Onyeka Okongwu 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Onyeka Okongwu is a professional basketball player for the  Atlanta Hawks in the NBA, who plays a Power forward. He is 22 years old and stands at 6 ft 6 in. He played college basketball for the USC Trojans men’s basketball team. Here is everything you know about his contract details, net worth, personal life, and career.

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Onyeka Okongwu Facts

Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Father’s NameMike Okongwu
Mother’s NameKate Okongwu
Star SignSagittarius
CollegeUSC University
Net Worth$21 Million
Salary$6.6 Million
Date of BirthDecember 11, 2000
Height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight240 lb (109 kg)
NFL Draft Year2020
NFL Draft PickRound 1
Playing Career2020– Present
PositionPower forward / Center
Teams2020–present Atlanta Hawks

Onyeka Okongwu career

Originally from Southern California and grew up playing basketball from a young age. Throughout his high school career, he was widely regarded as one of the top prospects in the country, due to his athleticism, versatility, and skillset. After committing to USC, Okongwu quickly established himself as one of the best players in the Pac-12 conference, averaging 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game. Okongwu’s impressive college performance, combined with his unique combination of size and athleticism, made him a highly sought-after prospect in the 2020 NBA draft. He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks, who viewed him as a potential cornerstone player and a perfect fit for their young and talented roster. In his rookie season, Okongwu played in 54 games and made 27 starts, averaging 13.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game, while shooting 52.8% from the field.

Despite being a rookie, Okongwu quickly established himself as a key player for the Hawks, displaying his versatility and impact on both ends of the court. He is an excellent pick-and-roll defender, a willing rim protector, and an efficient scorer, both inside and outside the paint. He is also a high-IQ player, who has a great understanding of the game and knows how to make his teammates better. Okongwu’s strong start to his NBA career has many fans and experts excited about his future potential. He has already shown that he can contribute to winning basketball, and he has the tools to become an All-Star and one of the best big men in the league.

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He will likely continue to improve and refine his skillset as he gains more experience and playing time, and he will be a player to watch in the years to come. In conclusion, Onyeka Okongwu is a promising young player who has a bright future ahead of him in the NBA. With his athleticism, versatility, and skillset, he is poised to become one of the best players in the league, and he will likely be a key player for the Atlanta Hawks for many years to come. Wrapping up his NBA career to date he has played 3 seasons for the Hawks. He has averaged 7.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in 147 regular-season games.

Contract & Salary Details

Current Contract:4 yr(s) / $26,422,143
Average Salary$6,605,536
Guaranteed at Signing$11,917,920
SIGNED USINGEntry Level/Rookie
Free Agent:2024 / RFA

Onyeka put pen to paper on a $26.4 million deal for 4 years with the Hawks which includes an average annual salary of $6 million and was guaranteed $11 million at signing so it can be said that he has landed a better deal than most of the players and if he performs well enough on the field, he will soon land a more lucrative deal.

Net worth and Endorsements

Onyeka’s net worth is estimated at around $21 Million. As a player who has a budding point in his NBA career, he has a long way so if he continues to perform well enough on the court and rises through the ranks becoming one of the top players in the league and then the 22-year-old’s net worth will skyrocket earning him ransom amount of riches. His current numbers will increase at the end of his current deal.

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Okongwu started his professional career in 2020. It is not easy to land endorsement deals even for experienced players unless they have become recognizable and caught the media’s eye and attention. But as of 2023 reports, he has not yet landed.

Onyeka Okongwu Girlfriend

Onyeka is not romantically linked with anyone. It is said that the 22-year-old is currently concentrating on his career growth.

FAQs on Onyeka Okongwu

(Q) What is the net worth of Onyeka Okongwu?
His net worth is $21 Million.
(Q) When was Onyeka Okongwu drafted?
He was picked in the 1st round, the 6th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.
(Q) How old is Onyeka Okongwu?
Born on December 11, 2000, He is 22 years old.
(Q) How tall is Onyeka Okongwu?
He is 6 ft 9 in tall. 
(Q) At which position does Onyeka Okongwu play?
He is a Power forward / Center for the Atlanta Hawks.
(Q) Is Onyeka Okongwu married?
No, he is not married to anyone.

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