Kyrie Irving: Net worth, salary and endorsements
Kyrie Andrew Irving or Kyrie Irving is a basketball point guard, who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Born on March 23, 1992, Irving played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils before joining the Cavaliers in 2011. After playing four seasons and winning an NBA championship, he moved to Boston Celtics where he played for two seasons. Before the start of the 2019-20 season, he came to Brooklyn Nets.
Irving was the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He signed a five-year contract with the Cavaliers in 2014 that is worth $94 million before signing another blockbuster deal with the Celtics in August 2017. In the summer of 2019, he signed a four-year, $141 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Forbes has estimated the net worth of Kyrie Irving as $43.3 million. He is among their list of top 75 celebrities of 2019 and 25 highest paid athletes of 2019.
More than half of Irving’s income comes from endorsement deals according to Forbes. He endorses major brands like Noke and Pepsi. Irving’s Nike shoe is among the NBA’s top sellers – only LeBron James outsold him in 2017-18. He also graced the cover of NBA 2K18. A viral Pepsi ad campaign featuring Irving as the elderly Uncle Drew eventually led to a 2018 feature film; Irving has partial ownership of the character. His jersey ranked fourth among the NBA’s bestsellers during the 2018-19 season.
|Residence ||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Height||6′ 2″ (1.88 m)|
|Endorsements||Panini, 2K Sports, Foot Locker, Nike, Pepsi|