How Much Is Tamika Catchings' Net Worth? Her Salary, Earnings, And Charity Works

News by Sammy Published on 25 Jun,2019 Updated on 25 Jun,2019

The retired American professional basketball player Tamika Catchings has contributed so much to the world of games for almost 10 years starting from 2006 to 2016.  The 38-year-old retired basketball player played for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and WNBA championship (2012). 

So how much is Tamika Catchings' net worth at present? What do you think? Scroll down to know her salary, earnings, income, sources of income, charity works, and more: 

How much is Tamika Catchings’ net worth?

Tamika Catchings, who started her college career in 1997 and club career in 2002, has an estimated net worth of $300,000. The winner of Olympic Gold Medal was paid $100,000 in salary per annum enjoying her highly successful career at the Indiana Fever. 

Tamika Catching, the 38-year-old retired athlete

Tamika Catchings

But what are the factors that contributed to making her net worth $300,000? Let’s find out:

Tamika Catchings’ Earnings And Salary

 If you believe the sources, she used to get paid $335,000 as her base salary and had signed a contract with Indiana Fever for $1,595,000 including bonus.

Also, some sources state that her earning in the year 2015 was $390,000 and in the year 2016 was $395,000. 

Tamika Catching at 32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports

Tamika Catchings at 32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports

Not forgetting that she is an Olympic Gold Medalist for the year 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. And as per CNN money, the prize money for the gold medalist is stated to be $25,000. Therefore she has earned $100000 in total.

Also, she received a $75,000 grant to advance the impact of her charity, Catch the Stars Foundation.

Over the period she was awarded with WNBA Most Valuable Player Award (2011), four Olympic gold medals (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), and the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2002) and five WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards in the year 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2012. And surely all those wins and awards might have earned a fortune during her active years. 

Tamika Catchings’ Charity Work

On 28 October 2017, Catching uploaded a picture in her social media with a caption “So blessed to be able to help "Improve Life's Connections."

She held a huge cheque with an amount of $50,000 in the name of The University Of Tennessee UT Foundation.

Quick Facts 

  • Tamika Catchings was born on July 21, 1979.
  • She was born in Stratford, New Jersey.
  • She is 6 feet 1 in (1.85 m).
  • She studied in Adlai E. Stevenson (Lincolnshire, Illinois) Duncanville.
  • She started her career in the year 2006 and retired in 2016.

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