Ray Allen net worth 2021 and salary: Ray Allen is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $100 million and an annual salary of $10 million.
Net Worth $100 million Source of wealth Retired Basketball player, Actor Date of Birth United States of America Country of Residence Jul 20, 1975
Ray Allen Net Worth and Career
Walter Ray Allen Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in September 2018.
Allen played college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies for three seasons, gaining a reputation as an efficient long-range shooter. He entered the NBA in 1996 as the fifth overall selection. In the NBA, he developed into a prolific scorer for the Milwaukee Bucks, featuring alongside Glenn Robinson and Sam Cassell as the team achieved playoff success.
However, the trio were unable to capture a championship, and Allen was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics. In Seattle, Allen’s reputation as a scorer was solidified; he would break several league records for three-point and free throw shooting. Despite this, a title still eluded Allen, and he was traded to the Boston Celtics in 2007.
In Boston, Allen and new teammates Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce formed a “Big Three” and had immediate success, winning an NBA championship in 2008.
He remained with the franchise for five seasons, before departing in free agency to join the Miami Heat for two seasons. In Miami, Allen accepted a reserve role, emphasizing spot-up and clutch shooting, which allowed him to capture another championship in 2013.
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His clutch three-pointer to tie Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals with 5.2 seconds remaining is regarded as one of the most memorable plays in NBA history.
Allen’s list of individual accolades are extensive; he gained ten NBA All-Star designations, he won an Olympic gold medal as a member of the 2000 United States men’s basketball team, he holds the NBA record in career three-point field goals made in the regular season, and has additionally scored the third most three-pointers in the postseason. He is widely considered one of the best shooters of all-time.
During his NBA career, Allen acted during some offseasons. He is best known for his role as basketball prodigy Jesus Shuttlesworth in He Got Game (1998). Allen’s performance as Shuttlesworth was greatly praised by critics, and the name was borrowed as Allen’s basketball nickname
Ray Allen net worth
Movie Career: In addition to being an award-winning NBA player regarded among the greatest pure shooters of all time, Ray Allen has also proved to be a winsome actor, starring in two feature films, including a lead role in the 1998 Spike Lee film “He Got Game” alongside Denzel Washington. Thanks to his character in the films, Allen was given the nickname “Jesus” and went on to make headlines by painting his toenails green and purple during the NBA playoffs. Off the basketball court, Allen has remained active as a philanthropist, creating the Ray of Hope Foundation, an organization which assists community charities.
Legacy: In 2001, Allen was given the honor of being honorary captain of a 25-member UConn All-Century Basketball Team, which is no easy feat, considering how many iconic basketball players have come from Husky lineage. Allen himself ended up playing 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in September 2018.
Real Estate: In 2014 Ray paid $11 million for an 11,500 square-foot house in Coral Gables, Florida. He previously rented the home after being traded to the Heat. The property has 10 bedrooms and sits on a private beach. Today this house is worth an estimated $14 – 20 million.
In 2017 the house immediately next door, which sits on a much larger lot and is 6,000 square-feet larger, was listed for sale for $45 million.