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James Harden: Net worth, salary and endorsements

The 2019-20 NBA season will the eight successive season for James Edward Harden Jr. or James Harden at Houston Rockets. Born on August 26, 1989, Harden played college football for Arizona state before becoming the third overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, when the Oklahoma City Thunder picked the then 20-year old.

Harden was traded to Houston before the 2012–13 NBA season, where he rose as one of NBA’s most prolific scorers and earned recognition as the best players in NBA.

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Major on-court achievements:

  • NBA Most Valuable Player (2018)
  • 7× NBA All-Star (2013–2019)
  • 5× All-NBA First Team (2014, 2015, 2017–2019)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2013)
  • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2012)
  • 2× NBA scoring champion (2018, 2019)
  • NBA assists leader (2017)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2010)
  • No. 13 retired by Arizona state

James Harden’s net worth:

On July 8, 2017, it was revealed that Harden had signed a new contract that will be the richest contract in NBA history. The four-year extension with the Rockets will pay $228 million, an average of $57 million per year. He is 64th in Forbes’ list of top 100 richest Celebrities of 2019 and 20th in World’s Highest-Paid Athletes list for 2019. They have estimated James’s Harden’s net worth as around $47.7 million.

James Harden’s Endorsements:

James Harden is estimated to earn around $17 million through endorsements. In August 2015, it was revealed that James Harden had signed a $200 million deal to leave Nike for rival sportswear company Adidas- a 13 year deal that will pay James an average of $15 million per year. He also has endorsement deals with other major firms which includes BodyArmor, Electronic Arts and State Farm.

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Age 30
Marital Status Unmarried
Nationality American
Height 6′ 5″ (1.96 m)
Weight 100 kg
Endorsements BodyArmor, Adidas, Electronic Arts, State Farm