Zion Williamson’s Net Worth 2020 is sure to be amongst the top NBA players. Here we look at how much the New Orleans Pelicans man earns in a year.
New Orleans Pelicans’ star Zion Williamson was the number one pick in the 2019 NBA draft. The rookie has quickly amassed a massive popularity for himself.
Zion currently has a net worth of $8 million. The Pelicans’ star also owns a Jaguar F type car.
Zion Williamson Net Worth 2020- NBA Contract
As the #1 pick in the 2019 draft, he is expected to make $20 million over his first two seasons. The rookie pay scale adjusts annually based on the total salary cap. According to the 2020 salary cap of $109 million, he has the ability to make $45 million in his first four seasons.
Zion Williamson will earn $9.7M in year 1 of his contract- $44.2M in total money over four seasons. Welcome to the NBA,
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) June 20, 2019
His $9.7 million salary ranks him as the 127th top paid athlete and 47th top paid forward in the NBA this season. For the 2020/21 season, his salary could rise as much as $10,245,480, which will rank him as the 108th best-paid player and 41st best-paid forward in the NBA next season.
According to Forbes, Zion Williamson is the 57th Highest-Paid Athletes (salary/winnings plus endorsements) in the world as of 2020.
How much does Zion make from his Nike deal?
On July 23, 2019, Nike officially announced that it had signed Zion to an exclusive shoe contract. A day later it was reported that the deal is worth $75 million over five years, averaging out to $15 million per year. It is fully guaranteed with no strings or milestones attached.
Zion Williamson’s Jordan Brand contract is worth $75 million over five yearshttps://t.co/bT0iSzh5cq
— The Crossover (@TheCrossover) July 25, 2019
It is the the largest rookie shoe deal in NBA history in terms of annual pay but not in terms of total value. By comparison, LeBron James’ first Nike shoe deal paid $12.4 million per year over 7 years, for a total value of $86.8 million.