What is Devin Booker Net Worth?
Devin Booker Net Worth is US$ 40 Million as of 2022.
|Net Worth||US$ 40 Million|
|Born:||October 30, 1996 (27 Years)|
|Full Name||Devin Armani Booker|
|Country of Origin||Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Basketball, Endorsements, Investments.|
|Famous For||Youngest NBA star|
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Devin Booker is a professional basketball player with the Phoenix Suns. He is also a member of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Booker is the son of former basketball player Melvin Booker. Booker was the youngest player to score more than 60 points in one game on March 24, 2017. In 2015, he was the 13th overall pick in the NBA draft.
Booker won a gold medal with the US Team in Tokyo Olympics, in 2020. When he was seven years old, he began playing basketball. He joined his school’s basketball team when he was only 11 years old. He was a great forward player for his school’s basketball team. He played for his high school basketball team and then enrolled in college. He was a Kentucky Wildcats basketball player.
He participated in the 2015 NBA Draft after he finished college. Phoenix’s sun picked him up. Phoenix Suns offered him a rookie contract that included an opt-out option after one year. He was also given US$ 500,000 as a sign bonus. He received US$ 1 Million as a salary for one year.
Devinbecame the 4th-youngest player in NBA history to score 11,000 points. Devin signed a four-year, US$ 224 Million maximum contract extension with Phoenix Suns. On the same day, he was named as one of the cover stars for NBA 2K23.
On 22 January, Booker reached 8,000 points in a 130–126 overtime loss to the Denver Nuggets. Devin was named Player of the Week by the Western Conference because of his performance in Week 6, which saw the Suns record an 18-game winning streak.
On 28 January, he became the 4th-youngest player to reach 7,000 career points. Devin nearly had a triple-double, scoring 35 points and grabbing a career high 12 rebounds and 9 assists in a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Devin signed a US$158 million contract extension for five years with the Suns.
Veronica Gutierrez is his mother, a cosmetologist, and his father, Melvin Booker, named the “Big Eight Player” in 1994, and also a point guard at Missouri. Devin’s parents met while Melvin was playing basketball for the Basketball Association’s ‘Grand Rapids Hoops’ in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was raised in Grand Rapids, by his mother, who is of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent.
Whereas his African American father pursued a basketball career internationally. He used to visit his father during the summer. He was with his father in Milan, he played one-on-one with Danilo Galinari an Italian professional basketball player, at the age of 12.
Booker played for the junior varsity, varsity, and freshman basketball teams at Grandville High School in Michigan during his freshman year. He moved to Mississippi with his father to live with him after his retirement from professional basketball. In August 2011, Booker enrolled at Moss Point High School as his father was appointed as his assistant coach there.
Booker scored more points (15) in the team’s fifth game of the season than all his teammates, although his team lost by 52-32. He hit a buzzer-beater from just above half-court in December to defeat Harrison Central High School. This improved Moss Point’s record by 4-6. Creg Stephenson, a sportswriter at Press-Register, stated that Devin Booker, the sophomore guard. He scored 54 points in the Laurel MLK shootout against Northeast Jones High School. In a single game, he was nine short of LitterialGreen’s Moss Point record.
Devin, Kentucky’s first exhibition match against the University of Pikeville, was the second-leading scorer. He scored 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting including two three-pointers and three assists. Booker’s standout game against Boston University saw him score a record 15 points with 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Kentucky’s game against Texas was Booker’s best game of the season with 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting.
Devin also made five three-pointers in a 92 to 44 win. Booker played 38 games in Kentucky’s 2014-15 season. He averaged 10.0 points, 1.1 assists, and 2.0 rebounds in 21.5 minutes. Booker, who was a college student, declared for the NBA Draft on April 9, 2015. Devin was joined by his Kentucky teammates Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, and Trey Lyles, among others. He was a participant in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy and LeBron James Skills Academy. He also participated in the Nike Global Challenge.
Devin was the 13th overall selection by the Phoenix Suns in 2015’s NBA draft. In seven Summer League games, he averaged 15.3 points, 1.7 assists, and 4.9 rebounds per match. Booker scored 21 points in the season’s first game against the Sacramento Kings. On January 19, he also scored 32 points in the 97-94 defeat to the Indiana Pacers. This was a Suns rookie record that included six three-pointers. Booker, then 19, became the 3rd-youngest NBA player. Devin scored 34 points against the Miami Heat on March 3. He also scored 35 points against the Denver Nuggets on March 10.
