DeMarcus Cousins Biography

( 1990 - )
September 12, 2019
First published on:January 10, 2016
by John Max

Facts of DeMarcus Cousins

Date of Birth: 1990, August 25
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: leo
Birth Name DeMarcus Amir Cousins
Birth Place Mobile, Alabama
Famous Name DeMarcus Cousins
Horoscope Leo
Father Jessie cousins
Mother Monique Cousins
Net Worth $15 million
Salary $3,500,000
Past Team New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings
Siblings Jaleel Cousins
School Location Toulminville, Mobile, Alabama
Points 14
Rebounds 8
University Team Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Career Earnings $86,048,986
Sponsors Puma
Weight 270 lb (122 kg)
Position in Team Center
Current team Golden State Warriors
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Basketball player
Started career as Basketball Player
University attended University of Kentucky
School attended LeFlore Magnet High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Morgan
Divorce N/A
Affair with Morgan
Girlfriend Morgan

DeMarcus Cousins is an American professional Basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was picked 5th overall in the first round of the 2010 NBA draft by Sacramento Kings. Further, he played New Orleans Pelicans and Golden State Warriors.

As a Center, DeMarcus Amir Cousins reportedly earns around $3,500,000 as his yearly salary from the Los Angeles Lakers. Further, Cousins has an estimated net worth of over $50 million and has collected $86,048,986 as career earnings. Regarding his personal life, he is married to his long-time girlfriend Morgan Lang

Net Worth - $50 million

As of 2019, DeMarcus  Cousins has an estimated net worth of over $50 million. Currently, he is under a 1 year / $3,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $3,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,500,000.

Season

Team

Earnings

2010-11

Sacramento Kings

$3,374,640          

2011-12

Sacramento Kings

$2,919,872

2012-13

Sacramento Kings

$3,880,800          

2013-14

Sacramento Kings

$4,916,974          

2014-15

Sacramento Kings

$14,746,000       

2015-16

Sacramento Kings

$15,851,950       

2016-17

New Orleans Pelicans

$5,785,636

2016-17

Sacramento Kings

$11,172,264

2017-18

New Orleans Pelicans

$18,063,850

2018-19

Golden State Warriors

$5,337,000

2019-20

Los Angeles Lakers

$3,500,000

Total Earnings

 

$89,548,986

Reportedly, he will receive a base salary of $3,500,000 while carrying a cap hit of $3,500,000 and a dead cap value of $3,500,000 in 2019-20 season.

Endorsement and Assets

Further, the NBA Player Cousins earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships. He reportedly signed an endorsement deal with Puma. Previously, he was associated with Under Armour. 

In June 2018, he sold his Granite Bay estate for $4.25 million, which he purchased back in 2013 for $4.725 million. Additionally, he has a collection of cars which he regularly flaunts in his social account; however, the details about Cousins' cars are not in the media yet.   

Wife - Morga Lang

DeMarcus Cousins is married to his long-time girlfriend, Morgan Lang. The couple tied the knot on 24th August 2019 in a lavish ceremony at the St. Regis Atlanta in Georgia. At the wedding, the bride flaunted in a gown by couture designer while Cousins opted for a tux by Rich Fresh.

DeMarcus Cousins and Morgan Lang wedding SOURCE: TMZ

Groomsmen included NBA stars John Wall and Eric Bledsoe, and brother Jaleel Cousins. Additionally, the wedding was attended by NBA's popular faces: Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston, Anthony Davis, Quinn Cook, and Matt Barnes.

A photo by E40 on Demarcus Cousins Wedding SOURCE: Instagram

His wife, Morgan is a model be her professional who also owns a fashion line called Shopbodylang. Cousins often is seen promoting the line too in his official socials. 

DeMarcus Cousins and Longtime Girl Morgan Lang SOURCE: Sports Gossip

Cousins is also the father of two children. According to the various source, his baby mama has been identified as Christy West. Nevertheless, It’s difficult to uncover info about Christy West. As she’s from Mobile, too, so West and DeMarcus were probably high school/college sweethearts.

Cousins' Baby SOURCE: PlayerWivesWiki.com

West is the mother of DeMarcus’ son, Amir, who has a sister named Vana, but we’re not sure if she’s also West’s daughter.

There ’s much confusion out there about who West really is and their affair. Some sources claim she’s actually Morgan, the same girl Cousins is dating now. While another state West’s the mother of DeMarcus’ son and daughter. At last, what we do know is that the NBA star has maintained a low key personal life. 

Body Measurement

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) in height and weighs around 270 lb (122 kg).

Short Bio

DeMarcus Cousins was born as DeMarcus Amir Cousins on August 13, 1990, in Mobile, Alabama to parents Jessie Cousins and Monique Cousins. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Leo. He grew up along with his sibling, Jaleel Cousins.

DeMarcus Amir Cousins attended LeFlore Magnet High School in Toulminville, Mobile, Alabama where he played for his high school basketball team.

DeMarcus Amir Cousins, in his high school career, held an average of 14 points and 8 rebounds. After completing high school, DeMarcus Amir Cousins enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball.

Professional Life

On 7 April 2010, Cousins announced that he would forgo his last three seasons of collegiate eligibility and enter the 2010 NBA draft, where he was picked by the Sacramento Kings with the 5th overall pick. Further, he signed his rookie contract with the Kings, on July 7, 2010. 

He played overall seven seasons long for the team earning various awards and career highlights including 3× NBA All-Star, 2× All-NBA Second Team, and 2011 NBA All-Rookie First Team. 

On 20th February 2017, Cousins and teammate Omri Casspi were traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Langston Galloway, Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield, along with 2017 first-round and second-round draft picks.

Later three days, he made his Pelicans debut against the Houston Rockets, recording 27 points and 14 rebounds in a 129–99 loss. In January 2018, he was diagnosed with a torn left Achilles and underwent season-ending surgery.

On 6th July 2018, Cousins penned a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors. On 6th July 2019, he inked a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Apart from his domestic career, Cousins is also an Olympic champ, having won two gold medals as a member of the United States national team. The first one in 2014 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and his second in 2016 at the Rio Olympics.


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