Basketball legend James Harden has made the news thanks to a new deal with the LA Clippers worth $70 million. On that note, fans are now curious to know the current net worth of the 34-year-old NBA star.

What is James Harden’s net worth in 2024?

James Harden has an estimated net worth of $165 million in 2024.

With a playing career spanning 15 years, LA Clippers’ Harden is often considered to be one of the best shooting guards the NBA has ever seen. He was born in Los Angeles, California, where he attended Artesia High School in Lakewood. Beginning his playing career there, Harden moved on to his college career in Arizona State Sun Devils men’s basketball. From there he made his way to the NBA in 2009 and quickly became a star on the court.

James Harden’s earnings explained — how does he make money?

James Harden’s primary sources of income can be traced back to his basketball career and brand endorsements.

Career Earnings & Contracts

As mentioned before, Harden is one of the most sought after players in NBA today. Over the years, a chunk of his earnings have come from the contracts signed with his current and former teams. His NBA career began with playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2009 to 2012, after which he moved to the Houston Rockets. There he signed a series of high-profile contract extensions including a total six-year deal with $228 million, which was then cited as the richest in NBA history. Harden then moved on to the Brooklyn Nets (2021–2022) and then to the Philadelphia 76ers for a year. On November 1, 2023, Harden began playing for his current team the Los Angeles Clippers. His most recent contract extension of $70M with the Clippers guarantees another two years with the team.

Brand Endorsements

Like most mainstream athletes, Harden has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry. One of the most lucrative deals of his career is the Adidas endorsement deal worth $200 million over the next 13 years. Additionally, his other business ventures include his part ownership of the soccer teams Houston Dynamo of MLS and the Houston Dash of NWSL.

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