Monte Morris Dating Status; His Bio, Family, Contract, Net Worth & Facts

Published Date: 11 Aug, 2020 Updated date: 18 Jun, 2021 By Daniel Roffer

Monte Morris is now enjoying his successful NBA stint and thanks to his supportive mother. The young player is making big money from his multi-million contract so far.

Monte Morris is an American basketball player, who plays as a point guard for the NBA team, Denver Nuggets. He played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones for four seasons.

Monte Morris Bio; Family, Parents

Monté Robert Morris, aged 25 was born on 27 June 1995 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. His birth sign is Cancer. As per his bio, he is the only son of Latonia Morris, who raised him as a single mother.

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As a single mother, his mother has done so much to raise him. He also believes that his mother has singlehandedly taken care of the family which for the two parents would be even difficult. Teaching life values and most importantly the tough mentality he posses comes from his mother. 

Morris has never met his father personally. His father broke up with Latonia when she was in college and later died. He regards his mother as his biggest inspiration, both on and off the court. She was a was a high school coach who guided him throughout his senior career.

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Education, Height, Weight

Monte grew up in Flint, Michigan, where he attended Flint Beecher High School. There, he played high school basketball for the Beecher Buccaneers for four years. He was the leader of Buccaneers in scoring, assists, and steals in all four seasons and even led Flint Beecher to back-to-back Class C Michigan state titles in 2012 and 2013.

After high school, he committed to the Iowa State University to play college basketball. He graduated from Iowa with a major in liberal studies at the age of 22. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and has maintained a bodyweight of 183 lbs (83 kg).

Facts About College Playing & More!

In his college freshman season, he made an average of 6.8 points with 3.7 assists and 2.6 rebounds. Likewise, the facts about his college sophomore season are quite enticing. Out of 34 games played, he made an average of 11.9 points. The year 2016 marked his junior season where he also became the 10 finalists for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award.

In the same following year, his senior season embarked receiving many preseason recognitions as facilitated by the Associated Press. Talking about the facts of his senior season end, he broke the NCAA record assist to turnover ratio from 4.79, he made in his freshman year to the new record of 5.21. 

His NBA Career; Denver Nuggets

Monte was selected in the second round, 51st pick overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 2017 NBA draft. After the Summer League, he signed a two-way contract with the Nuggets and the deal included that he would split time between the Nuggets and a G League team, designated for him.

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On 23 October 2017, he was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G League. Morris made his NBA debut against the Detroit Pistons on 12 December 2017.  As a Point guard, he wears the jersey number #11 for the Nuggets.

His Contract, Salary & Net Worth

Morris’s net worth is likely to reach millions from his multi-million contract with the Nuggets. He signed a 3-year contract with the Denver Nuggets, worth $4,661,321 in July 2018.

The contract includes $2,937,614 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,553,774. He is set to earn a salary of $1,663,861 in the 2020-21 season.

Dating Status; Does He Have A Girlfriend?

Well, the NBA player has been linked with numerous names on his dating list. He was rumored to be dating the American model and television personality Amber Rose. The duo reportedly started dating in June 2018 and was seen holding hands together.

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However, the news of their break up surfaced together in October 2018. Meanwhile, Amber, aged 36 is now in a relationship with music producer Alexander Edwards and their son was born in October 2019.

Moreover, in early 2019, he was linked to the NFL player Terrelle Pryor’s ex-girlfriend Chania Ray. But, there are no recent stories regarding their relationship so far. The 25-year-old is presumed to be single as of 2020.

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Some Interesting Facts About Monte Morris

  • Monte won Michigan’s Mr. Basketball award while at Flint Beecher High School in 2013.
  • He became the Emerald Coast Classic Most Outstanding Player in 2016.
  • Similarly, he was named the Big 12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2017.
  • His mother Latonia nicknamed him “Man Man” after he was born.
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