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Anthony Marshon Davis, Jr. was born on the 11th March 1993, in Chicago, Illinois, USA and is best known for being a professional basketball player, who plays in the positions of center and power forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the New Orleans Pelicans team. He has been named thrice NBA All-Star and also won a gold medal in 2012 when he played for Team USA at the Summer Olympics. His professional basketball career has been active since 2012.
Have you ever wondered how rich is Anthony Davis, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that Davis’ net worth is equal to $13 million; his salary per year is $29 million, which will certainly add to his net worth in upcoming years. He has earned this sum of money through his successful career as a professional basketball player. Additional to this, he has appeared in various advertisements and this has also added to his net worth.
Anthony Davis Net Worth $13 Million
Anthony Davis was born to Anthony Davis, Sr. and Eranier; he has a twin sister and a sister, named Iesha who plays basketball as well. He attended Perspectives Charter School in Chicago, where he started playing basketball and excelled at it, becoming one of the best basketball players at his school, and so was able to choose between colleges, and chose Kentucky, playing under Coach John Calipari. Davis won the NCAA Champion title, but not only that he was also named the MVP of the NCAA Final Four. He was also named as the SEC Best Player the same year, and was the NABC Defensive Player Of The Year.
After his first college year, Davis declared for the 2012 NBA Draft, which marked the start of his professional career, as he was selected as the first overall pick by the New Orleans Hornets, which became the New Orleans Pelicans in 2013. Anthony`s net worth soon started to rise as he signed a three year contract worth $16 million.
Davis made his NBA debut in a loss to San Antonio on the 1st November 2012, scoring 21 points. He finished his first season with 64 games played, and averaging 13.5 points, 1.7 blocks and 8.2 rebounds, which saw him named in the NBA All-Rookie Team. The next year, Anthony`s numbers increased, as he started the first two games of the season with double doubles against the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic, having 20 points, 12 rebounds against the Pacers, and 26 points and 17 rebounds against the Magic. At the end of the season, Davis had averaged 20.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.8 block shots per game.
The following season has been his best so far, starting it with 26 points, 17 rebounds, 9 blocks, 3 steals and 2 assists against the Orlando Magic. Davis led his team to the playoffs, averaging 31.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game in his first playoff appearance, however it wasn`t enough as they lost in the first round to the future champions Golden State Warriors. Through his great performance Davis became the fourth player in last 20 season to average at least 30 points and 10 rebounds per game in playoffs, behind Shaquille O’Neal, Karl Malone and Hakeem Olajuwon, and became the first player to have that statistics in his first playoff appearance. Of course his net worth was rising.
Regarding the 2015-2016 season, Davis signed a new 5-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans worth $145 million.
During his professional career, Davis has appeared three times in the All-Star game, from 2014 until 2016, and was also the NBA Block leader in 2014 and 2015 seasons.
When it comes to his personal life, little is known in the media about Anthony Davis, as he keeps it private. Obviously, he is very devoted to his professional career.