Brands That Have Endorsement deal With Klay Thompson; Does He Earn Huge Amount Like Other Basketball Players?

April 3, 2018
First published on:April 3, 2018
by Jon Snow

Klay Thompson, the son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson, currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of NBA as a shooting guard. The NBA Three-Point Contest Champion, 28-year old basketballer with his rising fame, has lured many endorsers to promote their brand.

Currently, enjoying the net worth of $22 million, Klay Thompson is reported to be earning $10 million with his endorsement deals. Let's get more information about Thompson's endorsements, earnings, and contracts.

Brands Endorsing Klay Thompson

Really, the endorsements of players play a great role in the drastic earning and net worth increment. And for Klay Thompson, who currently plays alongside the NBA star Kevin Durant, it's like a blessing. 

Klay Thompson is endorsed by the brands like BodyArmor, Panini, Electronic Arts, Gillette and his improved deal with  Anta, a sportswear company in China.

Endorsement with Anta

Back in February 2015, Klay signed his first endorsement deal with Anta and was reported to be earning $3 million annually.

And on June 30, 2017, Thompson's deal with Anta was extended with a new contract for 10 years. The deal till 2026 will pay him the total sum of $80 million and other incentives, reportedly paying the average of $8 million a year.

The company also endorses NBA's Rajon Rondo and boxing star Manny Pacquaio on its roster.

The deal has put him under the NBA's top 10 richest sneaker endorser and currently ranks 9th  with Dwyane Wade's deal with Li-Ning and Kyrie Irving's contract with Nike. Though he is ahead of MVP Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony (Jordan), and Paul George (Nike).

However, Michael Jordan still tops the list with his  $110 million endorsement earnings annually. Have a look at Thompson's Instagram post.


Are We Done Yet? @antasportsofficial

A post shared by Klay Thompson (@klaythompson) on

Let's know more about his other endorsements.

Klay Thompson Other Minor Endorsement deals

Klay Thompson also has an endorsement deal with sports drinks company Body Armor signed in 2015. Along with his running deal with Body Armor, Klay has now also the joined Built with Chocolate Milk Campaign with his new signing in 2017. Though the further detail is not disclosed.


Want to kick with me and @DrinkBODYARMOR? Enter with the link in my bio. (CA only)

A post shared by Klay Thompson (@klaythompson) on

Probably, he gets a good pay. 

Besides this, Klay is reported to be endorsing other companies like  Rastaclat bracelets, Gillette, Panini and Electronic Arts, earning him the fortune of millions.

As per The Richest, Klay's net worth was $4.3 million in 2014, and soon after the shower of endorsement deals and lucrative contract, his net worth rose to $22 million in 2018.

Salary and Contracts of Klay Thompson

Well, Klay since his professional career debut has played for only one team,i.e. Golden State Warriors. Thompson was selected by the Warriors in 2011 NBA draft and signed a 2-year contract on December 13, 2011. 

However, playing for a season with the annual salary of $1.71 million, Klay was exercised the option bonus of $2.32 million by the Warriors for the 2012-2013 season. 

Though Klay was again given the option bonus of $3.08 million for the 2014-2015 season on October 25, 2014, it was later overruled by his new 4-year-contract with the Warriors worth $69 million on October 31, 2014. 

Let's see top 10 plays of Klay Thompson.

Currently, Klay is enjoying the reported salary of $18.98 million for the 2018 season while carrying the cap hit and dead cap value of $18.98 million each.

Let's see Klay's career salary sheet from the Golden State Warriors.

Year Salary
2011 $1,711,589
2012 $2,222,160
2013 $2,317,920
2014 $3,075,880
2015 $15,501,000
2016 $16,663,575
2017 $17,826,150
2018 $18,988,725

As far no news of Klay Thompson's new signing has surfaced on the Internet, however, he mentioned his will to get signed by the Warriors in February 2018

We promise to keep you updated,  soon after the news flashes.

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Stay tuned!