Devin, trained with Earl Watson and a former NBA player Baron Davis at UCLA, during the offseason. He was also invited to join the select team that practices against Team USA to prepare for the Summer Olympics. Devin’s career highs were 38 and 39 points respectively on November 4 and 6. Booker set a Suns franchise record of 28 points in the fourth quarter on January 12, 2017. On March 4, 2017, Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, David Robinson, Elgin Baylor, and Kobe Bryant by becoming the sixth NBA player to score 70 points in a game.
Devin scored 18 in a 98-92 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets on November 6, 2017, and reached 3,000 career points. He became the fourth-youngest player and fourth-most successful player in NBA history to achieve this feat preceded by LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony. He signed a US$ 158 million contract extension for five years with the Suns on July 7, 2018. He was ruled out of the games for six weeks on September 10 after undergoing surgery on the fifth metacarpophalangeal bone in his right hand. He had jammed it during practice on March 14, 2018.
Devin nearly scored a triple-double on November 23rd with 35 points, a career-high 12 rebounds, and 9 assists. He also scored 40 points in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on January 5. He received the Player of the Week for Week 6, which saw the Suns record an 18-game winning streak. He received this Honor again in Week 13, on January 17, 2022. Booker was also named All-Star for the third consecutive year along with Chris Paul. He signed a four-year, US$ 224 million maximum contract extension with the Suns on July 7, 2022. He was also announced as one of the cover stars for NBA 2K23.
Devin was attracted to the U.S. and Mexican national teams because of his mother’s ethnicity. He was a member of the 2016 USA Select Team, which trained against the U.S. Olympic Team. He was selected as a finalist for the 2020 United States Men’s Olympic basketball team in February 2020. The 2020 Summer Olympics were delayed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Devin and Team USA won Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympics, in 2020.
Apart from being a basketball player, Devin is also a Philanthropist, he donated $2.5 million to five non-profit organizations from the Devin Booker’s Starting Five Initiative. He donated $2.5 million to Central Arizona Shelter Services, Arizona Autism United, and the YMCA of Southern Arizona. Elevate Phoenix and GAP Ministries were also among the 5 organizations he supported last season.
Devin Booker Net Worth Growth
Devin Booker has made investments in sports-related ventures. He invested in Buzzer, a sports streaming app, and also in Overtime, a sports network that predominantly runs on social media.
|Net Worth in 2022||US$ 40 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||US$ 37 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||US$ 34 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||US$ 32 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||US$ 29 Million|
Awards won by Devin Booker are:
- NBA All-Star – 2020
- NBA Three-Point Contest Champion – 2018
- NBA All-Rookie First-Team – 2016
Devin Booker has endorsement agreements with Nike, Foot Locker, and Finish Line. His endorsement deals are estimated to have brought him around $6 million. Devin was named a Global Ambassador for the Special Olympics because of his involvement in people with disabilities.
Favourite Quotes from Devin Booker
“That’s the true meaning of being a leader: being able to deal with the consequences and take the responsibility for it. That’s who I want to be.”– Devin Booker
“My dad always taught me the fundamentals of the game: dribble, pass, shoot. So I never relied heavily on any one thing until I got to college, when I was just adjusting to the team.”– Devin Booker
“People can say what they want, but at the end of the day, I’m going to keep working on my game. I always know I have things to work on.”– Devin Booker
“Some people are born and train their whole life to be an NBA player. But some people, if it doesn’t work out, then they have no other option.”– Devin Booker
”It’s hard because, throughout your whole career, you’re known as the top player, the best on your team, you’re playing the most minutes, and then you might not get in the game. You don’t know when you’re going to get in the game.”– Devin Booker
Frequently Asked Questions
Devin has a dog of cane, Corso. He named his dog Haven.
He owns a 96 Impala and a 59 Impala, which is his absolute favorite car.
He listens to Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Future, Lil Baby, and Drake music.
After averaging 13.8 points per game, Devin Booker was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team 2016. Devin is the Suns’ franchise record holder and one of the youngest players to reach 1,000 and 3,000 career points. Devin is also the sixth player to score 70+ points per game in the history of the NBA. He is a perennial scorer, and is a leader on the Phoenix Suns’ young roster.
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