James Harden is an American professional basketball player widely popular for playing as the point guard and shooting guard for Houston Rockets. He started his career in his college from team Arizona State as the no. 13 and later started his professional career in 2003.
As of 2022, James Harden is estimated to have a net worth of around $265 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
James Harden is an American professional basketball player who started his career in 2009 when drafted as the shooting guard and point guard by Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
While playing for Oklahoma City Thunder, he had the salaries of around:
|Years||Income Sources / Salaries from Oklahoma City Thunder||Earnings|
|2009||Contract with Oklahoma City Thunder ($17.8 million), Salary ($4 million)||$21.8 million|
Eventually, in 2012, Oklahoma City made an attempt to sign Harden under the four years contract extension but later Harden said that the contract worth only in between $52 million to $55 million is too little for his skills.
James Harden playing for Houston Rockets
After the contract was not extended, he was traded to Houston Rockets in the same year. Since then, he is playing for NBA’s Houston Rockets.
The list of his salary is listed as:
|Years||Salary from Houston Rockets||Earnings|
|2013||Contract for 5 years ($78 to $80 million), Salary ($13.7 million)||$92.4 million|
|2016||Salary ($26.5 million), Contract Extended for 4 years ($115 to $118 million)||$114.4 million|
|2017||Six Years deal with Rockets ($228 million guaranteed), Contract ($160 million)||$338 million|
According to several online sources, James Harden is estimated to take a salary of around $40 million per game making his net worth approximately $165 million. Although some sites claim his net worth to be $165 million, The Richest guessed his net worth to be $80 million.
Harden indeed didn’t rank on the top 10 list of highest-paid athletes like basketball players Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and Stephen Curry with a salary of $40 million, he is ranked around #20 by the Forbes on their list of 2019.
James Harden has been able to break and tie his records with elite basketball players like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Tim Duncan.
James Harden ready for a basket
Harden's career stats as of 2018-19 read:
|Average Points per game||24.3|
|Average Assists per game||6.2|
|Average Rebounds per game||5.2|
Besides his career, Harden also earns from his social media like Instagram. As of 2019, Harden makes around $20,193 to $33,655 per sponsored post with a follower of over 10.1 million.
He also makes money from his lucrative agreements and endorsement deals. Back in 2015, he signed an endorsement deal with Sports Shoes Company, Adidas worth around $200 million. He has also endorsed brands and companies like Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics, State Farm, Foot Locker, and EA sports.
Moreover, in 2009, when he was too lazy to shave, he set the new trademark of a beard which appeared in several songs and T-shirts. From his appearance, he got a contract with Trolli for around $30 million.
Recently in July 2019, NBA superstar Harden bought the minority stake in Huston Dynamo. Furthermore, he also partnered with Jeff Bezos’ company Amazon to sell his supplements and products.
Harden is engaged in several charity campaigns and events. On 25 August 2019, he made a donation of over $240 thousand to renovate Houston basketball courts. He also organized a celebrity softball game recently.
He supports charitable organizations and movements like James Harden & Friends, Stands Up 2 Cancer, and many others.
Enjoying his lavish lifestyle and luxurious life, James Harden currently lives in his Houston Mansion. He bought the house for $2 million in 2014 from a retired basketball player, Cuttino Mobley. His accommodation is a feature in 7,124 square feet boasting a swimming pool in the backyard, a fountain, 7 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, and a kitchen.
He is also a car enthusiast and owns cars like Chevy Camaro SS Convertible ($42 thousand), Bentley Bentyga ($245 thousand), Rolls Royce Wraith ($462 thousand), Range Rover Sports ($105 thousand), Ferrari 458 Italia ($230 thousand) and a Lamborghini Aventador ($443 thousand).
Well, there is no information regarding his tax payments. Regarding his insurance, he is rumored to have his weird beard insured. But the superstar confirmed that it was just a piece of hoax news.
James Harden aka James Edward Harden Jr. was born on 26 August 1989 in Los Angeles, California. He was born to his parents; father James Harden Sr. and mother Monja Willis. He grew up in Lakewood alongside his siblings; brother Akili Roberson and Arnique Jelks.
James Harden is claimed to be single as of 2019. He is focusing on building his career.
Although he said he is single, Harden is rumored to be in a relationship with Olla Naber. Harden’s rumored girlfriend, Ober is an Instagram model.
James Harden with his ex-girlfriend Khloe Kardashian
Regarding his past affairs, he was in a relationship with celebrities like Brittany Renner, Khloe Kardashian, Amber Rose, Blac Chyna, Jordyn Woods, and others.
James Harden is 33 years old as of 2022. He holds American Nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group.
Harden has a height of 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm) and weighs around 220 pounds (99.8 kg).