Rich Paul Biography | Agent Rich Paul
Rich Paul is an American sports agent based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He founded Klutch Sports Group and represents a number of prominent NBA players, including John Wall, Eric Bledsoe, Anthony Davis, Ben Simmons, and long-time friend LeBron James.
Paul attended Benedictine, a Roman Catholic high school. After graduating high school, he was buying throwback jerseys from Atlanta and selling them out of his trunk in Cleveland.
In 2002, Paul met LeBron James at the Akron-Canton Airport, where James was impressed by Paul’s authentic Warren Moon throwback jersey. The two exchanged contact information, and soon Paul had sold a Joe Namath Rams uniform and James a Magic Johnson Lakers jersey.
In 2003, after the NBA draft, LeBron James hired Paul to be a part of his small inner-circle. He would later start working under Leon Rose, who had negotiated LeBron’s extension with the Cavs in 2006, at Creative Artists Agency.
In 2012, Rich Paul left Rose and CAA to start his own agency, Klutch Sports Group, and took LeBron with him.
Rich Paul Age | How Old is Paul Rich?
He was born on December 16, 1981 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He is 41 years old as of 2022.
Rich Paul Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 9½” inches (1.77 m).
Rich Paul Family | Rich Paul Parents
Paul is the son of Rich Paul Sr. Rich used to live in a one-bedroom apartment above his father’s store, R & J Confectionary, on 125th and Arlington in Glenville, a neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland. His father died of cancer in 1999.
Rich Paul Girlfriend
Paul is currently in a relationship with Adele, the couple first went public on July 17, 2021.
Rich Paul Contract
In 2021 New York signed him to a three-year worth $27.8 million but later traded him to the Pistons during the 2022-23 campaign.
Rich Paul Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $120 million.
Rich Paul Salary
Paul earns an estimated salary of about $30 million yearly.
Rich Paul House
September 2018, Rich Paul bought a second L.A. home for $4.4M. The 5,600-square-foot contemporary Traditional boasts six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Two years before, Paul paid $3 million for a house in nearby Beverly Grove.
Rich Paul Anthony Davis
On January 28, 2019, Anthony Davis said he is unwilling to sign a contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans and has requested to be traded, according to ESPN.
His agent, Rich Paul, informed the Pelicans of Davis’ trade request on Monday morning.
“Anthony wants to be traded to a team that allows him the chance to win consistently and compete for a championship,” Paul said.
The Pelicans would have been able to offer Davis a five-year, $240 million contract extension in the summer. Under his current contract, Davis would be a free agent in 2020, with a player option that would give him one more year of team control.