Markieff Morris

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Facts of Markieff Morris

Birth Name
Markieff Morris
Famous Name
Markieff Morris
Affair with
Currently Married
Thomasine "Angel" Morris
Marcus Morris, David Morris, Donte Morris, Blake Morris
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Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$20 million
Basketball Player
Started career as
Basketball Player


Affair with
Currently Married

Markieff Morris is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Los Angeles Lakers as their Power forward. Previously, he also played for other teams like Phoenix Suns (2011–2016), Washington Wizards (2016–2019), Oklahoma City Thunder (2019), Detroit Pistons (2019–2020), after being draft in 2011 NBA Draft.

2011 Second-team All-Big 12, Markieff Morris was born on 2nd September 1989, under the star sign Virgo. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. 

Markieff Morris's Net Worth As Of 2020

Currently, Markieff Morris is under a 1 year / $1,750,000 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,750,000. In 2019-20, he will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,750,000 and a dead cap value of $1,750,000.

He has summoned $45,196,432 through his 9 seasons career in NBA. As of 2020, Morris has an estimated net worth of over $20 million

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

Relationship Status: Married

Markieff Morris, 30, 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 on social sites.

Markieff Morris with his wife, Thereza Wright and the SOURCE:

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

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).

Family & Education

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, Morris was born to parent, Thomasine "Angel" Morris. 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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