|Celebrated Name:||Demarcus Cousins|
|Real Name/Full Name:||DeMarcus Amir Cousins|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 13, 1990|
|Birth Place:||Mobile, Alabama|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Morgan Lang|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is Demarcus Cousins Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$45 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Famous American basketball player, DeMarcus Cousins is known by the name of “Boogie.” He has played for Kentucky Wildcats during his college time. After one season, he left Kentucky and got selected by Sacramento Kings in NBA draft 2010. He was named as NBA All-Rookie First Team player from the year 2015 to 2018. He has also been named as NBA All-star player.
Maybe you know about Demarcus Cousins very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Demarcus Cousins’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
DeMarcus Cousins was born on 13th August in the year 1990 in Mobile in Alabama. He is the son of Jessie and Monique Cousins. He has one brother named Jaleel and four sisters. His brother is also a professional basketball player. He has attended LeFlore Magnet High school, located in his hometown.
On 24th August, in the year 2019, he got married to Morgan Lang, who was his longtime girlfriend. He has two children with his wife. Demarcus got involved in a controversy when a video was leaked in which he was threatening to kill his ex. The charges of domestic violence filed on him were dropped after a few days. He doesn’t share much about his personal life.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 13 1990, Demarcus Cousins is 31 years old as of today’s date 21st October 2021. His height is 2.11m tall, and his weight is 122 kg.
In 2009, he got selected in Parade All American team during his school time when he finished eight rebounds and 14 points. He also played in Nike Hoop Summit 2009 in Portland. On 28th February, in the year 2008, he got committed to Alabama Birmingham but didn’t sign an intent contract.
He decided to leave UAB and get committed to Memphis in 2009. On 7th April in the year 2010, he was selected for NBA draft 2010 by Sacramento Kings, and he was 5th overall pick. On 7th July in 2010, he signed a rookie contract with the team for $7 million. He played for the team till 2017 and also participated in Rio De Janeiro in the year 2016.
On 20th February, in the year 2017, he joined New Orleans Pelicans and played for one year only. At that time, he also became the first NBA player after Kareem Abdul to have 20 rebounds, 40 points, and ten assets. He got diagnosed with torn Achilles, and he had to go through a surgery. When he didn’t receive any significant contracts from other teams, he joined Golden State Warriors and signed a one-year contract worth $5.3 million.
On 6th July, in 2019, he signed one year of contract with Los Angeles Lakers. Demarcus was also a member of the US national team and received a gold medal at the FIBA Basketball world cup. He also got a gold medal at Rio De Janerio Olympics with his team USA. On 6th July, he signed one year of contract with the team Los Angeles Lakers, but he tore his ligament during workouts, and the team waived him on 23rd February 2020.
Awards & Achievements
In his career, he has been able to win a lot of awards and achievements till now including:
- Four times NBA All-Star player in 2015,2016,2017, and 2018.
- NBA All rookie first team in 2011
- SEC Rookie of the year in 2010
- Two times All NBA Second team
Demarcus will surely win more awards in the future because of his fantastic gameplay on the field.
Net Worth & Salary of Demarcus Cousins in 2021
The net worth of DeMarcus Cousins is around $45 million as of October 2021, which he has earned with his basketball profession. He earns a salary of $18 million, and in 2018-19, he earned around $45 million from endorsements and salary. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
DeMarcus Cousins has been able to gain a lot of love from his fans across the world, and he has played with three teams till now, including Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans, and Sacramento Kings. From his childhood, he liked playing basketball, which made him such a great player today. He never let his failures made him feel demotivated, but he rose with more energy and passion for his game. Demarcus lives with his wife and three daughters happily.