Kyrie Irving is a well-known professional basketball player from America. He has played in the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Boston Celtics. He has won the NBA All-Star four times and has represented his country in the World Championships and also in the Olympic Games. Irving has made several records in his career and has also played basketball for his college. Here is a quick summary of Kyrie Irving’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kyrie Andrew Irving was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on March 23, 1992, to his parents Elizabeth Irving and Drederick Irving. Both his parents were American. He was raised in West Orange, New Jersey.
He went to Montclair Kimberley Academy and used to play basketball for his school. Later, he attended St. Patrick High School and was part of the 2010 Junior National Select Team. He won a gold medal in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in 2010.
In his college, Irving has played for the Duke in the 2010-11 season.
In 2016, Kyrie Irving was dating Kehlani. He has not achieved his bachelor’s degree yet. He enjoys maintaining a journal and also enjoys dancing and singing. He has a daughter named Azurie Elizabeth Irving with his ex-partner.
At the 2011 NBA Draft, Kyrie Irving was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first overall pick. In his debut season, he amassed 18.5 points and 5.4 assists. Before the 2012-13 Season, he made 41 points against the New York Knicks and became the youngest player to achieve the feat.
He then appeared in his debut All-Star game and made 15 points. Later, he was selected for the Rising Stars Challenge and scored 32 points. This was followed by participating in the NBA Three-Point Shootout and making 23 points.
Irving made his first triple-double in February 2014 with 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists. In April of the same year, he made a career high of 44 points in a game against Charlotte Bobcats. In July, he signed a contract extension with Cavaliers and came to be known as “Big Three” along with Kevin Love and LeBron James.
He made 57 points in March 2015 against San Antonio Spurs. He helped his team to finish at No. 2 in the Eastern Conference. In the 2015-16 Season, the Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA finals over Golden State Warriors. In August 2017, he was traded with the Boston Celtics. In November 2017, Irving scored 47 points and defeated the Dallas Mavericks.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Kyrie Irving won the Olympic Gold medal held in Rio, Brazil. He is also the winner of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014. In 2014, he was named as the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year. He was the Most Valuable Player at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. He won the ESPY Award in 2016 for Best Team. He is also the 2016 NBA Champion and has won the Rookie of the Year in 2012.
Net Worth of Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving has an estimated net worth of more than $35 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional NBA player. In 2014, his contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers was worth $90 million. He also signed a contract prior to joining the Cavaliers in 2011. He is still active in his career, and one can witness a tremendous increase in his net worth. His wealth also comes by appearing for media. He has appeared in the Pepsi Max advertisement series.
Kyrie Irving is considered one of the most popular NBA players in the world. He has won several honors and has been active in his career from a very young age. His popularity also made him appear on several TV shows like ‘Houzz’ and ‘Kickin’ It’. He has launched his own line of PSD underwear.