What is Rajon Rondo’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Born:||22 February 1986|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary:||$8 Million (Annual)|
Rajon Rondo is an American basketball player who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA. As of 2022, Rajon Ronda has a net worth of $45 million. Rondo joined the NBA after two successful years of playing at the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Wildcats before being drafted. He was chosen by the Phoenix Suns in 2006 and later moved on to play for Boston Celtics. Rondo has been named to the NBA All-Star team four times and has won two NBA championships and many other honors. He was chosen to the All-NBA Team in 2012, an annual distinction conferred on the league’s best players after each NBA season.
Rajon Pierre Rondo was born in Louisville, Kentucky on February 22, 1986, and has three siblings. He has little to no contact with his biological father who left him when he was seven years old. His mother raised all the four children by herself. Rondo showed interest in football initially, but his mother pushed him to play basketball as it would help him forego his skinny body.
Rondo got serious about pursuing basketball and attended Louisville’s Eastern High School. His 3 years over there fetched him a spot in All-State honors and was the 7th Region Player of the year. Rondo then transferred to Virginia Oak Hill Academy for his senior year and broke a record of 303 assists simultaneously averaging a double-double. His 55-point game in high school was the second-highest all-time in Oak Hill Academy’s history of basketball. In 2004, Rondo was suggested to the McDonald’s All-American Team and also participated in the Jordan Capital Classic game.
Rondo then joined the University of Kentucky where he played against Louisville, South Carolina, and Central Florida, but Kentucky did not make it to the NCAA Tournament finals. However, he set two Kentucky records, for most steals in a single season and for most rebounds in a game. He was qualified for the U.S men’s national basketball team, under-21, and they won the gold medal at the Global games in Texas.
Rondo was soon drafted for the NBA and so he let go of the final two seasons at the University of Kentucky. He was initially drafted for Phoenix Suns and was the 21st overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft. He later was traded to Boston Celtics alongside Brian Grant, for Cleveland Cavaliers as well. During his time as a rookie player, Rondo played only a supporting role and split time with Delonte West and Sebastian Telfair. His debut in his rookie season did not receive much recognition and a starting position and he appeared only in twenty-five games. It was just midway during the season that he received a spot and more playtime. He was voted to the NBA All-Rookie second team.
Even though Rondo went on to assist and steal in the following season, he had skipped four tournaments due to his back issue. He also injured his ankle during the playoffs but quickly recovered to favor the Celtics and defeat the Lakers by winning the NBA Championship. He was named first All-Star team and earned several franchise records the following year. But Boston Celtics lost to Los Angeles Lakers in the finals. However, Rondo had several injuries between the 2010 and 2011 seasons, and they required him to rest and rejuvenate.
He was then transferred to Dallas Mavericks and had a tough time coping with the new teammates and had to leave abruptly. He moved on to play for the Sacramento Kings where he played for one season and signed a contract with Chicago Bulls. Again, playing for a short duration of one year, he signed a deal with New Orleans Pelicans. He joined Los Angeles Lakers as he found more security with them and won another NBA championship. Rondo was seen changing between Atlanta Hawks and Los Angeles Clippers in 2020 and 2021. However, he came back and signed a contract with Los Angeles Lakers again.
Rajon Rando married Ashley Bachelor in 2010 and had two children, Ryelle, and Rajon Jr. The couple divorced but Rando’s abusive behavior has forced the mother of his children to leave the house. Reports state that they were threatened with a gun, enraged, and destroyed several items in the house. He told his children and wife to leave the house. His wife stated that her ex-husband has a pattern of violent and explosive behavior and is often abusive.
Rajon Rondo’s Net Worth
Rajon Rondo’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million. Ronda was the first-ever NBA player to secure an endorsement with Red Bull, an energy drink manufacturer. Most of his income comes as a professional basketball player. Rondo owns a condominium in Miami and is estimated to be $1.1 million. He had previously owned a home in Boston worth $2 million and the same was listed later. He had purchased the same at the age of 22, post winning the NBA Championship.