Chris Paul Net Worth 2022: Christopher Emmanuel Paul nicknamed “CP3”, is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Playing the point guard position, he has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists four times and steals a record six times. Read on to find more information about Chris Paul Net Worth here.
Chris Paul Net Worth Profile
|Name||Christopher Emmanuel Paul|
|Date of birth||May 6, 1985|
|Net worth||$160 million|
|Occupation||professional basketball player|
Regarded as one of the greatest Pont guards in the history of basketball, Chris Paul who currently has a net worth of $160 million, ranks number 31 on Forbes list of highest paid athlete in the world with an annual salary of $41.1 million.
Nicknamed “CP3”, Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for Phoenix Suns of the NBA as a point guard. Chris Paul has won several awards right from when he began as a rookie till when he became a professional. His outstanding performances in court has earned several high paying endorsement deals and salary.
Chris Paul was born Christopher Emmanuel Paul, to his father Charles Edward Paul and Robin Jones on May 6, 1985, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Since his father and his brother both have the same initials, he was nicknamed “CP3”. Chris Paul’s father who was also an athlete during his youth, coached his boys in basketball and football respectively. This had a positive impact on Chris Paul and this has helped him during his career.
Chris Paul began playing basketball since 2003 during his college days where he won several awards and recognition for his outstanding performances. He joined New Orleans Hornets in 2005, after being draft as the 4th overall pick by the NBA. During the off-season of 2011,he joined the Los Angeles Lakers, though the move was controversially voided by NBA.
Chris Paul was subsequently traded with Los Angeles Clippers and later the Houston Rockets. In 2019, he moved to Oklahoma City Thunder and then finally to Phoenix Suns in 2020.
He represented the United States basketball team in 2006,when they competed in the FIBA World Championship, held in Japan. He recorded the highest assist of the tournament, 44 though it wasn’t enough to get them the gold medal, rather they won the bronze medal through his help.
Chris Paul became a key part of the national team after coming off the bench to record 13 point, helping his team to defeat Spain to claim the gold medal. As a result of this, Chris Paul got a promotion to the position of a starting Pont guard. He didn’t fell to reward his coach for his faith in him by recording an impressive 8.2 points, 5.1 assists and 1.6 steals per game which helped the USA to win the 2012 Olympics in London as they remained undefeated.
Chris Paul Net Worth
Chris Paul net worth is estimated at about $160 million. He is among the best point guards in the world, Chris Paul also ranks number 31 on Forbes list of highest paid athlete in the world,
Chris Paul has won several awards during his career, including NBA Rookie of the Year, two Olympic gold medals, and an NBA All-Star Game MVP Award. ACC Rookie of the Year
Chris Paul has served as NBPA president since 2013. He is also one of the highest-paid athletes and holds endorsement deals with companies with Air Jordan and State Farm. His endorsement deals are worth $8 Million. Some of the companies he has signed an endorsement deal with are Panini, Nike, Tissot.
Chris Paul is also known for his involvement in charity work as he is a part of After-school All-stars which was set up with the aim of providing after-school learning programs for children with low income, through their partnership with schools across US. Other charity organizations he is involved in are Aid Still Required, Girl Up and Make it Right, Boys and Girls Clubs of America etc.
He also oversees the running of the Chris Paul Family Foundation which has the goal of helping families and individuals to enhance themselves in sports, education and life.