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Albert Harrington was born on the 17th February 1980, in Orange, New Jersey USA, and is recognized for being a professional basketball player, who has played in the position of power forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for such teams as the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and Orlando Magic. He is also known for playing in the Chinese Basketball Association for the Fujian Sturgeons. His career has been active since 1998.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Al Harrington is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Al’s net worth is over $40 million, accumulated through his successful career in the sports industry as a professional basketball player.
Al Harrington Net Worth $40 Million
Al Harrington moved to Roselle, New Jersey while he attended elementary school, and there he spent a part of his childhood. He went to St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where he started playing basketball, and distinguished himself as a player. Thanks to his skills, Al was named USA Today’s National Player of the Year, and a 1998 McDonald’s High School All-American in his senior year.
Right upon matriculation in 1998, Al’s professional playing career began, when he was selected in the 1998 NBA Draft in the first round as the 25th overall pick by the Indiana Pacers, so he signed a rookie contract, which marked the beginning of his net worth. He stayed with the team for six seasons, and gained popularity in the 2001-2002 season particularly, when his average score per game became 13.1 points and 6.3 rebounds, but unfortunately in the middle of the season he suffered a knee injury that forced him to miss the final 38 games. Nevertheless, he came back in the next season in which he was the only one in the team who played in all 82 games that year. He was one of the most important players who led the team to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2000. However, in 2004 he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, but two years later, he returned to the Pacers.
Leaving the Pacers in 2007, Al was traded to the Golden State Warriors, staying there only a season, after which he signed a contract with the New York Knicks, increasing further his net worth. During his time at the Knicks, he appeared in 140 games, averaging 9.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.
In the following years, he played for other NBA teams, including the Denver Nuggets (2010-2012), Orlando Magic (2012-2013), and Washington Wizards (2013-2014).
To speak further about his career, Al signed a contract with the Chinese Basketball Association team – the Fujian Sturgeons, which contributed a lot to his net worth; however, after two months, he left the team and came back to the NBA. As he didn’t have any offers, he decided to announce his retirement, but in 2015, he became a part of the Sydney Kings in Australia, appearing with the team in six games, and he averaged 17.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
Speaking about Al Harrington’s personal life, he has been married to Michelle since 2009. and they have two daughters. In his spare time, Al is very active in charity work, as he established the Al Harrington Foundation, a non-profit organization providing educational opportunities for poor youths.