Carmelo Anthony net worth and salary: Carmelo Anthony is a Brooklyn-born professional basketball player who has a net worth of $80 million dollars. Carmelo Anthony was born on May 29, 1984 in Red Hook, New York. He attended Syracuse University for one year, from 2002-2003 before deciding to turn prof and enter the NBA draft. Carmelo was chosen as the third pick of the first round of the 2003 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. He was chosen after LeBron James (#1) and Darko Miličić (#2). During his first nine years in the NBA, Carmelo Anthony earned just over $94 million in salary alone. His peak salary year so far has been the 2012-2013 season when he earned $19.4 million playing for the New York Knicks. Anthony spent his first seven seasons on the Denver Nuggets who drafted him after spending one season playing for Syracuse. During his one season at Syracuse, Carmelo and his teammates won the NCAA championship title, defeating the University of Kansas. Carmelo is a 5 time NBA All-Star and has played for the US in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Carmelo Anthony's annual salary is $21.4 million. He earns an additional $9 million a year from endorsements. His current contract with the New York Knicks is worth $80 million over 5 years. Carmelo married MTV personality La La Vasquez in July 2010. They have one son so far who was born in 2007.