Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
Carmelo Anthony net worth and salary: Carmelo Anthony is a Brooklyn-born professional basketball player who has a net worth of $160 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 pro 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. 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 10 time NBA All-Star and has played for the US in the 2004, 2008 and 2012, and 2016 Olympics. He earned gold medals for the USA in 2008, 2012, and 2016 as well as in the 2007 Americas Championship. Carmelo Anthony's annual salary peaked at $26 million in the 2017-2018 season. He earns an additional $9 million a year from endorsements. His contract with the New York Knicks was 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. In 2017 it was reported that La La moved out and the couple became separated. In 2013 he won the NBA scoring championship.
Anthony has made substantial charitable donations including $1.5 million to the Living Classrooms Foundation in 2006 and $3 million to Syracuse University for a basketball practice facility. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Carmelo Anthony earned $33 million from salary and endorsements. As of 2020, Carmelo earned $260 million from NBA salary alone. That salary is broken down as such:
$53 million from the Nuggets (2,775 days on the team)
$136 million from the Knicks (2,404 days)
$26 million from the Thunder (297 days)
$25.5 million from the Hawks (27 days)
$182,000 from the Rockets (94 days)
Anthony played for the Nuggets from 2003 to 2011 and then for the New York Knicks from 2011 to 2017 before joining the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2017. Carmelo played for the Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls during the 2018-2019 season, earning $2.4 million. He moved to the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2019-2020 season where he earned $2.1 million.
Real Estate: In 2007, while playing for the Denver Nuggets and the real estate market was peaking, Carmelo paid $12 million for a 21,000 square-foot mansion in Denver that sat on nearly 6-acres. He listed this home for sale in 2010, after the bubble burst, for $9.5 million. He ultimately accepted $6.2 million for the home, a loss of $nearly $6 million. In 2015, Carmelo paid $11 million for a brand new five-bedroom condo in New York City. He listed this property for sale in February 2020 for $12.85 million.
Investments: In 2015, Carmelo founded the North American Soccer League expansion team, Puerto Rico FC. In 2018, Carmelo led a $5 million investment round in Nobodys Pizza, with a plan to roll the chain out to 20-30 locations around the country.
|Net Worth:||$160 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 29, 1984 (35 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 7 in (2.03 m)|
|Profession:||Basketball player, Television producer, Actor, Athlete|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Carmelo Anthony Earnings
- New York Knicks (2012-13)$19,450,000
- New York Knicks (2011-12)$18,518,574
- New York Knicks (2010-11)$17,149,243
- Denver Nuggets (2009-10)$15,779,912
- Denver Nuggets (2008-09)$14,410,581
- Denver Nuggets (2007-08)$13,041,250
- Denver Nuggets (2006-07)$4,694,041
- Denver Nuggets (2005-06)$3,713,640
- Denver Nuggets (2004-05)$3,471,360
- Denver Nuggets (2003-04)$3,229,200