Gary Payton 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements

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Gary Payton is a former American basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements

Gary Payton is a former NBA player who is best known for his playing stint with the Seattle Supersonics (later Oklahoma City Thunder). Let’s know more about his life, career, net worth, and so forth

Gary Payton Facts

Birth PlaceOakland, California
Father’s NameAl Payton
Mother’s NameAnnie Payton
Star SignLeo
CollegeOregon State University (1986-1990)
Net Worth$50 Million
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1968
Height (ft)6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight (kg)86 kg (190 lbs)
NBA Draft Year1990
NBA Draft PickRound 1/ Pick: 2nd overall
Playing Career1990-2007
PositionPoint guard
TeamsSeattle SuperSonics (1990–2003)
Milwaukee Bucks (2003)
Los Angeles Lakers (2003–2004)
Boston Celtics (2004–2005)
Miami Heat (2005–2007)
Wife/GirlfriendMonique James (m. 1997-2012)
ChildrenGary Payton II, Julian Payton, Raquel Payton
EndorsementsGlove Wear
Gary Payton has a net worth of $50 million
Gary Payton shares a light moment. (Getty Images)

Gary Dwayne Payton Sr. was the 1990, Round 1, 2nd overall draft pick by the Seattle Supersonics (later Oklahoma City Thunder).

Payton used to play in the position of Point guard and he is best remembered for his matchup against Michael Jordan in the 1996 NBA Finals.

Payton is also the 2006 NBA Champion and the 1996 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. Also, he has been named two times to the All-NBA First Team (1998, 2000).

A 9-times NBA All-Star, Payton enjoys the famous nickname, “The Glove”, for his phenomenal defensive abilities. Throughout his NBA career, Payton played in five different NBA teams, namely the Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, and the Miami Heat.

Furthermore, for his legendary NBA career, Payton was later inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Gary Payton Statistics

Points21,813 (16.3 ppg)
Rebounds5,269 (3.9 rpg)
Assists8,966 (6.7 apg)
Gary Payton has a net worth of $50 million
Gary Payton in action. (Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY Sports)

Gary Payton Achievements

  • NBA champion (2006)
  • 9× NBA All-Star (1994–1998, 2000–2003)
  • 2× All-NBA First Team (1998, 2000)
  • 5× All-NBA Second Team (1995–1997, 1999, 2002)
  • 2× All-NBA Third Team (1994, 2001)
  • NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1996)
  • 9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1994–2002)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1991)
  • NBA steals leader (1996)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (1990)
  • Pac-10 Player of the Year (1990)
  • No. 20 retired by Oregon State Beavers
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1999)
  • Olympic gold at 1996 Atlanta Olympics and 2000 Sydney Olympics

Gary Payton Net Worth and Salary

According to sources, Payton is reported to have a net worth of $50 million as of 2022. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary and endorsements.

According to hoopshype, Payton earned around $105 million ($160 million after inflation adjustment) in salary during his 17-year NBA career and has made millions more from several endorsements and other gigs.

Notably, in his last NBA season with the Miami Heat, Payton earned an annual salary of $1.2 million (1.5 million after inflation adjustment)

Gary Payton has a net worth of $50 million
July 6, 2018 – Oakland, California, United States – 3 Headed Monsters Coach Gary Payton speaks to the media after the game against the Killer 3s during Week 3 of the BIG3 3-on-3 basketball league at Oracle Arena. BIG3 Basketball 2018: Week 3 – Oakland – ZUMAw109 20180706_zap_w109_121 Copyright: xDebbyxWongx

Gary Payton Personal Life

Born in Oakland, California, Payton is the son of Al Payton and Annie Payton. Further, he has two siblings named Brandon Payton and Sharon Payton.

On July 26, 1997, Payton married Monique James. However, Payton and Monique got divorced in 2012. Moreover, the reason for the divorce is unknown.

Subsequently, Payton has three children named Gary Payton II, Julian Payton, and Raquel Payton. Interestingly, Gary Payton II is also an NBA player and has played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards, and Golden State Warriors.

Gary Payton has a net worth of $50 million
Gary Payton with his son, Gary Payton II. (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Gary Payton Endorsements

There is no information available about Payton’s endorsement deals. However, Payton has his own line of clothing named ‘Glove Wear.’

Payton has made appearances in many movies. He appeared in movies like White Men Can’t Jump, Eddie, Like Mike, The Lego Movie 2, and has also performed a vocal role in the 1999 comedy film, The Breaks. It can be assumed that Payton has earned a significant amount of money from these movie deals.

FAQs about Gary Payton

What is the age of Gary Payton?
Gary Payton is 53 years old and he was born on July 23, 1968.
What is the net worth of Gary Payton?
Gary Payton has a net worth of $50 million.
Where was Gary Payton born?
Gary Payton was born in Oakland, California.
Who is the wife of Gary Payton?
Gary Payton was married to Monique James from 1997 to 2012.
In which year was Gary Payton drafted?
Gary Payton was drafted in the year 1990/ Round 1/ Pick: 2nd overall
In what position did Gary Payton play?
Gary Payton played in the position of Point guard.
How many NBA Championship did Gary Payton win?
Gary Payton has won the 2006 NBA Championship.
What is the nickname of Gary Payton?
Gary Payton has the nickname of ‘The Glove.’

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