Zion Willamson is a professional basketball player. He currently plays for New Orleans Pelicans in the National Basket Association (NBA). The American plays a power forward position. The 6ft 7inch tall was named South Carolina Mr Basketball and was a McDonald’s All-American. Considered as biggest possible star after LeBron James, Zion Williamson has a net worth of $8 million.
He was a part of the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit in 2018. In his short career, he has earned the limelight and is expected to reach new heights in the future.
Zion Williamson Net Worth
According to the reports, the estimated Zion Williamson’s net worth is $8 million. During his rookie days, he signed a bumper deal with Nike. The shoe brand signed him to an exclusive shoe contract for 5 years for a deal reportedly worth $75 million.
He earns around $15 million from the deal. This is the largest rookie deal in NBA history.
A slight portion of his income is from endorsements. Presently, the American endorses Nike, 2K Sports, Gatorade and Mountain Dew.
Zion Williamson Major Achievements
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2020)
- Consensus National College Player of the Year (2019)
- Consensus first-team All-American (2019)
- ACC Athlete of the Year (2019)
- ACC Player of the Year (2019)
- Wayman Tisdale Award (2019)
- Karl Malone Award (2019)
- ACC Rookie of the Year (2019)
- ACC Tournament MVP (2019)
- South Carolina Mr. Basketball (2018)
Early Life and NBA Career
Zion Williamson was born on July 6, 2000, in Salisbury. During his childhood, he used to play football and soccer along with basketball. Since his school days, he has played in various basketball tournaments. He got his first breakthrough in high school. Wofford offered Williamson his first college basketball scholarship.
On June 20, 2019, the New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion. He was the first pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Zion signed his first professional contract on July 1, 2019. Three months later, he made his professional debut in a 121-117 loss to San Antonio Spurs.
Current Season Stats
In the 2022-21 season, he averages 21.4 points, 1.1 assists and 8.1 rebounds per game. He is one of the most promising players in the NBA right now. For his exceptional abilities, many people have compared him to legend Lebron James.
About Ziam Williamson
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Source of Wealth||NBA, Sponsorships and Endorsements|
|Team||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Height||6′ 6″ (1.98 m)|
|Endorsements||Nike, 2K Sports, Gatorade, Mountain Dew|
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