- Chris Paul has an estimated net worth of $ 130 million
- Basketball Star Earns Over $ 40 Million A Year With The Phoenix Suns
- Paul’s total career earnings are estimated at nearly $ 300 million
Chris Paul, also known by his nickname “CP3”, is a professional basketball player who played for the New Orleans Pelicans (formerly Hornets), Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets before playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2019.
Since starting his professional career with the league, the basketball star has increased his net worth to currently $ 130 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and a current total profit of nearly $ 300 million, according to Spotrac. But Paul’s highest payout comes from his current contract with the Phoenix Suns, which earns him more than $ 40 million a year.
The New Orleans Hornets selected Paul in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft with the fourth overall pick. The star athlete was picked to play in the NBA All-Star Game from 2007 to 2008 and then signed a $ 68 million contract extension with the Hornets before the following season.
However, he missed the All-Star Game in 2010 after suffering a cartilage tear in his knee that same year, which required him to sit on the bench for more than a month for surgeries, Celebrity Net noted. Worth.
In December 2011, Paul was involved in a transaction that saw him play for the Los Angeles Clippers, where he exercised his $ 17.8 million playing option for the 2012-2013 season. In his first season with the team, he was able to earn $ 13,167,648 from his contract and averaged 19.8 points and 9.1 assists, according to Clutch points.
Paul signed a five-year contract extension with the Clippers in 2013, giving him a guarantee of $ 107.3 million. And during the 2014-2015 season, he started making over $ 20 million a year from his contract alone.
The Houston Rockets then signed Paul with their team in 2017, which led to the Rockets’ most dominant look during the 2017-18 season, Rocket wire reported.
In 2019, the basketball star was ranked the 10th highest-paid NBA player of all time with a total career income of $ 222.5 million, according to Launderer report. That same year, Paul transferred to the Oklahoma City Thunder, who a year later traded him to the Phoenix Suns, according to Forbes.