Candace Parker is a professional basketball player who plays Power forward / Center for the Los Angeles Sparks as number 3. Parker’s height is 6 ft 4 in. Parker was born on April 19, 1986, in St. Louis, Missouri. This article takes a deep dive into Candace Parker’s net worth.Image Credit: SusanLesch
In high school, Candace Parker played basketball for Naperville Central High School (Naperville, Illinois). Parker played basketball in college with Tennessee Lady Vols basketball (2004-2008) and started playing professionally in 2008. In the 2008 WNBA draft, Parker was chosen number 1 in round 1 by the Los Angeles Sparks.
Parker played for the Los Angeles Sparks during 2008-present as well as the UMMC Ekaterinburg in 2010-2015. Later, Parker played for the Guangdong Dolphins throughout 2016, the Fenerbahçe Women’s Basketball over 2017, and the Xianjiang Tiashan Deers during 2017-present. Some of the highlights of Candace Parker’s career include: List of WNBA champions, WNBA Finals MVP, 2× WNBA Most Valuable Player, 4× WNBA All-Star Game, WNBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, WNBA Rookie of the Year, WNBA All-Rookie Team, 5× All-WNBA Team, 2× All-WNBA Team, 2× WNBA All-Defensive Team, 2× List of Women’s National Basketball Association season rebounding leaders, 2× WNBA Peak Performers, WNBA Top 20, 5× Russian Women’s Basketball Premier League champion, 4× Russian Cup winner, EuroLeague Women champion, Associated Press Athlete of the Year, USBWA College Player of the Year, Naismith College Player of the Year, John R. Wooden Award, Wade Trophy, Honda Sports Award for basketball, and Honda-Broderick Cup.
Basketball salaries vary between a few thousand dollars and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of statistics. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of nearly $2 million, a few with D-league crossover contracts are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, although as of today nobody earns anywhere near that amount. The top players in the league earn around $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, annual payments can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what is basketball player Candace Parker’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Candace Parker’s net worth as of 2018 is: $2 million
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