Paul George is an American basketball playing for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA. George is a six-time NBA All-Star, a five-time member of the All-NBA Team, and a four-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team. He was also named “NBA Most Improved Player” after earning his first All-Star selection in 2013.
George played high school and college basketball before becoming a professional player. After a two-year break in 2014 and 2015, he returned to play after his All-Star selection in 2016. On 10th December 2020, it was announced that George was extending his contract with the Clippers.
Paul George’s Net Worth is around $90 Million
According to CelebrityNetWorth, George has an estimated net worth of $90 Million. He has been one of the most admired and highly-paid NBA players. At the beginning of 2020, George’s salary was estimated at $47.5 Million, out of which $8-10 million has been earned through endorsements each year.
Between 2017 and 2018, George earned a whopping $30 million as his salary, including endorsements, making him one of the highly-paid basketball players in the world. According to Forbes, he is 2020 The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes Earnings, George is ranked 38 with earnings of $32.8 Million.
In 2018, George signed a four-year deal for $137 Million, topping his salary to $30 million. His new deal with the Clippers could boost his salary from $33 Million to $47 Million.
Paul George’s Contract Extension With The Clippers
According to ESPN, George has signed a four-year, $190 million extension deal with the Los Angeles Clippers on 10th December 2020. Sharing the news, he said,
“I owe them a trophy,” George said, according to The Athletic. “That’s what I owe this organization.”
George was traded to the Clippers in 2019 from the Oklahoma City Thunder. He has since averaged 21.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 3.9 assists over 48 games for the team. Throughout his career, George has averaged 20 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 3.5 assists, earning him the first-team All-NBA in 2018 to 2019.
After one game with the Clippers, George expressed his interest to stay with the team for the rest of his career. He told ESPN,
“I was confident in myself and where I wanted to be. I love being here. I love the family that I created in my first year. This is where I want to be…I want to build a real foundation. Ultimately this is where my legacy, I want to leave the biggest imprint on.”
More on Paul George’s Life
George has been in a long-term relationship with Daniela Rajic, a former stripper. The two met in a strip club in 2013 in Miami. Rajic filed a suit against George for $1 Million claiming that he had forced her to abort their baby. However, the couple later reconciled and currently, have a baby together.