Kevin Durant Net Worth Is $30 Million
Kevin Durant is an American athlete who plays professional basketball. He plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA, which signed him up on 2010. He earns a base salary of $16.9 million annually, and an additional $14 million in endorsements with major brands such as Nike, Sprint Nextel, Gatorade, 2k2, BBVA, Degree for Men and Panin. His 7-year old deal with Nike is the one that generates much of his off-court earnings. Before signing the deal with Nike, he declined a $70 million a year deal that was offered by Adidas.
Durant was born on 29th September, 1988 in Washington D.C. During Durant’s 5-year NBA career, he has managed to earn $35 million in salary alone. His interest in sports, especially basketball, grew when he was in high school. He was named the Washington Post All Met Basketball Player of the Year.
Durant currently has an accumulated net worth of $30 million, and he is ranked as the fourth highest earning NBA player. Besides earning fortune and fame, he has also won various awards. In 2007, he was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. He is also a 3-times scoring champion and a 3-times NBA All-Star. In 2009, he was named the NBA Rookie Challenge MVP.
In 2010, Durant was named FIBA World Championship Most Valuable Player. He was also the top scorer in the National Basketball Association for the 2009-2010 season, which made him the youngest player in NBA history to earn the title. Durant is an eligible bachelor, who has participated in philanthropic causes throughout his professional career. In 2013, he made headlines after making a huge donation of $1 million to the American Red Cross to assist those that were affected by the Moore tornado.