The Full name of Khris Middleton is James Khristian Middleton. He was born on August 12, 1991, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. He is a professional basketball player and plays for the Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association, USA. The 29 years old plays as a small forward in the team. The estimated net worth of Khris Middleton in 2021 is $24 million.
Middleton attended Porter-Gaud School and from here his journey to the top started. In his second year at the High-school, the forward averaged 12 points and 8 points per game. Middleton averaged 21 points and 8.6 rebounds per game in his junior season and was named state player of the year. In his stint as a senior in High-school, he was able to replicate the same feat winning the state player of the year. He averaged 22.4 points per game with 8.6 rebounds per game also to his name. Middleton was able to carry Porter-Gaud School to the state title game that year as well. He got the nomination for the 2009 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game but unfortunately missed out on the chance to play in the game.
Khris Middleton then was recruited by Texas A&M University. Middleton had a slow start to his college years considering he was coming off a brilliant show in his high school. But the Charleston Born forward slowly found his groove and went on to win second-team All-Big 12 honors after his stellar performances in his sophomore year. Middleton played college basketball for 3 years when he finally got drafted by the Pistons in the 2012 NBA draft, with him being the 39th overall pick.
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
What is the Net worth of Khris Middleton in 2021?
According to Forbes, the estimated net worth of Khris Middleton is just over $24 million. The Forward earned $473,604 during his one-year stay at the Detroit Pistons.
In July 2013 Middleton was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. In his rookie year at the Bucks, the Charleston native earned $788 K while in his second year, he made $916 K with the Bucks. With his exceptional showing for the Wisconsin team, Middleton was able to get an extended contract for himself. In 2015, Middleton signed a five-year contract with the Bucks that was worth $70 million, with an average salary of $14 million per year.
The Bucks were absolutely delighted with the performances of the Charleton native, so they decided to further long this relationship, providing Middleton with a $178 million contract extension that will keep the forward at the Eastern Bay for five years. With this deal, Middleton became the 17th best-paid NBA player in the league. His average salary is close to$35 million.
Besides these, Middleton earns a hefty amount of money from his endorsement deal, further adding to the tally of his net worth.
Endorsement deals and Contracts
Khris Middleton has been in and around the NBA for almost a decade now. Numerous marketing brands know what he brings to the table for them. Therefore, he has made several endorsements deals with some of the most famous brands available in the league. The Charleston Born forward has sponsorship deals with the likes of Nintendo, Nike, Panini, T-Mobile, and AT&T.
His deal with Nike is the biggest of all. He wears Nike Hyperdunk X Low shoes on the court and also has a special edition to his name. All these deals make $1 million for him per year, that’s quite a good number, reflecting his reputation in the league.
Khris Middleton Lifestyle and relationship
The 29 years old forward unlike the other stars in the league is not very advocative of having luxury cars. Though he can afford all these privileges, the Charleston-born forward prefers to live rather a simple life. He frequently uses public transport though he does own a car for himself. He is often seen using commercial flights, making himself an epitome of simplicity.
His house is also well managed, not very big but does have all the amenities of an elite family. One thing he is very fond of is the beverages and he is made a special corner for this purpose in his home kitchen.
Achievements and highlights
Some of his career highlights and awards are mentioned below.
- South Carolina Player of the Year in his junior years.
- McDonald’s All-American nominee in 2009.
- Second-team All-Big 12 honors in his college years (2011).
- 2 times NBA All-star in 2019 and 2020.