|Celebrated Name:||Michael Beasley|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Paul Beasley, Jr.|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||9 January 1989|
|Birth Place:||Cheverly, Maryland, United States|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Mikaiya, Michael III)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Kaleila Pufolkes)|
|Is Michael Beasley Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$14 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Michael Beasley is a popular professional basketball player from America who is regarded as one of the best freshman college basketball players of the 2000s. He played for Kansas State University before getting drafted by Miami Heat in the 2009 NBA draft.
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Early Life & Biography
Michael Paul Beasley Jr. was born on January 9, 1989, in Cheverly, Maryland, to his parents Fatima Smith and Michael Beasley Sr. He has four siblings, including two brothers, Leroy Ellison and Malik Smith, and two younger sisters, Mychaela Beasley and Tiffany Couch.
In 2005, he, along with his family, moved to Frederick and lived there for one year. His mother died of cancer in 2018. Beasley attended a total of six high schools, including Bowie High School in Bowie, Maryland, National Christian Academy in Fort Washington, Maryland, and others.
Beasley is not married yet, but he is in a live-in relationship with his girlfriend, Kaleila Pufolkes. Together they are the parents of two beautiful children, Mikaiya and Michael III. He lives happily with his family in California.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 9 January 1989, Michael Beasley is 32 years old as of today’s date 18th January 2021. His height is 2.08 m tall, and his weight is 107 kg.
Michael Beasley started playing basketball when he was in high school for the PG Jaguars and won multiple national championships. In 2006, he was included in the USA Men’s U18 National Team and was also a second-team Parade All-American. The following year, he was rated number one in the high school basketball prospects.
Later, he started his college career with Kansas State in 2007 and was considered one of the most dominant players in the country. He had a total of 866 points and was ranked second among all freshmen in NCAA history. He holds 30 Kansas State career, single-season records. Beasley is the 27th player in NCAA Division I history to post 26 or more double-doubles in a single season.
Beasley was the second overall draft by the Miami Heat in the 2008 NBA draft. In his debut match, he scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds. In the preseason game, Beasley scored 16 points against the Detroit Pistons.
During the 2009-10 season, he scored a career-high 30 points in a match against Memphis Grizzlies. In 2010, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the same season, he averaged 11.5 points per game.
In 2012, Beasley signed a three-year contract with the Phoenix Suns. However, the following year, he was released by them after Beasley was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession. In 2013, he returned to Miami Heat and helped his team to reach the NBA finals. He also signed a one-year contract with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association.
In 2016, Beasley signed with Shandong Golden Stars after becoming a free agent. He scored 48 points in the opening match of the season. Later, he signed with other teams also including Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Awards & Achievements
Michael Beasley has won several awards in his illustrious career. He is one of just two players in Kansas State history to earn first-team All-America honors from the Associated Press and the fifth player in school history to earn recognition to any of the organization’s three All-America teams.
Beasley was included in the 2008 John R. Wooden Award All American team. At the same time, he won both Big 12 Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year accolades. Beasley was the first player to be named league Freshman of the Year and the twelfth overall to be selected as either Freshman or Newcomer of the Year since 1970.
Beasley was one of the four finalists of the 2008 Naismith Player of the Year Award and Oscar Robertson Player of the Year award.
Net Worth & Salary of Michael Beasley in 2021
As of January 2021, Michael Beasley has an estimated net worth of more than $14 million. He made this huge wealth through his successful career as a professional basketball player.
He has been a part of several basketball teams of the NBA, including Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, and others. In 2012, he signed an $18 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.
Beasley also makes a huge sum of money through brand endorsements, media appearances, and sponsorships. In addition, he plays for several international tournaments and championships such as the Chineses Basketball Association.
Michael Beasley is considered one of the best basketball players in the world. He started his professional basketball career at a very young age and has appeared in more than ten NBA seasons until now. He is also very active on various social media platforms, including Instagram, where he has more than 300k followers.