Kyrie Irving Biography
|Popular Name:||Kyrie Irving|
|Birth Name:||Kyrie Andrew Irving|
|Birth Date:||23 March 1992|
|Birth Place:||Melbourne, Australia|
|Years active:||2011 till date|
|Net Worth:||$75 million|
A huge percentage of Kyrie Irving net worth 2020 has been generated from his career as a well-known professional basketball player. The American point guard has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for Boston Celtics, and two other teams. He has won several accolades as an athlete and and has represented the United States in the World Championships as well as in the Olympic Games. After playing basketball for his college, he became a professional player and has made records in his professional career.
Kyrie Irving’s Early Life
Kyrie Andrew Irving was born to Drederick and Elizabeth Irving on 23 March 1992, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Both his parents were American. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey, and attended Montclair Kimberley Academy where he also played basketball with the school team. He attended Saint Patrick High School and was a part of the Junior National Select Team in 2010. He won a gold medal in the 2010 FIBA America Under-18 Championship. He also played for Duke in the 2010/2011 season while still in college.
Kyrie Irving’s Career
Kyrie was selected in the 2011 NBA Draft by the basketball team Cleveland Cavaliers. In his debut season, he garnered 18.5 points and 5.4 assists. Before the 2012/2013 Season, he made 41 points when his team faced the New York Knicks, becoming the youngest player ever to achieve the feat.
He made 15 points when he appeared in his debut All-Star game, after which he was selected for the Rising Stars Challenge where he scored 32 points. This was followed by partaking in the NBA 3-Point Shootout and making 23 points.
In February 2014, Irving made his first triple-double with 21 points,12 assists, and 10 rebounds. Two months later, he made a career-high 44 points in the game against Charlotte Bobcats. In July, he extended his contract with the team and was regarded as “Big Three” along with and LeBron James and Kevin Love.
In March 2015, he made 57 points in against San Antonio Spurs and helped his team to finish second place in the Eastern Conference. In the 2015/2016 Season, the Cavaliers won Golden State Warriors in the finals of the NBA.
In August 2017 he was traded according to his request with the Boston Celtics, before signing for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent in July 2019.
Kyrie Irving has also been involved with other things other than basketball. He has directed films and also appeared in some of them. He also has a shoe deal with Nike worth $11 million, as of 2019. His signature sneakers were the best-selling line of 2017, second behind LeBron James’.
Irving’s themed sneaker collaborations include that of the TV shows Friends and SpongeBob SquarePants. The collection of the latter sold out immediately.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Kyrie Irving won an Olympic Gold medal in Rio, Brazil. In 2014, he won the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and emerged US Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in the same year. He was also crowned MVP at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014. In 2016, he won an ESPY Award for Best Team, and also won NBA Champion. In his debut season in 2011/2012 he was named the Rookie of the Year.
Kyrie Irving’s education was cut short with an inclusion to the NBA first draft in 2011, meaning he is yet to obtain his bachelor’s degree.
He was in a relationship with singer Kehlani as of 2016, and has a daughter called Elizabeth Irving whom he had with his ex girlfriend.
Kyrie Irving’s body build is huge. He is 188cm tall with a weight of 88kg. His hair and beard appears naturally black. He also has black eyes.
Kyrie Irving Net Worth
A huge percentage of Kyrie Irving net worth 2020 has been generated from his career as a well-known professional basketball player. The American point guard has played in the National Basketball Association for a total of 3 teams since his debut in 2011. Asides playing sports, he also earns from business ventures and film acting.
Salary & Earnings
Kyrie Irving has earned the following at the end of the year since his debut as a basketball player in 2011:
- 2011 — $4.140 million
- 2012 — $5.375 million
- 2013 — $5.607 million
- 2014 — $7.070 million
- 2015 — $16.407 million
- 2016 — $17.638 million
- 2017 — $18.868 million
- 2018 — $20.099 million
Alongside the jaw-dropping contracts, the basketball star makes a good sum from endorsement deals with top brands. According to Forbes, he raked in a total of $17 million from endorsements alone back in 2018. He also has sponsorship deals with Pepsi, Panini, 2K Sports, Nike, and Foot Locker, which also accounts for Kyrie Irving net worth 2020. With his over 13 million followers on Instagram, InfluencerMarketingHub suggests that he may be earning $25,051 – $41,751 per sponsored post on his Instagram account. Since the launch of his Kyrie 3 signature shoe collection back in 2014, it has become one of the best sellers meaning that Kyrie Irving also takes in huge profits from this venture too.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Wealth
Formerly, he owned a house in Ohio, which he bought in 2014 for $800,000. In 2017, he sold it off for only $755,000. He maintains homes in Boston and New Jersey as well.
Alongside lavish houses, Irving is fond of luxury cars. Some of the cars from his collection of million dollar worth rides include:
1. Lamborghini Aventador- $400,000
2. Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster- $402,000
3. Ferrari 458 Italia- $243,000
4. Audi R8 White- $140,000
5. Audi R8 Black- $140,000
6. Jeep Wrangler- $31,000
Kyrie Irving net worth 2020 is said to be about $75 million.