Russell Westbrook Net Worth
Russell Westbrook net worth and salary: Russell Westbrook is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $125 million. As of this writing Russell Westbrook has earned just under $100 million in salary and is currently making $26 million per year. In 2016 he signed a five-year, $80 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Born in Long Beach, California, Russell Westbrook graduated from Leuzinger High School, and was recruited by the University of California-Los Angeles. He played for the UCLA Bruins for two years, and was then drafted by the Seattle Supersonics in 2008. His first season with the Supersonics was quite successful, and he was named Rookie of the Month twice. He was also named to the NBA Rookie All-First team at the end of the year. He has continued to play well for the Supersonics, now known as the Oklahoma City Thunder, since his first season with the team. In addition to playing excellent ball for the Thunder, he also participated in the 2010 FIBA World Championships, where he was instrumental in winning the USA's first Gold Medal at the FIBA's since 1994. In August 2016, Westbrook signed a new three-year $86 million contract that comes with an average salary of $28.5 million per year. The deal comes with a player option that would allow Russell to become a free agent after one season. In September 2017, Russell signed "the largest contract" in Jordan Brand history. The 10-year deal is reportedly worth $150 – $200 million. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Russell Westbrook earned $48 million from salary and endorsements.
Largest contract in NBA history:
On September 29, 2017, it was announced that Westbrook signed he largest contract in NBA history, a five-year $206 million extension which coupled with his current deal brings the total value to $231 million. His contract is $3 million more than the previous record holder, James Harden.
|Net Worth:||$125 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 12, 1988 (30 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Russell Westbrook Earnings
- Oklahoma City Thunder (2012-13)$13,668,750
- Oklahoma City Thunder (2011-12)$5,082,416
- Oklahoma City Thunder (2010-11)$4,017,720
- Oklahoma City Thunder (2009-10)$3,755,640
- Oklahoma City Thunder (2008-09)$3,493,680