Professional basketball player, Jeremy Shu-How Lin is known to be played for Atlanta Hawks of National Basketball Association. He is also known among his fans for his public opinions on Christianity. He has attended Harvard University with no athletic scholarships. Let us look into the net worth of Jeremy Lin as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born on 23rd August 1988 in Los Angeles County in the city of Torrance to Lie Gie Ming and Shirley Lin who emigrated from Taiwan to the United States. He was brought up in a Christian Family in the Palo Alto. He has two siblings, elder brother, Josh and younger brother, Joseph. Shirley helped in forming a National Junior Basketball program in Palo Alto where Lin used to play.
Lin was the leader in Harvard’s Asian American Christian Fellowship during his time. He wants to become a pastor who can have non-profit organizations. His younger brother also plays basketball, and his elder brother is a dental student at New York University. In the year 2016, he donated a million dollars to Harvard University to support undergraduate financial aid.
He is a major fan of video game Dota 2, and he also appeared in Free to play documentary which was centered on this game. Nothing is known about his wife or girlfriend until now. He has kept his game professional life, and private life always separate because of which no one knows many abbots of his personal life.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
In his senior year at Palo Alto School, he was named first-team All-State And northern California Division II Player of the Year. During his college, he sent his resume and DVD of highlights of high school basketball career to Ivy League Schools, The University of California and his dream schools. But in the 2010 NBA Draft, Lin was not included in any of the teams.
He was described as a smart passer with a flawed jump shot and a thin frame by The New York Times. Then, in the year 2010, he signed a two-year deal with his hometown Warriors. The Rockets offered him a $28.8 million contract for four years. With so many awards on his name, Lin won The EPIC Award and ESPY Award for Breakthrough Athlete of the year. In the year 2012, he was named among the Top 100 Most influential people in the world. He was also the winner of Social Breakout player of the year award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jeremy Lin has a net worth of $20 million. Yearly he is said to earn $14.9 million as salary. His salary with Golden State Warriors in the year 2011 was $4,73,000 while with New York Knicks in 2012 was $8,00,000. He has also earned money from various endorsements like Nike deal whose original amount is not known. Of all endorsements, he is said to earn somewhere around $4 million annually. He became a free agent after 2012, but the match rights were still with New York Knicks. Thus, he could make a lot of money. He has also earned a huge amount of money with his YouTube channel. He earns profits from the sale of his jersey which is sold out across the world.
He is a famous basketball player and has been popular on YouTube. In the year 2014, he became the partner with Whistle Sports Network which made his channel cross around 400,000 subscribers. He was the first athlete from one of the four major sports leagues in the US to produce content for digital sports platform.