James Harden Net Worth

August 25, 2023
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James Edward Harden Jr. was born on the 26th August 1989, in Los Angeles, California USA. James has earned his net worth and popularity as a basketball star, who currently plays for the Houston Rockets. He has been an active basketball player since 2009.

Have you ever wondered how rich James Harden is? According to sources, it is estimated that James Harden`s overall net worth is $50 million, an amount mostly earned through his successful basketball career, including over $15 million for his latest season. However, in adding to his net worth, James has had numerous sponsorship deals throughout his career, including the $200 million worth deal with Adidas, which will be transferred to him over a period of 13 years.


James Harden Net Worth $50 Million


Harden grew up in Lakewood, California, where he attended the Artesia High School, since when James has been dedicated to basketball. While in high school, he already showed signs of his capabilities, as he led his team to two consecutive state titles.

After graduation from high school, he enrolled the Arizona State University, where he continued in the same fashion, averaging 20.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game, and after his sophomore year, he decided to take a step forward, as he entered the NBA 2009 Draft. His professional career began in 2009, when he was selected as the third overall pick by Oklahoma City Thunder.

In his rookie season, Harden averaged just a bit less than 10.0 points per game, which led to becoming a member of the All-Rookie Second team. He played for Oklahoma City until the end of 2012 season, when he was traded to the Houston Rockets; in his last season in Oklahoma, Harden averaged 16.8 points per game, and was named the Sixth Man Of The Year.

His net worth increased to a large degree on the 31st October, as he signed a five year contract with Houston Rockets worth $80 million. On debut appearance for his new team, Harden had 37 points, 12 assists and 6 rebounds, and showed the team that they can rely on him. In the following years, James became a star player on the team, improving franchise records and leading them to consecutive post season appearances.

Further in his successful basketball career, Harden so far has three All-Star Game appearances, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Other than his team career, Harden has also been a part of the USA Men`s Basketball selection, being a member of the Olympic USA Basketball team, which won the gold medal in 2012, and in the 2014 World Cup, where the USA also won the gold medal in a blow-out victory against Serbia.

With Houston, Harden`s media popularity has increased, which has enabled him to sign numerous endorsement deals, which also benefit his net worth, including with companies such as BODYARMOR, KT Tape and BBVA Compass among others.

Regarding his personal life, James Harden is known for his high profile relationships, one of them being with celebrity star Khloe Kardashian. Harden`s hallmark is his beard, which has resulted in several nicknames, such as “Fear OF The Beard” among many.

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