Age: 42 years (born September 12, 1980) Height: 2.29 m Parents: Fang Fengdi, Yao Zhiyuan Source of Wealth: Professional Basketball, Endorsements, Investment

Yao Ming Net Worth

Yao Ming is a retired professional basketball player. He is One of the most prolific athletes from China.

Ming drew large crowds wherever Rockets played and the games were also broadcast to huge audiences in China, which helped in increasing the popularity of the game.

His career was short-lived due to constant foot injuries. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 2016.

Yao Ming earned a total of $93,390,336 over the span of his nine-year career. During his last year as a pro, he earned $17,686,100.


Yao Ming's Net Worth in 2022? As of 2021, Yao Ming's net worth is estimated to be around $160 million.

Net Worth

Yao Ming's Endorsement He endorsed Apple, Visa, Garmin, and McDonald’s. In 2010, Sports Illustrated listed Ming to be earning a whopping $34.37 million through endorsements.

Yao has invested in the city of Houston and has had a big impact on the city. Yao has two restaurants: Yao Restaurant and Bar in Houston and Yeeha Restaurant in Shanghai. 


Ming, who currently resides in Shanghai used to live in a luxurious 12,000 square feet house in Houston and has a value of $3.99 million.


Yao is widely considered the first major Chinese person to have a successful career in the NBA. He helped increase the NBA's brand awareness in China by exponential leaps and bounds.