Kevin Durant Net Worth $150 million
Kevin Durant salary $26,000,000
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Kevin Durant is an American professional basketball player and his current net worth is $150 million.
Born in Washington, D.C., to Wanda and Wayne Pratt, his father left the family while he was still an infant.
His parents eventually divorced but his father came back into his life at his 13 years old. Together the two traveled the country to basketball tournaments.
Alongside his siblings, a sister and two brothers, he grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Growing up he became unusually tall and reached 6 ft 0 (1.83 cm), while still in middle school.
Since a young age he wanted to play for his favorite team, the Toronto Raptors.
How Kevin did start his career?
While in Maryland area he played Amateur Athletic Union basketball for several years. During this time he started wearing #35 as his jersey number in honor of his teammate Charles Craig, who died at the age of 35.
Later, while in high school, he played basketball at National Christian Academy and one year at Oak Hill Academy.
After he moved to Montrose Christian School for his senior year, he grew another five inches (13 cm), before the season started.
Then the season started and he chose to play for the University of Texas.
How did Kevin Durant get famous?
At the end of the season he became the Washington Post All-Met Basketball Player of the Year, as well as the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 McDonald’s All-American Game.
During that period people regarded him as the second-best high school prospect of 2006.
For his performance in the filed people regarded him as the unanimous national player of the year. He won the John R. Wooden Award, as well as the Naismith College Player of the Year Award, and all the eight other famous awards.
He quickly became the first freshman in history to win any of the National Player of the Year awards.
In April the same year, he officially declared for the NBA draft and became the second overall pick in the 2007 draft by Seattle SuperSonics.
On his first professional season he registered 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals against the Denver Nuggets.
In November the same year he scored his first game-winning shot of his career in a match against the Atlanta Hawks.
Throughout his basketball career he continued to set records, including one of only teenagers in league history, alongside LeBron James, to average at least 20 points/ game.
How does Kevin Durant make his money?
As a basketball player, he earns a salary of $26.6 million and another $34 million from endorsements. Forbes ranked him the second highest-paid basketball player in the world.
Today he is a player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Often ranked as one of the highest-paid basketball players in the world. Most of the money he makes is due to his endorsement deals he has with famous brands such as Foot Locker and Nike.
He played nine seasons in Oklahoma City before signing with the Warriors in 2016, winning the championship in his debut season with the team.
Apart from his basketball career, he has developed a reputation for his philanthropy and regularly leads the league in All-Star and jersey sales.
In the recent years he tried his luck at acting, appearing in Thunderstruck, the film, as well as a photographer and writer for The Players’ Tribune.