bee in movie Transformer, the chevy Camaro ZL1 in yellow costs him $65.000. This car is powered by 650-hp 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 donated engine. Moreover, he is also owning pickups like dodge ram but there is no official information about it. When it comes to private jet and yacht he does not have any of them.
But when it comes to luxurious home, he has $3 million US dollar mansion in Palm beach, California added with big sized swimming pool. About other properties, either he doesn’t have one or details are known.
James Harden Business Model
This athlete with the big black beard is not associated with any personal business but as mentioned earlier he made the contract with Adidas for 13 year which is worthy of whopping $200 million dollars(it is most expensive contract ever made) making him $15 million annually by endorsing that brand. Before Adidas he was associated with Nike.
Gold Winner of summer Olympic of 2012, FIBA world cup of 2014, first National basketball players association MPV award and with many other honored James created his name at the just age of 28. Moreover, he is titled as All-American, NBA sixth man of the year for his extreme performance as the shooting guard.