Josh Richardson

Roy 05 Dec,2018

Facts of Josh Richardson

Full Name
Joshua Michael Richardson
Birth Name
Joshua Michael Richardson
Famous Name
Josh Richardson
Micheal Richardson
Alice Richardson
Alex Richardson
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Career & Net worth

$9.3 million
Net Worth
$1.5 million
basketball player
Currently Club
Miami Heat
Started career as
basketball player
Came to fame after

Josh Richardson is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Richardson was drafted by Miami Heat in the 2015 NBA draft and has continued to play with the team ever since.


Richardson currently has a net worth of over $1.5 million and looks to make $9.3 million as his yearly salary from Miami Heat as the 2018-19 season. 

Josh Richardson's Early Life

Joshua Michael Richardson was born on September 15, 1993, in Edmond, Oklahoma to parents Micheal Richardson and Alice Richardson. He grew up along with his sibling, Alex Richardson.

Richardson attended Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Oklahoma where he played for his high school basketball team. he was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association "Large West" All-State Team and The Oklahoman's Super 5 first team in his senior season.

After completing high school, Joshua Michael Richardson enrolled at the University of Tennessee and played for the Tennessee Volunteers. WIth an average of  16.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in his senior season, he was named to the First Team All-SECC and the Defensive All-American Team.

Josh Richardson's Professional Life

Josh Richardson was picked by the Miami Heat with their 40th pick in the 2015 NBA draft. He was assigned multiple times to the Heat's D-League affiliate during his rookie season with the team. At the end of his rookie season, he had an average of 6.6 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.4 assists

Richardson sustained a partially torn medial collateral ligament on September 9, 2016, which sidelined him for around eight weeks of the 2016-17 season. He played in 53 games during the entire season starting in 34 of those games ending the season with an average of 10.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.

In September of 2017, the Heat signed Josh Richardson to a four-year, $42 million contract extension. With the new extension, his rights are reserved by the Heat until the end of 2021-22 season. He ended the 2017-18 season with an average of 12.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.9 assists, starting in all 81 games for the Heat.

The current roster of Miami Heat includes players like Dwyane Wade, Dion Waiters, Kelly Olynyk, and Tyler Johnson aside from Josh Richardson.

Josh Richardson's Personal Life

Josh Richardson at the moment is not seeing anybody. There is no lady in his life who could be considered his girlfriend. No information about his love affairs whether it be past or present has been found out so far.

Richardsons is very close to his mother. His mother is an ordained Baptist minister and retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve while his father is a retired Oklahoma City firefighter.

Josh Richardson's Net Worth

Josh Richardson's net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be over $1.5 million. A professional basketball player since 2015, Richardson so far has earned $2.8 million from his profession in the NBA.

With his recent four-year, $42 million contract extension with the Miami Heat, he shall be with the team until the end of 2021-22 season. Under the terms of the contract, his salary for the current season will be $9.3 million.


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