Pau Gasol is a former American basketball player who was born in Spain. His extraordinary career in the NBA gave him fame, wealth, and fans’ love. His total worth crossed $100 million in 2016. So his fans are curious to know about Pau Gasol’s updated net worth. In this article, all of the life events of this man are discussed. Let’s take a dive.
Pau Gasol’s Net Worth- $150 Million
He walked through the roads of professional basketball a long way. The net worth of this man of awards is $150 million. His per-season salary from basketball is $19 million. His exceptional basketball performance and skills helped him to be such a wealthy man. Most of this man’s wealth is from his NBA contracts.
|Total Salary Earned:||$219 Million|
|Endorsement Earnings:||$5 million|
|Highest Paid Season (2013-14):||$19.5 million|
|Average Salary Per Year:||$11 million|
|Source of Income:||NBA, Media, Endorsements|
- Pau Gasol is 7 feet 1 inch tall.
- His weight is 113 kg.
- In the field of basketball, his playing positions were “center” and “power forward.”
- He wore the numbers 16 and 17 on his jerseys.
- He is 42 years old now.
Family & Education
Pau Gasol was born in Barcelona, Spain, on July 6, 1980. The full name is Pau Gasol Sáez. He is the son of his father, Agustí, a nurse administrator, and his mother, Marisa, a medical doctor. His younger brother, Marc, is a basketball player who played for the Los Angeles Lakers. His youngest brother Adrià is also a basketball player; he played for Lausanne’s basketball team.
He went to the University of Barcelona in 1998 but did not complete his studies because he played basketball at FC Barcelona Advanced.
|Birth:||July 6, 1980, in Barcelona, Spain|
|Full Name:||Pau Gasol Sáez|
|Brother Name:||Marc Gasol and Adria Gasol|
|College Education:||University of Barcelona|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
“Lo importante en las categorías inferiores es la formación; siempre tiene que estar por encima del rendimiento y de los resultados”.
“The most important thing in youth teams is formation; it always must come before performance and results”. pic.twitter.com/1iIwEmuK8Q
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) December 2, 2021
Pau Gasol Career Stats
Drafted NBA Teams
He started the journey of his professional career in 1998, and he stopped his journey in 2021. In his long NBA career, he played for lots of teams. He played for-
- Memphis Grizzlies
- Los Angeles Lakers
- Chicago Bulls
- San Antonio Spurs
- Milwaukee Bucks
- FC Barcelona
NBA Contract Details
In the 2001 NBA draft, he got the chance to play in the 3rd overall round by the Atlanta Hawks. But the golden period of his career was with the Los Angeles Lakers. In 2009 and 2010, he favored his team to win the NBA championship with his amazing performance.
In his total NBA career, he scored 20894 points on average (17.0 ppg), 11305 rebounds on average (9.2 RPG), and 3925 assists on average(3.2 APG).
Gaining from the basketball
He was the glorified part of winning the NBA championship twice (in 2009 and 2010). Pau became an NBA All-Star six times ( in 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016). He was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 2011 and 2015. In 2009 and 2010, he was named to the All-NBA Third Team. He won the title of the 2002 NBA Rookie of the Year and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In 2012, he got the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. In 2001, he was named to the All-EuroLeague Second Team. He was a member of the Liga ACB title-winning team three times. In 2001, he became the Spanish King Cup, Spanish King’s Cup MVP, and the ACB Finals MVP winner.
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Pau Gasol became the FIBA Europe Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 and the Mister Europa Player of the Year in 2004 and 2009. He became the Eurostar Player of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2015. In 2006, he became the FIBA World Championship MVP. He became the FIBA EuroBasket MVP in 2009 and 2015. He was the FIBA EuroBasket Top Scorer in 2003, 2009, and 2015.
Pau Gasol’s Wife & Daughter
Gasol married Catherine McDonnell in July 2019. The conjugal life of Pau Gasol and Catherine McDonnell is blessed with a daughter, Elisabet Gianna.
Top 5 Pau Gasol Quotes:
- “If our minds and hearts are into it, we can be a heck of a team. We can beat anybody.”- Pau Gasol
- “I want to be on the floor. I want to fight for the win.”- Pau Gasol
- “When I’m aggressive and physically feel pretty good, I’m hard to stop.”- Pau Gasol
- “You never know when it is your last game or your last tournament.”- Pau Gasol
- “I want to keep playing at the kind of level where I’ll get respect from everybody.”- Pau Gasol
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.