Kyrie Irving is the famous American professional basketball player. As a National Basketball Association (NBA) for Boston Celtics player, Kyrie is the four times NBA All-Star. Kyrie Irving represented the US in World Championships and Olympic Games. Kyrie Irving made record-breaking scores as a basketball player for the Duke University. Continue reading to find the net worth of Kyrie Irving as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Kyrie Irving was born as Kyrie Andrew Irving on 23rd March 1992 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His parents Elizabeth and Drederick Irving are both Americans. When Kyrie was born, his father Drederick was a professional basketball player for the Australian team called Bulleen Boomers. The family moved to West Orange, New Jersey, the USA when Kyrie was two years.
Kyrie studied at Montclair Kimberley Academy and played basketball for the school team. While in St. Patrick High School, he was a member of 2010 Junior National Select Team. Kyrie Irving won a gold medal in ‘FIBA America Under-18 Championship’ (2010). While in Duke University, Kyrie Irving played in the 2010-11 seasons.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 2011, Kyrie Irving was no.1 pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA. In the season’s first appearance, Kyrie scored 18.5 points and 5.4 assists. Before 2012-13 Seasons, Kyrie Irving scored 41 points against the New York Knicks and became the youngest successful player.
Kyrie Irving appeared in his first All-Star game and scored 15 points. Kyrie was selected for the Rising Stars Challenge and scored 32 points. Following, Kyrie Irving played for NBA Three-Point Shootout and scored 23 points.
In February 2014, Kyrie Irving made his first triple-double with 21 points, ten rebounds, and 12 assists. In April 2014, Kyrie Irving scored 44 points in a game against Charlotte Bobcats. In July 2014, Kyrie Irving signed a contract extension with Cavaliers and became one of the ‘Big Three’ comprising of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and LeBron James.
In March 2015, Kyrie Irving scored 57 points against San Antonio Spurs. Kyrie helped his team to finish in the second position in the Eastern Conference. In 2015-16 Seasons, the Cavaliers won the 2016s NBA finals over Golden State Warriors. After joining the Boston Celtics (August 2017), Kyrie scored 47 points and defeated the Dallas Mavericks in November 2017.
In the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio, Brazil, Kyrie Irving won the Olympic Gold medal. In 2014, Kyrie Irving won the FIBA Basketball World Cup. In 2014, Kyrie Irving was named as the ‘USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.’ In 2014, Kyrie Irving was named the ‘Most Valuable Player at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup’. In 2016, Kyrie Irving won the ESPY Award in 2016 for Best Team. Also, in 2016 he was the NBA Champion. In 2012, Kyrie Irving won the Rookie of the Year.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Kyrie Irving is over $55 million. Kyrie Irving’s annual salary is $17 million. Most of his fortune comes from his professional life as an NBA basketball player. In 2014, Kyrie Irving signed his contract extension with Cleveland Cavaliers and was worth $90 million. Also, Kyrie Irving signed a contract before joining the Cavaliers in 2011 and played until 2017 when he joined Boston Celtics in place of Isaiah Thomas.
As a famous basketball player, Kyrie Irving has appeared in several television series like ‘Houzz’ and ‘Kickin’ It.’ Kyrie Irving earns from his endorsements deals with Pepsi, Skullcandy, NIKE, and others. His 5-year contract with Cavs in 2014 is worth $94 million. In 2017, Kyrie Irving joined the Boston Celtics. Kyrie Irving earned $36 million from his salary and endorsements (June 2017- June 2018).
Kyrie Irving is still active as a professional basketball player. Eventually, Kyrie Irving has plans to complete his Bachelor’s degree from Duke University.