Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid 2021: Net worth, salary and endorsements

Joel Embiid was born on March 16, 1994, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. He played one year of college basketball with Kansas Jayhawks. Later, he was drafted as the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. However, he made his debut two years later due to multiple foot and knee injuries.

After his first season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team despite playing only 31 games. Embiid is one of the most important players 76ers in the 2019-20 season.

Dec 26, 2020; New York, New York, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts to scoring a basket in front of New York Knicks guard Alec Burks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in New York at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Major on-court achievements:


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3× NBA All-Star (2018-2020)

2× All-NBA Second Team (2018, 2019)

2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018, 2019)

NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017)

Joel Embiid stats

In the 2020-21 season, Joel Embiid is currently averaging 25.0 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game.

Joel Embiid's 2021 net worth:

Embiid's five-year contract extension, signed in with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2017, is worth $178 million. Moreover, Forbes quoted him as NBA's highest-paid center in the 2018-19 season. According to them, the net worth of Joel Embiid is $32.1 million.

The two time NBA All-Star is 48th in the Forbes list of the World's highest-paid athletes of 2019.


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Jan 6, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts after a dunk against the Washington Wizards during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Joel Embiid's endorsements:

Embiid is estimated to earn around $6.5 million from his endorsement deals. His latest deals include one with Under Armour in 2018. Among his other deals are major companies like Amazon, Mountain Dew, and Electronic Arts (EA).


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Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAnne de Paula
Height7′ 0″ (2.13 m)
Weight113 kg
EndorsementsAmazon, Mountain Dew, Electronic Arts, Fanatics, Hulu, Under Armour