Lamar Odom is one of the most underrated players in the LA Lakers. As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, he won a two-time consecutive championship and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the year in 2011.
Lamar rose to fame after getting married to an American TV personality, Khloe Kardashian. He has made numerous headlines due to his dating rumors and drug abuse. Also, he appeared with his ex-wife on the reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’
It comes to no surprise that Lamar earns a massive net worth from his basketball career as well as other ventures. If you want to know about Odom’s contract and how much money did he make while playing in the NBA, then keep scrolling.
Who is Lamar Odom? Career Info
Lamar Odom is a professional NBA player. He is most famous for playing the Los Angeles Lakers, who is now retired. Lamar Joseph Odom was born on November 6, 1979, in Jamaica, New York. By nationality, he is American and belongs to African-American ethnicity.
Lamar graduated from Christ The King Regional High School and then went to Redemption Christian Academy. Subsequently, he enrolled at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain, Connecticut. Afterward, for further studies, he joined the University of Rhode Island, where he played basketball.
In the beginning, Lamar Odom started his basketball career with the Los Angeles Clippers in the late 1990s. He was drafted fourth overall by the Los Angeles Clippers. For the 2003-04 season, he was traded to Miami Heat. From 2004 to 2005, Lamar played for the Los Angeles Lakers and then 2011 t 2012 with Dallas Mavericks.
Odom returned to Los Angeles Clippers in 2012 an played for the team until 2013. Then he signed with Labora Kutxas Baskonia of the Spanish Leagues and the two-month deal. He appeared in two games for Baskonia. That same year, Lamar played for the New York Knicks but didn’t appear in the final season.
Lamar Odom Net Worth & Salary
From his aspiring career as a professional basketball player, Lamar Odom has garnered a massive net worth. As of now, Lamar Odom has a net worth of $30 million. During the NBA, he used to earn an annual salary of $8.2 million.
Lamar Odom’s career began with Los Angeles Clippers, signing a 3-year-contract worth $7.9 million. At the end of his contract, the LA signed one year worth of $3.6 million.
After that, he nailed a six-year contract with Miami Heat worth $65 million. However, he was then traded to the Lakers, who paid $33 million for a 4-year contract in 2009. Odom left the Lakers and penned a-year of a contract worth &8.9 million with Dallas Mavericks.
In July 2013, he became a free agent. Eventually, in the year 2014, he signed a deal with the New York Knicks and got a salary of $1.44 million.
In 2009, Lamar Odom launched his own clothing line called Rich Soil. Now, his clothing line has a massive success. The name of the brand, ‘Rich Soil,’ was inspired by Tupac Shakur’s poem title, The Rose That Grew from Concrete. Price range from $15 to $60, and the consumers can get a wide range of apparel such as crop tops, sweatshirts, leggings, and much more.
In March 2018, Odom released another brand pop-up shop along with his ex-wife Khloe, in Glendale, California.
Furthermore, the former basketball player has his own music and film production company, Rich Soil Entertainment. He makes extra wealth from his appearance in the movies, televisions, and ads that increase his net worth. He has done a Taco Bell commercial with Charles Barkley during Super Bowl XLIV. Also, he had a cameo on the HBO series ‘Entourage.’
House & Cars Details
Lamar Odom has invested his money in real estate to make a bit more to increase his income. He has bought several properties inside and outside California.
In 2018, he put his South Florida Mansion again on the list for $3.65 million. He bought the mansion for just under $3 million in 2003. The 8,557 square foot has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms. Also, it has a full-sized basketball court in the backyard and a pool.
Back in 2017, the retired NBA player listed his home on the market for $5.2 million and then cut the price to $4.5 million. Eventually, the price dropped to $4.1 million. In October, Odom again put the house on the market, dropping the price to $3,8 million and then proceeded to $3.4 million in January.
Additionally, Lamar and ex-wife sold their glamorous Los Angeles home to actress Kale Cuoco for $4.9 million. The 7,997 square foot mansion sits on a three and quarter acre lot with a large car park.
Reportedly, Odom’s Miami house worth is $2.9 million. He drives a white Mercedes Benz that cost $60,000.
Lamar Odem Net Worth and Salary
|Name||Lamar Joseph Odem|
|Date of Birth||November 6, 1979|
|Place||Queens, New York|
|Age||40 years old|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Children||Three (Jayden (2005-2006), Destiny, Lamar Odom Jr.)|
|Weight||230 lb (104 kg)|