The American NBA star Kevin Durant is a professional basketball player of the Brooklyn Nets. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.
When Durant was a child he was tall and very athletic. His grandmother encouraged him to opt for a career in sports. He used to go with his father across the country for basketball tournaments. He was also a good basketball player during his school days. When he entered the ‘University of Texas’ he was selected for the NBA draft after one year due to his exceptional skills.
The American star became a professional in the year 2007. His most memorable achievement was his performance in the 2012 Olympics, where he scored a record number of points for his team. The national team also won a gold medal in the Olympic tournament that year.
In the year 2016, KD’s team won the gold medal again for his team ‘Golden State Warriors’. The American champion also took part in the ‘FIBA World Championship’ of 2010. His brilliance in the tournament led the US team to the championship trophy.
The 33-year-old has held many records to his name. He became the 2016 ‘co-USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year,’ sharing his award with Carmelo Anthony. The Washington D.C native has won several awards, including two ‘Finals MVP Awards, an NBA Most Valuable Player award in the year 2014, and many others.
Kevin Durant’s details
|Full Name||Kevin Wayne Durant|
|Born||September 29, 1988
|Net Worth||$170 million|
|Father name||Wayne Pratt|
|Mother name||Wanda Durant|
Durant is 33. He is experienced enough to tackle his opponent teams and give them a tough time with his skills.
Kevin Durant’s Net worth and Salary
The salary that the American nation is offered is a handsome amount of $31 million. He also earns a huge $44 million through various endorsement deals. After serving three years in the Golden State Warriors team, Durant signed a four-year contract with Brooklyn Nets in 2019. He received $164 million for the contract and was declared the third-richest NBA player after that. He has an estimated net worth of $170 million.
Durant has an impressive height of 208 cm. This is considered an excellent height for an NBA player like him.
He is nicknamed “KD” by his fellow teammates and fans.
Recent News about Kevin Durant
Is Kevin Durant’s decision of choosing the Nets over the Warriors right? It’s been more than two years since he joined his new team. We can simply put it this way if he is happy with his decision, he can be with any team he wants. As he said in an interview,
“I felt like it was time for a change. I wanted to play for a new team. Simply put, I just did it. I didn’t think about what I was leaving behind or what we accomplished. I put that up on the shelf already. When it was time to decide on my future, I just thought solely about myself.”