Kenyon Martin | $ 35 Million
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Kenyon Martin

NBA Player,

Net Worth $ 35 Million
  • Birthday1st Jan, 70
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusMarried
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Born Kenyon Lee Martin has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Martin is a professional NBA player as Power forward of New York Knicks team.  Martin previously played for NBA’s New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, and Los Angeles Clippers and the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of China. Martin began playing basketball when he was in high school where he was named the school's hall of fame in 2009. Martin attended University of Cincinnati and played for the Cincinnati Bearcats.  In his junior he led Cincinnati to a 27-6 record and was named second-team All-Conference USA and, in the summer following, he led the U.S. team to the gold medal in the World University Games. Martin’s professional career began in 2002 when he along with Jason Kidd, Kerry Kittles, Keith Van Horn and Richard Jefferson led the Nets to the 2002 NBA Finals, where they were swept by the Los Angeles Lakers. In the 2004 NBA All-Star Game, Martin scored 17 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and had 3 assists where he played for New Jersey Nets. On November 15, 2006, Martin underwent his second knee operation in less than two years. For the 2007–08 season, Martin changed his uniform number from 6 to the number 4 to symbolize a fresh start to his career. Due to the 2011 NBA lockout, Martin opted to sign a one-year contract with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. It was reported that his contract made him the highest paid player in the Chinese league's history but on December 24, 2011, he was released from the club so that he could "take care of family affairs." On February 3, 2012, Martin signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. On February 21, 2013, Martin agreed to join the New York Knicks on a 10-day contract. He eventually replaced Tyson Chandler which provided a large amount of help to a Knicks team. On July 25, 2013, Martin re-signed with the Knicks for the 2013–14 season.


  • "I take the responsibility of representing the Denver Nuggets very seriously and I truly hope Nuggets fans understand that. I support the team fully and can't wait to rejoin them on the court as soon as possible."
  • "First and foremost, I want to apologize to my teammates and coaching staff for my actions on Monday night. There is nothing more important to me than being a good teammate and giving 110% effort each and every day. Nothing will ever change that."
  • "He's made big shots. We'll live and die and with him shooting at the end. He's won games for us before, so we're not going to stop going to him now."
  • "It's a good rivalry. It's intense every time we play. It's good for basketball as long as it doesn't get out of control."
  • "What I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional' Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime."
  • "We thought this was a time we could get well. Come home, got six straight home games. It's very frustrating."
  • "I feel good. So just keep getting my rest and keep taking care of my body and I should be all right. It felt good, no pain, no pain right now so we'll see how I feel in the morning."
  • "Just try to shed a little light on somebody. They've got a lot of other things going on that are way more important than sports. It'll be interesting to see how many people will be at the game and the reception we get."
  • "I though we played well but it really comes down to making plays late in the game. They did it, we didn't."
  • "My legs were fresh. I got winded early, but I got my second wind."

Did you know?

  • Kenyon Martin was named player of the year in college at Cincinnati and he was the member of the New Jersey Nets and Dallas Mavericks.
  • Kenyon Martin broke his leg and and was unable to play in the NCAA tournament, it was a big blow to Cincinnati Bearcats fans.
  • He played with Jason Kidd on some very talented Nets teams but they were never able to bring a title to New Jersey.
  • Martin Kenyon was drafted with the #1 overall pick in 2000 by the New Jersey Nets.
  • Martin was traded in the summer of 2004 to the Denver Nuggets for 3 first round draft picks.

Family & relationships

Kenyon Martin Estates and Homes (1)

Texas house

The beautifully white marble floored house features a Gourmet kitchen, subzero, stainless, media room, multiple wet bars, game room with 4 bowling alleys.A huge master suite, 7 fireplaces, 2 and bedroom guest house.It also has pecan orchards, private pond, 2 water slides, diving board,and bronze dolphin fountains.Outdoor kitchen dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, grill, workout room. 2 elevators, basketball court an 10 car garage.

Kenyon Martin Cause (2)

The Kenyon Martin Foundation

The Kenyon Martin Foundation aims to provide support, including parenting and career guidance to teenagers who become parents as well as assisting families without father figures and to provide life changing opportunities to undeserved youth with an emphasis on helping youth in Dallas realize their unlimited potential.

American Institute for Stuttering

The American Institute for Stuttering is an American nonprofit organization that provides speech therapy to people who stutter. The organization provides stuttering therapy to children and adults as well as clinical training to speech-language pathologists seeking specialized knowledge in the treatment of stuttering.
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