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Ray Allen Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Ray Allen worth? $100 million

How did Ray Allen earn his money and wealth?

Ray Allen, real name Walter Ray Allen Jr., was born on 20 July 1975 in Merced, California to Walter Allen Sr, and Flora Allen. He attended Hillcrest High School and later attended the University of Connecticut from 1993 to 1996. He is married to former singer/actress Shannon Walker Williams in the year 2008 and has four children with her: Wynstan Ryan Allen, Wynn Allen, Walter Ray Allen III and Walker Allen. He has a daughter named Tierra with a former high school girlfriend.

Ray Allen is an African-American basketball player who played for National Basketball Association (NBA). He is considered as one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA history. While he was studying at the University of Connecticut, he was a part of the college team called UConn Huskies.

In the year 1995, he was given the titled of “USA Basketball’s Male Athlete of the year”. In the year 1996, he was selected by Minnesota Timberwolves as its fifth overall pick in the 1996 NBA’s first round. In the year 1997, he was selected in NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team. He played for the team till the year 2003. He was traded to Seattle SuperSonics in exchange for Gary Payton and Desmond Mason. Later in the year 2007, Ray Allen along with Glen Davis was again traded to Boston Celtics where he played until the year 2012.

He became an unrestricted free agent and at that time, he was offered with a 2-year contract worth 12 million by Boston Celtics. However, he refused the offer and instead accepted a 3-year contract offered to him by Miami Heat.

He is a ten-time All-Star player of NBA. He has not only won two NBA championships in his 18 years long NBA career but has also won an Olympic gold medal in the year 2000 as a member of the United States men’s basketball team. Apart from being an award-winning and amazing NBA player, Ray Allen has also proved that he can also be a versatile actor as he featured in two films, which includes a main role in the movie “He Got Game” that was released in the year 1998. The audience loved his comic character in the movie after which he was nicknamed as “Jesus.” He further made headlines by applying green and purple nail paint on his toenails during the NBA playoffs. Besides his basketball and acting career, Ray Allen is also an active philanthropist who created the Ray of Hope Foundation to help sports related community programs and charities.

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