Kenneth Faried Biography

( 1989 - )
February 26, 2019
First published on:November 23, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Kenneth Faried

Date of Birth: 1989, November 19
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey, United States
Famous Name Kenneth Faried
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Kenneth Lewis
Mother Waudda Faried
Net Worth $28 million USD
Salary $917,272
Past Team Denver Nuggets, Brooklyn Nets
School Location Newark, New Jersey
Points 11.3
Rebounds 8.2
University Team Morehead State
Date 2007
House Location New Jersey
House Price around $2.2 Million.
Cars Mercedes Benz, Range Rover and BMW i8.
No. of Twitter Followers 386k
No. of Instagram Followers 500k
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Position in Team Power forward, Center
Current team Houston Rockets
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession basketball player
Came to fame after the most valuable player of the Reese's College All-Star Game
Started career as freshman
Currently Working For Houston Rockets
Awards NBA All-Rookie First Team (2012) NBA Rising Stars Challenge MVP (2013) NBA Community Assist Award (2013) J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2013) Consensus second-team All-American (2011) NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2011) 2× OVC Player of the Year (2010, 2011) NCAA rebounding leader (2011) NCAA all-time rebounding leader (post-1973)
University attended Morehead State University, Technology High School
School attended Technology High School
Graduated year 2011)
Currently Married Yes
Married to Rebekah McCarty.
Children Kyra
Religion Muslim
Tatto(s) Not Available
Squad No 35

Kenneth Faried is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Kenneth Faried currently plays for the Houston Rockets as their Power forward, Center. Kenneth Faried played for Denver Nuggets and Brooklyn Nets.


As a Power forward, Center, Kenneth Faried reportedly earns around $917,272 as his yearly salary from Houston Rockets. Further, Kenneth  Faried has an estimated net worth of over $28 million.

Kenneth Faried's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis has an estimated net worth of over $28 million, mostly earned through his NBA career. Furthermore, his total NBA career earning is reported at $56,855,817. 

Currently, under the 1 year $917,272 contract with the Houston Rockets, Faried will earn a base salary of $917,272, while carrying a cap hit of $683,661 and a dead cap value of $683,661 in 2018-19.

Kept aside Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis financial earnings, his personal assets includes a Home in New Jersey, worth around $2.2 Million. Further, he reportedly owns cars like Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, and BMW i8.

CAPTION: Kenneth Faried House included in his Net Worth SOURCE: FinApp

Further, the NBA Player Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Other than being a famous NBA Power forward, Center, Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis is pretty famous in social media. He has more than 387k and 515k on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

Personal Life of Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried is a married person. He has a beautiful daughter named Kyra with former partner Rebekah McCarty. They are living a happy conjugal life together with their god gifted daughter. His mother is recognized as gay later on.  He is also popular among his fans by his nickname "Manimal".

Once, Kenneth Faried had been arrested for marijuana possession according to the Southhampton town Police department.  Later on, he was released on $500 bail. 

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 8 in height and weighs around 100 kg lbs. Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Early Life of Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried was born on November 19, 1989, in Newark, New Jersey, the United States to parents Kenneth Lewis and Waudda Faried. His real name is Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Scorpio.

Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis attended Technology High School in Newark, New Jersey where he played for his high school basketball team.

After completing high school, Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis enrolled at Morehead State University, Technology High School and played for the Morehead State. Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis, in his college career, held an average of 14.8 points and 12.3 rebounds.

The professional career of Kenneth Faried

On June 23, 2011, Faried was selected by the Denver Nuggets for a rookie season. He played 46 games in his rookie season with 10.2 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in 22.5 minutes.  On April 9, 2012, he becomes the first player in the short period of time to have 27 points and 17 rebounds playing less than 25 minutes.

Kenneth Faried played for Nuggets for a total of seven seasons with an average 8.2 rebounds and 11.4 points in 441 appearances. He was also suffered from a sore back during the 2016-17 season due to which he misses 15 games.  During his career with Nuggets, he had learned a lot from his teammate Nikola Jokic.

CAPTION: Kenneth Faried playing for Denver Nuggets SOURCE: Bleacher Report


On July 13, 2018, he joined with Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Isaiah Whitehead. In Brooklyn, he played with the stars like Treveon Graham and Joe Harris.

Coming to the national career, Faried was a member of the United States national team to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. He was also named to All-tournament team.

Furthermore, Faried penned a contract with the Houston Rockets, on January 21, 2019.

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