What is Jrue Holiday's net worth? Milwaukee Bucks star earns $500K yearly through endorsements
'My dad thinks I'm the best player in the world, ' Holiday said after Game 5 against the Phoenix Suns
All eyes are on the NBA star Jrue Holiday as he is looking to maintain the 'victorious feat' for his team the Milwaukee Bucks. The Phoenix Suns lost their game to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Saturday night, June 17. The Bucks won the weekend battle 123-119 and took a 3-2 lead. Now, the Suns might face elimination with a decisive Game 6 on Tuesday, July 20.
"My dad thinks I'm the best player in the world," Holiday said after Saturday's Game 5. The NBA star scored 27 points and dished out 13 assists. "We always kind of throw that out there," said his father, Shawn Holiday. "After the game, we might get in the car and say, 'That's a rough one'. But we really don't talk about the game much, because he already knows what he has to do, " he added.
As Holiday's phenomenal performance played a major role in the Milwaukee Bucks win against the Phoenix Suns, his parents, Shawn and Toya along with a small group of Bucks family members and friends watched the decisive match from the stands. It is important to note here that Shawn and Toya Holiday both have played professional basketball for Arizona State.
What is Jrue Holiday's net worth?
Born on June 12, 1990, Jrue Holiday played college basketball for one season with the UCLA Bruins before he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2009 NBA draft with the 17th overall pick. He played four seasons with Philadelphia, where he was named an NBA All-Star in his fourth season. He was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in 2013. Holiday signed a 5 year/$126,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, with $126,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,200,000. He was an NBA All-Star in 2013 and was the youngest player in franchise history to be named an All-Star. Holiday was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2018. In November 2020, Holiday was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in a four-team trade, involving the Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder.
Jrue Holiday earned $27 million from salary and endorsements between June 2017 and June 2018. In 2021-22, Holiday is likely to earn a base salary of $26,000,000 and an incentive bonus of $765,000 while carrying a cap hit of $26,765,000 and a dead cap value of $26,285,000. His career earnings through the NBA salary will touch just below $150 million in 2021. According to reports by Forbes, Holiday earned around $500,000 annually from his endorsements, a major part of which comes from his sneaker contract with Nike. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jrue Holiday's net worth as of 2021 is $30 million.