|Net Worth:||$160 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 6, 1985|
|Profession:||Professional basketball player|
What is Chris Paul’s Net worth in 2023? Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player with a high salary with around $30 million yearly salary. He has played in several high-profile clubs, the New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Phoenix Sun.
Chris Paul Net Worth 2023
Chris Paul was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on May 6, 1985. He is the son of Edward Paul Sr. and Robin Jones. His brother, Charles Paulus is a former athlete who trains his sons in some kinds of sports including basketball and soccer in their childhood.
Paul’s interest in basketball has been seen since he was a teenager as he led his school’s basketball team. He went to West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, North Carolina, and successfully brought his team to break a record of 27-3. Paul was named the 2003 McDonald’s All-American and the Mr. Basketball of North Carolina in the same year.
After graduating from high school, he continued his study at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. Only in 2 weeks in his second season in Wake Forest, he was ranked first in the state and broke a record as the first high schooler to gain the achievement.
Unfortunately, he had a scandal that damaged his image temporarily when Paul punched the groin of the NC State Guard, Julius Hodge. For his action, he was suspended from one game in the ACC Tournament. Later, he played in 2 seasons before announcing in April 2005 that he would hire an agent to enter the NBA Draft 2005.
Chris Paul was selected in the first round of the NBA Draft 2005 by New Orleans Hornet. Because of the huge damage caused by Katrina Hurricane, the Hornets played most of their games in Oklahoma City in its first 2 seasons with Paul on the team. Paul was then chosen for this first NBA All-Star game in 2007-2008.
In the same year, he signed a contract extension with Hornets at $68 million before the next season started. In December, Paul also broke the NBDA record that named him as one of the excellent players that year.
Sadly, in February 2010, Paul’s marsh bone on the knee was torn. It forced him to be absent for more than a month because of the surgery undergone. Next year, another terrible accident happened as he suffered from a concussion after crashing the Cavaliers guard.
Throughout his NBA career, Paul has won many awards including the NBA Rookie of the Year, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, and led the NBA with 40 assists. In addition, his National Team career was also bright as he supported the US to win some medals in the Olympics.
Chris Paul’s net worth is approximately $160 million in 2023. Based on his latest contract, he gains an annual salary of $30 million plus around $20 million from other sources. In August 2021, Paul signed a 4-year contract of $120 million with the Suns. At the end of the contract, his income will reach $446 million.