Michael Porter Jr. is an American professional basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements
Michael Porter Jr. Facts
|Birth Place||Columbia, Missouri|
|Father’s Name||Michael Porter|
|Mother’s Name||Lisa Porter|
|College||University of Missouri (2017-2018)|
|Net Worth (2023)||$30 million|
|Salary (2023)||$35.8 million|
|Date of Birth||June 29, 1998|
|Height (ft)||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Weight (kg)||99 kgs (218 lbs)|
|NBA Draft Year||2018|
|NBA Draft Pick||Round 1/ Pick: 14th overall|
|Teams||Denver Nuggets (2018-present)|
Michael Porter Jr. Career
Michael Lamar Porter Jr. a.k.a Michael Porter Jr. was the Round 1, 14th overall draft pick by the Denver Nuggets in 2018. Porter Jr. plays in the position of Small forward and he is also the 2017 McDonald’s All-American MVP.
After the draft night, on July 3, 2018, Porter signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets. However, due to persisting back problems, Porter missed his entire rookie season. Moreover, on July 19, 2018, the Nuggets announced that Porter had undergone a second back surgery.
Finally, on October 31, 2019, Porter made his debut in NBA, coming off the bench with fifteen points, four rebounds, and an assist in a 107–122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Subsequently, on December 29, 2019, Porter made his first career start in the NBA, finishing with 19 points, along with six rebounds and an assist in 26 minutes in a 120–115 win over the Sacramento Kings. Notably, on April 24, 2021, Porter scored a career-high 39 points in a 129–116 win over the Houston Rockets.
Michael Porter Jr. Achievements
- National high school player of the year (2017)
- McDonald’s All-American MVP (2017)
- Washington Mr. Basketball (2017)
Michael Porter Jr. Net Worth and Salary
As per several reports, the 24-year-old is estimated to have a net worth of $30 million as of 2023. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary and endorsements.
According to Spotrac, Porter Jr. signed a 4-year / $15,093,095 contract with the Denver Nuggets, including $15,093,095 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,773,274.
In 2021-22, Porter Jr. earned a base salary of $5,258,735, while carrying a cap hit of $5,258,735 and a dead cap value of $5,258,735.
In 2023, he is on course to make a whopping $38.5 million.
Michael Porter Jr. Personal Life
Born in Columbia, Missouri, Porter Jr. is the son of Michael Porter Sr. and Lisa Porter. Furthermore, Porter Jr. has seven siblings named Jontay Porter, Cierra Porter, Bri Porter, Jevon Porter, Coban Porter, Jayda Porter, and Izaak Porter.
According to speculations, Porter Jr. is currently single and is not in any relationship. However, according to rumors, it is said that Porter Jr. was previously in a relationship with Madison Pettis. Madison is a model and an actress.
Michael Porter Jr. Endorsements
According to various reports, Porter has an endorsement deal with Puma. He signed with Puma in 2018. Apart from this, not much is known about Porter Jr.’s endorsement deals.
FAQs about Michael Porter Jr.
|(Q) What is the age of Michael Porter Jr.?|
|Michael Porter Jr. is 24 years old and he was born on June 29, 1998.|
|(Q) What is the net worth of Michael Porter Jr.?|
|Michael Porter Jr. has a net worth of $30 million.|
|(Q) Where was Michael Porter Jr. born?|
|Michael Porter Jr. was born in Columbia, Missouri.|
|(Q) Who is the girlfriend of Michael Porter Jr.?|
|Michael Porter Jr. is currently single.|
|(Q) In which year was Michael Porter Jr. drafted?|
|Michael Porter Jr. was drafted in the year 2018/ Round 1/ Pick: 14th overall.|
|(Q) In what position does Michael Porter Jr. play?|
|Michael Porter Jr. plays in the position of Small forward.|
|(Q) Michael Porter Jr. plays in which NBA team?|
|Michael Porter Jr. currently plays for the Denver Nuggets.|
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