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Carmelo Anthony's $120 Million Net Worth - Highest Paid in 2019 and Earnings From Jordan Shoes

Published Sun Dec 22 2019 By aisha
Carmelo Anthony's $120 Million Net Worth - Highest Paid in 2019 and Earnings From Jordan Shoes

Carmelo Kyam Anthony professionally known as Carmelo Anthony or Melo is an American basketball player, actor, and producer. He has a massive net worth of $120 million from his 

Anthony was nominated for The Webby Awards for Best Web Personality/Host. He is best known for his roles in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Nurse Jackie (2009) and This Is (2015).

What is Anthony's Net worth?

From his varied career, Carmelo Anthony has a whopping amount of $120 million as net worth. Anthony has earned most of his earning from being a professional basketball player and other by acting and producing movies, television series, and documentary.

Anthony's Wife is Worth $9 Million

Carmelo anthony wife Alani Nicole who is worth $9 million.
Carmelo Anthony's wife Alani Nicole who is worth $9 million.
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Basketball player Anthony is a married man now, as he got married to Alani Nicole "La La" Anthony in 2010. La La is a New York Times best-selling author, television personality, actress, and producer. She has an estimated net worth of $9 million from her multiple careers.

Sold $10 Million House

Carmelo Anthony's mansion worth $10 million.
Carmelo Anthony's mansion worth $10 million.
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In 2010, Anthony used to own a mansion worth $10 million in Colorado before moving to Baltimore. Before moving out, Anthony sold his $10 million worth house in $9.5 million which stands on 21,000 square feet land that included eight bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms, a gym, a theater, pond, guest house, seven-car garage, a sound studio, and other luxurious facilities. 

Signed Contract with Houston Rockets and Blazer

In 2017, Blazer signed a non-guarantee deal with Anthony that he will be paid $14,490 per day when he will be on Blazers' roster. The deal was to be finalized on January 7 if he still makes it to the roster. 

Then he signed a deal with Houston Rockets for one year where he received $2.4 million as a paycheck. He just played 10 games for one year from 2018 to 2019 with Rockets while earned $25.4 million as salary apart from his contract money.

Top Paid Athlete in 2019

In 2019, Anthony became one of the top paid athletes in the world while playing only 10 games and came in 42 positions among the list of 100 highest-paid athletes by Forbes. He has earned $34 million of the paycheck in two the years 2018 and 2019. His earning from paycheck was from his endorsement from where he got $6 million and other $27.9 from Oklahoma City Thunder after being traded.

Earning as Actor and Producer

Apart from his professional career as a basketball player, Anthony has also been involved in acting and producing career. He has produced over six series and documentary-like 'This Is', 'Tyson', Carmelo Anthony: Made in New York, and others.

He has also appeared in series and movies like Amazing, Comedy By Blake, Nurse Jackie, and others.

Earned $21 million from Jordan Brand 

A picture of Carmelo Anthony holding his first signature Jordan shoe.
Carmelo Anthony's first signature Jordan shoe.
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Anthony signed his first-ever shoe deal with Jordan Brand in 2003. The deal was for six years, in which Anthony was being paid $3.5 million each year and has gained $21 million from his six-year deal. His first signature shoe was released in 2004 which was named Carmelo 1.5 and has released thirteen shoes from his Melo line.

Controversies

In 2004, Anthony was charged with possession of marijuana which was found by inspectors of Denver International Airports in his backpack. Then in 2008, he was arrested for suspicious driving and was pulled over for not dimming lights and crossing through lanes, he also was suspended for two games because of the arrest. 

Following the same year, on June 24, 2008, Anthony was found guilty for ability-impaired fro which he got one year of probation with community service for 24 hours and US$1,000 fine in court.

Charity works

Carmelo Anthony in blue shirt helping in his own Carmelo Anthony Foundation.
Carmelo Anthony helping in his own Carmelo Anthony Foundation.
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Anthony has been involved in many charity events and supports many foundations. He has contributed $1.5 million to a non-profit organization 'Living Classrooms Foundation' which provides job training, service program and education for 35,000 children. Then he donated $35,000 for the victims of the tsunami which was caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.

He then gave $3 million for Syracuse University which was his Alma Mater to construct a basketball planned facility. For his works, in 2006, Anthony was listed in the 8th position of 'The Giving Back 30 List of Largest Charitable Donations'. In 2005, he established his foundation "Carmelo Anthony Foundation" to help the community to reach various programs and donations.

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