James Harden Biography
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James Harden is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Brooklyn Nets. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Harden is considered one of the best shooting guards in the NBA and also the top overall basketball player. He had an amazing college basketball record due to which he got picked in the 2009 NBA Draft. 

The California native then started playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder. In the year 2012, he became the NBA Sixth Man of the Year. He also helped his team reach the NBA finals, but they lost the final match against the Miami Heat.

Harden was so disappointed with the loss that he refused to further play with the Thunders and joined the Houston Rockets. He made many records and emerged as one of the elite players of the NBA after joining the Rockets.

In the year 2018, he received the NBA Most Valuable Player award. During his time with the Houston Rockets, he was named to eight NBA All-Star teams. Moreover, he earned All-NBA Team honors seven times.

“The Beard” as he is known, became a member of the American national team twice. His most memorable achievements are winning a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA World Cup for his team.

The beginning of the 2021-21 season came with a change for Harden. He got traded to the Brooklyn Nets as part of a four-team trade. After joining a new team he was named to the All-Star Game for the ninth time.

James Harden’s details

Full Name James Edward Harden Jr.
Nickname The Beard, Step Daddy
Born August 26, 1989,

Los Angeles, California

Debut 2009
Height 196 cm
Weight 100 kg
Age 32
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $165 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name James Harden Sr.
Mother name Monja Willis
Salary $41 million
Twitter Handle @JHarden13
Instagram Handle @jharden13


The American basketball player is 32 years old. He is at the peak of his career and still has a long way to go in this game.

James Harden’s Net worth and Salary

Harden has a massive net worth of about $165 million. He accumulates a huge amount through annual endorsements. He has also signed an impressive deal with Adidas. The annual salary that he gets is estimated to be about $41 million.

NBA Player James Harden
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The 32-year-old has a tall stature and a strong body. His height is 196 cm, which is considered a decent one in basketball.


“The Beard” is the name Harden’s fans and fellow players suggested for him due to his signature beard. His teammate Dwight Howard has recently given the nickname “Step Daddy” to Harden due to his game-winning step-back jumpers in complex situations.

Recent News about James Harden

Bad news for James Harden fans and his team Brooklyn Nets as he has lost to the Golden State Warriors.

Harden earned 24 points, four rebounds, and four assists in the game against the Warriors. He has an average of 19.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 8.9 assists per game in the season. However, he was not able to win this game against the Warriors.

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