Zion Williamson Net Worth
Zion Williamson net worth and salary: Zion Williamson is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $8 million. Zion Williamson was born in Salisbury, North Carolina in July 2000. He is a 6'7″ small forward and power forward who played at Spartanburg High School where he was named South Carolina Mr. Basketball and was a McDonald's All-American as well as being part of the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit in 2018. Williamson played his college basketball at Duke where he was the ACC Tournament MVP, ACC Rookie of the Year, first-team All-ACC, ACC Player of the Year, a consensus first-team All-American, the consensus National College Player of the Year, and won the Wayman Tisdale Award and Karl Malone Award in 2019. Zion Williamson was drafted #1 overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. He became the first player born in the 2000s to be drafted.
Zion Williamson's First NBA Contract: As the #1 pick in the 2019 draft, he is expected to make $20 million over his first two seasons. The rookie pay scale adjusts annually based on the total salary cap. According to the 2020 salary cap of $109 million, he has the ability to make $45 million in his first four seasons.
Zion Williamson Nike Shoe Deal: On July 23, 2019, Nike officially announced that it had signed Zion to an exclusive shoe contract. A day later it was reported that the deal is worth $75 million over five years, averaging out to $15 million per year. It is fully guaranteed with no strings or milestones attached. It is the the largest rookie shoe deal in NBA history in terms of annual pay but not in terms of total value. By comparison, LeBron James' first Nike shoe deal paid $12.4 million per year over 7 years, for a total value of $86.8 million.
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|