Kevin Garnett Net Worth Is $180 Million
Kevin Garnett (who’s also known by his nicknames “KG”, “Da Kid” and “The Big Ticket”) is a professional basketball player who plays the power forward and center positions for the Brooklyn Nets of the NBA. He was first drafted by Minnesota Timberwolves’ as its fifth overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft. He became the 1st NBA player in twenty years to be signed up directly out of high school. He played for the Minnesota Timberwolves for a total of twelve seasons, after which he was traded to the Boston Celtics in 2007. During the 1st year with the Celtics, he led his team to its first NBA Championship since 1986. Garnet was then traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2013.
Garnet was born on 19th May, 1976 in Greenville, South Carolina. His love for basketball was ignited while he was in Hillcrest Middle School. However, it was until he was in high school that he got to play organized basketball. At some point, he was honored as one of the 35 Greatest McDonald’s All Americans. Today, his career as a professional basketball player has earned him both fortune and fame. He is considered as one of the most popular basketball players in NBA. His current net worth is estimated to be $180 million, which makes him one of the richest basketball players in NBA. He earns an annual salary of about $11.8 million.
Garnet won a gold medal as part of the USA Men’s National Basketball Team that participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics. In 2011, he agreed to become a limited shareholder of A.S Roma, which is an American-owned Italian Serie A football team. Garnet is married to Brandi Padilla, whom he married in July 2004. Their private wedding ceremony took place in California.