Ben Simmons finally started playing with the Brooklyn Nets this year. However, his long-awaited debut has been quite disappointing, as Simmons is playing the worst season of his career.
Nevertheless, the Australian native is still making big bucks, as he recently signed a five-year contract worth $177.24 million. With that in mind, one might wonder what his net worth is.
Let's take a look at Ben Simmons' net worth and where he ranks compared to his teammates.
Ben Simmons and other Brooklyn Nets Players' Net Worth
#1 Kevin Durant ($200 Million)
With a net worth of almost $200 million as of December 2022, Kevin Durant ranks alongside Steph Curry and LeBron James as one of the wealthiest basketball players in the world.
He ranks among the top five earners in the NBA today with a $42 million paycheck. He generates tens of millions of dollars annually, thanks to his numerous, fruitful endorsement contracts.
Durant receives $26 million from Nike annually. His annual revenue from these two sources, along with his $42 million NBA contract, exceeds $68 million. He made $65 million between June 2019 and June 2020 through a variety of projects. He has made more than 40 investments in early-stage technologies, making him an active tech investor.
#2 Kyrie Irving ($90 Million)
Kyrie Irving has a net worth of $90 million. He achieved one championship victory during the course of his career and was selected to the NBA All-Star Team on several occasions. Irving also received a gold medal at the Olympics and has made hundreds of millions of dollars in salary and endorsements.
Among other brands, Irving has endorsement agreements with Pepsi and Skullcandy. With Nike, he had a shoe deal that was estimated to be worth $11 million. Among the most popular Nike models were Uncle Drew's trademark shoes. According to sources, Irving made $36 million in salary and sponsorships between June 2017 and June 2018.
#3 Ben Simmons ($8 Million)
Ben Simmons has an $8 million net worth, with most of the money coming from his NBA salary.
Only about six years ago, he began playing professionally. The 76ers' agreement with Simmons will expire in 2022. After that, he's anticipated to sign a contract worth $20 million per year, albeit this is just an estimate, and the precise sum won't be known for some time.
#4 Seth Curry ($4 Million)
Seth Curry's net worth is projected to be around $4 million as of 2022. Curry signed a $42 million contract in 2019 that he's currently in the third year of.
He made $7.8 million in the NBA during the 2020–2021 season and will make $8.2 million the next year. Seth will be an unrestricted free agency following the 2022–23 season.