Jeremy Lin-one of the highest paid Asian-American NBA players: How much Net Worth has he accumulated?
The first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent player to play in the NBA history, Jeremy Lin is one of the most successful players. He is known as Linsanity in the world of basketball.
How much has the young talent who become world-famous in 2012 after leading a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks has earned from his career? What is his net worth? We have all details of Lin's sources fo incomes, assets and lifestyle here.
How Much Is Jeremy Lin's Net Worth? Details Of His Sources Of Income And Career Highlights
Jeremy Lin has accumulated a hefty amount of money from his NBA career and brand endorsements. His estimated net worth is $16 million according to the Celebrity Net Worth whereas as per The Richest his net worth is $15 million.
Lin started his career in 2010 with Golden State Warriors with two years contract of $500,000 annual salary. He altogether earned $788,000 in 2011 as a restricted free agent.
First American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, Jeremy Lin, 29
Source: Sports Illustrated
New York Knicks paid him $800,000 in 2012. He also signed a $25 million worth contract for three years with the Houston Rockets in the same year. As per the contract, Lin earned $5 million and $5.225 million on his first two years and $14.8 million in the final year.
Houston Rockets paid Linsanity $8,374,000 in 2013 and in the year 2014, he signed $15 million two years contract with Los Angeles Lakers with an annual salary of around $8,374,000.
Lin then got two years $4.3 million worth contract by Charlotte Hornets in 2015. He, later on, signed a three-year, $36 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets in 2016 with the annual $14.9 million. His total earning in 2016 was $18.9 million.
Furthermore, the 29-year-old Taiwanese American basketball star also has multi-million endorsement contracts with several brands. He endorsed Nike from 2010 to 2014 and his other endorsement deals including Adidas, Steiner Sports, and Volvo. Lin altogether accumulated $4 million yearly from all these endorsements deals.
Moreover, the NBA star also takes a handsome amount of money for his appearances in Asia. His jersey is also the highest selling in the league as it has been sold out globally.
Jeremy Lin's House And Lifestyle Details
Lin, currently, resides in Palo Alto, California, USA-at his lavish house with all the facilities. He loves spending his money on several branded items and gadgets.
He also loves visiting new places and spending time with his family and friends in his free time.
Lin is fond of adventures, and jet ski is one of his favorite hobbies.
Jeremy Lin On Charity
Lin also has been engaged in several charity events time and again. In 2016, he gave $1 million to Harvard University with the aim to help undergraduate financial aid and also to renovate college’s basketball court.
Lin said in a statement:
“Without question, my time at Harvard prepared me well for success both on and off the court. I’m honored to put that same world-class education in reach for deserving students and to support improvements to the facilities where I spent countless hours practicing and competing.”
He played as team captain during his senior year in Harvard and graduated in 2010.
Jeremy Lin: Quick Facts
- Jeremy Lin was born on August 23, 1988, in Los Angeles County in the city of Torrance to Lin Gie-Ming and Shirley Lin.
- He is 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall.
- His birth sign is Virgo.
- Lin attended Palo Alto High School and the Harvard University.
- His nicknames are Linsanity and Hero from Harvard.
- He started his professional career in 2010 with Golden State Warriors.
- Lin's younger brother Joseph Lin is basketball player for the Fubon Braves.
- He is also a fan of the video game Dota 2.
- Lin owns a YouTube channel jlin7.