How much money has Jaylen Brown made in the NBA? Exploring his Celtics salary, contract & more

The Boston Celtics are lucky to have some of the league’s best young players on their roster. Jaylen Brown is one of those young talents. As a point guard, Brown belongs to the elite category as he has kept pulling rock-solid performances alongside his partner Jayson Tatum every single season since 2016.

His talent has given him the opportunity to sign great contracts in his seven seasons already played in the NBA. Brown has been tipped to become one of the wealthiest NBA players sooner than later and the 27-year-old has got his hands on the most valuable NBA contract in the history of the sport.

How much money has Jaylen Brown made in the NBA?

Drafted as a Round 1 overall third pick by the Boston Celtics, Jalen Brown signed a 4-year $21.40 million rookie scale contract with the Celtics on July 27, 2016. Owing to his consistent performances, the Boston Celtics exercised a $5.17 million option for 2018-19 and he later exercised a $6.53 million player option for 2019-20. His performance earned him a bigger deal, when he signed a 4-year $106.3 million rookie contract extension with the Celtics with an additional $12 million in incentives.

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Finally, on July 25, 2023, Brown Signed a lucrative 5-year $288.26 million Designated Veteran Player extension with the franchise. To date, Jaylen Brown has made $129,477,985 from his NBA contracts and salaries alone, as per Spotrac.

He remains above several veterans in pay and contract signings during his short career. If he keeps performing at the highest level, it is very possible Jaylen will become the one of the richest NBA players over time.

What is Jaylen Brown’s NBA contract with Celtics?

Jaylen Brown is currently in the last year of his previous 4-year $106,333,334 contract with the Boston Celtics, signed in October 2019 which includes $103,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $26,583,334. In 2023-24, Brown will earn a base salary of $28,508,929, while carrying a cap hit of $31,830,357 and a dead cap value of $28,508,928.

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However, on July 25, 2023, Brown Signed a 5-year $288.26 million Designated Veteran Player extension with Boston. The contract estimation relies on a $142 million cap for the 2024-25 season, making it the biggest contract in NBA history, surpassing Nikola Jokic’s five-year, $276.12 million deal signed on July 8, 2022.

What is Jaylen Brown’s Net Worth in 2023?

As of 2023, Jaylen Brown’s estimated net worth stands at $80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. This financial standing allowed him to acquire a $7.8 million residence in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Jaylen Brown began his journey with the Boston Celtics when they selected him as the third overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He signed a rookie contract worth $21.4 million for four years, unquestionably contributing to his 2023 net worth. Later, he and the Celtics reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension valued at $106.3 million, potentially rising to $115 million with incentives.

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In 2022, Jaylen Brown’s performance, averaging 23.5 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, steered the Boston Celtics to their first NBA finals appearance since 2010. This achievement earned him a $964,286 bonus for securing a spot in the NBA Finals, along with an additional $482,143 for his playoff contributions in 2022/2023.

Though the season ended in disappointment, the Celtics rewarded Brown with a record-breaking five-year supermax contract extension valued at $304 million, placing him among the highest-paid small forwards in the NBA for the 2023-24 season.

Shariare Hasib

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Shariare Hasib is an NBA Editor at SportsKnot. With a master's degree in journalism from a prestigious university, Shariare started writing about the sport during his undergraduate years. Since then, he has been fascinated by LeBron James' lasting impact as well as Stephen Curry's incredible consistency. He specializes in live basketball coverage. Apart from reporting on trade speculations and match updates during off-season activities, Shariare frequently interacts with fan communities to stay abreast of the constantly evolving NBA scene.


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