Joel Embiid is a Cameroonian basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements
Joel Embiid is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers. Let’s know more about Embiid’s life, career, net worth, etc.
Joel Embiid Facts
|Birth Place||Yaoundé, Cameroon|
|Father’s Name||Thomas Embiid|
|Mother’s Name||Christine Embiid|
|College||University of Kansas (2013–2014)|
|Net Worth (2023)||$40 million|
|Date of Birth||16 March 1994|
|Height (ft)||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Weight (kg)||127 kgs (280 lbs)|
|NBA Draft Year||2014|
|NBA Draft Pick||Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
|Position||Center / Power forward|
|Teams||Philadelphia 76ers (2014–present)|
|Wife/Girlfriend||Anne de Paula|
|Children||Arthur Elijah de Paula Embiid|
|Endorsements||Amazon, Electronic Arts, Fanatics, Hulu, Mountain Dew, Under Armour|
Joel Embiid Career
Joel Hans Embiid a.k.a Joel Embiid was the Round 1, 3rd overall draft pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014. Embiid plays in the position of Center / Power forward and he is also a six-time NBA All-Star.
Embiid played college basketball for the University of Kansas from 2013 to 2014. Embiid had an excellent college career and subsequently earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors and was named second-team All-Big 12.
After playing college basketball, Embiid was selected third overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.
However, the beginning of Embiid’s NBA career was not that sweet. From 2014 to 2016, Embiid suffered major injuries and hence could not play in any NBA season.
Finally, in the 2016-17 NBA season, Embiid made his NBA debut. On 26 October 2016, Embiid made his long-awaited NBA regular-season debut in the 76ers’ season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
In his rookie season, that is the 2016-17 season, Embiid played 31 games, averaging 20.2 points, 2.5 blocks, 2.1 assists, and 7.8 rebounds per game. Subsequently, Embiid was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017).
Embiid is currently one of the star players of the Philadelphia 76ers. Further, Embiid is also a four-time NBA All-Star (2018–2021). Moreover, with the Sixers, Embiid has played in the NBA Playoffs several times but unfortunately could not win an NBA championship.
He won the 2023 MVP award for his incredible outings over the course of the season.
Joel Embiid Achievements
- 6× NBA All-Star (2018–2021)
- 3× All-NBA Second Team (2018, 2019, 2021)
- 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018, 2019, 2021)
- 2x NBA Scoring Champion (2022, 2023)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017)
- Second-team All-Big 12 (2014)
- Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
- Big 12 All-Defensive Team (2014)
- Big 12 All-Newcomer Team (2014)
Joel Embiid Net Worth and Salary
According to sources, Embiid has a net worth of $40 million as of 2023. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary and various endorsements.
According to Spotrac, Embiid signed a 5-year / $147,710,050 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, including $147,710,050 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $29,542,010.
In 2021-22, Embiid earned will earn a base salary of $31,579,390, while carrying a cap hit of $31,579,390 and a dead cap value of $31,579,390.
In 2023, he is on course to earn a reported $33,616,770 and an incentive bonus of $850,000, while carrying a cap hit of $33,616,770 and a dead cap value of $33,616,770.
Joel Embiid Personal Life
Born in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 29-year-old Embiid is the son of Thomas Embiid and Christine Embiid. Notably, Embiid’s father, Thomas Embiid, was a military officer.
Furthermore, Embiid has two siblings named Arthur Embiid and Muriel Embiid. Sadly, Arthur Embiid died in a car crash in 2014.
Furthermore, Embiid and Anne de Paula have a son named Arthur Elijah de Paula Embiid.
Joel Embiid Endorsements
Embiid has endorsement deals with Amazon, Electronic Arts, Fanatics, Hulu, Mountain Dew, and Under Armour. According to speculations, Embiid earns an estimated $6 million annually from endorsements alone.
FAQs about Joel Embiid
|What is the age of Joel Embiid?|
|Joel Embiid is 29 years old and he was born on 16 March 1994.|
|What is the net worth of Joel Embiid?|
|Joel Embiid has a net worth of $40 million as of 2023.|
|Where was Joel Embiid born?|
|Joel Embiid was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon.|
|In which year was Joel Embiid drafted?|
|Joel Embiid was drafted in the year 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall.|
|In what position does Joel Embiid play?|
|Joel Embiid plays in the position of Center / Power forward.|
|In which team does Joel Embiid currently play?|
|Joel Embiid currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.|
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