Jimmy Butler Net Worth: House, Charity & Lifestyle

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Jimmy Butler, aka Jimmy Buckets, is a professional American basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 

The 2016 Olympic gold medal winner and six-time NBA All-Star has a net worth of $60 million as of June 2024. 

Basketball requires players to be agile, strong, muscular, versatile, and determined; Jimmy Butler embodied this art into himself and rose to the top.

The basketball star has gained a lot of fans with his dynamic and team-based playstyle.

Jimmy Butler During A Game
Jimmy Butler During A Game (Source: Instagram)

Throughout time, he has been with various teams, but his core values of basketball have never changed since he debuted in 2011 with Chicago Bulls.

At present, he is with the Miami Heat and wears the no. 22 jersey. Moreover, he has a 92 rating at NBA 2K. 

Also, here are some quick facts about Butler before we move any further into the details.

Quick Facts

Name Jimmy Butler
Full Name Jimmy Butler III
Nickname The Butler, Jimmy Buckets
Birthdate September 14, 1989
Birthplace Houston, Texas, America
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac sign Virgo
Chinese Zodiac Snake
Nationality American
Body type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color  Dark Brown 
Height 6 feet 7 inches/2.01 m/201 cm
Weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Profession Basketball Player
Role Small Forward
High school Tomball High School 
College
  • Tyler Junior College (2007–2008)
  • Marquette University (2008–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 30th Overall
Jersey Number #22 
Selection Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Parents
  • Londa Butler (Mother)
  • Jimmy Butler Sr. (Father)
Relationship Status Dating
Girlfriend Kaitlyn Nowak
Net Worth $60 Million
Social Media  Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube
Merch  Signed Card, Funko POP
Last Update June 2024

Net Worth and Income

As of June 2024, Jimmy Butler has a tremendous net worth of $60 million, which he has earned through his career in basketball. 

He has made an estimated $218,065,231 after playing 12 seasons in the NBA. 

Jimmy was a regular starter for Chicago Bulls for more than a decade. Thus, he was a marketing giant with multiple sponsors.

From his numerous sponsorship deals, Butler earns about $3 million in income annually. 

He agreed to a four-year, $184 million deal with the Miami Heat on August 7, 2021. For now, he is paid a base salary of $37.65 million. 

In 2019, Butler earned his then-highest-ever career contract as he agreed to a sign-and-trade agreement with the Philadelphia 76ers to join Miami. The deal was worth $142 million, spanning four years.

House & Cars 

House

Jimmy regularly makes adjustments to his portfolio of houses and mansions. Throughout, he has owned a lot of luxurious homes.

In 2015, he invested in River North palace, located at 456 West Huron in Chicago. Per public records, he had bought the house for $4.3 million.  

Also, Butler bought the mansion after signing a multi-million deal with the Bulls.

The mansion featured a 750-bottle wine cellar and had a gorgeous recreation room with a complete bar and a three-car attached garage.

Jimmy Butler Real Estate
Jimmy Butler’s Chicago Mansion (Source: Twitter)

The mansion, which was finished in 2008, had several outdoor deck areas as well. However, Jimmy put his massive 10,000-square-foot River North mansion on the market in 2017. 

This listing happened after Jimmy Butler’s trade to the Minnesota Timberwolves was announced.

Ambler Residence

In 2018, Jimmy rented a property in Ambler, Pennsylvania, after his transfer to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Apparently, it was designed in 1913 as a wedding gift for a young couple. Nonetheless, the mansion got valued at $6.8 million.

It had six bedrooms and seven bathrooms and spread over an area of 14,000 square feet, and sat on a 7.8-acre lot.

Similarly, this house also featured an incredible wine cellar and a home theater. Per his Instagram live, Jimmy lived in San Diego with his close friends during the time of the pandemic.

Rumor has it; he bought the place in the off-season with his two close friends, Jermaine and Ifeanyi.

Miami Residence 

In 2022, Jimmy spent $7.4 million on a mansion in South Miami.

He purchased the six-bedroom, six-bath residence at 7416 Southwest 49th Place in the gated community of Stonegate.

The property features a three-car garage, saltwater pool, and built-in BBQ, including other resources. 

Cars

Despite his net worth, Jimmy doesn’t like driving luxurious cars. Butler is often seen driving a 2017 Toyota Sienna, which has a value of $29,750.

The Toyota Sienna is known to be a family car that can seat 7-8 people.

Similarly, the vehicle has ample cargo space and a “baby on board” sign on the back. Thus, it is clear that Jimmy had family in his mind when he got the car.

Likewise, he revealed the car went from 0 to 60 in 7 seconds. Additionally, the vehicle also had a spacious, high-quality interior.

Yet, he feels the comfort of his baby and girlfriend is more significant than luxury. Nonetheless, Jimmy owns a white Jaguar, Porsche 911, and a Rolls Royce too. 

Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Jimmy Butler, who has immense wealth, loves giving back to the community. He believes we should strengthen local youths and children.

Hence, he has been active at the local non-profit charities since his rookie days.

But that doesn’t take away the fact that he loves to wear fancy jewelry. Jimmy was seen wearing a Rolex watch during a practice session with the Timberwolves in 2018.

Per sources, Butler often wears a Cartier watch worth $30,000, which was gifted to him by Dennis Rose.

Jimmy Butler Lifestyle
Jimmy Butler Loves Playing Dominoes (Source: Twitter)

Similarly, Jimmy loves playing Dominos with his family and close friends. Not to mention, he is good at the game.

Other than that, Butler has an added interest in wine cases. In fact, he never travels anywhere without his wine case.

Likewise, he has a massive sneaker collection, which he keeps in his “shoe closet.” The closet housed at least 1,054 shoes or 526 pairs of shoes.

