James Harden, also known as James Harden, is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) who plays for the Houston Rockets.
Early Life of James Harden
James Harden was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 26, 1989. He is of African-American descent and of American nationality. He is the son of James Edward and Monja Harden, and grew up in California with his half-brother Akili Roberson and sister Arnique Jelks.
He attended Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, and went on to Arizona State University for college. His height is 6 feet 5 inches, and his weight is 100 kilograms.
James Harden began his basketball career at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California. Similarly, he attended Arizona State University and was chosen for the 2008 National Invitation Tournament, where he defeated Alabama State and Southern Illinois before losing to defending national champion Florida.
Is James Harden Married?
James Harden has yet to marry and give birth to a child. He is currently single. His previous relationships, on the other hand, are comprehensive. Trina (2011–2012), Kyra Chaos (2013), Sarah Bellew (2013–2015), Tahiry Jose (2013–2014), Amber Rose (2015), Khloe Kardashian (2015–2016), Lesanik (2016–2018), Malaysia Pargo (2016), Ashanti (2016–2018), and Brittany Renner were some of his previous girlfriends (2018).
Maliah Michel (2010–2014), Blac Chyna (2011), Jenna Shea (2012), Rosee Divine (2012), Alexis Sky (2016), and Jordyn Woods were among the beautiful women he knew (2019).
What are the Net Worth and Salary James Harden ?
James Harden’s net worth is reported to be $165 million, with a salary of $40 million. In August 2015, he also signed a multi-million dollar sponsorship contract with Adidas for a period of 13 years.
He signed a four-year deal with the Rockets for about $160 million, with $228 million guaranteed, on July 8, 2017.
His Vehicle and House Collections
James is fascinated with motorcycles, and he has a large number of them, including a Rolls Royce Wraith, a Range Rover, a Bentley Bentayga, and others. He resides in the Memorial Modern house in Houston, which cost $10 million.
His lavish modern mansion, which spans 26,000 square feet, includes a grotto, wine room, casita, prep kitchen, full lounge, and exercise room.
Professional Career of James Harden
After that, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked Harden with the third overall selection in the 2009 NBA draft. He was also named NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011-2012. On October 27, 2012, Harden was traded to the Houston Rockets. In a 122–119 victory over his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, he set a career high with 46 points.
Harden was chosen as a reserve for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game by the head coaches for the 2013-2014 season, marking his second consecutive All-Star appearance. In a 108–96 win over the Denver Nuggets on December 13, 2014, he posted his third career triple-double with 24 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds. After a period of time, he became the first Rocket in the 2015-2016 season to score 43 points in consecutive games.
Harden signed a four-year, $118.1 million contract extension with the Rockets on July 9, 2016. He had his 17th career triple-double and his fourth career 50-point game in the 2016–17 season. Harden re-signed a four-year contract extension with the Rockets on July 8, 2017, worth around $160 million, giving him a total six-year deal worth $228 million guaranteed, making it the richest contract in NBA history. He became the ninth player in NBA history to reach 2,000 3-pointers in his career during the 2018–2019 season.
International Career of James Harden
Harden represented the United States at the 2012 Olympics, where he earned a gold medal. He was also a part of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup winning team.