Lamar Odom Net Worth
Lamar Joseph Odom is an American former professional basketball player who was the member of LA Lakers in NBA. In 2009 and 2010, he won NBA Championship and was named as NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011. He was born on November 6, 1979 in Queens, New York. As a former basketball and through his sponsorship and endorsement, he has earned total worth of $30 million. Odom had attended University of Nevada at Las Vegas and later on he was transferred to University of Rhode Island. Before start of his professional career, he played for the Rams in Atlantic 10 Conference. For the game he was named as most valuable player of the Atlantic 10 Tournament after his three pointer against Temple University.
After Odom’s freshman year at University of Rhode Island in 1999, he declared his eligibility for 1999 NBA draft. First, he was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with fourth Overall pick. In the NBA Debut of Lamar Odom, he scored 30 points and 12 rebounds. He was named to the 2000 NBA All-Rookie First Team. In 2004, he was hired to Los Angeles Lakers and because of his left shoulder injury, he had to miss the end of 2004-2005 season. He has also played in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens for the US national team. In the Olympics match, he won a bronze medal. After his game in LA Lakers, he was traded to Dallas Mavericks on 2011 December. During his six-year tenure with Miami Heat, he was paid $65 million. Similarly, his annual salary with the club Miami Heat was around $10 million. In 2012 he was traded back to the Los Angeles Clippers as part of a four-team deal. Apart from his basketball career, he is also popular as a reality TV star from “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, after he was married to Khloe Kardashian in 2009. In 2015, he suffered from severe health problems due to several strokes and Kidney failure and had to drastically calm down his lifestyle and abstain from alcohol and drugs.
Being an NBA star, he had earned chunk of amount from clubs. While in 2011, his annual salary playing for Dallas Mavericks was close to $9 million, but in 2012, his salary dropped to around $8.2 million. His annual earning was peaked in 2003 when he signed a 6 year contract with Miami Heat for an astounding $65 million. Lamar Odom leads a very luxurious life living in a Tarzana House which sets on 8,000 square feet and has home theater and is equipped with 7 bedrooms and array of bathroom. The property is worth of $4 million which is more of an amusement park with waterfalls, swimming pools and spa too. Lamar Odem is known to have special fascination for his white Rolls Royce Drophead coupe and he has been spotted driving the car on the streets of California. The luxurious car was gifted to him by his then beloved wife Khloe Kardashian in 2010.
Things to know about Lamar Odom
Full Name: Lamar Joseph Odom
Date of Birth: 6th November, 1979
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Lamar Odom Net Worth: $30 Million