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Joel Embiid Age, Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Joel Embiid Age, Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Joel Hans Embiid, is a Cameroonian professional basketball player, He is a six-time All-Star, four-time All-NBA Team member, and three-time NBA All-Defensive team member, playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in his 6th NBA season.

Joel Embiid Early Life
The birthplace of Joel Embiid is Yaoundé, Cameroon. Joel was born on March 16, 1994. At the age of fifteen, he discovered his interest of playing basketball after having played soccer and volleyball as a child. He moved to Florida’s Montverde Academy to pursue his newly discovered passion before becoming a professional basketball player. Joel transferred to The Rock School to complete his last year of high school due to a lack of playing opportunities.

Joel Embiid Personal Life

Joel parents are Thomas and Christine Embiid. He has a younger sister whose name is Muriel. His younger brother, Arthur, passed away in 2014 in a car accident. July 22, 2023, the beautiful pair officially got married to start a new chapter in their lives. According to the People website, the Joel Embiid got married to Brazilian model Anne de Paula, in Southhamptom, New York on Cryder Beach and exchanged vows in a church ceremony.The couple together welcomed their first child, Arthur, in September 2020.He named his son after his younger brother.

Joel Embiid Career

Joel Embiid, a Philadelphia 76ers player, was selected for the 2014 NBA Draft and signed a rookie contract. He missed the 2014-15 season and 2015-16 season due to his injuries. Embiid made his first appearance for the 76ers in the preseason and regular season, but suffered a serious injury on his left knee in February 2017. He signed a five-year contract with the 76ers in October 2017, with an additional $30 million if he made the All-NBA first, second, third team, or MVP in 2017-18. In the 2018-19 season, he scored 19 rebounds and 30 points against the Milwaukee Bucks, becoming the team’s first to achieve these stats since 1991. Embiid is one of seven players to have 200 blocks, 1,000 rebounds, and 2,000 points in their first 100 games.

Joel Embiid Achievement

In 2017, Philadelphia player Embiid set a career high with 46 points against the LA Lakers. He became the first Philadelphian player to start the 2018 NBA All-Star Game and became the seventh player to record 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 200 blocks in his first 100 games. In 2021-22, Embiid was named NBA scoring champion and became the Sixers player with the fastest career 10,000-point total in 373 games.

Joel Embiid Net Worth

Joel Embiid currently has a net worth of approximately $85 million. After the 2022- 2023 season, he inked a four year contract deal of $196 million. His latest deals include one with Under Armour in 2018. Among his other deals are major companies like Amazon, Mountain Dew, and Electronic Arts. 


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