Enes Kanter Net Worth in 2023 (Full Bio/Wiki)

As of now, Enes Kanter net worth is $50 million. His yearly salary is 17.15 million USD.

Enes Kanter is a professional basketball player who was born in Switzerland but rose to prominence in American basketball. This man has also played in the Turkish professional basketball league besides the NBA. His position in the field is at the center. He is also known by his nickname, “Menace.”

Enes Kanter’s Salary

Total Salary Earned: $106.2 Million
Debut Salary in 2011: $3.5 Million
Salary Earned From Oklahoma City Thunder: $41.9 Million
Total Earned From New York Knicks: $39.1 Million
Highest Salary Earning Season (202017-18): $20.5 Million

How did Enes Kanter become so rich?

Enes Kanter Total WorthEnes Kanter made four-year-long contracts with the Utah Jazz in 2011-2014 worth $18,652,514. He was under a 4-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, worth $70,060,026 in the 2015–2018 seasons. He made a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 1-year contract worth $2,682,626 for the 2017-2018 seasons. In the 2018-19 seasons, he was under a 1-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers worth $653,556. The deal between Kanter and the Boston Celtics was two years long, with a value of $9,772,350 in the 2019-2020 seasons. His most recent contract was with the Boston Celtics for one year and $2,641,691 for the 2021-2021 seasons.

Preliminary Stage of Life of Enes Kanter

Enes Kanter was born on May 20, 1992 in Zürich, Switzerland. His full name is Enes Kanter Freedom. He is the son of his mother, Gülsüm Kanter. His mother was a nurse.

Profession:NBA Player
Full Name:Enes Kanter Freedom
Nick Name:Menace
Mother Name:Gulsum Kanter (Nurse)
Birth Date:May 20, 1992
Birth Place:Zurich, Switzerland
Siblings:Betul Kanter (Sister), Kerem Kanter and Ahmet Said Kanter (Brother)
NBA Drafted Team:Utah Jazz-2011
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Body Type:Athletic
Marital Status:Unmarried
Girlfriend:Emily Sears
Net Worth:$50 million
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Jersey Number:0, 11, 13, and 34
Height:6 feet and 10 inches
Weight:113 kg
Current Age: 30 years old

He has two brothers. They are Kerem Kanter and Ahmet Said Kanter. His brother, Kerem Kanter, is a Turkish professional basketball player who plays for the Akita Northern Happinets in the Japanese B.League. He has a sister named Betul Kanter.

Enes attended Stoneridge Preparatory School in Simi Valley, California, for his education. 

First Draft

In the 2011 NBA draft, the Utah Jazz took Enes Kanter 3rd overall in the 1st round. His NBA debut was on December 27, 2011. He started his professional life in 2008 and is still pursuing his career in the sphere of the NBA.Enes Kanter Career Earnings

Professional Stage of Life 

At the beginning of his career, he played for the Turkish professional basketball team Fenerbahçe in the 2008–2009 seasons. He started his NBA career with the Utah Jazz and played for that team from 2001 to 2015. He played for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2015 to 2017. Kanter served the New York Knicks from 2017 to 2019. He was a player for the Portland Trail Blazers in 2019. Enes spent time with the Boston Celtics in the 2019–2020 seasons. He played for the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2020–2021 seasons. From 2021 to the present, he has been pursuing his career with the Boston Celtics.

He also represented the Turkish national team in various international basketball competitions and brought honor to the nation. As a Turkish professional basketball team player, he appeared in the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and won the bronze medal.

Career Stats

In the sphere of the NBA, he took part in 748 games. The NBA career statistics are displayed below.

Points per possession by team (PTS)-11.2

Total Rebound Percentage (TRB)-7.8,

Assist Percentage (AST)-0.9,

Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-54.8,

Field Goal Percentage (3 points) FG 3%-28.9,

Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-77.7 

Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-55.1,

Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-20.8,

Win Shares (WS)-52.8

Success and Recognition

  • MVP of the FIBA Europe U18 Championship in 2009.
  • Albert Schweitzer Tournament Most Talented Player (2008)


Enes Kanter’s height is six feet 10 inches, and his weight is 250 lbs. His jersey numbers are 34, 0, 11, and 13. The shooting style of this man is right, and he is now 30.

Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.


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