Facts of James Harden
|Full Name:||James Harden|
|Birth Date:||August 29, 1989|
|Height:||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Break Up||Trina (2011 - 2012), Kyra Chaos (2013), Sarah Bellew (2013 - 2015), Tahiry Jose (2013 - 2014), Amber Rose (2015), Khloe Kardashian (2015 - 2016), Lesanik (2016 - 2018), Malaysia Pargo (2016), Ashanti (2016 - 2018), and Brittany Renner (2018)|
|Net Worth||$165 million|
|Birth Place||Bellflower, California|
|Education||Artesia High School, Arizona State Univerisity|
|Father||James Edward Harden Sr|
|Siblings||Akili Roberson and Arnique Jelks|
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James Harden is a professional American basketball player who started his professional career with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the year 2009.
When was James Harden Born?
James Harden opened his eyes as James Edward Harden Jr in Bellflower, California, United States. His birth date is 26th August 1989 while his horoscope is Virgo. He is born to Monja Wills (mother) and James Edward Harden Sr (father). His father was in the US Navy at the time of his birth while his mother worked as an administrator with AT&T in Pasadena.
He grew up with his half-brother, Akili Roberson and a sister, Arnique Jelks. He spent most of his childhood in the Rancho Dominguez section of Compton. James holds an American nationality while he belongs to the African-American ethnical background.
James Harden stands at a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches. His body weight is 100kg. James’s eyes and hair both are black in color.
He completed his high school from Artesia High School in Lakewood, California. After that, he joined Arizona State Univerisity and played for them.
How much is James Harden’s Net Worth & Salary?
James Harden has an estimated net worth of around $165 million while his annual salary is $40 million. Further, he signed an endorsement deal of $200 million with Adidas in August 2015 for 13 years. On 8th July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with the Rockets for around $160 million with $228 million guaranteed.
His House & Car Collections
James is fond of cars as his car collection includes Rolls Royce Wraith, Range Rover, Bentley Bentayga, and so on. Currently, he lives at the $10 million Houston house which is named Memorial Modern. His 26,000 square-foot luxurious modern mansion features a grotto, wine room, casita, prep kitchen, full bar, as well as a fitness room.
Is James Harden Single?
Yes, James Harden is single at the moment. However, his past relationships’ list is quite long. He was in relationships with Trina (2011 – 2012), Kyra Chaos (2013), Sarah Bellew (2013 – 2015), Tahiry Jose (2013 – 2014), Amber Rose (2015), Khloe Kardashian (2015 – 2016), Lesanik (2016 – 2018), Malaysia Pargo (2016), Ashanti (2016 – 2018), and Brittany Renner (2018).
Further, he has had encounters with other beautiful ladies including Maliah Michel (2010 – 2014), Blac Chyna (2011), Jenna Shea (2012), Rosee Divine (2012), Alexis Sky (2016), and Jordyn Woods (2019).
High School & College Career
James Harden started his basketball career since his high school days. At that time, he even received the name of McDonald’s All-American, and also earned second-team Parade All-American honors. After completing his high school career, he joined the Arizona State team at his university.
The NABC and the USBWA named him as the first-team All-District as well as he was named to the Wooden Award preseason watch list. Further, he was named to a consensus All-American and was considered for the NBA Draft in the year 2009 after the end of the season.
During the 2009–2010 season, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked James Harden as third overall for the 2009 NBA Draft. At that season, he scored a season-high 26 points against the Golden State Warriors and became the NBA-All-Rookiesecond team. During the 2010-2011 season, he scored 40 points against the Phoenix Suns, which made him the first NBA player in a reserve role to score 40 points in the game.
After completing the season, he signed a contract for $80 million with the Houston Rockets in the year 2012. On 8th July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with the Rockets for around $160 million. Recently, he finished the decade as the NBA’s leading scorer with 19,578 points on 1st January 2010.
Apart from his basketball career, he is also a philanthropist and has established 3 The Harden Way Inc to provide better opportunities for young people. In the year 2017, he pledged around $1 million in support of the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
James Harden was a member of the United States national team which won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. Further, he was a member of the team that won the FIBA Basketball World Cup in the year 2014. For the 2016 Olympics, he was also selected as a candidate but he withdrew from the team.
Awards & Achievements
James Harden has received several awards and achievements throughout his career as he is a six-time NBA All-Star and a five-time All-NBA Team honoree. Further, he received the name of the NBA First Team four times. In the year, he received the name of NBA MVP.