Walter Ray Allen is a former professional basketball player. Presently he is a free agent. In 2008 and in 2013 he won NBA championships. He is one of the most accurate free shooter and three-point shooter. He has also acted in films. Now let’s have a close look on Ray Allen’s net worth in 2018.
Ray Allen Early Life
Ray Junior was born on20th July in 1975. He was born at the Castle Air Force base in California. His father was a military man, Walter Sr. and his mother was Flora Allen. He grew up in different places of the world, in England, Germany, and Oklahoma. He attended high school in South Carolina. He never fit in with other children.
From childhood, he had the ability to work hard. As result, he was very good in sports. Soon he developed his love for basketball and decided to play basketball. At the age of 15, he played in the Hillcrest High School team and led them to the championship. In that game, he showed his actual potential. He played for the University of Kentucky but eventually decided to go to The University of Connecticut.
Ray Allen Career, Awards & Achievement
He joined the University of Connecticut in 1993 and played there till 1996. He was recruited by Karl Hobbs, the assistant coach. While he was playing there, he was selected USA Basketball’s Male Athlete of the year. He also won Big East Player of the Year award. He made his NBA debut in 1996 on 1st November with Milwaukee Bucks He scored 13 points while playing 28 minutes.
2000-01 was his most successful season with Bucks After that in 2002-03 he was traded to Seattle Supersonics. He played there for a long time and in 2005 he extended his contract for $80 million. From 2007 to 2012 he played for Boston Celtics. In 2012 he signed a contract of three years with Miami Heat. In 2016 he ultimately retired from the game.
Awards and achievements:
In 2000 Summer Olympics he was a member of the United States Basketball team. The team won the gold medal. He was part of NBA Champion teams in 2008 and in 2013. In 2003 he got the NBA Joe Dumars NBA Sportsmanship Award.
In 2000, 2001 an in 2005 The Sporting News gave him the honor of ‘Good Guy’. In 2001 he became NBA All-Star Weekend Three-point shootout champion. In 1995 he became Athlete of the Year in USA Basketball Male category.
Net worth of Ray Allen:
Ray Allen’s estimated net worth is $110 million. His yearly salary is $10 million. In his 15 years of career, he has grossed over $180 million as a form of salary. He is one of the greatest three-point shooter. He has been recognized as All-Star shooter for 10 times and he also won two different championships. He played for different teams like Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks.
Ray married actress/singer Shannon Walker Williams in 2008. The couple started dating in 2004. Together they have welcomed four children. He said that he has a disorder called obsessive-compulsive disorder. He started a charitable foundation named “Ray of Hope”. His foundation assists charities in several communities.