James Harden Biography

Published On May 12, 2016
Facts of James Harden
Date of Birth: 1989 , August-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
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He began his love affair with Khloe Kardashian in 2015. She called off their relationship within a few month of their affair. She dumped him by called off her divorce with her husband, Lamar Odom. Besides this there is no more information about his love affairs and girlfriends. His height is six feet and five inches and talking about his nationality he is American. He began his career from very young age.

He attended Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, where he led Artesia to the California state title for two times. He was named a McDonald's All-American, and also earned second-team Parade All-American honors. He was selected for NBA draft to play for Oklahoma City in 2009. He is considered one of the most versatile and dangerous scorers in the NBA. He had endorsement deal with sportswear company, Adidas, worth $200 million over the next 13 years and that was on 3 august 2015. His salary is 16.78 million USD and his net worth is 50 million dollars.

James Harden facts on timeline

Born in United States

August 26 , 1989

He was born on August 26, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States to parents Monja Willis and James Harden Sr. His father was in Navy at the time of his birth. He has two siblings. He is a Christian and is of African American ethnicity.

Began dating Khloe Kardashian

2015

He began his love affair with Khloe Kardashian and that was in 2015. She called off their relationship within a few month of their affair. She dumped him by called off her divorce with her husband, Lamar Odom.

Olympic gold medal

2012

He is a wonderful player. He was the member of United States national team. His team won the prestigious Olympic gold medal and that was in year 2012. His team also won   2014 FIBA World Cup.

Awarded by MVP Award

2015

He was awarded by MVP Award which was the first National Basketball Players Association award and that was in 2015. He was voted by his peers in the category as the league's most valuable player for that award.

Selected for NBA Draft

2009

He was selected for NBA Draft to play for Oklahoma City and that was in 2009. This made him the first player to be drafted by the franchise as the Oklahoma City Thunder. He got the honor of being NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Traded to the Houston Rockets

2012

He was traded to the Houston Rockets and that was in 2012. He signed a contract extension with the Houston Rockets for five years’ worth $80 million and that was in October 2012. He is still plays for that team.

Deal with Adidas

August 3 , 2015

He is very popular of being professional basketball player. He made an endorsement deal with largest sportswear company, Adidas and that was on 3 august 2015.  That deal was of 200 million dollars and for the next thirteen years.

His trademark Beard

2009

He began growing his beard since 2009 because he is too lazy to shave it. Now his that beard is his trademark beard and became so famous that it has appeared on t-shirts and in songs too.