Who is James Harden?

Of all the sports and games, basketball is considered one of the most popular games in the history of the entire sport. It is enjoyed and loved by millions of fans. Today we’re going to look at one of the greatest basketball players’ life. James Harden is one of the most valued and professional basketball players of all time. He was born on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United stated of America. James is just 31 years old and has already achieved many titles and honors in his life.

Quick Info
Full NameJames Edward Harden Jr.
Date Of BirthAugust 26, 1989
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
ParentsMonja Willis
James Harden Sr.
RelationshipKyra Chaos (girlfrend)
ProfessionBasketball player
Age31 years
Height 6 ft. 5 in
Weight99.8 kg
Net worth40 million dollars.

What is he famous for?

James Harden is famous for his ability to score 3 points under any circumstances. If you’re a true fan of basketball, then you would know that Harden is one of the most valued basketball players of all time. He is also famous for his ability to control and dribble a basketball. He is well known for his career as Shooting Guard/ Point guard for the popular basketball club, Brooklyn Nets.

He was active from the year 2009 to the present day. Harden is one of the most competitive basketball players and often compared to basketball legends such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry.

James Harden
James Harden image source time magazine

Awards, Highlights, and Achievements

This 31 years old basketball player has achieved many honors and has been able to establish himself in the Top list of basketball. He has received McDonald’s All-American honors in the year 2007. The same year, he was listed for second-team Parade All-American. He is also No.13, retired by Arizona state sun devils. James Harden rose to fame in his early career. He was the two times All-Pac-10 and Pac-10 player of the year. In the year 2009, he was nominated for Consensus first-team ALL-American.

He has received so many highlights in his life. He is NBA ALL-Rookie second team, NBA Assist leader, 3 times NBA Scoring champion, NBA sixth men of the year, ALL-NA Third team, and six-time ALL-NBA first team. James Harden has won the two highest awards of basketball history which is, nine times NBA ALL-Star and NBA Most valuable player for the year 2018.

Physical Stats and Facts

Height, Weight, and Age

To be a successful sportsman, you got to have physical strength as well as height and weight. James Harden is blessed with all of this. He has a perfect height and weight. The total height of this basketball player is 6 feet and 5 inches, which is nearly equal to 1.96 meters. The total weight of his body is 100 kg, which is nearly equal to 220lbs. The color of his hair is black, and the color of his eye is light brown.

The zodiac sign of this famous basketball player is Virgo. He belongs to American nationality and has an ethnicity of black. James is straight in sexual orientation. Some of his distinctive features are a long beard and a beautiful pair of teeth.

Parents, Relationship, and Early Life

James Harden was born on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United stated of America. He was born to James Harden Sr. and Monja Willis. By profession, his father, James Harden sr. was a retired US Navy and served for his county. His mother, Monja Wills, was an employee at AT&T. He had to go through a lot at his early age, as his father was a drug addict. He is currently in a relationship with Kyra Chaos.

That is the reason why he didn’t want to choose Jr. after his names. Besides his parents, James has a brother, Akili Roberson, and a sister, Unique Jelks.

James Harden
James Harden image source hoops habit

Academic Qualification

As a child, James Harden attended Artesia High school. He started playing basketball from that school. For his higher study, he attended Arizona State College.

NBA Career

James Harden started playing basketball at his early age. During his school, James had scored an average point of 13.2 per game. He was also named as Mc Donald’s ALL-American. For his college career, his average score per game was 5.3. He has won many titles for his college career. Harden professionally played basketball after he was selected for the 2009 NBA draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. 

He holds a record for the highest 3 point percentage in NBA history. He signed an 80 million dollars for 5 years in Houston Rockets. He has played with famous players like Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. James Harden left Houston rocket and is currently playing for Brooklyn Nets.

What is James Harden’s Net worth?

James Harden has been in several relationships. The rumor was that he was dating Khole Kardashian. He has been in a relationship with famous rapper Trina and Instagram model Jesssyka Janshel. The total net worth of James in march 2021 is 40 million dollars.

James Harden
James Harden image source orange country register

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

James Harden is on Facebook with more than 1.4 million followers, Twitter with more than 7 million followers, and Instagram with more than 11 million followers.


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