Joel Embiid is a Cameroonian French professional basketball player with a net worth of $35 million. He is currently serving as a center for the National Basketball Association club Philadelphia 76ers. This article contains information on Embiid’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, endorsements, etc.
About Joel Embiid
Embiid started playing basketball at the age of 15. With help from Mbah a Moute, he moved to USA the following year for better training. He was one of 30 Naismith College Player of the Year finalists. In the 2013-14 season, he averaged 11.2 points in 28 games. He was also named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. Due to a stress fracture, he was unable to compete in the 2014 Big 12 tournament.
Embiid decided to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. The Philadelphia 76ers selected him as 3rd pick. Surprisingly, he was only the third Cameroonian-born NBA player in history. Due to his navicular bone damage, he was ruled out for six months. He debuted as a center in his debut and the season-opening game against the Boston Celtics. In that game, he scored six points, four rebounds, and two blocks.
In January 2017, Joel Embiid achieved a career high of 14 rebounds. Following that, he signed to a five-year, $148 million contract extension with the 76ers. On November 15, Embiid set another career high with 46 points. He was selected an All-Star Game starter. In that game, Embiid had a career-high 16 rebounds and 26 points. Additionally, he was selected the Eastern Player of the Conference for the second time. In his October 2018 game, Embiid had 30 points and 19 rebounds. He was one of seven players to reach the 2000-point mark.
Embiid had a career-high 50 points and 17 rebounds in his 20 February game. He and the club agreed to another contract extension in August 2021. He missed 9 games because of Covid at the time. Embiid recently underwent right thumb surgery as well as a procedure on his left index finger.
Joel Embiid’s Net Worth and Salary
In 2023, Embiid’s net worth is $35 million. In 2019, he signed a 5-year contract extension worth $147.7 million with the 76ers. At present, he earns an annual salary of $31.5 million from the club. Playing 8 seasons professionally, he earned around $132 million overall. The player earns additional money via endorsement deals.
Embiid has acquired an impressive list of endorsement deals as a result of his excellent NBA career. His current major sponsorship provider is the clothing and footwear giant, Under Armour. Before UA, he was affiliated with Adidas. The player also has a contract with 2K Sports for their annual NBA games.
|Full Name||Joel Hans Embiid|
|Date of Birth||16 March 1994|
|Place of Birth||Yaoundé, Cameroon|
|Draft||2014 NBA Draft|
|Height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Weight||280 lb (127 kg)|
|Net Worth||$35 million|
|Father’s Name||Thomas Embiid|
|Mother’s Name||Christine Embiid|
Joel Embiid is in a relationship with Anne De Paula. Paula is a 27 years old Brazilian model, and social media influencer. The pair met in New York City through a mutual friend in 2018. They started dating publicly at the end of that year and have been together since. At present, the pair share a son but aren’t married yet.
Embiid was born on 16 March 1994 in Yaounde, Cameroon. He recently achieved French nationality. Currently, the player is 28 years old.
His Height and Weight
The Cameroonian French NBA star has a height of 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) and he weighs 280 lbs (127 kg). Embiid plays as the center for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Embiid goes by the nickname “The Process”. In 2016, Sam Hinkie stepped down as GM of the 76ers. However, it was widely assumed at the time that the NBA forced him out as punishment for his tanking offenses. Embiid was dissatisfied with the choice, so he chose “The Process” as his nickname to honor Hinkie.
Joel Embiid’s stats
|All-NBA Second Team||2018, 2019, 2021, 2022|
|NBA All-Defensive Second Team||2018, 2019, 2021|
|NBA scoring champion||2022|
|NBA All-Rookie First Team||2017|
|Second-team All-Big 12||2014|
|Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year||2014|
|Big 12 All-Defensive Team||2014|
|Big 12 All-Newcomer Team||2014|
NBA Career Stats: 2022 YTD
|Year||Team||Games Played||Points Scored||3 Pointers (%)||Rebounds||Assists||Steals||Blocks|
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FAQ about Joel Embiid
What is Joel Embiid’s Net Worth in 2023?
Embiid’s net worth is $65 million in 2023.
How old is Embiid?
The professional basketball player is 28 years old.
How tall is He?
Embiid is 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) tall.
Is Embiid Married?
No. Embiid is currently in a relationship with Anne De Paula.