Ryan Anderson Biography

( 1988 - )
November 28, 2018
First published on:November 28, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Ryan Anderson

Date of Birth: 1988, May 6
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Ryan Anderson
Birth Place Sacramento, California
Horoscope Taurus
Father Jack Anderson
Mother Sue Anderson
Net Worth $6 million
Salary $18.74 million
Past Team Houston Rockets
Rebounds 7.7
Career Earnings $98 million
No. of Instagram Followers 67.3k
Weight 109 kg
Position in Team Power Guard
Current team Phoenix Suns
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Junior Basketball Player
Currently Working For Phoenix Suns
Current City Los Angeles, California
University attended UC Berkeley
School attended Oak Ridge High School
Currently Married Kari Klinkenborg
Married to Kari Klinkenborg
Wife profession Actress, Model
Wife nationality American
Religion Christianity

Ryan Anderson is an American Professional Basketball Player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Ryan currently plays as power guard for the Phoenix Suns and used to play for the teams like Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets


The skilled three-point shooter reportedly earns about  $18.74 million as an annual salary and has a net worth of $6 million. Ryan dated the former actress and model, Gia Allemand who committed suicide in 2013. Ryan married actress Kari Klinkenborg in August 2017. 

Ryan Anderson Early life

Ryan Anderson was born on May 6, 1988, in Sacramento, California, the United States, to parents Jack Anderson and Sue Anderson.

Anderson attended Oak Ridge High School where he used to play with the high school basketball team. With the help of Ryan, the team won their first California State Championship.

CAPTION: Ryan Anderson SOURCE: CBS Sports

As a freshman, Anderson averaged 16.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and earned Honorable Mention "All-Pac-10 honors". Before drafted by the NBA, Ryan played two years for the high school basketball team.

Ryan Anderson Professional Career

Ryan declared himself for the NBA draft on April 3, 2008, and was selected with the 21st overall pick by the New Jersy Nets. Anderson averaged 7.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in 19.9 minutes per game and was ranked 10th among all NBA rookies in three-point percentage.

In 2009, Ryan was traded to Orlando Magic for Rafer Alston. During the 2009-2010 season, Ryan averaged 7.7 points and 3.2 rebounds by appearing in 63 games. In 2010-2011, Anderson played 64 games averaging 10.6 points and 5.5 rebounds in 22.3 minutes per game. 

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During 2011-2012, Ryan won the "NBA Most Improved Player Award" after averaging 16.1 points and 7.7 rebounds in 61 games. Anderson Led the NBA in three-point games while ranking seventh in free throw percentage, ranking 29th in rebounding and 33rd in scoring.

During Ryan's first season in 2012-2013, he appeared in 81 games, averaged 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds.

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On December 2, 2013, Anderson scored a career-high 36 points in a 131–128 win over the Chicago Bulls. On July 9, 2016, Anderson signed with the Houston Rockets and made a debut in their season opener in October, recording 14 points and six rebounds.

On December 1, 2016, Ryan scored a season-high 29 points in a 132–127 win over the Golden State Warriors.  In the recent playoffs of Game 5, Houston Rockets won against Golden State Warriors.

On December 23, Anderson set a new season high with 31 points in a 115–109 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies, and currently, he plays as power guard for the Phoenix Suns.

NBA Stats:

Year Team Games Played Points Per Game   Rebounds Per Game
2015-2016 New Orleans 66 17.0 6.0
2016-2017 Houston 72 13.6 4.6
2017-2018 Houston 66 9.3 5.0

Ryan Anderson Personal Life, Wife and Girlfriend

Ryan dated late reality tv-star Gia Allemand, a former model, who committed suicide in 2013. As per reports, Gia was battling with severe depression. After her death, Ryan became an advocate for Suicide Prevention.

Also Read: Gia Allemand's Biography

The NBA star is now married to the beautiful actress and model Kari Klinkenborg. The couple met in 2016, while Kilnkenborg was in Los Angeles. Recently, Kari was diagnosed with endometriosis. 

CAPTION: Ryan Anderson and Kari Klinkenborg SOURCE: The Knot

Ryan and Kari announced that they are expecting their first child through their social accounts.

The couple currently lives happily in California.

Ryan Anderson Net worth, Salary, and Earnings

Ryan Anderson has an estimated net worth of $6 million, and during the 2018 offseason, Anderson agreed to reduce the guarantee on his $21 million salaries in 2019–2020 to $15.6 million.

In 2018-19, Anderson has a base salary of $20,421,546, while carrying a cap hit of $20,421,546 and a dead cap value of $36,908,387.

Ryan's overall career earning from 2008-2019 is about $95 million.

Year Base Salary Cap Hit  Dead Cap
2016-17 $18,735,363 $18,735,363 $80,000,000
2017-18 $19,578,454 $19,578,454 $61,264,637
2018-19 $20,421,546 $20,421,546 $36,908,387
2019-20 $21,264,637 $21,264,637 $15,643,750

The sweet-shooting forward, recently bought a house around the Hermosa Beach, California for $5.48 million. There are not any detailed information about his house, and cars collection.

Ryan Anderson Facts

The Famous power guard of Phoenix is 6 feet 10 inch tall (2.08m) and weighs about 109 kg (240 lbs). Ryan is quite famous in social media as he has 67.3k followers on Instagram. 

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