The transfer of the former Houston Rockets player to the Brooklyn Nets is the biggest news of the week. Let's take this opportunity to see Harden´s net worth
Harden is going to the Nets as part of a four-team deal that also involves Indiana and Cleveland, according to the person who spoke to the Associated Press on Wednesday.
The deal was struck less than 24 hours after Harden seemed to deliver a farewell address of sorts following the Rockets’ loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
According to Forbes, Harden’s current earnings for 2020 is $47.8 Million. Out of which $28.8 Million is his salary and $19 million he earns from endorsements. His salary rises to almost $40 million including bonuses.
He is the 17th highest-paid athlete in the world and the 5th highest-paid player in the NBA.
His excellent performance in the 2015 campaign was rewarded that summer with a contract from Adidas worth $200 million over 13 years which makes him one of the elites of the sport.
Adidas made Harden one of the faces of its NBA campaign die to his growing impact both on and off the pitch. Harden is popular among youngsters for his play balling skill and coolness off and on the pitch.
He’s also been the face of multiple brands such as Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, State Farm, and Foot Locker.
The numbers of his new contract with the Brooklyn Nets have not yet been revealed but, according to Celebrity Net Worth, James Harden has an estimated net worth of $165 million.