Michael Porter Jr. Biography

( 1998 - )
March 1, 2019
First published on:November 19, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Michael Porter Jr.

Date of Birth: 1998, June 29
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Michael Porter Jr.
Birth Place Columbia, Missouri
Famous Name Michael Porter Jr.
Horoscope Gemini
Father Micheal Porter
Mother Lisa porter
Salary $2,894,160
Past Team Nathan Hale High School
Siblings Jontay Porter, Izaak Porter, Bri Porter, Cierra Porter, Jyda Porter, Jevon Porter, Covan Porter
School Location Seattle, Washington
Points 36.2
Rebounds 13.6
University Team Missouri
Career Earnings $8.5 million in guaranteed salary over a three-year
Weight 95 kg
Position in Team Small forward
Current team Denver Nuggets
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Basketball Player
Currently Working For Denver Nuggets
University attended University of Missouri
School attended Nathan Hale High School
Graduated year 2018
Girlfriend Madison Pettis
Squad No 18

Michael Porter Jr. is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Michael currently plays for the Denver Nuggets as their Small forward. Michael has played for other teams like Nathan Hale High School, Missouri Tigers men's basketball team.


As a Small forward, Michael reportedly earns around $2,894,160 as his yearly salary from Denver Nuggets.

Michael Porter Net Worth And Salary

As of 2019, Porter's net worth is estimated at around $1 million. Furthermore, the hunk has earned $2,894,160, playing two seasons in the NBA. 

In 2018,  He reportedly signed a 4-year Rookie contract with Denver Nuggets that could pay him up to $15.4 million over the next four years.  Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $2,894,160 annually.

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If NBA's collectively bargained age requirement is excluded, Porter would almost certainly have entered the draft of the NBA in 2017 and won a top-five selection. This would give Porter a guaranteed minimum salary of $ 3.8 million in 2017-18, a salary of $ 4.6 million in 2018-19 and $ 5.3 million in 2019-20.

Other than being a famous NBA Small forward, Michael is pretty famous in social media.

Michael Porter Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 10 in height and weighs around 95 kg. Porter, 20, is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

CAPTION: Michael Porter and his girlfriend Maddison
SOURCE: The Big Lead


Michael Porter girlfriend is Madison Pettis, who is famous as a former Disney Channels actress. Madison is best known for her role in the Disney movie Cory in the house where she was cast as Sophie Martinez, as well as The Game Plan and Barney and Friends.

Michael Porter Jr Early Life

Michael Porter Jr. was born on June 29, 1998, in Columbia, Missouri to parents Michael Porter and Lisa Porter. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Mixed ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini. He grew up along with his siblings, Jontay Porter, Izaak Porter, Bri Porter, Cierra Porter, Jyda Porter, Jevon Porter, and Covan Porter.

Michael Porter Jr. attended Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington where he played for his high school basketball team.

Michael, in his high school career, held outstanding stats with an average of 36.2 points and 13.6 rebounds. After completing high school, Michael enrolled at the University of Missouri and played for Missouri Tigers men's basketball team.

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Some of his early career highlights and awards are:

2017 McDonald's All-American 
2017 McDonald's All-American Game MVP
2017 Mr. Basketball USA 
2017 USA Today Player of the Year
2017 Jordan Brand Classic 
2017 Nike Hoop Summit
2017 Gatorade National Player of the Year 
2017 Naismith Prep Player of the Year
2017 Washington Mr. Basketball

Michael Porter Professional Career and Trade

On 21 June 2018, Porter was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 14th overall pick. He fell from a possible first overall pick to the 14th pick with the Nuggets due to the injury.

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CAPTION: Michael Porter Jr. signing for Denver Nuggets SOURCE: denver.cbslocal


The Nuggets also talked about the possibility of having him in the team despite his injury. Porter signed a multi-year agreement with the Nuggets on 3 July 2018.


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