Jimmy Butler- Net worth, salary & endorsements
Jimmy Butler III was born in Houston, Texas on September 14, 1989. He attended the Tomboy High School in Texas, where he befriended a Jordan Leslie- now a football player. Sadly, Butler’s father had abandoned him as an infant and he got separated from his mother at the age of 13. But he once said in an interview that he doesn’t have any grudges and still talks to his mom and dad.
After high school, Butler attended Tyler Junior College for a year, before accepting an athletic scholarship to attend Marquette.
In 2011, he was drafted with the 30th overall pick by Chicago Bulls in the NBA Draft. Previously, he played six seasons for the Bulls. Also, he played a season each for Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers, before joining Miami Heat.
Butler signed for Miami Heat on July 6, 2019, in a four-team trade. Moreover, he earned his fifth All-Star selection in his first season with the Heat.
5× NBA All-Star (2015–2018, 2020)
2× All-NBA Third Team (2017, 2018)
4× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014–2016, 2018)
NBA Most Improved Player (2015)
After 577 games in his NBA career, Butler has averaged 17 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. (Updated until March 23, 2020)
Forbes estimates the net worth of Jimmy Butler as $27.6 million, with an annual salary of $19.9 million. He penned down his highest salary in 2018, when he signed a five-year, $92 million contract with a $4.6 million signing bonus. Moreover, he is among the Forbes’ list of The World’s highest-paid athletes of 2020.
He is known to earn around $3 million from endorsements. Moreover, Butler’s endorsements include brands like Aquahydrate, Beats By Dre, Bonobos, Five Four, Hyperice. Additionally, he suspended his deal with Adidas to take up the shoe brand of the legendary Michael Jordan for reduced pay.
When Butler was out with an injury in 2015, he made charitable contributions and raised awareness about childhood hunger. Moreover, he visited the Phoenix Military Academy where the schools said he made donations of $10,000 for every three-pointer made with one hand.
Also, in 2017, Butler worked with the Bulls’ community partners and offered one-on-one support mentorship to Chicago’s youth. Moreover, his efforts won him the NBA Cares Community Assist Award that year.
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|Height||6′ 7″ (2.01 m)|
|Endorsements||Aquahydrate, Beats By Dre, Bonobos, Five Four, Hyperice|