Franz Wagner

by John Max 23 Mar,2021
Franz Wagner
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Franz Wagner
  • Birth Place Berlin, Germany
  • Famous Name Franz Wagner
  • Father Axel Schulz
  • Mother Beate Wagner
  • Net Worth $0.2 Million
  • Nationality German
  • Profession Basketball Player

Franz Wagner is a basketball player from Germany who currently plays for the Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference. He began his career with the Alba Berlin side, Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). Named the bbL Best German Young Player, he has represented his national side at a youth level, winning a gold medal at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in 2018.

Berlin, Germany native, Franz Wagner was born on 27th August 2001, under the star sign Virgo. He holds German nationality. The nineteen years old stands 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) tall and weighs 100 kg (220 lb).

How Much Is Franz Wagner's Net Worth In 2021?

Before playing in the Big Ten Conference, representing the University of Michigan, Franz played professionally in the Basketball Bundesliga side Alba Berlin (2017-2019) and SSV Lokomotive Bernau (2018-19). Playing three seasons in the Bundesliga has earned Wagner a decent fortune. The basketball player in the league earns $500k-$800k per season.

Since Franz is now representing his college team, he does get paid. As a matter of fact, it is against the rule to pay college athletes as per NCAA rules.  

As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $0.2 million. 

Recruiting

considered a four-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals, Wagner was among the NCAA Division I programs that recruited him was Stanford, Butler, and Michigan. On 6th July 6, he signed to play college basketball for Michigan which turned down an opportunity to sign a professional contract with Alba Berlin.

At Michigan Wolverines

Assigned shirt No. 21 the shooting guard made his freshman debut on 27 November 2019 against Iowa State where he recorded six points, three rebounds, and one block in 23 minutes in an 83–76 win in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis. On 6th December, he had a career-high 18 points in a 103–91 win against Iowa in its Big Ten Conference season opener. He was named to the 2020 Big Ten All-Freshman team.

The following season, Wagner averaged 13.0 points per game with 6.3 rebounds, a team-high 30 steals, and a second-best 23 blocks. He concluded the season being named second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and third-team by the media.

Personal Life (Family, Married, Wife)

Franz is the son of Axel Schulz and Beate Wagner. Further, he is the younger brother of Moritz Wagner, also a basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Washington Wizards. Finished his collegiate career at the University of Michigan, he picked with the 25th overall in the 2018 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Franz Wagner and his brother, Moritz Wagner SOURCE: 247 Sports

Besides, there is not much information about his private life such as his relationship or girlfriend. Active on IG with 23.7 k followers, all his posts are from his professional. Currently, he is single. 

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