Markieff Morris Biography

( 1989 - )
December 6, 2018
First published on:June 27, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Markieff Morris

Date of Birth: 1989, September 2
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Markieff Morris
Famous Name Markieff Morris
Mother Thomasine "Angel" Morris
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary $8,600,000
Net Worth $20 million
Weight in KG 245 lb (111 kg)
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A
Currently Married Yes
Children 1
Divorce N/A
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Basketball Player
School attended APEX Academy
University attended University of Kansas
Current team Washington Wizards
Position in Team Power forward
Past Team Phoenix Suns
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date September 2, 1989
Siblings Marcus Morris, David Morris, Donte Morris, Blake Morris
School Location Pennsauken, New Jersey
University Team Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
No. of Twitter Followers 1871
No. of Instagram Followers 264K
Height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)

Markieff Morris is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, he currently plays for the Washington Wizards as their Power forward. Previously, he also played for other teams like Phoenix Suns, after being draft in 2011 NBA Draft.


As a Power forward, he reportedly earns around $8,600,000 as his yearly salary from Washington Wizards. Further, the star player has an estimated net worth of over $20 million.

Wiki, Bio, & Early Life of Markieff Morris

{No data} was born on September 2, 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to parent, Thomasine "Angel" Morris. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Virgo. He grew up along with his siblings, Marcus Morris, David Morris, Donte Morris, and Blake Morris.

In his early years, he has shown his great determination towards basketball, he was regarded as a four-star recruit by In the Year 2008, he was listed as the No.17 power forward and the No.49 player in the nation.

For high school, he attended APEX Academy in Pennsauken, New Jersey where he played for his high school basketball team. Upon graduation, he enrolled at the University of Kansas and played for the Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball.

Markieff Morris Professional Life

In the 2011 NBA draft, Morris was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 13th pick. Furthermore, his twin brother, Marcus Morris was drafted by the Houston Rockets five minutes later. However, his 2011-12 seasons were not so fruitful, in his first game against New York Knicks, he has to suffer from a stomach virus.

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On September 29, 2014, he agreed at a multiyear contract extension with the Phoenix Suns. On November 17, 2014, he recorded a career-high 30 points in the 118-114 win over Boston Celtics. He also played well in the 2015-16 season.

In the Year 2016, on February 18, he was traded to Washington Wizards by Phoenix Suns in exchange for Kris Humphries, DeJuan Blair, and a 2016 Top-9 protected 1st round draft pick. On 22nd September 2017, he was ruled out for 6 to 8 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair sports a hernia. 

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Personal Life of Markieff Morris

Markieff Morris, 29, is a married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Thereza Morris-Wright. However, there is no information: when they married, when they started dating or how they met? It seems that Morris' wife wants her personal life low key. She is inactive in social sites.

In September 2017, the couple welcomed their first girl child named, Jyzelle. 

Markieff Morris's Net Worth

As of 2018, Morris has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. He reportedly earns $8,600,000 annually as salary from Washington Wizards. 

Other than being a famous NBA Power forward, he is pretty famous in social media.

Facts and stats of Markieff Morris

Markieff Morris is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) in height and weighs around 245 lb (111 kg).

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