Festus Ezeli Net Worth: Nigerian professional basketball player who currently plays for NBA side Golden State Warriors, Festus Ezeli has a net worth of $5 million.
Born on October 21, 1989 in Benin City, Nigeria as Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli-Ndulue, he wanted to concentrate on his academic and become a physician. After graduating at 14 from high school, he moved to Yuba City, California to live with his uncle. Despite playing soccer only as a child, he joined Jesuit High School and started training with AAU team to pursue a career in basketball.
Ezeli’s 6′ 11″ height is what made him a hot property and was invited to the Reebok All-American Camp in 2007. Despite being the rawest of players in his college, he was a backup to Ogilvy in Nashville who joined NBA draft in the 2009-10 season. He utilized his height and as the center man in the game, he became a record breaking player for blocked shots in All SEC.
Festus Ezeli’s instrumental performance in his college career earned him a position in the 2012 NBA draft and he was the 30th pick by Golden State Warriors. He missed the 2013-14 season entirely because of knee injury and got back to the game in 2015. He was considered to be one of the most potential player against Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA 2015 finals.
Festus Ezeli earns $2 million in salary and his market value stands at $18 million. Festus Ezeli’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Festus Ezeli
Full Name: Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli-Ndulue
Profession: Basketball Player
Height: 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Date of Birth: October 29, 1989
Place of Birth: Benin City, Nigeria
Current Team: Golden State Warriors
Festus Ezeli Salary: $2 million per year