James Harden(full name; James Edward Harden Jr.) is an American basketball player who plays in the NBA games as a part of the Houston Rockets. Aged 29, James was born on August 26, 1989 and was awarded with the title of the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2012 for helping his team, the Thunder reach the finals of the NBA. The 7x NBA All-Star from 2013 to 2019 has over 6.27 million followers on his Twitter handle, @JHarden13.
James Harden Family/Parents
Born in Los Angeles, California, his parents are James Harden Sr. (his father) and Monja Willis (his mother). Although his real name contains Jr. at the end to resemble his generation along with his father’s name, he usually uses the name James Harden only in his professional career. At one time, his father used to be in the Navy, but James Harden Sr. started getting into drugs and had to stay in jail for a while as well. His mother, Monja Willis used to work as an administrator for the AT&T in Pasadena.
James is the youngest child of the Harden family and has two siblings who are both over a decade older than him. James isn’t usually seen with his father even though he used to appear during his games at the high school.
James Harden Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
Regarding James’ personal life irrespective of his professional career, he has had a long history having different girlfriends. He is reportedly tied with the R&B singer Ashanti as of now and was rumored to be dating with Arab Money, who is an Instagram model and has appeared in the Houston Rockets games several times. Previously, he had several relationships with Khloe Kardashian, Jessyka Janshel, Amber Rose, Tahiry Jose, Sarah Bellew, Kyra Chaos and Trina.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: James Harden
- Full Name: James Edward Harden Jr.
- Nickname: The Beard, No D Harden, Step Daddy
- Birthday: August 26, 1989
- Age: 29 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
- Current Residence: Houston, Texas
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Black
- Religion: Christianity
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Girlfriend: R&B Singer Ashanti
- Net Worth: $145 million (as of 2019)
- Height: 6 ft. 5 in. (1.96 m)
- Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about James Harden
- He attended his high school at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California.
- He was in college from 2007 to 2009 at Arizona State University.
- The number 13 jersey that Harden used during his time at his college’s basketball team has now been retired.
- Before playing for the Houston Rockets, Harden used to play in the NBA games for Oklahoma City Thunder from 2009 to 2012.
- James won a gold medal as a member of the United States national team at the Olympics in 2012.
- He played as a part of the winning team in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 5 years ago in 2014.
- You mayn’t know, but he withdrew himself from the team after being a candidate for the Olympics in 2016.
- He says that he just wants to thank the God for everything he has been able to perform in his entire life.
- Being known as “The Beard”, Harden had started growing his beard in 2009 which later went on to become his trademark. The reason behind the growth of his beard was he being too lazy to shave it.
- Harden’s beard has also been featured in several songs and merchandises.
- Adidas endorsed a deal with Harden for the next 13 years in 2015 which was worth $200 million.
- He was the third pick in the first round of the NBA draft in 2009, where he was chosen by the Oklahoma City Thunder where he played for the next 3 years.
- He stays as a Shooting/Point guard for his team and shoots left-handed.
- For more information about Harden, you can contact him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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