Kevin Durant Biography, career and net worth

Kevin Durant Biography, career and net worth

kevin-durant-minKevin Durant is an American professional basketball player. He plays basketball for Golden State Warrior of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Kevin Durant full name is Kevin Wayne Durant, born in 29th September 1988, Washington D.C. to his parents “Wayne Pratt” as a father and “Wanda Durant” as a mother.

Kevin Durant has won many awards and titles and the famous awards among all are: NBA Most Valuable Player Award, Four NBA scoring titles, the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and the two Olympic gold medals. During his games, he has also been selected to six All-NBA teams and seven All-Star teams.

Kevin Durant was a heavily recruited high school prospect. Playing one season from University of Texas college basketball and won numerous year-end awards and became the first freshman to be named Naismith College Player of the Year. Before joining the Warriors in 2016, he use to play for the Thunder organization and played nine seasons with them too.

Durant was raised by his grandmother Barbara Davis after his parents got divorce. But in the age of 13, his father re-entered his life and traveled the country with him to basketball tournaments. In his young age Durant wanted to play basketball for his favorite team, the Toronto Raptors, which included his favorite player, Vince Carter. He also played Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball for several teams in the Maryland area and was also teammates with future National Basketball Association (NBA). During the time he started wearing #35 number jersey in honor of his AAU coach, Charles Craig, who was murdered at the age of 35.

Beside his career, Durant has and estimated net worth of $100 million as of June 2015 according to Forbes. His annual salary is $2.06 million. Kevin Durant height is 6 ft. 9 in. (2.06 m) and his listed weight is 109 kg. Kevin Durant launched his own underwear line last year in a partnership with Neff and Foot Locker. His Nike extension signed in 2014 could be worth as much as $300 million over 10 years.

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