According to Forbes, Kawhi Leonard is the 43rd highest-paid athlete in the present world. The 29-year-old (born on 29 June 1991) was the NBA Finals MVP (Most Valued Player) in 2014 when he led the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA championship title and again in 2019 with the Toronto Raptors. The American signed a $103 million contract for three with the Los Angeles Clippers as a free agent in 2019. Leonard is a four-time All-Star. He was awarded the Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016 and the All-Star Game MVP Award in 2020.
Let us look at Kawhi Leonard’s sponsorship deals.
New Balance, athletic footwear, and a fitness apparel company have a multi-year sponsorship deal with Leonard since 2018. Before the two joined forces, Leanord was one of the faces of Nike. In 2019, he filed a lawsuit against Nike to overuse his “Klaw” logo designed by him. He won the case in 2020.
The sportsman giant, Leonard also signed a partnership deal with the Ontario based Cargo Jet Airways in 2019, after leading the Toronto Raptors to an NBA Championship.
The Clipper star has also partnered with Honey, a subsidiary of Pay Pal, for Celebrity Ad Campaign. The company is headquartered in LA, California. Honey Science Corporation is a browser extension that automatically applies online coupons on eCommerce websites. The Honey advertisement in February 2020 was Kawhi’s first commercial.