Harrison Barnes Wiki/Biography
Harrison Barnes is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Harrison Barnes before the Golden State Warriors selected him seventh overall in the 2012 NBA draft, played collegiate basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels.
He was born on May 30, 1992, and is 30 years old as of 2023.
Ronnie Harris and Shirley Barnes welcomed Harrison Jordan Bryce Barnes into the world on May 30, 1992, in Ames, Iowa. As a teenager, he was well-liked by his peers due to his height. His structural advantage provided a base for him to gradually hone his basketball skills.
In high school, Barnes, who had a religious mother, oversaw a Bible club. Before finishing high school, his academic prowess earned him 9 advanced placement credits. When Barnes’ mother acquired a job, he and his sister were able to move into a cozier apartment in a neighborhood of public housing projects after spending time in homeless shelters. With her meager income, his mother struggled to feed him, cover his basketball expenses, and run a small nonprofit that gave clothes to the unemployed.
What is the net worth of Harrison Barnes?
Harrison Barnes’s net worth is estimated to be $23 million by CelebrityNetWorth. Even though it is nothing to be ashamed of, LeBron James still outshines it. By the end of the 2020–21 season, Barnes will have received more than $127 million in pay, according to Spotrac’s financial figures.
Quick Facts about Harrison Barnes
|Known as||Harrison Barnes|
|Nickname||The Black Falcon / The Senator|
|Birth Date||May 30, 1992|
|Birth Place||Ames, Iowa|
|Education||Ames (Ames, Iowa) and North Carolina (2010–2012)|
|Father’s Name||Ronnie Harris|
|Mother’s Name||Shirley Barnes|
|Siblings||Jourdan-Ashle Barnes (sister)|
|Age||30 years old|
|Height||6 feet 8 inches|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|Net Worth||$23 million|
Harrison Barnes played high school basketball for Ames High School in Ames, Iowa. In 2010, Barnes was rated as the best high school recruit. Together with his teammate Doug McDermott, Barnes led Ames High School to a 26-0 record and the Iowa 4A State Championship during his junior year.
In his senior year, they helped Ames to a 27-0 record and his second consecutive 4A championship. Barnes had 27.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 4.0 steals per game on average.
In 2010, Barnes participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game. He led the West to victory with a team-high 18 points, earning him the title of Co-MVP alongside Jared Sullinger.
Along with Kyrie Irving, he shared the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic MVP award. In 2010, Barnes won the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award, which is given to the nation’s top athlete.
Almost every significant basketball team in the country pursued Barnes. Over other prestigious universities like Duke, Kansas, and UCLA, he decided to attend the University of North Carolina.
Barnes was a preseason All-American when he started his first season. He achieved his first double-double on December 11, 2010. In the ACC tournament, Barnes set a rookie record with 40 points.
Barnes decided to play another season even though he was selected in the lottery for the 2011 NBA Draft. Barnes announced his entry into the NBA Draft after his second campaign.
Golden State Warriors picked Barnes as the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Barnes was selected to the NBA All-Rookie first team in 2012–2013 and finished sixth in the voting for NBA Rookie of the Year. During his second NBA season, Barnes took part in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge.
In his third season, Barnes was a crucial cog in the Warriors’ quest for the NBA title. The Warriors were 17-0 until he injured his ankle and missed 16 games in his fourth season. After the season, Barnes agreed to a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks.
Throughout his first two seasons, Barnes was the Mavericks’ top scorer. On February 6, 2019, while Barnes was playing for the Mavericks in his third season, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings in the middle of a game. Zach Randolph and Justin Jackson were traded for him.
Harman International, Hy-Vee, PepsiCo, and United Sports Brands all support Barnes. According to reports, Barnes earns $1.5 million annually only from endorsements.
League champion (2015)
First Team All-Rookie NBA (2013)
initial All-ACC team (2012)
NABC’s second-team All-American (2012)
Best Rookie in the ACC (2011)
Tar Heels of North Carolina honor No. 40
USA Mr. Basketball (2010)
Co-MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game (2010)
Parade All-American first team (2010)
Parade second-team All-American (2009)
Family, Wife, Relationship
Harrison Barnes got married to Brittany Johnson after dating her for a while. The couple wed in July 2017 in Newport, Rhode Island, at Oceanside, following their engagement in August 2016 while on vacation in Costa Rica. San Francisco is where Mrs. Barnes was raised. She graduated from Spellman College with a B.S. in English and Literature and from the University of North Carolina with a B.S. in Global Studies and African-American Studies. It would be an understatement to say that they enjoy the sparkle and glitz that many NBA players and fans associate with the league, especially Brittany.
Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)
Harrison Barnes is an inch taller than the typical NBA player at 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m). Likewise, he is 225 pounds (102 kg). With an average height of 1.79 meters for a male American, Harrison is typically the tallest person in the room when he is not on the field.
On March 10, 2010, Barnes was given the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award. Before his high school graduation, Harrison Barnes completed nine AP courses.
Barnes competed on the AAU circuit for the Howard Pulley Panthers and All Iowa Attack (MN).
On November 13, 2009, Barnes emailed North Carolina head coach Roy Williams to let him know he was joining the Tar Heels.
The seventh player in school history to be selected ACC Rookie of the Year is Harrison Barnes.