About Gilbert Arenas
It has been stated that the overall amount of Gilbert Arenas net worth is as much as 50 million dollars, as of right now. Gilbert Arenas has become well known for his career in professional basketball. The last team in which he played has been the Shanghai Sharks, which is playing in the Chinese Basketball Association. Thus, playing in this team has also served as one of the main sources of the current Gilbert Arenas net worth. Before he started to study at university, he was a student at Grant High School in Los Angeles, California. After graduation, he got a scholarship to study at the University of Arizona.
In 2001 Gilbert Arenas participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Golden State Warriors in the second round as the team’s 31st pick. His career into basketball has been recognized too, and he has earned many titles. Gilbert Arenas has been an NBA All-Star three times. Moreover, he was also chosen to the All-NBA Team three times. In the season of 2002-2003 Gilbert Arenas was chosen for the title of the NBA Most Improved Player.
In the field, Gilbert Arenas was also nicknamed “Agent Zero” because of his number. However, when he joined the Chinese Basketball Association, he acquired the nickname of “Hibachi”, which means “bowl of fire”. However both of the names became used a lot by his fans in the United States, too.
In the period of 2009-2010 Gilbert Arenas was not allowed to play for the whole season because of handgun violations. In the end of 2010, Gilbert Arenas joined the Orlando Magic, and before that he was playing for the Washington Wizards. However, in 2011 he was released from the Orlando Magic. In the end of the season 2011-2012, Gilbert Arenas joined another team, that being the Memphis Grizzlies. In the end of 2012, Gilbert Arenas started to play in the Chinese Basketball Association, where he joined the team of Shanghai Sharks. Therefore, playing in all these mentioned teams has increased the total estimate of Gilbert Arenas net worth a lot.
Giving some background information, the basketball player was born in 1982 in Tampa, Florida. He has his origins in Cuba, as his paternal grandfather was from there. Gilbert Arenas grew up in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. When he was studying in high school, Gilbert Arenas was already a promising star in basketball.