Markieff Morris 2022 –  Net Worth, Salary, Career, Personal life and Endorsements


Markieff Morris, born September 2, 1989, is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets and here is more about his net worth, salary, records and endorsements.

Markieff Morris Facts

Full NameMarkieff Morris
Birth DateSeptember 2, 1989
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Nick NameKeef
EducationPrep Charter, Kansas
Father’s NameNot Known
Mother’s NameThomasine Morris
SiblingsMarcus Morris sr., Donte Morris, Blake Morris, David Morris
Height6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m)
Weight245 lb. (111 kg)
NBA DraftRound: 1 / Pick: 13th Overall /  2011
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Career Highlights & AwardsNBA champion (2020)
Second-team All-Big 12 (2011)
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriend/WifeThereza Morris
PositionPower Forward
ProfessionBasketball player
Net Worth$15 million
Salary$46, 507, 874
Currently Plays forMiami Heat
Active Since2011-present
Social MediaInstagramFacebookTwitter
Last UpdateOctober, 2022
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Markieff Morris

Markieff played college basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks before being drafted 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2011 NBA Draft. In 2020, he won an NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Markieff Morris College Career

Morris attended the University of Kansas and majored in American studies. He was named to the Big 12 second team all-conference as a junior for the Jayhawks in 2011. He and his brother, Marcus, signed with a sports agent in Los Angeles and declared their intent to play in the 2011 NBA draught. After his junior season, Fox Sports named him to the Fifth Team All-America.

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Morris during his days at Kansas

Markieff Morris Professional Career

The Phoenix Suns selected Morris 13th overall in the 2011 NBA Draft. Marcus, his twin brother was drafted by the Houston Rockets five minutes later. On January 8, 2012, he had his first professional double-double, with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 109-93 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Morris during his Phoenix Suns stint

Because of the 2011 NBA lockout, Morris averaged 19.8 points and 9.8 rebounds in his first Summer League game in 2012. He maintained his weight of 245 pounds after this period while gaining 13 pounds of muscle. On November 21, 2012, Morris made his first start of the season, scoring 16 points against the reigning champions, the Miami Heat.

Morris signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Suns on September 29, 2014. On November 17, 2014, he set a career high with 30 points against the Boston Celtics.

On February 18, 2016, Morris was traded to the Washington Wizards for DeJuan Blair, Kris Humphries, and a 2016 Top-9 protected first-round draft pick. The next day, he made his Wizards debut, scoring six points and grabbing two rebounds in 22 minutes against his brother’s team, the Detroit Pistons.

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Morris in action for Washington Wizards

Morris joined the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 20, 2019.

On July 6, 2019, Morris agreed to terms with the Detroit Pistons. Morris and the Pistons agreed to a buyout on February 21, 2020.

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Morris on February 23, 2020, using the $1.75 million injured player exemption that had been granted to them as a replacement for DeMarcus Cousins. The Lakers have advanced to the conference semifinals, where they will face Houston.

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Morris in action for Lakers

Morris and the Miami Heat agreed to a one-year veteran’s minimum contract on August 6, 2021. On September 7, 2022 he agreed to terms with the Brooklyn Nets.

Markieff Morris Salary and Net Worth

Morris, an experienced basketball player, made a lot of money over the course of his career. However, no specific net value estimate has been provided.

Markeiff is estimated to have a net worth of $15 million.

His total pay after signing with the Miami Heat is $46,507,874.


Although Morris does not currently have any major endorsement deals, but he has in the past. The Morris twins were the face of the ‘And 1’ footwear brand before their contract expired in 2015.

Markieff Morris Personal Life

Similarly, Markieff and his twin brother Marcus, who grew up with four siblings in the arms of a single mother, chose the same professional path. There is no information about Morris’s childhood, but we can assume that he and his brother worked hard from the get this far.

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Morris with his family

Morris and his wife, Thereza Wright-Morris, have a daughter.

FAQ about Markieff Morris

Q.1 What is the net worth of Marcus Morris?

Ans: Marcus Morris has an estimated net worth of $18 million.
Q.2 What is the salary of Marcus Morris?

Ans: Morris earns an average salary of $16,000,000.
Q.3 Which brand does Marcus Morris endorses?

Ans: Morris have struck a three-year endorsement deal with And 1, the basketball footwear brand.