James Harden Biography

(Professional Basketball Player)

James Harden is an American professional basketball player. He is currently in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of James Harden

  • James Harden is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James Harden?

Reflecting on the personal life of James Harden, he is having an affair with Jessyka Janshel. His girlfriend Jessyka is a social media sensation.

There were rumors of him dating a model Olla Naber. However, they haven’t confirmed about this but sources said that they were together since 2018.

James was previously in a relationship with Trina in 2011 but broke up in 2012. He had an encounter with Jenna Shea in 2012.

Then he was in a relationship with Kyra Chaos but it didn’t last for long.

He moved on with Sarah Bellew in 2013 but eventually got broke up in 2015. While he was in a relationship with Bellew, he even had an encounter with Maliah Michel in 2014 and was in a romantic relationship with Tahiry Jose from 2013 to 2014.

Then he got into a relationship with Amber Rose in 2015 which soon ended in the same year.

After onwards, he was in a relationship with Khloe Kardashian from 2015 which ended in 2016. Soon he moved on with Karrueche Tran in 2016.

James Harden also had an affair with fitness guru Brittany Renner (2018) and singer Ashanti (2016).

Who is James Harden?

James Harden is a well-known American professional basketball player who has been playing basketball since high school.

He is best known as a player from Houston Rockets wearing jersey number 13.

James Harden: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Born James Edward Harden Jr. in Los Angeles, California on 26 August 1989. As of 2022, he is 33 years old. He is of African-American ethnicity and has American nationality.

James was born to James Edward (father) and Monja Harden (mother). He has a brother named Akili Roberson and a sister named Arnique Jelks.


He studied at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, and attended Arizona State.

While he was in Artesia, he was named McDonald’s All-American and also earned second-team Parade All-American honors. While he was at Arizona State he was also named first-team All-District by the NABC and the USBWA.

James Harden: Professional Life, Career

James Harden started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2009 NBA draft. He is active in the sports field since 2009 and he is still playing.

At the beginning of the season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. In his match against Phoenix Suns, he scored his highest points of 40 on 18 April 2012.

James Harden
Caption: James Harden with his mother (Source: Heavy)

During the 2011-12  season, he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year becoming the second-youngest player ever to win the award.

When he became a free agent, Thunder tried to sign a four-year contract worth between $52 and $55 million but failed to sign.

Then he was traded to Houston Rockets along with his teammate Daequan Cook, Cole Aldrich, and Lazar Hayward.

During the 2012-13 season on October 31, he signed a contract extension for five-year worth $80 million. On 2 March 2015, he got suspended for a game for kicking LeBron James. He was named to the All-NBA first team and finished second in the MVP voting behind Stephen Curry.

On 19 July 2015, he was named the inaugural National Basketball Players Association’s MVP.  On 9 July 2016, he signed a four-year contract extension with the Rockets for $118.1 million and he is currently playing from there.

He was a team member of the United States national team that won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.


This player has won many titles. He was named NBA Most Valuable Player (2018), NBA All-Star seven times (2013–2019), and All-NBA First Team four times (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018).

His other achievements are All-NBA Third Team (2013), NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2012), NBA scoring champion (2018), NBA assists leader (2017), and many more.

James Harden: Salary, Net Worth

James is one of the highest-paid actors. He has a net worth of $165 million as of 2022.

His income is $28.4 million in 2017. And he earns $18 million via endorsements.

James Harden: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

It is rumored that James is in a relationship with an Instagram model Olla Naber since 2018.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

James Harden has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 100kg.

He has black hair and black eyes. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurement.

Social Media

James Harden is currently active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 4.1 million followers on Facebook, 11.6 million followers on Instagram, and 7.2 million followers on Twitter.

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