Mikal Bridges 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Achievements, Records, and Personal Life


Mikal Bridges is a basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association and here is everything you need to know about Mikal Bridges, including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Mikal Bridges Facts

PositionSmall forward
BornAugust 30, 1996 (age 26), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight209 lb (95 kg)
High schoolGreat Valley, (Malvern, Pennsylvania)
CollegeVillanova (2015–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall, Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career2018–present
2018–presentPhoenix Suns
Social mediaInstagram
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Mikal Bridges

He played college basketball for the Villanova Wildcats, winning national titles in 2016 and 2018. The 76ers selected bridges tenth overall in the 2018 NBA draft before being traded to the Suns on draft night. He is known as “The Warden.”

Mikal Bridges Salary and Net Worth

Mikal Bridges has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.

Bridges agreed to terms with the Phoenix Suns on a one-year, $17 million contract. Mikal Bridges also has a reported annual salary of $4.4 million. However, no bonuses or additional payments are included in the salary.

Mikal Bridges College Career

Jim Nolan coached Bridges at Great Valley High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania. When he reached 6-6 his sophomore year, he took basketball seriously. He averaged 20 points and eight rebounds per game as a junior. ESPNU ranked him 82nd in the country when he committed to Villanova in June 2013.

Bridges spent his freshman year redshirting and assisting in player scouting. In his first season with Villanova, he started all 40 games. He stated he needed to increase his weightlifting and modify his three-point shot.

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Mikal Bridges with Villanova

He was supposed to be the team’s sixth man heading into the 2016-17 season, but after Phil Booth went down with a knee injury in November, he started every game.

He was named to the 2017-18 preseason All-Big East second team. Bridges made all six 3-point attempts in a 24-point performance against Lafayette on November 17.

Mikal Bridges Professional Career

Bridges announced on April 10, 2018, that he would forego his final season of collegiate eligibility in order to enter the 2018 NBA Draft, where he was selected in the tenth round by the Philadelphia 76ers. He was later traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Zhaire Smith, the 16th overall pick, and an unprotected first-round pick in 2021.

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Mikal Bridges in action for Phoenix Suns

In the 2018 NBA Draft, Bridges was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the tenth overall slot. Also he was later traded to the Phoenix Suns for Zhaire Smith’s draft rights and a 2021 first-round pick. 2018 saw Bridges sign a contract with the Suns for the NBA Summer League.

Bridges and the Suns reached an agreement on a 4-year, $90 million rookie contract extension on October 17, 2021.

Mikal Bridges Endorsements

Clifford Morgan, the CEO of G Fuel, and Bridges agreed to a multiyear contract on April 29, 2022.

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Mikal endorsing G FUEL

 He said that “I’m ecstatic to join the G FUEL team and I’m looking forward to being an ambassador for years to come, I love G FUEL products so I’m happy to align with the brand.”

Mikal Bridges Achievements and Records

  • NBA All-Defensive First Team (2022)
  • 2× NCAA champion (2016, 2018)
  • Third-team All-American – AP, SN, NABC (2018)
  • Julius Erving Award (2018)
  • First-team All-Big East (2018)
  • Second-team All-Big East (2017)
  • Big East Co-Defensive Player of the Year (2017)
  • Big East tournament MVP (2018)

Mikal Bridges Personal Life

Bridges is the son of Jack Bridges and Tyneeha Rivers, a single mother who gave birth to him at the age of 19. He grew up in Overbrook, Philadelphia, and the surrounding areas. In middle school, he relocated to Malvern, Pennsylvania. Tyrone Garland, a former La Salle player, is his second cousin.

FAQs about Mikel Bridges

What is Mikal Bridges salary?
Salary: $20,100,000.
Where is Mikal Bridges from?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
How long is Mikal Bridges contract?
4 year