Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
Who is Carmelo Anthony?
Carmelo Anthony is a Basketball player from America who plays for Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. He was born on May 29, 1984, in Red Hooks in Brooklyn, New York and has a height of 6 feet and 8 inches and weighs around 236 pounds.
Carmelo Anthony Net worth
Anthony’s net worth is estimated to be $90 million and his annual income is estimated to be $22.5 million. Carmelo earned $94 million in salary alone, during the first nine years of NBA. The peak salary year for him has been the 2012-2013 season so far. He earned $19.4 million when he played for the New York Knicks. In addition, he also earns through endorsements around $9 million. The contract he signed with New York Knicks for 5 years was worth $80 million.
Carmelo’s father Carmelo Iriarte was born in Manhattan and was of Spanish and African ancestry and mother Mary Anthony is an African American. Carmelo’s father died of cancer when he was just two years old. He was eight when they moved to Baltimore. He went to Towson Catholic High School for high school and made a name for himself there. Later he attended the Syracuse University for a year. He was chosen as the 3rd pick of the first round of the NBA Draft. This step was taken by the Denver Nuggets and spent the first seven seasons on them. From 2011 to 2017 he played for New York Knickers. At present he plays for Oklahoma Thunders.
Carmelo has two brothers, Wilford and Robert. He has a half sister Daphne. He also had another sister who died in 2010 whose name was Michelle. He got married to La La Vasquez, a TV personality and has a son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, who was born on 2007. Hey currently live separate since the 2016-2017 season. He has been cited for possessing marijuana at the Denver International Airport but the charged got dropped after a friend signed an affidavit taking full responsibility for the marijuana. He has also been suspended for 15 games after a Knicks–Nuggets brawl at the Madison Square Garden.
Primarily known for his great skills in the basketball and winning the NBA scoring championship, he has done a lot of charitable donations as well that includes $1.5 million towards Living Classrooms Foundation in the year 2006. He has donated $3 million to the Syracuse University with the intention to improve the basketball facilities. He has also donated for the 2004 Tsunami Victims and many others as well.
He has been a guest star in the Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, appeared in a music video “Be”, and appeared in episodes of Nurse Jackie, Chinese film Amazing, a cameo role in Sons of Anarchy. In 2015, he founded the North American Soccer League. It was an expansion club to Puerto Rico FC. 2008 Gold Medallist wrestler Henry Cejudo and Carmelo were chosen for the special award headliners for the induction banquet which was held in 2009.