Learn all the net worth and earning details you need to know about the basketball player Joel Embiid.
Joel Embiid is one of the most talented players in the National Basketball Association. He plays for the NFL team Philadelphia 76ers. Drafted with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Cameroonian player has succeeded in making his mark in the league with achievements including induction into NBA All-Star thrice and All-NBA Second Team two times.
Along with the fame, Joel Embiid is also making quite a significant amount of money as an NBA player. But how much fortune does he really possess at present? Let's find out.
What is Joel Embiid Net Worth in 2021?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Philadelphia 76ers Center/Power forward Joel Embiid holds an estimated net worth of $35 million as of January 2021. He made this amount of fortune entirely from his earnings as an NBA player since he was drafted in the NBA draft by the 76ers in 2014.
Joel Embiid holds an estimated net worth of $35 million in 2021. Source: The Guardian
Joel Embiid played college basketball for the team of the University of Kansas for one year before he came to National Basketball Association. After a year of playing for the Kansas Jayhawks, he drafted with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. But he did not make his NBA debut for two seasons due to foot and knee injuries.
In 2016-17 season, Joel Embiid made his professional debut in the NBA. Since then, he's risen to be an outstanding player in the league. As a center/power forward for the Philadelphia 76ers, he's made it to NBA All-Star thrice, All-NBA Second Team twice, and NBA All-Defensive Second Team two times, all in 2018 and 2019. Additionally, he was also inducted into NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2017.
Joel Embiid's Salary and Contract Details
In 2017, Joel Embiid signed a five-year contract extension worth $148 million with the Philadelphia 76ers. According to Forbes, the contract is worth nearly $178 million, which also includes all the incentives. The contract will keep him at the club till 2023.
Joel Embiid signed a five-year extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2017. Source: Forbes
In addition to the earnings from his performance in the court, Joel Embiid also makes extra money outside of the court. He signed a five-year footwear and apparel endorsement deal with Under Armour in 2018.
Besides making money, Joel Embiid is also engaged in philanthropic works. He contributed $500,000 in donations to coronavirus relief efforts in March 2020. He also made a similar donation afterwards for antibody tests for healthcare workers.