Kevin Durant (born September 29, 1988), also known by his initials KD, is an American professional basketball player for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets (NBA). Kevin Durant’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million as of October 2022, making him the world’s eighth richest NBA player.
Former basketball player Kevin Durant: Salary, Net Worth, Professional Basketball Career and Real Estate
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 29, 1988 (34 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Profession:||Basketball player, Athlete, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
- Salary and Net Worth
Kevin Durant is a $200 million net worth American professional basketball player. Kevin is a high-paid player both on and off the court. His $42 million NBA salary places him among the league’s top five highest-paid players. His numerous lucrative endorsem*nt deals enable him to earn tens of millions of dollars more each year.
Kevin earned $65 million from his various endeavors between June 2019 and June 2020. Kevin signed a four-year, $164 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019 after three seasons with the Golden State Warriors. He is a tech investor who has made over 40 early-stage technology investments.
- Professional Basketball Career
Durant was the second overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year in his first professional season, averaging 20.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game. The SuperSonics relocated to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder in 2008. He increased his scoring average by five points during the 2008-09 season, making him a candidate for the Most Improved Player Award.
Durant was chosen to play in his first NBA All-Star Game during the 2009-10 season, and he went on to become the NBA’s youngest scoring champion at the time, averaging 30.1 points per game. Durant signed a five-year contract extension with the Thunder before the 2010-11 season, worth an estimated $86 million.
In 2016, he left the Oklahoma City Thunder and signed a two-year, $54.3 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. In July 2018, he re-signed with the Warriors on another two-year contract worth a reported $61.5 million. Then, in July 2019, he signed a sign-and-trade agreement with the Brooklyn Nets.
Durant has also played for Team USA, helping the team win its first FIBA World Championship since 1994 at the 2010 championship. He set the record for total points scored in an Olympic basketball tournament as a member of Team USA at the 2012 Olympics, averaging 19.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. He also represented Team USA at the 2016 Olympics, where they won gold.
- Real Estate
Durant spent $12.05 million on a beachfront home in Malibu, California, in 2018. He listed the house for sale in May 2019 for $13.495 million.
Kevin sold the above-mentioned home in June 2019 for $12.15 million. Anthony Zuiker, the creator of the “CSI” television franchise, was the buyer.
He also owns several properties in and around Oklahoma City. In 2013, he listed his home in the affluent Club Villa neighborhood for $1.95 million.
Kevin paid $15.6 million for a home in Hidden Hills, California, in July 2021.
- Personal Life
Durant’s personal life is mostly kept private, with little information available. He has previously been linked to Bay Area real estate salesperson Cassandra Anderson and was previously engaged to former WNBA star Monica Wright until 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions
- When was Kevin Durant drafted?
Kevin Durant was drafted by Seattle SuperSonics, 1st round (2nd pick, 2nd overall), 2007 NBA Draft.
- What position does Kevin Durant play?
Small Forward, Power Forward, and Shooting Guard.
- What does Kevin Durant average?
Kevin Durant averages 32.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game.
- How many rings does Kevin Durant have?
Kevin Durant has won 2 championships.
- What are Kevin Durant’s nicknames?
Durantula, KD, Slim Reaper, Easy Money Sniper, The Servant, Green Room are nicknames for Kevin Durant.
- Is Kevin Durant in the Hall of Fame?
Kevin Durant is not in the Hall of Fame.
- What is Kevin Durant’s social media account?
Kevin Durant is on Twitter at @KDTrey5, on Instagram at @easymoneysniper.