James Harden is an American professional highest-paid basketball player of the National Basketball Association (NBA)for the Houston Rockets.

Picture of American professional basketball player, James Harden
Caption: Picture of American professional basketball player, James Harden (Photo: PNGitem)

James Harden Parents

James Harden was born on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, California. He is of American nationality and comes from African-American ethnicity. He is the son of James Edward (father) and Monja Harden (mother) and grew up with his half-brother, Akili Roberson, and sister Arnique Jelks in California.

James Harden's childhood picture
Caption: James Harden's childhood picture

He finished high school in Artesia which is in Lakewood, California, and graduated college from Arizona State University. 

James Harden's Height

James Harden's listed height is 6 feet 5 inches and listed weight is 100 kg.

Is James Harden Married? His Girlfriends

James Harden is yet to be married and make someone his wife. He is single at the moment. However, his past relationships list is quite long. He was in relationships with Trina (2011 – 2012), Kyra Chaos (2013), Sarah Bellew (2013 – 2015), Tahiry Jose (2013 – 2014), Amber Rose (2015), Khloe Kardashian (2015 – 2016), Lesanik (2016 – 2018), Malaysia Pargo (2016), Ashanti (2016 – 2018), and Brittany Renner (2018).

James Harden photo attached with his ex-girlfriend
Caption: James Harden photo attached with his ex-girlfriend

Further, he had come across other beautiful ladies including Maliah Michel (2010 – 2014), Blac Chyna (2011), Jenna Shea (2012), Rosee Divine (2012), Alexis Sky (2016), and Jordyn Woods (2019).

What's James Harden Net Worth?

James Harden has an estimated net worth of around $165 million. From his playing career, he has been earning a salary of $40 Million per year. In addition, he signed an endorsement deal for 13 years of $200 million with Adidas in August 2015.

James Harden photo attached with his cars
Caption: James Harden photo attached with his cars

On 8th July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with the Rockets for around $160 million with $228 million guaranteed.

James Harden's House & Car Collections

James is obsessed with cars so he has a great car collection that includes Rolls Royce Wraith, Range Rover, Bentley Bentayga, and so on. He lives at the  Houston house which is named Memorial Modern which costs $10 million.

James Harden with his car
Caption: James Harden with his car

His 26,000 square-foot luxurious modern mansion features a grotto, wine room, casita, prep kitchen, full bar, as well as a fitness room.

High School & College Career

James Harden went to Artesia High School in Lakewood, California his basketball career started. Likewise, he went to Arizona State for college and was selected to the 2008 NIT field and beat Alabama State and Southern Illinois before falling to defending national champion Florida.

James Harden playing basketball with his team
Caption: James Harden playing basketball with his team

He was labeled the Pacific-10 Conference's Player of the Year.

Professional Career

After that Harden was selected as the third overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. He also received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award of 2011-2012. Harden was then traded to the Houston Rockets on October 27, 2012. He scored a career-high 46 points in a 122–119 to win over his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder.

James Harden playing basketball with his team
Caption: James Harden playing basketball with his team

Harden was selected by the head coaches as a reserve for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game for the 2013-2014 season which marked his second successive All-Star selection. On December 13, 2014, he recorded his third career triple-double with 24 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds in a 108–96 win over the Denver Nuggets for the 2014–2015 season. And after some time, he became the first Rocket to score 43-plus points in consecutive games for the 2015-2016 season.

James Harden playing basketball with his team
Caption: James Harden playing basketball with his team

On July 9, 2016, Harden signed a four-year, $118.1 million contract extension with the Rockets. In the 2016–17 season, he recorded his 17th career triple-double and his fourth career 50-point game. On July 8, 2017, Harden once more signed a four-year contract extension with the Rockets for approximately $160 million, in which he was provided with a total six-year deal with $228 million guaranteed which became the richest contract in NBA history. In the 2018–2019 season, he became the ninth player in NBA history to make 2,000 3-pointers in their career.

International Career

Harden was a member of the United States national team and won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. He was also a member of the team that won the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014.

James Harden playing basketball for his national team
Caption:  James Harden playing basketball for his national team

He was a player in the 2016 Olympics, but he was removed from the team.