Who is Carmelo Anthony and what is his net worth 2018? Carmelo Anthony is an American professional basketball player. Carmelo Anthony was born on May 29, 1984 in the Red Hook projects in Brooklyn, New York City. His father’s name is Puerto Rican and mother’s name is Mary Anthony. His father passed away of cancer when he was just two years old and then he was raised with his mother and his three elder siblings. Though Carmelo always influenced a deep passion for basketball, he was astonishingly not a standout player at the starting. At the age of 8, he and his family relocated to Baltimore, where he improved not only his sporty skills, but his endurance skills too.
Anthony is a professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and in his freshman season, he ran the Orangemen to their leading National Championship and was recognised as the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. He then got in the 2003 NBA draft where he was designated with the third overall choice by the Denver Nuggets.
After making entry in the NBA, he has been designated All-NBA Team member actually six times and an All-Star for ten times. In year 2014, in contrast to the Charlotte Bobcats, he fixed the Madison Square Garden and Knicks’ basketball, where he scored a record with a career-high of 62 points.
Carmelo Anthony has been an associate of the USA Olympic basketball team with four times record done, bestowing a bronze medal at the year 2004 Summer Olympics and received gold medals at the years- 2008, 2012, and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Education: Carmelo Anthony travelled to Towson Catholic High School for his initial three years of high school education. Throughout his sophomore year, Anthony scored 5 rebounds, 14 points, 4 assists as well as 2 steals. He relished a fruitful high school basketball career being as a junior, nearly doubling his numbers in rebounds and scoring, around 10.3 rebounds and 23 points.
When he completed junior year education, Division I coaches approached to recruit him to a school on the East Coast, which encompassed Syracuse and North Carolina. Anthony initially supposed of Virginia’s Hargrave Military Academy but after discussing with Steve Smith, he finally relocated to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia—front-runner of the USA Today 2000 to 2001 high school contest for purpose of his senior campaign.
Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
The assessed total net worth of Carmelo Anthony is about $95 million. He grossed $8.0 million through endorsements deals during 2015 and for this special thanks goes to his footwear contracts. Anthony’s shoe deals comprise brands like Foot Locker, Jordan Brand, Nike, etc.
Carmelo Anthony possesses an amazing villa of worth $4 million with swimming pool inside.
Anthony owns a luxurious – Chevelle SS – city car by Chevy.
The Nuggets finalized the season in third position, conquering the Northwest Division for the very first time in Anthony’s profession. After this season completed, Anthony contracted a 5-year, $80 million worth deal with the Nuggets. In year 2004, Anthony was mentioned for marijuana ownership, after supervisors at Denver International Airport detected marijuana in his pack. In Denver, Anthony remained as a presenter for the Family Resource Center and assisted to organize a Christmas party, named “A Very Mellow Christmas”, for poor kids.
After the tsunami occurred by the year 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, Carmelo Anthony contributed $35,000 as a part of relief funds. He even committed $3 million for the building of an afresh planned basketball practice service at his alma mater, in Syracuse University.
Carmelo Anthony is known by his continuous attempts and relevant success in different basketball matches he plays. This also can be perceived as Anthony has been bestowed with many prestigious awards including Summer Olympic medal.