Haslem’s birth name was Udonis Johneal Haslem. He was born on June 9, 1980, in Miami, Florida, U.S. Udonis is an American professional basketball player and best known for playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Miami Heat. He won three NBA championships while he played for the Miami Heat. Udonis Haslem also appeared in various music videos for the songs “Bet That,” “GDFR,” and “Born-N-Raised’.
Udonis Haslem’s net worth is around $20 million.
Udonis Haslem Early Life
Udonis Haslem was born on June 9, 1980, in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. His father, John, was also a basketball player who played basketball for the Stetson Hatters from 1972-1974. His mother, Debra, was Puerto Rican. Haslem attended two high schools when he was young. He first went to Wolfson High School in Jacksonville, Florida, and later to Miami Senior High School, Miami, Florida. In 1997 and 1998, Haslem helped Miami High reach the championship by playing by the side of another future NBA basketball player, Steve Blake. The team was coached by the former head coach of South Carolina, Frank Martin.
Udonis Haslem Career
Haslem was offered an athletic scholarship and accepted to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. From 1998-2002, he played basketball for coach Billy Donovan’s Gators while also specializing in leisure service management. After being the center point of Gator’s basketball team for four years, he joined Donovan’s recruiting class of 1998. It played a major role in raising nationally trained athletes for the Florida Gators basketball team.
In his sophomore season, Haslem saw his team move forward to the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship game. Yet, unfortunately, their team was defeated by the Michigan State Spartans by 89-76. The Gators were invited to the NCAA tournaments for four years consecutively; it made history. Haslem averaged 13.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game throughout his tenure with Florida. In 2012, he was inducted as a ‘Gator Great’ into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 2002, Haslem was undrafted by the NBA drafts due to a shortfall of size as he was measured just 6’6”(1.98m) at the pre-draft camp of the NBA. After joining the training camp of the Atlanta Hawks, Haslem made the schedule for Shaw’s Pro Summer League.
Haslem was allowed to leave by the Hawks before the 2002-03 NBA season started. He later signed a contract with Chalon-Sur-Saone of the French LNB Pro A. In one of his seasons, he averaged 16.1 points and 9.4 rebounds per game along with his team.
Haslem joined his hometown team, the Miami Heat, on August 6, 2003. Being a rookie, he participated in the Rookie Challenge during the All-Star weekend and received honors from the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Haslem also helped the Miami Heat team enter the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
From 2004-05, Haslem appeared in 80 games with averages of 10.9 points, 9.1 rebounds with 1.4 assists in 33.4 minutes in every game. For the second consecutive year, Haslem again took part in the Rookie Challenge for the sophomore team.
On November 10, 2006, Haslem played against the New Jersey Nets, scored 28 points, and won by 113-106. Haslem sprained his left ankle playing against the Boston Celtics and lost to them 117-87 on January 29, 2008. He came back to play on February 23, 2008. But, Haslem was eliminated from the rest of the season after his ankle injury became more serious on March 7.
In July 2010, Haslem decided to stay with the Heat and signed a 5-year deal worth about $20 Million. Haslem suffered from a broken ligament in his foot in November 2010, and he was excluded for the rest of the season. In May 2011, Haslem was back in the game.
In 2012, Haslem helped the Heat to enter the NBA Finals. Udonis Haslem won his second championship after his team defeated the Oklahoma City Thunders in five games. Haslem became the franchise leader in November 2012 after breaking Alonzo Mourning’s latest record of 4,807 with his 4,808. In the NBA Finals, Haslem won his third championship in June 2013 by defeating the San Antonio Spurs in seven games.
In 2013-2014, Haslem played 46 season matches and scored 3.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Udonis Haslem was declared the 30th player in basketball league history after turning 40 and was the senior active player in the NBA. Haslem re-signed the contract with the Miami Heat on August 15, 2021.
Now that you know about Udonis Haslem’s early life and career let’s check out Haslem’s net worth as well.
Udonis Haslem’s Net Worth
Udonis Haslem is an American professional basketball player with an estimated net worth of $20 million. His total earnings over the course of his basketball NBA career as a power forward is $68 million.
Udonis Haslem Annual Salary
Udonis Haslem’s annual income is around $2,641,691 million.
Udonis Haslem Income Source
Udonis earns most of his income by playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a Power forward for the Miami heat. Apart from his basketball career, Haslem also earns from his business affairs. He is the owner of the food and beverage company JFC Miami and a few franchises in Miami, including Einstein Bagels, Auntie’s Anne Pretzel, and Starbucks.
Udonis Haslem is an American professional basketball player best known for playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Haslem earns his income by playing for the Miami Heat in the NBA. Other than playing basketball, he also earns from his business ventures. Udonis Haslem’s estimated net worth is $20 million. Udonis Haslem’s annual income is around $2,641,691 million. His total earnings throughout his basketball NBA career as a power forward is $68 million.