Besides aiding the needy and having fun with friends and families, Jimmy loves staying fit.

He takes care of his body and is often called one of the fittest NBA players. Butler sleeps nine hours every night and works out every day. 

Vacations

Jimmy loves going on exotic vacations with his family and close friends. It is evident through his Instagram posts from Anguilla and Paris stories. 

Likewise, he visited France with his close friend Mark Wahlberg in 2014, where the duo chilled and vacationed in Paris together.

Since then, he has had an added interest in Paris Saint Germain, a football club based in the city.

There he met with star soccer players Neymar and Mbappe and befriended them.

Charity

Raising Awareness

After his long injury in 2015, Jimmy decided to get into achieving good deeds. Hence, he visited the Phoenix Military Academy during his free time.

Their primary goal was to raise awareness about childhood hunger in America.

Since Jimmy was recovering from a sprained left elbow, he challenged the kids to shoot free throws.

Also, he promised to donate $50 for each successful free-throw attempt.

In addition, Jimmy said he would contribute $10,000 if he could make a three-pointer using one hand. 

Basically, it was Jimmy’s attempt at making charity events fun and inclusive. Eventually, Butler donated a total of $20,000 to the academy.

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

Jimmy Butler was kicked out of his house at an early age by his mother. Thus he’s always had a soft side for children with the same history.

Despite being in his rookie season, Jimmy reached out to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in 2012. He recently took the kids from the home to a Nike store on the occasion of Christmas.

Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry

Jimmy has regularly promoted awareness for serving hungry children. He has been in front to ensure that all children begin their day with breakfast.

Hence, he has partnered with Kellogg’s and No Kid Hungry® at a national level. The motive is to raise awareness and funds for hungry children.

Similarly, Jimmy and Simone Biles partnered with high school students nearby Chicago high schools. 

Further, he also worked with Kellogg’s to donate 1% of revenue from Kellogg’s cereal.

Community Service

Jimmy played with Chicago Bulls from 2011 to 2017. Hence, he joined the Bulls’ community members and provided one-on-one coaching to the youths.

Consequently, he earned the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for his community service.

Movies, Endorsements, Investments, And Book Publications

Movies And Media

Jimmy had his fair share of appearances in TV shows and other visual media. In 2016, the athlete guest-starred on “The Late Show With James Corden” alongside John Krasinski & Adam Pall.

He had a cameo in “Office Christmas Party” (2016), “Hot Ones” (2019), and “NBA on Bally Sports” (2022).

Butler has also appeared in Jimmy Kimmel Live, Tanked, MSG Shorts, and more.

Additionally, he is a playable character in the official video game by NBA.

Endorsements

Endorsements are a big part of the net worth of Jimmy Butler.

He is sponsored by brands such as AQUAhydrate, Five Four, Hyperice, and many more. These deals alone make him a lot of money.

Also, Jimmy was the first to sign a multi-year sponsorship contract with Bonobos, a clothing store. 

Jimmy Butler American Professional
Jimmy Butler In Action For Miami Heats (Source: Twitter)

‘Beats by Dre’ was made the official audio partner of the NBA, WNBA, USA Basketball, and G League. Hence, Butler does promotional work for the brand. 

Likewise, Jimmy has a history of shoe endorsements. His most notable move would be his abrupt contract end with Adidas to sign for Michael Jordan‘s shoe company at a lower salary.

In January 2020, he signed a multi-year deal with Li-Ning as the Chinese company gave him his signature sneaker as part of the transaction.

Book Publications

There have been several books and pieces written about Jimmy Butler.

“Jimmy Butler: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball’s Best All-Around Shooting Guards” is one such book. Clayton Geoffreys wrote this basketball biography book.

Clayton tries to provide a vivid account of Jimmy’s inspiring story as a homeless teenager in the NBA. The book then explores how the athlete established himself as one of the best two-way players in the game.

Likewise, Douglas Lynne authored “NBA Star: Jimmy Butler” as a visual book for children. The idea was to inspire children with stories of struggle to succeed.

Career

Jimmy Butler’s rise to the top division of basketball is nothing short of a fairy tale. Although he faced several challenges from an early age, he overcame them. 

He entered the 2011 NBA draft after graduating from college and was selected as the 30th overall selection by the Chicago Bulls.

Jimmy Butler teams
Jimmy Butler Playing For The Philadelphia 76ers (Source: Twitter)

The Bulls gave Butler a five-year, $95 million contract on July 9, 2015, which he accepted.

Butler was dealt to the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 22, 2017. After that, on November 12, 2018, Jimmy was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Then, he joined the Miami Heat on July 6, 2019, after being traded from the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a four-team deal.

Social Media Presence

Facebook 2.4M Followers
Twitter 894K Followers
Instagram 7.9M Followers
YouTube 720K Subscribers

Three Facts About Jimmy Butler

  • Jimmy had an impressive first season in college. Yet, he was only ranked 1253rd in his recruiting class and 226th among Junior College prospects.
  • Butler admired Tracy Mcgrady since he was a teenager and realized he wanted to play NBA basketball after seeing him play.
  • In 2021, Jimmy topped the league in steals.

Popularity Graph 

The NBA player is a famous sports personality who is searched by millions of his fans every day. 

Jimmy Butler Search Graph 2023
Jimmy Butler Search Graph 2023 (Source: Google Trend)

The above line graph illustrates his 12 months search trend. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Jimmy Butler still hold a grudge against his parents?

Jimmy had a rough childhood as his dad left him early, and even his mom kicked him out at 14. He recalls living under a bridge till another family adopted him. However, he doesn't hold a grudge against either of his parents and has a friendly relationship with them. 

Does Jimmy Butler have a ring?

No, Jimmy hasn't won a championship till now.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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