Cody Allen Zeller famous as Cody Zeller is an American basketball Center / Power forward currently playing for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Indiana Hoosiers. Further, he was drafted with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats.
The NBA player currently earns $13,528,090 per annum as salary from the Charlotte Hornets and has a flabbergasting net worth over $20 million at the age of twenty-six.
As of 2020, Zeller's net worth is estimated at over $20 million. Currently, under 4 years/ $56,000,000 contract with the Charlotte Hornets, he will earn a base salary of $14,471,910, while carrying a cap hit of $14,471,910 and a dead cap value of $29,887,640.
He earned $13,528,090, while carrying a cap hit of $13,528,090 and a dead cap value of $43,415,730 in 2018-19.
Furthermore, his total NBA career earning is reported $57,994,383. His salary for the 2020 season is $15,415,730. As of 2016, his salary was 5.318 million USD.
Cody Zeller has millions of fans from around the world. His fans and admirers have countless queries about his personal life. According to the media, he is not a married man. He is not indulged in any affair in his life. He is not dating anyone so far. He is popular and successful. Until now, he has not been the part of any controversy. He has a house in North Carolina, United States.
Arguably, he is one of the eminent names in the world of basketball. He has a gigantic height of 7 feet, which is around 2.13m.
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Cody Zeller was born as Cody Allen Zeller on October 5, 1992, in Washington, Indiana. He is American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Libra. He was born to Lorri Zeller and Steve Zeller.
Cody Zeller is a nephew of Al Eberhard who was the player of Detroit Pistons. He is not the single child of his parents. His elder brother Luke Zeller played basketball for the Phoenix Suns. His youngest brother Tyler Zeller is also a basketball player.
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From an early age, he has shown deep interest in basketball. He went to Washington High School in Washington, Indiana. During high school, he played for the Washington Hatchets. In freshman season, he averaged 2.5 points and 1.4 rebounds per game.
During the season of sophomore, he averaged 15.0 points and 6.8 rebounds. In his senior year of high school, he improved his game and he averaged 24.6 points per game, 13.1 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per game. Following that, he played for Indiana University. He played exceptionally well in his freshman and sophomore season.
In 2013, Cody Zeller landed his steps at the NBA. He started his NBA career with Charlotte Hornets. On March 31, 2014, he scored season-high 15 points in a win over Washington Wizards. On January 31, 2015, he scored career-high 21 points in a 104-86 win over Denver Nuggets.
On October 31, 2016, he signed four-year, $56 million contract extension with Hornets. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him.
On Dec 30, he suffered through injury in a 121-109 loss at home to Cleveland Cavaliers.