Udonis Haslem Biography

December 6, 2018
First published on:December 6, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Udonis Haslem

Birth Name Udonis Johneal Haslem
Birth Place Miami, Florida
Birth Date June 9, 1980
Horoscope Gemini
Father Johnnie Haslem
Mother Debra Haslem
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $2.5 million
Siblings Sheana Haslem
Career Earnings $60 million
House Location Southwest Ranches
House Price $3.2 million
Cars Dodge Challenger; SRT-8
No. of Twitter Followers 409k
No. of Instagram Followers 476k
Height 6 feet 8 inch (2.03 m)
Weight 107 kg (235 lbs)
Position in Team Power Forward
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Basketball Player
Currently Working For Miami Heat
Awards 3 times NBA Champion
Current City Miami
University attended University of Florida
School attended Miami Senior High School
Graduated year 1982
Currently Married Yes
Married to Faith Rein
Wife profession Sports Commentator
Children 3
Religion N/A
Tatto(s) Multiple Tattoos in arms and back

Udonis Haslem is an American Professional Basketball Player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Haslem currently plays as Power forward for the Miami Heat. He has also played for French club Elan Chalon previously.

 

The popular NBA star has an estimated net worth of $20 million.  Haslem earns an annual salary of $2.5 million and has made over $60 million from his NBA career. He is married to his longtime girlfriend Faith Rein and has three children; KedonisJosiah, and Elijah.

Udonis Haslem's Early Life

Udonis Johneal Haslem was born on June 9, 1980, in Miami, Florida to parents Johnnie Haslem and Debra Haslem. Udonis was raised mainly by his stepmother Barbara. He also has a younger sister named Sheana.

Haslem attended Wolfson High School and Miami Senior High School. His star sign is Gemini.

CAPTION: Udonis with his mother Debra(middle) along with younger SOURCE: NBPA

In 1998, Haslem accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. From 1998-2002, he played for the Florida Gators basketball team, while majoring in leisure service management.

Udonis Haslem's Net Worth, Salary, and Career Earnings

The former All-American champion has an estimated net worth of $20 million. His entire earnings from Miami Heat is reported to be $60 million. In 2018-19, Haslem will earn a base salary of $2,393,887, while carrying a cap hit of $1,512,601 and a dead cap value of $1,512,601.

In 2007, Haslem bought a home in Southwest Ranches for $3.2 million, which has  9,881 square feet and contains 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, outdoor swimming pool, and a media room. He owns a luxurious Dodge Challenger's SRT-8 model car.

CAPTION: Udonis Haslem's House in Southwest Ranches SOURCE: Hitberry

Apart from NBA salary, Haslem also earns from his business ventures. His franchise includes Einstein Bagels, Starbucks and Auntie's Anne Pretzel, which are all in Miami. He also owns a food and beverage company called JFC Miami

Udonis Haslem's Professional Career

Haslem started playing professional basketball in 2002. After going undrafted in the 2002 NBA draft, he signed with the French team Elan Chalon. In August 2003, Haslem signed with Miami Heat and as a rookie, he earned NBA All-Rookie Second Team Honors.

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During 2004-2005, Haslem appeared in all 80 games where he averaged 10.9 points, a career-high 9.1 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.

In June 2006, Haslem helped the Heat win their NBA Championship in the NBA finals, with a 4–2 victory against the Dallas Mavericks. He recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds.

CAPTION: Udonis Haslem Playing for Miami Heat SOURCE: piratasdelbasket.net

On November 10, 2006, Haslem scored a career-high 28 points in a 113–106 win against the New Jersey Nets. In July 2010, Haslem signed a five-year contract worth $20 million to remain with the Heat

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Haslem continued on with the Heat roster that included LeBron James and Chris Bosh teaming up with Dwyane Wade. In the 2011-2012 season, Haslem helped the Heat defeat the Oklahoma City Thunders in five games. 

Haslem was awarded a spot as a "Gator Great" at the University of Florida's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012.

Career Highlights and Awards

Year Highlights and Awards
2001 Third-Team All American
2002 Second-Team All American
2004 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
2006;2012;2013 NBA Champion

Udonis Haslem's Personal Life

This 38-year-old Player is married to his longtime girlfriend Faith Rein, who he dated 14 years. Rein is a businessperson and also a  sports commentator. The couple met in 1999 while attending the University of Florida. Rein herself was a popular star track athlete in college.

Udonis and Faith got married on 24th August 2013 at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

 
 
 
 
 
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Our perfect day #oneyearanniversary #togetherforever

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The beautiful couple has three sons; Kedonis, Josiah and Elijah. Apart from Basketball, Haslem also likes to do Community Welfare Programs. He opened a foundation called "Udonis Haslem Children's Organization" who works for the betterment of underprivileged children.

Besides being an NBA star, Haslem is also quite popular in social media. He has more than 476k followers on Instagram and 409k followers on Twitter, respectively.

Udonis Haslem's Height, Weight, and Age

The former NBA All-rookie star has an impressive height of 6 feet 8 inch (2.03m), and the weight of 107 kg (235 lb). As of 2018, Haslem is 38 years old. He developed the super 15-foot jump shot and was considered a tough rebounder.


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