About Hank Baskett
Hank Baskett, real name Henry Randall Baskett III, is a former American football player, who competed on the National Football League. During his career Hank played as a wide receiver for three teams: Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles. Baskett gained prominence in college, competing for the University of Mexico football team. Following this, he landed a contract with Minnesota Vikings and soon was traded to Philadelphia Eagles. In 2009 Hank signed Indianapolis Colts, just to be released and come back to Minnesota after one season. Hank Baskett net worth is currently estimated at $6.5 million and his annual income amounts to 800 thousand dollars.
Hank was born in New Mexico, in a family of Henry Randal and Judy Baskett. Before taking a job in civil service sector, his father served in the United States Air Forces. That’s when he met Judy, a financial officer at the Cannon Air Force Base. While attending Clovis High School, Hank was a nearly straight-A student. He also excelled at track, basketball and of course, football. His professional career, which eventually boosted Hank Baskett net worth to millions of dollars, started in the early 2000s.
That is when the future sports star enrolled in University of Mexico. In 2004 Hank started playing as a leading receiver for the college’s football team. In this position he earned All-Mountain West Conference honors and Hill Memorial Award for the Best Offensive Player.
After graduation from University of Mexico, Baskett landed a contract with Minnesota Vikings. The same year he was exchanged for Billy McMullen and began training with Eagles. That’s when Hank Baskett net worth started to grow. While playing for the team of Philadelphia, Baskett became Eagles special team’s most valuable player and received Pepsi National Football League Rookie of the Week award. Hank was released from the contract in 2009 as he was deemed the least useful of 7 wide receivers. Luckily for him, at the time Indianapolis Colts was looking for the new player, as their wider receiver Anthony Gonzalez was recovering from the knee injury. The team offered Baskett a one year contract. Unfortunately, his performance with Colts was not particularly impressive and the following year Hank was declared a free agent once again. The talented athlete soon landed a contract with his former team, Philadelphia Eagles, worth $800 thousand. By the end year he was playing with Vikings again.
What about his personal life? In 2009 Hank got married to model and television personality Kendra Wilkinson. Kendra is best known as one of the Playboy models and the star of reality TV show The Girls Next Door. For the curious ones, Wilkinson’s fortune is almost equal to Hank Baskett net worth. According to celebritynetworth.com, she holds $6 million.