Chris Paul is one of the greatest point guards to have ever graced the game, and here is everything you need to know about him including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements
Chris Paul Facts
|Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|Wake Forest University
|Net Worth (2022)
|$30 million (estimated)
|Date of Birth
|May 6, 1985
|NBA Draft Year
|NBA Draft Pick
|New Orleans Hornets (2005-11), Los Angeles Clippers (2011-17), Houston Rockets (2017-19), Oklahoma City Thunder (2019-20), Phoenix Suns (2020-Present)
|12x NBA All-Star, NBA All-Star Game MVP (2013), 4x All-NBA First-team
|Jada Crawley (m. 2011)
|Christopher Emmanuel Paul II and Camryn Alexis Paul
|Fanatics, Knowable, Nike, Panini, Players Media Group, Second Spectrum
Chris Paul was born on the 6th of May in 1985 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was picked by the New Orleans Hornets as the 4th overall in Round 1 of the NBA 2005 draft. He moved to the LA Clippers six years later.
He currently plays as a point guard for the Phoenix Suns, and is one of the best in the business.
Chris Paul Career
Final Appearances: Nil
Championship Rings: Nil
Season MVP: Nil
Finals MVP: Nil
All-Stars MVP: 1
Chris Paul began his NBA career for the New Orleans Hornets in the year 2005. He had an impressive season and was named to the All-Star team that year.
In the year 2007, he was named to his first-ever NBA All-star team which was the first of many for Paul.
After a couple of successful seasons, he moved to the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2011-12 season.
He was immensely successful for the Clippers, as Paul was named to the All-Star team several times during his stint at the clippers.
After 6 years with the Clippers, Paul moved to the Houston Rockets for the 2017-18 season. In Paul’s very first year with the Rockets in 2017-18, the Rockets advanced to the western conference finals with the help of Paul.
They went 3-2 up in the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. However, Paul was injured and missed the last two games, as the Warriors bounced back with two-back-back wins.
In the year 2019, Paul moved to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was named to the NBA All-Star team for the 10th time in the year 2020.
The very next year, Paul joined the Phoenix Suns. With Paul’s help, the Suns reached the western conference finals. They are currently leading 2-1.
Paul was impressive in the 2021-22 season as well. With 65 starts in the regular season, Paul helped the Suns go on until the Western Conference Semi-finals.
Chris Paul Net Worth and Salary
Chris Paul has an astounding net worth of $160 million, thanks to his incredibly long and successful basketball career. In the highest-paid athletes for the year 2021, released by Forbes, Paul came number 31 in the list.
Paul’s current salary is $30 million.
Chris Paul Contract
Chris Paul signed his current contract when he was a part of the Houston Rocket during the 2018-19 season. The 4-year contract is worth almost $160 million.
During the first year of his contract with the Rockets, Paul earned a base salary of $35 million. It increased to $38.5 million when he moved to Oklahoma City Thunder, the next year.
Chris Paul Family and Endorsements
Chris Paul was born to Charles Paul and Robin Paul. Paul has an older brother named Charles C.J Paul.
He was given the nickname CP3, since everyone in his family shared the same initials. Paul and his brother were taught basketball by their very own father.
Paul is a very religious man. He attends Sunday service whenever possible. CP3 attributes it to the influence of his pious mother.
As for his endorsements, Paul earned $7 million alone through his endorsements, during the year 2020-21.
He has deals with Nike, Panini, Second Spectrum, Knowable and Fanatics.
Chris Paul Wife
Chris Paul married his college sweetheart Jada Crawley in the year 2011 (September). Crawley first met Paul while in college, in the year 2003. The pair dated for 8 years before tying the knot.
Crawley was born in February 1984. She is a fashion designer and also manages her husband’s foundation – the Chris Paul foundation. The couple have two children together.
Chris Paul Kids
Chris Paul has two children with wife Jada Crawley. Their first child, a son named Chris Emmanuel Paul II was born in the year 2009 in the month of May.
Three years later, the pair welcomed a daughter named Camryn Alexis Paul in August (2012).
They are often seen at various NBA games supporting their dad. Both the children have Instagram accounts managed by their mother.
Paul II is an aspiring athlete, while Alexis wants to pursue fashion like her mother.
Chris Paul shoes
Chris Paul has his own signature line with Nike’s Jordan brand. His first signature shoe was released in the year 2008, named Jordan CP3.I. It is one of the oldest signature shoe lines in the modern NBA.
As of today, Jordan CP3.XII is the latest shoe in his signature line.
FAQs about Chris Paul
Chris Paul has a net worth of $160 million.
Chris Paul doesn’t have tattoos.
Chris Paul plays for the Phoenix Suns.
Chris Paul has two children – a son named Chris Emmanuel Paul II and a daughter named Camryn Alexis Paul.
No, Chris Paul doesn’t have a twin.
Chris Paul is 37 years old.
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