Josh Childress Net Worth, Overseas Contract, and NBA Salary Details

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Josh Childress is a former basketball player who played in American, Australian, and Japanese basketball leagues. He played in the Small forward and shooting guard positions. In this article, all of the information about his life, NBA career, contracts, and salary is given below.

“Things just didn’t go our way. I don’t know how else to put it without getting in trouble. It was a home game for Philadelphia, that’s all I can say.”- Josh Childress

Josh Childress Net Worth in 2024

The updated net worth of Josh Childress is $12 million. Dedicating his life to the field of basketball, he became able to be such a rich man.

Salary Accumulation Chart: 

Total Salary Earned From:$45 Million
Average Annual Salary:$5 million
Highest Paid Season 2014-15:$7 million
Debut Season Salary:$2.4 million
Total Salary Earned From Phoenix Suns:$32 million
Salary Earned From Atlanta Hawks:$11.6 million

Josh Childress: Quick Summary

Profession: Basketball Player

Full Name: Joshua Malik Childress

Name: Josh Childress

Position: Small forward and shooting guard position


  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • All-NBL First Team
  • NBL scoring champion
  • All-EuroLeague Second Team
  • Greek League Top Scorer
  • Third-team Parade All-American

Net Worth: $12 million

Wife/Girlfriend: Glass Childress

Nationality: American

Birth Date: June 20, 1983

Birth Place: Harbor City, California, USA

Height: 6 feet 8 inches

Weight: 95 kg

Current Age: 38 years

Jersey Numbers: 1, 2, 6, and 8

Early Life and Education

Josh Childress was born on June 20, 1983, in Harbor City, California. He passed his early basketball career at the Mayfair High School in Lakewood, California. His college career was with Stanford University in California. At the time he was studying in college, he wore the jersey of The Stanford Cardinal men’s basketball team from 2001 to 2004.

Josh Childress Contracts with NBA Teams

Josh started playing professional basketball in 2004 and retired in 2019. In his eighth year’s long career, he spent time with several teams. In his 2004 NBA draft, Atlanta Hawks selected him in 6th overall for the 1st round. He represented the Atlanta Hawks, Olympiacos, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, 2013 New Orleans Pelicans, Sydney Kings, Texas Legends, San-en NeoPhoenix, Adelaide 36ers, and San-en NeoPhoenix. 

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In his NAB career, he participated in a total of 391 games and scored 9.1 points on average, 4.7 on average, and 1.6 assists on average. His 0thers career statistics are FG% 52.2, FG3% 32.9, FT% 77.9, eFG% 54.2, PER 15.6, WS 25.7

“We were able to finish it off. It was a little closer than it should have been.”- Josh Childress

Gaining from the NBA Career Josh Childress career earnings

Josh Childress was part of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2005 with Josh Smith, Al Jefferson, and Jameer Nelson. He made his place on the All-NBL First Team in 2015. In 2015, He was the glorified part of winning the NBL scoring championship. He was named to the All-EuroLeague Second Team in 2010.

He was the Greek Cup winner, All-Star, and Top Scorer in 2010. He got the honor of the Greek League Best Five in that season. In 2004, He inserted his name to the Consensus second-team All-American. He became the Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2004. Josh was named First-team All-Pac 10 in 2004. He earned the honor of being the Third-team Parade All-American in 2001. 

Who did Josh Childress marry?

Josh Childress net worth

Josh Childress is 38 years old now and married in his personal life. He married Glass Childress.

Height and Weight 

Josh Childress is tall, up to 6 feet 8 inches, and his weight is 210 lbs. Till the last match of his career, people saw him dressed with jerseys number 1, 2, 6, and 8. His fans still miss those numbers on the jersey. 

“The game got a little physical. We were just battling in the trenches. That’s the best way I can put it. I hope the league takes a good look at the tape and is fair.”- Josh Childress

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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