Facts of Carmelo Anthony
|Full Name||Carmelo Kyam Anthony|
|Birth Name||Carmelo Kyam Anthony|
|Birth City||Brooklyn, New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Carmelo Iriarte|
|Mother Name||Mary Anthony|
|Spouse||Alani Nicole Anthony aka LaLa|
|No Of Children||1|
|Sibilings||Robert, Wilford, Daphne (half-sister)|
|Education||Towson Catholic High School|
|Date of Birth||May 29,1984|
How Much Is Carmelo Anthony’s Net Worth?
Carmelo Anthony, an American professional basketball player is the 10 times NBA All-Star, who plays as small forward/power forward. Professional since 2003, Anthony last played for the NBA's Houston Rockets for a season, but is a free agent for now.
Also, having played for famous teams such as Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, and Oklahoma City Thunder, Carmelo has an estimated net worth of $120 million. All thanks to his whopping million dollars worth contracts and endorsements.
Get details on the 6 times All-NBA Team Member's net worth, income source, asset, lifestyle and more.
Carmelo Anthony’s Net Worth Sits at $120 Million in 2020: Income Sources & Earnings
Anthony began his career back in 2003 as NBA Draft of Denver Nuggets. Since then, he has played for NBA teams like New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets attracting the lucrative deals with his immense skill of gameplay.
Till date, the American basketball star has played 16 NBA seasons, accumulating overall of $238.26 million as salary summation.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Carmelo Anthony has an estimated net worth of $120 million as of 2020, inclusive of luxurious mansions and cars.
Before he became the free agent, Anthony most recent team was Houston Rockets (2018-2019), with 1-year contract valued at $2.4 million.
Well, the NBA star was traded to Chicago Bulls on January 22, 2019, along with Tadija Dragieevic draft right in exchange to draft rights to Jon Diebler, and $1.56 million cash considerations. It also gave an advantage of $2.6 million in alleviation on luxury-tax penalties.
However, Bulls wavied Anthony on February 1, 2019, making him a free-agent.
Surely, many NBA teams are seeking to pen million dollars deal with this American basketballer but has not signed with any as of September 2019.
As per the reports, he made around $28 million in 2018 from the NBA's Hawks and Bulls without appearing in a single game for the team.
Did You Know? Legendary Chinese retired basketball player Yao Ming, who owns $120 million also played for Houston Rockets.
Brief Insight & Career Stats
Well, Carmelo Anthony began his NBA career on June 26, 2003, after he became the third overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. Anthony made his NBA regular season debut on October 29, 2003, playing against San Antonio Spurs.
Until 2017, he played with Denver Nuggets before his trade to Oklahoma City Thunder. Carmelo played there for a year only and then in 2018, joined Houston Rockets.
His career stats read 24 pts, 6.5 rebounds & 3 assists in average.
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Anthony appeared as a guest star in the “Lost and Found” episode of Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
In 2005, he also appeared in the music video for Common’s song “Be” from the album Be. Back in 2012, Anthony guest starred in several episodes of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. Furthermore, he made an appeared on a 2013 Chinese film Amazing.
Contracts & Salary Worth
From his journey of Denver Nuggets to Houston Rockets, Carmelo stepped in with many million dollars contracts; making him multi-millionaire on the way. In November 2019, he received $246 million as his salary from NBA.
Here is the list of Carmelo Anthony's contracts:
|July 17, 2003||Denver Nuggets||$10.4 million (for 3 years)|
|October 28, 2005||Denver Nuggets||$4.7 million (exercised option for 2006-2007 season)|
|July 12, 2006||Denver Nuggets||$80 million (5-year deal)|
|February 22, 2011||Denver Nuggets||$64.2 million (3-year deal)|
|July 15, 2014||New York Knicks||$124.1 million (5-year contract)|
|August 13, 2018||Houston Rockets||$2.4 million (1-year deal)|
Also, check out the salary of Anthony per year:
New York Knicks
|2017||Oklahoma City Thunder||$26,243,760|
World's Highest-paid Athletes According to Forbes
In 2019, he was credited as the highest paid athletes by Forbes with an annual earning of $34 million in the given year.
In the year 2018, he was signed to Hawks for a contract worth $25.5 million.
