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James Harden Wiki: Height, Salary, Net Worth, and Full Bio

Who is James Harden?

James Harden, born on August 26, 1989, is a famous American basketball player.

He is a professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Similarly, he is known as the best shooting guard in the NBA and NBA’s one of the most prolific scorers.

Not only that, he is one of the top overall players in the league.

Today, we will be talking about James Harden’s age, height, career, relationship, net worth, and even more.

So, keep on reading!

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Quick Biography

Real Name James Edward Harden Jr.
Nick Name The Beard
Gender Male
Date of Birth August 26, 1989
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Age 32 years old
Birth Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $165 million

 Early Life

Where was James Harden born? James Harden was born on August 26, 1989, and his hometown lies in Los Angeles, California.

Regarding his education, there is no information about his early schooling.

As for his higher studies, he studied at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California.

Also, he attended Arizona State University and represented it in Arizona State.

Now, let’s know about the beginning of his career, his works, and the achievements he has made so far.


What is James Harden famous for?


In 2009, Harden got drafted into the NBA by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the third pick overall.

At the age of 21, he became the fourth highest 3-point percentage holder in NBA history.

He was named as the NBA All-Rookie Second Team after he hold up a season-high 26 points against the Golden State Warriors.

Similarly, he even received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.

Even though, he had only four appearances he was able to score in double-figures.

Later, he rejected a four-year contract extension worth between $52 and $55 million which according to him, was too little.

After that, he was signed into Houston Rockets with a contract of 5 years worth $80 million on October 31, 2012.

On that same day, became the first-ever NBA player to score 37 or more points during a double-digit assist total in his team debut.

During the season, he scored 25.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 5.8 assists making him the fifth player in the NBA’s history to reach 2000 points in a single campaign.

Alongside Gilbert Arenas, Kobe Bryant, and Jerry Stackhouse, he became the fourth player to record at least 600 free throws and hit 150 or more 3-pointers in one season.

He even won the honor of the Western Conference Player of the Week twice during the season.

Also, he made it into the 2012-2013 All-NBA Third Team which marked his first career All-NBA Team Selection.


He made his second consecutive All-Star selection after he got selected as a reserve for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game by the head coaches.

Also, he got named as a replacement starter for the All-Star game in which he set up the record of 8 points, five assists, one rebound, and one steal in 23:46 of action.

Similarly, he got named as Western Conference Player of the Week for two times during the season.

Harden even scored a season-high 44 points in a 113-109 overtime win over the Sacramento Kings on December 11, 2014.

During 2014, he had wins against Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers.

A year later on January 19, he scored 45 points in a win over the Indiana Pacers.

In 2016, he managed to set the record of Western Conference Player of the Week for the third time.

Also, he became the first player in NBA’s history to have multiple 50-point triple-doubles in a season.

In 2017, he landed a contract of four years that had him a six year deal of approximately $228 million.

It was the most expensive deal in the NBA’s history.

His team got the defeat by the Los Angeles Lakers even though he set the record of 50 points.

Fortunately, he became the franchise’s first player to score 50 points back to back during the match against Los Angeles Clippers.


Due to his strained neck and illness, he had to miss the Rockets’ game.

He had his return on February 25, 2018, with 28 points against the Atlanta Hawks.

On March 19, he set up the record of 31 points and had the win over the Hawks.

He even got his place as the NBA’s first player to score 30 or more points against all 29 other teams in a single season.

During the 2018-2019 season, he got his honor of Western Conference Player of the Week for the fourth time.

Also, he landed several wins against Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, and Phoenix Suns.

He even became the second player in NBA history to record 2700 points, 500 assists, and 500 rebounds in one season.

Similarly, he became the only player besides Michael Jordan to average at least 30 points, seven assists, five rebounds, and two steals in one season.

Also, he got selected for his fifth All-NBA First Team and got announced as the MVP award winner.


During the win against the Washington Wizards, James scored 59 points on October 30, 2019.

Also, he set up the second longest streak in the NBA’s history behind Wilt Chamberlain.

He even scored the highest total through the first nine games of a season since Michael Jordan.

During the Rockets’ first game after the suspension of the season due to COVID-2019, Harden scored 49 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals, 3 blocks, and 1 turnover.

Also, he became the second highest scorer in the franchise history.

Similarly, he became the only player in NBA’s history to score 40+points with 20+ games since Wilt Chamberlain.

Additionally, he became the league’s scoring champion for the third season in a row and the league leader in total steals.

Even more, he became the finalist for the MVP award and got named to the NBA’s All-Seeding First Team.


As for the present 2021, Harden had a four-team deal with the Brooklyn Nets involving Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers.

His team had several wins against Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, and San Antonio Spurs.

During the win over Los Angeles Lakers, Harden scored a double-double with 23 points and 11 assists.

He became the first player in franchise history to log a double-double in eleven consecutive games.

Also, he was named as the Eastern Conference reserve for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game which marked his ninth consecutive All-Star selection.

Recently, on October 22, 2021, Harden scored 20 points, seven rebounds, eight assists, in a 114-109 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Personal Details

What is the height of James Harden and how much does he weigh?

James Harden stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches or 196 cm.

As for his weight, it is around 100 kg or 220 pounds.

His zodiac sign is Virgo. He has black colored eyes and black colored hair.

Regarding his nationality, he is an American and black by his ethnicity.

As for his religion, he follows Christianity.

Relationship of James Harden

Who is James Harden dating? James is not dating anyone and is currently single.

Talking about his past relationships, he used to date rapper Trina.

Also, he was rumored to be dating Instagram model Jessyka Janshel in the past.

Similarly, in 2015, he was allegedly dating a socialite and social media star Khloe Kardashian.

Family of James Harden

james harden with his mom

Who are the parents of James Harden? James was born to his parents Monja Wills and James Harden Sr.

His father was in the US Navy and his mother worked as an administrator with AT&T in Pasadena.

Talking about his siblings, he has a half-brother named Akili Roberson and a sister named Arnique Jelks.

Net Worth of James Harden

What is the estimated net worth of James Harden? James Harden is a famous professional basketball player.

His major source of income is from basketball matches, social media ads, paid sponsorships, brand deals and collabs.

As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be $165 million approximately.

Now, let’s know some of the lesser-known facts about him.

Trivia about James Harden

  •  James Harden was born on August 26, 1989.
  • His hometown lies in Los Angeles, California.
  • In 2015, he dated Khloe Kardashian for a while.
  • He has over 11.6 million followers on his official Instagram account.
  • His net worth, as of 2021, is estimated to be approximately $165 million.


Check out the video of James Harden down below:

Video Credit: @BrooklynNets YouTube

Image Credit: @jharden13 Instagram



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