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Born LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge on the 19th July 1985 in Dallas, Texas USA, he is a basketball player, who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he was a part of the Portland Trailblazers for nine seasons. His career has been active since 2006.
Have you ever wondered how rich LaMarcus Aldridge is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that LaMarcus Aldridge`s net worth is as high as $68.2 million, acquired through his successful basketball career; his current salary is a lucrative $20 million per year. In addition, sponsorships and other endorsements add to his net worth.
LaMarcus Aldridge net Worth $68.2 Million
LaMarcus had a tough childhood; his father was an alcoholic, and as a result, Aldridge`s mother, Georgia, kicked him out of the house. Growing up with his older brother, who like his father was a basketball lover, little by little LaMarcus was more and more into the game, and by the time he reached high school, he was madly in love with basketball.
He went to Seagoville High School, and while there he became one of the best players in his class, winning the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Class 4A Player of the Year award.
After high school, he enrolled at the University of Texas, and played for the men`s basketball team until 2006, when he decided to declare for the 2006 NBA Draft, he had intended to enter the NBA in 2004, but after a discussion with Hall of Famer Shaquille O` Neal, he changed his mind, and played two years in college. During his college career, LaMarcus played in 53 games, and had 12.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. He won several awards, including the Defensive Player of the Year, and selections into Big 12 All-Defensive Team and First-team All-Big 12, among others.
In the 2006 NBA draft, LaMarcus was selected as the second overall pick by the Chicago Bulls, behind Andrea Bargnani. However, Aldridge was traded to the Portland Trailblazers for Tyrus Thomas and Viktor Khryapa, who were also participants of the draft.
In his first professional season, Aldridge played in 63 games; 22 of them were starts, and he averaged 9.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Since then, his game numbers improved with each season, and he has averaged over 20 points since 2010-2011 season, reaching 23.4 points and 10.2 rebounds per game in 2014-2015 season.
Thanks to his great performances, LaMarcus received a new contract in 2009, worth $65 million over five years. However, when the contract expired, he decided to leave the Trailblazers, and join a much more competitive side, the San Antonio Spurs, signing a contract worth $80 million over four years, which certainly increased his net worth by a large margin.
In his first season with his new team, Aldridge averaged 18.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
During his career, Aldridge has received numerous awards and recognitions, including five-time NBA All-Star selection from 2012 to 2016, NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2007, and All-NBA Second Team in 2015.
Regarding his personal life, little is known about LaMarcus about his personal life, except the fact that he has two sons from previous relationships.
Also, back in 2006 it was discovered that Aldridge was suffering from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a heart ailment. He underwent a procedure that year in order to fix the problem, but missed around 20 games in the season. In 2010, his heart problems returned, and again had to rectified. According to doctors it all went well, and since then he hasn`t had a problem.
|Full Name||LaMarcus Aldridge|
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 19, 1985|
|Place Of Birth||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|Height||6' 11" (2.11 m)|
|Education||Seagoville High School, University of Texas at Austin|
|Children||Jaylen Lea Aldridge|
|Parents||Marvin Aldridge,Georgia Aldridge|
|Awards||All-NBA Team, NBA All-Rookie Team|
|1||Second overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls out of the University of Texas-Austin. The Bulls then traded his draft rights to the Portland Trail Blazers.|
|2015 NBA All-Star Game||2015||TV Special||Himself|
|American Express Pivot||2015||Video documentary short||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2010-2011||TV Series||Himself - Alone with Rome / Portland Trail Blazers / Himself|
|Ripcity Stories||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2014-2015||TV Series||Himself - NBA Player / Himself - Portland Trail Blazers / Himself - Chicago Bulls|