Endorsements & Instagram Earnings
His endorsement partners are SMS Audio, Steiner Sports, Draft Kings, Foot Locker, Missions, Nike and Las Vegas Sands. From his partnership, he collects between $8 million to $10 million annually.
By the end of 2018, his annual earning from endorsements alone was around $33 million.
Earnings from his endorsements:
- Revenue in 2015: $8 million
- Revenue in 2013: $9.5 million
- Contract signed with Nike to endorse Jordan Shoes in 2003: $9 million.
Besides this, Carmelo Anthony also has the potential to earn $12,818 to $21,363 per post in his Instagram account, as per Influencer Marketing Hub.
As of September 2019, Anthony has over 6.6 million followers on Instagram.
Carmelo Anthony’s Assets, Charity, Tax, Insurance, Lifestyle & Expenses
As the top 20 richest NBA player with $120 million net worth, there is no doubt that he is living his lavish life in a lavish house with his wife and son.
Anthony and his wife LaLa brought a full-floor, $12 million units at 5008 W. 24th St., Colorado in 2007.
But in June 2010, he put the property in the market for $9.5 million which was sold for $6.2 million, a disappointing loss of $5.2 million upon original purchase.
Talking about his car, he has got a lot of car collection which worth around $500,000 including lots of luxury cars such as Mercedes, Range Rover, Aston Martin and many more. He has often been spotted in his favorite rides on several occasions.
Tax & Insurance
To talk about his tax and insurance, he has to pay about $211,750 for his $11 million mansions. Further, he pays around $76,808 annually as property tax for his $3.99 million mansions. Further, he pays around $43,565,988 for Federal, $2,888,532 for FICA, $10,034,424 for state, and $4,641,036 for Local.
After paying all the money for the tax, he takes home only around $58,870,020. Talking about car insurance, the average cost of it is $1,426 per year or $713 per six-month policy ($118.63 per month).
He is very acting on supporting many non-profit foundations. He has contributed $1.5 million to the Living Classrooms Foundation.
When Tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, left things devastated, Anthony donated $35,000 to relief efforts.
On January 8 and 9, 2005, he donated $1,000 per point scored against San Antonio and Houston. Moreover, he committed $3 million toward the construction of a newly planned basketball practice facility at his alma mater, Syracuse University.
Carmelo Anthony’s Personal Details: Age, Education, & Marriage
Carmelo was born Carmelo Kyam Anthony on May 29, 1984, in Brooklyn, New York. He was born to Carmelo Iriarte and Mary Anthony.
Anthony lost his father when he was only age of 2. When he turned 8, his family moved to Baltimore, where he honed not only his athletic skills but also survival skills.
Anthony attended Towson Catholic High School for his first three years of high school. After he completed his high school studies, he didn’t go to college. However, he jumped straight into the NBA.
Age & Height
As of September 2019, Carmelo Anthony's age is 35 and has a height of 6 ft. 8 inches (203 cm).
Father Of A Son: Split Rumors With Wife & Relationship
Anthony is a married man & lives with his wife Alani Nicole Anthony (néé Vazquez) aka LaLa. The couple was engaged on Christmas Day of 2004.
After 6 years of their engagement, they married in July 2010. The wedding ceremony was filmed by VH1 for their reality series: La La’s Full Court Wedding.
The couple has a son named Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, born on March 7, 2007.
However, in 2017, it was reported that LaLa moved out of their apartment and was living separately.
The reason behind their separate living was because Anthony was publicly accused of impregnating another woman, though later reconciled in December 2018.
Reunited With Wife Despite Not Celebrating Birthday Together
The (now free agent) NBA star was spotted with a woman believed to be Swedish Moroccan model Sara Smiri in France in July 2019. At the meantime, Lala was celebrating her 28th birthday.
Despite these rumors of split, the husband-wife reunited in mid-July & went for romantic dinner, the Daily Mail reports.
Alleged Daughter With Mia Burks
In addition to that, Carmelo has a daughter with a lady named Mia Burks. Even though, fans speculation sought the baby girl with a face resemblance to Anthony, the NBA star is yet to confirm the issue.
Most often, the baby mama Mia makes highlights updating about her daughter & every time, links up Carmelo Anthony.