Brad Daugherty Salary,Bio, Early Life, Career, Achievements and Wife

Published Date   28th Jun. 2017, 21:09 pm
Brad Daugherty Salary,Bio, Early Life, Career, Achievements and Wife
Quick Info
Birth Name: Bradley Lee Daugherty
Date of Birth: 19/10/1965
Age: 55 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $20 million

The former basketball player, Brad Daugherty salary reached a good number when he left his professional career all because of his excellence and hard work.


Brad Daugherty is an American retired basketball player. After NBA career, Brad started serving as an analyst. He is also the co-owner of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Started playing basketball during college days, Brad Daugherty salary increased with his association with Cleveland Cavaliers of NBA. His career came to highlight with multiple awards winning. He has won NBA All-Star for 5 times, NBA Rookie of the Year, All-NBA Third Team as well as First Team All-ACC throughout his career.

Birth and Early Life

Brad Daugherty was born as Brad Lee Daugherty on October 19, 1965 in Black Mountain, North Carolina. He is an American. Brad attended Charles D. Owen High School where he played for Warhorses. He led the team to the finals in 1982. When he turned 16, he got the scholarship for University of North Carolina where he got to train under legendary coach Dean Smith.

He became the selected player for All-ACC first team twice and first team All-America in 1986. He got the titles ACC 50th Anniversary men’s basketball team in 2002 and was in for North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.

Professional Career and Achievements

Cleveland Cavaliers selected Brad in 1986 NBA Draft during the first overall pick up and traded him to Philadelphia 76ers. Brad immediately started to pay off to Cavaliers. As a result, he got named 1986-87 A-Rookie team. Brad Daugherty salary was good when he was with Cavaliers. It is because of his great score i.e. 10,389 points and 5,227 rebounds. He made at least 19 points in the eight seasons in the NBA consequently turning into all-time leading scorer until March, 2008.

The tales of Brad’s contribution for Cavaliers goes as far as leading the Cavaliers into the Eastern Conference in 1992. For his strong performance in his professional basketball career, Brad became highly recognizable with his All-Star award for five times starting from 1988-1993, except 1990. This progressive career with the evidence of successive All-Star increased Brad Daugherty salary.

Even though Brad had a very successful and worthy career, he underwent some issues with his back. Therefore, he had to cut short his professional career to avoid and diminish back problem. His last game was during the season 1993-94. Later, he announced his retirement after 1995-96 after 2 consecutive dormant seasons.

Later Career and Charity

After NBA career, Brad put his hands on businesses which include car dealerships, waste management and commercial real estate. Currently, he is serving as a college basketball analyst and NASCAR broadcaster for ESPN.

Moreover, Brad is active in charities namely, Presbyterian Home for Children’s annual golf tournament. In addition, he is named for sponsoring a child for higher studies from the same organization. The co-owner of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Brad Daugherty salary is also useful in such charity which has increased his value even more. He has also served on the Board of Visitors in addition to athletic council of the General Alumni Association Board.

Brad joined ESPN and returned to NASCAR telecast in 2007. He is currently serving as an analyst on the show Inside NASCAR and NASCAR now. Also the businessman Brad owns JTG Daugherty Racing that includes #47 Chevrolet SS and #37 Chevrolet SS.

Wife, Net Worth and Salary

He married Heidi Rost in 1990 and the couple is still together. Heide is a broadcaster. There is no enough information about their children.

The 52 years old Brad Daugherty salary hiked with his involvement in NBA. His net worth is 20 million USD due to his strong performance and current career as analyst and association with ESPN.

The successful analyst and also a businessman has a good background of NBA which increases his net worth and value. Already the winner of a number of awards, he has contributed in rise of Cavaliers.

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