American basketball player Carmelo Kyam Anthony most recently played with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is regarded as one of the greatest scorers in NBA history and was included in the list of the 75 Greatest Players in 2022.
Carmelo Anthony Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $160 M|
|Full Name Carmelo Kyam Anthony|
|Birth Date May 29, 1984|
|Age 38 years|
|Birthplace New York, US|
|Profession Basketball Player|
|Wife La La|
Carmelo Anthony Early Life
In Red Hook, New York, on May 29, 1984, Carmelo Anthony was born, and soon after the birth, his parents separated. The violence and drug dealing that were pervasive in the housing projects where they resided needed to be diverted, and sports provided that. Anthony attended high school remotely at Townson Catholic School. He established himself as one of the best players in the league and even won the metro player of the year award from The Baltimore Sun. He spent one year (2002–2003) as a student at Syracuse University before opting to go pro and enter the NBA draft. He won a national championship as a freshman in college for the Syracuse Orange in 2003, and he was also named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
Carmelo Anthony Career
The Denver Nuggets selected Carmelo with the third pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft. After playing for Syracuse for one season, Anthony was selected by the Denver Nuggets, where he played his first seven seasons. From 2004 through 2010, Carmelo led the Nuggets when he was a player for Denver, and the team won two division titles. From 2003 to 2011, Anthony was a member of the Denver Nuggets. From 2011 to 2017, he was a member of the New York Knicks. In 2017, he switched to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In 2014, Anthony set a Knicks single-game record with 62 points, a career high.
Ten-time NBA All-Star Carmelo has represented the United States in the Olympics in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Anthony and the Houston Rockets agreed to a one-year, $2.4 million contract in August 2018. For the 2019–2020 season, he transferred to the Portland Trail Blazers, where he made $2.1 million. On February 23, 2020, Anthony scored a season-high 32 points in a game against the Detroit Pistons.
Carmelo Anthony Wife
In July 2010, Carmelo wed his girlfriend since 2004 La La Vasquez, an MTV star. Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, their son, was born in March 2007. Anthony had a child (Genesis Harlo) with Mia Burks during this period of their “on-again, off-again” relationship with La La.
Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Carmelo Anthony is $160 million as of 2022. In the 2017–18 season, Carmelo Anthony’s yearly salary reached a high of $26 million. He signed a five-year, $80 million contract with the New York Knicks. Carmelo Anthony earned the salary of $33 million for just endorsements from 2017-2018. Carmelo got $260 million in 2021 only from his NBA salary.
Carmelo Anthony Height and Weight
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Brown|