How Carmelo Anthony’s net worth was built
With a professional basketball career that has spanned 13 year, Carmelo Anthony has developed his on-court skills while growing his net worth as well.
The Brooklyn native moved from New York to Virginia while he was in high school and attended the Oak Hill Academy. There, he was the top high school basketball player in the U.S. The All-American player headed back to New York state for college, leading the Syracuse Orange to the NCAA basketball title.
His impressive college performance sent him to declare in the 2003 NBA draft where he went third overall to the Denver Nuggets. In 2011, a three-man mega trade sent the 6-foot-8 forward to the New York Knicks.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Anthony’s net worth was $90 million as of May 2017.
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- Born: 1984
- Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
What he’s up to now
The NBA veteran is still playing ball for the New York Knicks and has made endorsements for several major companies, including Foot Locker, Jordan Brand, Nike, IWC, Steiner Sports, and Nickelodeon.
In 2016, the former Syracuse Orange basketball player jumped to the big screen with a spot in the feature film, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” as himself.
Going All-American in high school wasn’t enough of a challenge for the Syracuse University student. In his freshman year, he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.
In his rookie year, Anthony placed second to Lebron James for the 2003-2004 Rookie of the Year Award.
He was also a top player on the 2008 and 2012 men’s U.S. Olympics’ basketball teams that won gold.
If you think Carmelo Anthony’s wealth is impressive, then you haven’t seen the legendary Shaquille O’Neal’s net worth.