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Corey Antoine Maggette was born on the 12th November 1979, in Melrose Park, Illinois USA, and is recognized for being a retired professional basketball player, who played on the position of small forward/shooting guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for such teams as the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons, etc. His career was active from 1999 to 2013. He currently works for Fox Sports as an analyst.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Corey Maggette is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Corey’s net worth is over $44 million, an amount which has been accumulated largely through his successful involvement in the sports industry.
Corey Maggette Net Worth $44 Million
Corey Maggette spent his childhood in his hometown, but attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois, where he began playing basketball. As he excelled in it, he was named All-American, and upon matriculation, Corey enrolled at Duke University, where he continued playing basketball for the college team. In his freshman year, he averaged 10.6 points and 3.9 rebounds, so he was named to the ACC All-Rookie Team. He spent only one season there, and then left education in order to appear in the 1999 NBA Draft.
His professional playing career began when he was selected as the 13th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics; however, he was immediately traded with Billy Owens, Don MacLean, and Dale Ellis to the Orlando Magic, with which he signed a rookie contract, marking the beginning of his net worth. In the 1999-2000 season, he appeared in 77 games and averaged 8.4 points and 3.9 rebounds per game, including setting a season-high 20 points in the game against the Detroit Pistons.
In 2000, Corey was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, with which he signed a contract which added considerably to his net worth. He stayed with the Clippers until 2008, and during his time there, he distinguished including by competing at the 2001 NBA All-Star Weekend in the Slam Dunk Contest, and setting career-highs in points and rebounds. In the next season, he wasn’t very active due to a foot injury. In 2006, the team won their first ever NBA playoff game, when they defeated the Denver Nuggets. In the next round they had 118–106 Game 6 win over the Suns, when Corey achieved 9-of-9 shooting from the free throw line, and 7-of-8 from the field, which became his best playoff performance, but they lost in seven games. In 2008, when his contract expired, he became a free agent.
The 2008-2009 season Corey began as a member of the Golden State Warriors, signing a contract worth $50 million over five years, increasing further his net worth; however, he spent only two seasons with the team, appearing in 121 games and averaging 19.3 points and 5.4 rebounds, before in 2010 being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Dan Gadzuric and Charlie Bell. During his time at the Bucks, he recorded season-highs with 29 points and 11 rebounds in the game against the Toronto Raptors.
In the 2011-2012 season, he was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats, appearing in only 32 games.
During the next season, he joined the Detroit Pistons, making his debut in the game against the Philadelphia 76ers, setting 9 points and 3 assists, when his team defeated it. In total, he played in 18 games and at the beginning of the 2012-2013 season, he became again a free agent, and soon he signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs; however, he later decided to retire.
Additional to his career, Corey works as a basketball coach at a high school, and in 1999, he founded the Corey Maggette Flight 50 Basketball Camp. He also works as a college basketball analyst for Fox Sports, which also has an effect on his fortune.
In his personal life, Corey Maggette has been married to Milli Martinez since 2006. He is also known as the founder of the Corey Cares Foundation, and in free time, he is active on his official Twitter account.