Top 10 richest basketball players in the world in 2015-2016, highest paid and Richest NBA Players of All Time.
NBA players are earning heavy income from basketball sport. Further, endorsement is another reason for their income, as these players has long list of fans and people admire them. Below list provides the details of their net worth and carrier earning of the richest basketball players of the world.
List of top 10 richest basketball players 2015-2016:
Basketball is among the professions that provide heavy income. Thus, people can get an understanding of the income of these players from the list of top 10 richest basketball players of the world.
1. LeBron James: – LeBron James is a popular player of Cleveland Cavaliers team who has a net worth of $270 million. Thus, this makes him the top and richest basketball player of the world. Along with this net worth, he has earned an income of $129,155,913 from this profession in his entire carrier. His major part of income is also from endorsement.
2. Kobe Bryant: – Kobe Bryant is at the second position in terms of net worth among the best basketball player of the world. His net worth is $260 million and his total carrier earnings are $279,738,062. Currently he plays for Los Angeles Lakers and is most versatile player. He is an American professional basketball player who has won in the year 1978.
3. Kevin Garnett: – Kevin Garnett has earned an income of $315,372,398 from this game has a net worth of $180 million. He is an active player of Brooklyn Nets, has also played for Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves. He is also a gold medalist of 2000 Olympics and won NBA Defense Player of the year in the year 2003. Along with such success, he was also known as NBA Most Valuable Player for 2003.
4. Tim Duncan: – Tim Duncan has a net worth of $150 million and is an active player of San Antonio Spurs team. His total earning from this sport is $224,709,155. He was born in the year 1976 in Christiansted, Virgin Islands.
5. Dirk Nowitzki: – Dirk Nowitzki has net carrier earnings of $204,063,985 from this sport and has a net worth of $120 million. He plays for Dallas Mavericks and is now at number 5 in terms of richness among baseball players of the world. He is a power forward player who has led his team to various tournaments successfully. In the year 2007, he was the first European player to be voted for NBA Most Valuable Player.
6. Dwight Howard: – Dwight Howard possesses a net worth of $100 million and is listed among the richest basketball player. His total earning from this profession is $123,289,952 and is now a most popular player of Houston Rockets team. This professional American basketball player was born in the year 1985.
7. Ray Allen: – Ray Allen is a decent player who is now a free agent who has a net worth of $100 million. His carrier earnings from this sport are $184,356,410. Born on 20th July, 1975, Ray Allen has led his team to win when he was at school. Thus, with such a huge income, he is now a member of top richest list of basketball players of the world.
8. Dwyane Wade: – Dwyane Wade plays for Miami Heat team and has an income of $121,321,666 from this game. This has earned him a net worth of $95 million and is now a richest player of basketball. He is an American professional basketball player who was born in Chicago, Illinois.
9. Steve Nash: – Steve Nash is an active player of Los Angeles Lakers team and has a net worth of $95 million. His total carrier earnings from this profession are $137,235,620 that has made him richest person in the world in among the professional of this sport. He is of 40 years of age and is still an active player of his team. He is among the most valuable player who has won NBA Most Valuable Player for the two times.
10. Carmelo Anthony: – Carmelo Anthony has a net worth of $80 million and is a current player of New York Knicks team. His total lifetime earning so far from this sport is $135,865,275 that has earned such a heavy net worth for him. Born in the year 1984, he is a winner of NBA All-Star for 5 times and a US player of Olympics in the years 2004, 2008 and 2012.
Thus, great achievements of these mentioned richest basketball players truly justify their high income from this profession.