Kevin Durant is a well-known professional basketball player from America who plays in the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Golden State Warriors. He previously played for the Oklahoma City and has also played college basketball. Durant played for the University of Texas. He has represented his country in the Olympic Games and has won Gold Medal in the 2012 and 2016 games. Now let’s have a close look at Kevin Durant’s net worth in 2018.
Kevin Durant Early Life
Kevin Wayne Durant was born in Washington, D.C. on September 29, 1988, to his parents Wayne Pratt and Wanda Durant. When he was in middle school, he stood 6’0”.
He went to Montrose Christian School and later attended the University of Texas. He has played basketball in the Amateur Athletic Union.
Kevin Durant was engaged to Monica Wright in 2013. Their engagement was called off in 2014. He was also in a relationship with Letoya Luckett and Joie Chavis. He is currently in a relationship with Jasmine Shine. Durant likes playing video games during his spare time and has got religious tattoos.
He was involved with YouTube and has also visited the headquarters of YouTube in 2017. He visits chapel before every game. He has got a height of 6 ft 10 3⁄4 and plays in the small forward position.
Kevin Durant Career, Awards & Achievement
Kevin Durant began his career by playing college basketball at the University of Texas. In there, he won many awards including the award of Naismith College Player of the Year. He played there for the 2006-07 season.
At the 2007 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics as the second overall pick. In his debut season game, he made 5 rebounds and 18 points against Denver Nuggets. His average for the season was 2.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds, and 20.3 points per game. Seattle SuperSonics was later named as ‘Thunder’.
He got picked for the NBA All-Star Game in the 2009-10 season. He later signed a five-year contract with the Thunder. In the 2011-12 season, against Denver Nuggets he scored 51 points. Durant averaged 35.9 points/game in the 2013-14 season and made 54 points against Golden State Warriors.
In 2016, he signed with the Golden State Warriors and made 28 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He became a free agent in the 2017-18 season, and later got signed again with the Warriors. He has also successfully represented the United States in various international tournaments.
Awards & Achievements
In 2017, Kevin Durant became the NBA Champion. He was named as the Most Valuable Player of NBA in 2014. He was named as the National College Player of the Year in 2007. In 2010, Durant was named as the FIBA World Championship Most Valuable Player. He has won Gold Medal at the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics. At the 2010 World Championship held in Turkey, he won the Gold Medal for his country. In 2007, he won the John R. Wooden Award.
Net Worth of Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant has an estimated net worth of more than $150 million. This fortune comes by successfully playing professional basketball for the Golden State Warriors and with the Thunderbolts. In 2010, his contract with the Seattle SuperSonics was worth $86 million. In 2016, the contract with the Warriors was worth $54.3 million. Additionally, Durant owns several properties in Oklahoma City. He is also the owner of the restaurant called KD’s Southern Cuisine. He has done endorsement deals with 2K Sports, General Electric, Sprint, Panini, Gatorade, and Nike.
Kevin Durant is considered one of the most popular basketball players in the world. Throughout his career, he has achieved success both for his club and his country. He has also been active in various philanthropic works and has supported various organizations. In 2018, he teamed up with Brian Grazer to create a drama for Apple.