Kyrie Irving is quite a controversial and polarizing figure. He has proved somewhat radical and unpredictable at times, particularly with recent anti-Semitic allegations. However, it would interest NBA fans to know that he’s probably one of the most philanthropic and generous players we’ve seen.
Nowadays people say and do things simply because of “how it will look like“. Simply put, celebrities and personalities do things to be seen positively. Be that as it may, Irving hasn’t really acknowledged the fact that he’s donated more than $2 million to worthy causes. Also, this was just in the 2020-2021 NBA season.
This makes us wonder how much Kyrie could possibly have done for the greater good of society after becoming a professional basketball player. We should ask ourselves what particular causes he spent so much money on and the meaning behind it.
What is Kyrie Irving’s net worth in 2022?
Kyrie is certainly one of the most successful and wealthy athletes in the NBA. After all, his towering talent and unreal skills on the pitch are second to none. Despite making hundreds of millions of dollars throughout his gaming career, Irving currently has a net worth of around $90 million.
We would expect it to be higher under normal circumstances. After all, how could Kyrie Irving not be worth even 10% of what his former teammate LeBron James is currently worth? The only presentable conclusion is that Kyrie just doesn’t care about money and growing his business empire.
That would certainly make sense and explain his philanthropic and giving nature. Here’s a list of the causes the Brooklyn Nets star has donated to during the 2020-2021 NBA season.
- $323,000 to Feeding America during the pandemic
- Pledged $1.5 million to pay WNBA players’ salaries
- Tuition Paid for 9 Lincoln University HBCU Students
- Partnered with City Harvest to distribute 250,000 meals to New Yorkers
- Partnered with Nike to donate pallets of food and masks
- Bought a house for George Floyd’s family
— Sports Center (@Sports Center) January 19, 2021
One could certainly debate for a while which of these causes is the noblest. We should definitely thank Kyrie for being a good man and a role model for the rest of the world to follow. However, since he’s never really done so in recognition, perhaps we should just give him quiet respect in this situation.