Paul Pierce Networth 2022

Paul Pierce is an American ex-professional basketball player. Pierce spent 19 seasons in the NBA, mainly with the Boston Celtics.

In high school, he was a McDonald’s All-American and received consensus First-Team All-America honors his junior year at Kansas.

Pierce spent his first 15 years with Boston after being selected by the Boston Celtics in 1998 with the 10th pick in the NBA draft.

Paul Pierce’s Early Life

Paul Anthony Pierce was born in Oakland, California, on the 13th of October 1977. Later, his family moved to California, where he attended Inglewood high school. He averaged 27 points per game, 11 rebounds, and 4 assists in his senior year.

Pierce was one of the future NBA stars, along with Antawn Jamison, Stephon Marbury, and Vince Carter, in 1995’s McDonald’s All-American Game. He participated in the Slam Dunk Contest. Carter won it.

Paul Pierce’s Career

The Boston Celtics drafted Pierce as the 10th overall pick in 1998’s NBA Draft. He would spend the next fifteen years with the team. He led Boston to the NBA Finals in 2008 and 2010. In his first trip to the NBA Finals, he was named MVP of the 2008 NBA Finals.

He is among three players (along with Larry Bird and John Havlicek) who have scored more than 20,000 points during their entire career with the Celtics. Pierce also holds the Celtics record for made three-point field goals.

After a 112-107 Lakers win over the Celtics in 2001, Shaquille gave him “The Truth.” Pierce, along with his teammates Kevin Garnett (and Jason Terry), was sent to the Nets in 2013. After three seasons playing with the LA Clippers, he retired after the 2018 season.

He was stabbed in the neck, face, and back 11 times in 2000 while at the Buzz Club in Boston Theater District. A bottle was also thrown over his head. To repair the damage, he had to have lung surgery.

In 2017, ESPN hired Pierce to work as a studio analyst. After posting an inappropriate video to Instagram, Pierce was fired by ESPN in April 2021. It featured two women who were barely dressed.

Paul Pierce’s Networth

He has made $198 million alone in NBA salary during his career, which spans 1998-to 2018. Pierce is among the 25 highest-paid NBA players.

He also earned millions from endorsements. Paul Pierce’s net worth was estimated at $70 million as of 2022.

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