Joel Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. He is one of the rising names in the world of Men’s basketball. He was selected with the third overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. He started his professional career in 2014 and has been contributed a lot to his team. He just started his career and he has a successful future ahead.
The 4× NBA All-Star, Joel was born on the 16th of March 1994. He is a Cameroonian by his nationality and it seems his ethnicity is black. He was born to his father Thomas Embiid and his mother Christine. He has a younger sister named Muriel and his younger brother Arthur, who died on October 16, 2014, in Africa in a car crash.
He had a keen interest in sports from a very early age. Earlier, he planned to play volleyball in Europe but he started playing basketball at the age of fifteen. However, he moved to the United States at the age of sixteen to dedicate himself to become a professional basketball player. He attended Montverde Academy but later transferred to The Rock School, a Christian academy, in Gainesville, Florida. He played basketball there and led his team to a 33-4 record and state championship, by averaging 13.0 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game.
According to Rivals, he was a five-star recruit and went to play with Kansas in November 2012. He played at the University of Kansas for one year. Throughout his college years, he played 28 games, averaging 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 2.6 blocks in 23.1 minutes per game. He started his professional career with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014. However, he had to suffer from an injury in the 2014-15 seasons. He also has to suffer from the problem of weight gain throughout his injury.
He is young and handsome. He is 27 years old. He is not a married man. He doesn’t have any wife and he also never been through the process of divorce. He is famous and renowned so many wish to date him so. He is currently dating his girlfriend Anne de Paula. He is a successful player and earned many things in his life, no matters he will get a beautiful spouse in his life.
Embiid earns a handsome salary from his employer. Joel signed a 5 year / $147,710,050 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, including $147,710,050 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $29,542,010. In 2020-1, Embiid will earn a base salary of $29,542,010, while carrying a cap hit of $29,542,010 and a dead cap value of $29,542,010.
His career Earnings is reported to be $100,775,877 and has an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2021.
His career & professional stats is really inspiring and it is worthy to watch for the youngsters. He has a huge fan following on social networking sites. People also followed him on Twitter. He also actively grows on Facebook & Instagram. He has an amazing height of 7 feet and his weight is 249 lbs.