Joel Embiid Net Worth 2022: Earnings, Salary, Family and contract
Joel Hans Embiid is a professional basketball player. He plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Cameroon international is 7 feet tall and he made his NBA debut in 2016. Embiid is one of the prominent players of the Philadelphia 76ers. Here are all the details about Joel Embiid career, net worth, salary etc.
Joel Embiid Net Worth 2022
In the year 2017, Joel Embiid extended his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers and signed a new four-year deal worth $196 million. According to contract specifies (from Bobby Marks of ESPN), Joel got $25,467,250 cash in a year in 2018-19. As per the Forbes report, the net worth of Joel Embiid is $32.1 million. In the 2018-19 season, Forbes named him the NBA’s highest-paid centre.
Furthermore, he was 48th on the Forbes list of the World’s highest-paid athletes of 2019. Joel Embiid’s major share of earnings is from basketball only.
Joel Embiid Endorsements
As per the reports, Joel Embiid earns around $6.5 million from his endorsement deals. In the year 2018, he signed a deal with Under Armour. Apart from Under Armour, the 27-year-old also endorses brands such as Amazon, Mountain Dew, and Electronic Arts (EA) etc.
Joel Embiid Early Life and Career
Born on 16th March 1994 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, Embiid liked to play volleyball and soccer during his childhood. He started playing basketball at the age of 15. Aged 16, Embiid moved to the United States of America to make a professional career in basketball.
After playing one college season with Kansas, Joel Embiid was picked by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2014 NBA draft. He was sidelined for almost two years due to multiple injuries. Finally, in 2016, he made his NBA debut against the Oklahoma City Thunder. he recorded 20 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in a 103–97 loss.
Joel Embiid Achievements
- 4× NBA All-Star (2018–2021)
- 3× All-NBA Second Team (2018, 2019, 2022)
- 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018, 2019, 2022)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017)
- Second-team All-Big 12 (2014)
- Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
- All-Defensive Team – Big 12 (2014)
- Big 12 All-Newcomer Team (2014)
Joel Embiid: Overview
|Spouse||Anne de Paula|
|Height||7′ 0″ (2.13 m)|
|Net Worth||$32.1 million|
|Endorsements||Amazon, Mountain Dew, Electronic Arts, Fanatics, Hulu, Under Armour|
DISCLAIMER: The above details and salary figures about Joel Embiid net worth and salary are based on trusted sources and media reports.