Considered one of the best basketball players of all time, Kevin Durant is a complete combination of star player, with enormous wealth, and a huge heart for philanthropy. We shall be looking at his biography, net worth, and investments.
Kevin Wayne Durant was born on September 29, 1988, in Washington DC. Kevin Durant was a vigorously enrolled secondary school prospect who was broadly viewed as the second-best player in his set.
Kevin Durant played one season of school basketball for the University of Texas and was chosen as the subsequent by and large pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 2007 NBA draft. He played nine seasons with the establishment, which turned into the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008, preceding marking with the Golden State Warriors in 2016, winning consecutive titles in 2017 and 2018. While he was in college, Kevin Durant won various awards and turned into the first new student to be named Naismith College Player of the Year.
Through his professional time, Kevin Durant has continued to leave his mark. Durant has won two NBA titles, an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, two Finals MVP Awards, two NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Awards, four NBA scoring titles, the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, and two Olympic gold decorations. Durant has additionally been chosen to nine All-NBA teams and ten NBA All-Star teams.
- Net Worth & Investments
Kevin Durant has been slated to have a net worth of a whopping $170 million. Kevin Durant earns $29 million as his salary.
Additionally, Kevin Durant has utilized his professional status to engage in some endorsement deals worth millions of Dollars. Prominent among them is his deal with a fashion company, Nike. As indicated by Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, Durant marked a 10-year bargain in 2014 that can possibly reach $300 million and incorporates a $50 million retirement bundle.
Nike at first marked the University of Texas item to a seven-year settlement worth at any rate $60 million, per Zillgitt, so Durant has shown up in numerous notices for the brand since he entered the NBA in 2007. His portfolio has since extended to incorporate Alaska Airlines and Google. Durant has likewise shown up in plugs for Gatorade, Sonic Drive-In, Beats by Dre, Skullcandy and Sprint, among others.
Kevin Durant has also been stated to have investment positions in about 50 companies, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. some of which include Postmates, Acorns, Lime and Master & Dynamic.
Earlier on, we stated that Kevin Durant is a man with a huge heart for philanthropy, and to this effect, Kevin Durant has lived up to that statement in various ways. A typical example was in 2018 when Kevin Durant donated $3 million to basketball and sports leadership programs at his alma mater, the University of Texas.