Joel Embiid salary: How much is the 76ers star making in the 2022-23 season?


Here is all that you need to know about the salary of Joel Embiid in the 2022-23 NBA season

Joel Embiid is a certified superstar in today’s NBA. Hailing from Cameroon, Embiid plays as a Center for the Philadelphia Sixers.

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – OCTOBER 28: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers dribbles against the Detroit Pistons at Wells Fargo Center on October 28, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Born on Mar 16th, 1994 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 28-year-old Joel Hans Embiid is the son of military officer Thomas Embiid and his wife, Christine. Joel also has two siblings named Arthur Embiid and Muriel Embiid. Sadly, Arthur Embiid died in a car crash in 2014.

Embiid also has a son named Arthur Elijah de Paula and he is engaged to his girlfriend, Anne de Paula.

Nevertheless, at the age of 16, Embiid moved to the United States and started training to become an NBA player. He had a good high school career and then went on to play college basketball. Embiid attended the University of Kansas for one year. He had a good college career and was named second-team All-Big 12 and earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Then came the moment of truth. In the 2014 NBA Draft, Embiid was selected third overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. However, in the first two years, Embiid could not play because of injuries. Finally, in the 2016-17 NBA season, Embiid made his NBA debut. He played his first NBA game on 26 October 2016.

Till now, Embiid is a five-time NBA All-Star, NBA scoring champion (2022), NBA All-Rookie First team (2017), four-time All-NBA Second Team, and three-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team.

Recently, Embiid scored a career-high 59-points against Utah Jazz. Also, his stat line against Utah was a rare feat achieved by any NBA player.

It is evident that Embiid is a valuable player and every valuable player earns big money in the NBA. Let us know about Embiid’s salary.

Joel Embiid contract details

Embiid is one of the richest players in the NBA. In 2017, Embiid signed a 5-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.

The contract is worth almost $148 million ($147,710,050). According to his contract details, Embiid is guaranteed $147,710,050 and an annual average salary of $29,542,010. In 2022-23, Embiid will earn a base salary of $33,616,770, while carrying a cap hit of $33,616,770 and a dead cap value of $33,616,770.

Furthermore, Philadelphia Sixers is fixated on keeping Embiid around. To value his worth, the Sixers have offered Embiid a huge contract extension.

The new contract, which will begin from the 2023-24 NBA season, guarantees Embiid a crazy amount of money.

According to sources, Embiid has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers which is worth $196 million. This supermax deal will keep Embiid with the 76ers till the 2026-27 season.

Joel Embiid 2022-23 Salary Details

According to Spotrac, in 2022-23, Embiid will be earning a base salary of almost $34 million ($33,616,770). Embiid will also carry a cap hit of $33,616,770 and a dead cap value of $33,616,770.

Furthermore, in nine NBA seasons, Embiid has earned an estimated $166 ($165,972,037) million in total. After the 2026-27 NBA season, Embiid is set to earn a total of around $376 ($376,084,037) million.

Joel Embiid Net Worth and Endorsements

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Under Armour is one of the major sponsors for Joel Embiid. (Image: Sneaker News)

Joel Embiid is quietly building a huge net worth. As of 2022, Embiid has a net worth of $35 million. Most of his net worth has come from Embiid’s salary and endorsements.

In the case of Embiid’s endorsements, he has endorsement deals with Amazon, Mountain Dew, Electronic Arts, Fanatics, Hulu, and Under Armour.

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