If you’re a basketball lover, David Lee won’t be a new name for you. He is an American professional basketball player. Though he is retired today, he has earned a massive name, fame, and money over his entire career. Today, let’s learn more about the career, achievements, earnings, and net worth of David Lee in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
David Lee was born and raised in St, Louis Missouri on April 29, 1983. He is the son of Gary and Susan Lee. There is not any information about his parent’s profession. He completed his early education from John Burroughs School and then moved to Chaminade College Preparatory School where he completed his high school. Following his high school, he enrolled at the University of Florida. During his college days, he represented his college basketball team.
David Lee is a popular player, and he always garners headlines for his game skills. But when it comes to his love life, he keeps the matter under the wraps. He has never ever spoken about his personal life publicly. In 2017, he got engaged to Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki in 2017. When the couple started dating and when they’re planning to get married is not known. Both of them haven’t made any announcement regarding this. There is also not any information regarding the previous love affairs of David Lee.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
David Lee was interested in basketball since his childhood. He won his first competition as a teenager. It was a Slam Dunk competition. Not only this, but he also secured a place in the list of ‘first-team high school All-American’ by Parade magazine. Then, he got an athletic scholarship and enrolled at the University of Florida. This is where his professional career actually began. Here, he represented Florida Gators and earned low-grounded popularity. Even before completing his college, he was drafted by New York Knicks in 2005 NBA Draft.
He remained with the New York Knicks till 2010. During these five years, he set many records and garnered international fame. In 2010, he was signed by Golden State Warrior. He played for this team till 2015 and then moved to Boston Celtics in 2016. His bond for Boston Celtics lasted for only one year. Then, he moved to Dallas Mavericks in 2016 but the same year broke up with this team and moved to San Antonio Spurs where he ended his career in 2017.
Over his successful career, David Lee has set many records and earned some awards & nominations. Though there are not any major awards under his belt. He won an NBA championship in 2015.
Net Worth & Earnings
Footballers and basketball players really earn a massive amount of money. Though today David Lee is retired, he has made giant money over his career. In 2014, he received $15,000,000 from Golden State Warriors. Given the fact, you can assume how much money he would have churned out over his decade’s long career. Well, I’ll tell you. As of now, the legendary player holds a jaw-breaking net worth of $65 million.
David Lee has ruled not only the basketball court but also millions of heart. Though today he is retired, he is still a favorite player of millions. His unmatched personality has charmed the people all over the world.