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Elton Brand’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

  • Source of Wealth: NBA
  • Age: 40
  • Birth Place: Cortlandt Manor, New York
  • Height: 6′ 9″ (2.06 m)
  • Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
  • Marital Status: Married (Shahara Simmons)
  • Full Name: Elton Tyron Brand
  • Nationality: American
  • Date of Birth: March 11, 1979
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Occupation: Retired Professional Basketball Player
  • Education: Duke University
  • Children: 1 (Elton Peace)

Elton Brand is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million. He played for the Chicago Bulls, LA Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. Elton Brand first joined the National Basketball Association in 1999. He was attending the Duke University when he was selected as the first overall pick by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 1999 NBA Draft.

He played with the Bulls from 1999 until 2001, when he was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Brian Skinner and Tyson Chandler. He played for the Clippers until 2008. In July 2008, he signed a 5-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers but in July 2012, he was released by the 76ers using the amnesty clause of the NBA.  On the same year, he joined the Dallas Mavericks.