Ben Gordon Net Worth and salary: Ben Gordon is a British-American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $40 million. Born Benjamin Gordon on April 4, 1983, in London, England, he currently serves as a shooting guard for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Shortly after his birth, Gordon was taken by his Jamaican parents to New York where he would put his athletic skills on full display. At first, he excelled in high school basketball leading his team, Mount Vernon Knights, to the 2000 New York State Public and Federation Championships. Gordon went on to play college basketball playing for the University of Connecticut, primarily as a shooting guard and point guard. After his junior year, he was selected by the Chicago Bulls in 2004, helping them in his rookie year to their first playoff appearance. Thus, he became the only player to receive the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award as a rookie. What's more, he ranked second in career three point field goals for the Chicago Bulls, coming right after Kirk Hinrich. Ever since his five-year tenure with the Bulls ended, he has played for two more teams, i.e., Detroit Pistons (2009-2012) and Charlotte Bobcats (2012- present).