William Anthony “Tony” Parker Jr.
Net Worth: $37 million
Source of Wealth: sports, basketball
Born: 17 May 1982 in Bruges, Belgium
Tony Parker became rich by being a professional basketball player. Parker was born in Belgium, but grew up in France. He was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 2001.
How much money does Tony Parker make?
|2001-02||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$744,480|
|2002-03||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$800,400|
|2003-04||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$856,200|
|2004-05||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$1,545,441|
|2005-06||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$8,400,000|
|2006-07||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$9,450,000|
|2007-08||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$10,500,000|
|2008-09||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$11,550,000|
|2009-10||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$12,600,000|
|2010-11||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$13,500,000|
|2011-12||San Antonio Spurs||NBA||$12,500,000|
|Career||(may be incomplete)||$82,446,521|
2008 – Signed a 4-year, $50 million contact extension with the San Antonio Spurs.
2004 – Signed a 6-year, $66 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
2001 – Signed a 4-year, $3.9 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Paid endorsements and sponsors
Parker has gotten endorsement deals with Nike, McDonald’s, Subway restaurant, Southwest Business Corporation (SWBC), and HEB Grocery Company.
Parker partly owns the ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne, a French professional basketball team. In 2009, Parker bought 20% stake in the French club; he is currently the Vice President of Basketball Operations of the club.
During the 2011 NBA lockout, Parker signed to play with ASVEL Villeurbanne. However, unlike other players who signed big contracts overseas during the lockout, Parker decided to play for minimum wage in his home country.He received only $1,995 per month from the club for playing.
In 2012, Parker and his brothers (TJ Parker and Pierre Parker) opened a nightclub called “Nueve Lounge” in San Antonio, Texas.