Damian Lillard Net Worth
Damian Lillard net worth and salary: Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $70 million. He is currently a point guard with the Portland Trail Blazers, and was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2013. He signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2014 for $3.202 million per year for four years. In 2019 he signed an extension that made him one of the highest-paid NBA players ever, with a contract that pays an average annual salary of $40 million through the 2024-2025 season.
He was born on July 15, 1990 in Oakland, California and attended high school in Oakland. Because he was not highly regarded initially by scouts, he was not heavily recruited out of high school and played basketball for Weber State University. Fortunately for him, and Webber State, while part of that team, his career in basketball began to take off. In 2012, he was drafted in the first round with the sixth overall pick to the Portland Trail Blazers, making him the highest selected player coming out of Weber State University. Since playing for the team, he was named co-MVP of the NBA Summer League in 2012, won the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge in 2013, was later named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for the whole 2012-13 season, and the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2013. At the beginning of the 2014 season, Lillard continued to be an effective player. He sinks a large number of free throw shots and his aggression, ability, and willingness to absorb contact created easy scoring opportunities. In his first playoff game, he scored 31 points with nine rebounds and five assists, making him one of only four players under the age of 24 to hit those milestones during a playoff season; the other three were James Harden, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James. In addition to his performance on the court, Lillard has a lucrative new shoe deal with Adidas.
Contracts and Earnings: Between June 2017 and June 2018, Damian earned $40 million on and off the court from salary and endorsements. Between June 2018 and 2019 he earned $41 million. Between 2012 and 2018, he earned $65.3 million in NBA salary alone. In the following year he earned $37 million from all sources.
On June 30, 2019 it was revealed that Damian had agreed to a new "supermax" contract with the Trail Blazers. The four-year $196 million deal will give Damian a player option for $54.3 million in the last year of the extension.
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 15, 1990 (30 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Damian Lillard Earnings
- Portland Trail Blazers (2012-13)$3,065,040