The Brooklyn Nets point guard, Jeremy Lin, is famous for leading a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks in 2012.
Ever since then the Taiwanese American has been known as “Linsanity” in the world of basketball. This event made him a sensation in popular culture, which is not just restricted to the world of sports.
Jeremy Lin's Salary
According to Forbes, Lin earned a total of $18.9 million in 2016, his biggest income since he started the league.
He earned $14.9 million from The Hornets in salary as part of the back-loaded three-year $25-million contract he had signed in 2012.
According to Sportac, Lin has signed a three year deal with Brooklyn Nets worth $38.3 million. Lin received a salary of $11,483,254 in the 2016-17 NBA season. His salary is expected to rise to $12 million in the 2017-18 season and $12,516,746 in 2018-19 season.
The 29-year old has an option to opt out or sign a new contract. Despite bigger offers from other team, Lin decided to sign with the Nets for a starting role as point guard.
Jeremy Lin's Endorsements
Lin has a reputation of being a very selective endorser. He has passed up million in endorsement deals since he rose to fame in 2012.
From 2010-2014, he endorsed Nike and since then has been endorsing Adidas. He has fancy deals from Steiner Sports and Volvo.
He earns $4 million yearly from his contracts with these companies. He also banks hefty fees for appearances in Asia.
Jeremy Lin Net Worth 2017
The present net worth of Jeremy Lin is $170 million, which has highly risen since the pre-insanity era. However, his potential to be a brand ambassador remains majorly unexploited due to his personal beliefs.