Last Updated on: August 9, 2020 by: Daniel Roffer
Malcolm Brogdon is an American basketball player for the NBA team Indiana Pacers. He plays as a Point guard/ Shooting guard, wearing jersey number #7 for the Pacers.
Malcolm Brogdon Bio; Family, Ethnicity
Malcolm Moses Adams Brogdon was born on 11 December 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States that makes him 27 years of age. He is the youngest son of Mitchell G. Brogdon and Jann Adams. His father Mitchell is a lawyer and mediator by profession, whereas his mother is the Associate Dean of science and math at Morehouse College. He is African-American by ethnicity and often speaks regarding racial equality in sports.
Brogdon’s parents divorced when he was 11 years old. He grew up with two older brothers; Gino and John Brogdon. Gino is a practicing attorney based in Atlanta, Georgia and John serves as an Associate Attorney on the City of Atlanta.
Education; School, College
Malcolm pursued his high school education at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, Georgia. As a high school basketball player, he was named the All-Division Player of the Year in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Similarly, the Georgia Sportswriters Association selected him as a Mr. Basketball in his senior season in 2010-11. Afterward, he went to the University of Virginia, where he began to play collegiate basketball.
The NBA player graduated from Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in history in 2015. There, he was an ACC Honor Roll member and UVa Athletic Honor Roll member at various times throughout the course of his undergraduate career. Moreover, he earned his master’s degree from VSU in leadership and public policy in 2016. He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and has a muscular body with a weight of 229 lbs (104 kg).
Another NBA Player: Pascal Siakam’s Dating Status, Family Details, Net Worth, Facts
His NBA Career; Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers
Malcolm was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft on 23 July 2016. He made his NBA debut for the Bucks against the Charlotte Hornets on 26 October 2016. For his remarkable first season performance, he was named the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year.
After playing for the Bucks for three seasons, he signed with the Indiana Pacers on 6 July 2019. Later, he became the first NBA player in history to tally at least 20 points and 10 assists in both of his first two games with the Pacers.
Contract, Salary & Net Worth
The talented player signed a 4-year contract with the Indiana Pacers, worth $85,000,000. It includes $85,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $21,250,000.
Brogdon became the second highest paid player in Indiana Pacers history in terms of yearly salary in 2019. His multi-million contract and earnings are likely to make his net worth reach in millions.
Dating Status; Who Is His Girlfriend?
The 27-year-old is rumored to be dating a lady named Victoria Janowski. His rumored girlfriend Victoria played for the Girls’ Volleyball team at the University of Virginia. She is a graduate of VSU with a Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature.
However, there are no pictures together on the media so far. He is active on Instagram with more than 133k followers, be he has not revealed his recent relationship status so far.
Some Interesting Facts About Malcolm Brogdon
- Brogdon announced that he tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on 24 June 2020.
- In 2018, he founded a nonprofit organization named Hoops2o, aimed to raise funds and awareness for clean water initiatives in East Africa.
- He is an amid soccer lover and is a fan of the Premier League club Arsenal and its star Thierry Henry.
- His mother Jan received a Ph.D. in Clinical and Social Psychology from Indiana University in 1989.