DeMarcus Cousins

An American professional basketball player DeMarcus Cousins most recently played for the National Basketball Association's Denver Nuggets (NBA).

DeMarcus Amir Cousins famed as DeMarcus Cousins is a famous American professional basketball player who has been playing basketball since high school. DeMarcus Cousins is playing for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

DeMarcus Cousins is nicknamed Boogie. His playing position is Center. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats, where he was an All-American in 2010. He left Kentucky after one season and was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. Overall, he is a very talented basketball player.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

DeMarcus Cousins was born on 13th August 1990 in Mobile, Alabama as DeMarcus Amir Cousins. His age is 32 years. He is of African-American ethnicity and has an American nationality.

Parents: He is the son of Monique (Mother) and Jessie Cousins (Father). He has four sisters and one brother Jaleel, who is also a basketball player.

Education Details

For his education, he joined LeFlore Magnet High School in Mobile, Alabama, and joined Kentucky College in 2009. His religion is Christianity. In 2023, he celebrated his 29th birthday. His other early life information will be added soon.

Quick Facts About DeMarcus Cousins

Full Name DeMarcus Amir Cousins
Birth Date August 13, 1990
Birth Place Mobile, Alabama, United States
Nick Name DeMarcus Cousins, Boogie, DMC, Cuz
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black (African-American)
Education LeFlore Magnet High School, University of Kentucky
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Jessie Cousins
Mother’s Name Monique Cousins
Siblings Yes (5)
Age 32 years old
Height 6’10″(2.08 m)
Weight 270 lb(122 kg)

DeMarcus Cousins: Career, Net Worth 2023

  • DeMarcus started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Sacramento Kings in the 2010 NBA draft.
  • He is very active in the sports field since 2010 and he is still playing.
  • He also played in the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit at the Rose Garden in Portland and the Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden where he scored 10 points for the black team.
  • On 7th July 2010, he signed a two-year contract with the Kings for $7 million where he was named Rookie of the Month for July during the NBA Summer League and NBA All-Rookie First Time at the end of the 2010-11 season.
  • He again signed a four-year extension with the Kings with $62 million on 30 September 2013.
  • He got into trouble and suffered a suspension as well while being on the team.
  • He got a one-game suspension for punching Patrick Beverley in the stomach.
  • He played for the Kings till 2017 and was traded to New Orleans Pelicans on 20 February 2017.
  • DeMarcus and teammate Omri Casspi were traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway, and 2017 first-round and second-round draft picks on 20th February 2017.
  • He made his debut for the Pelicans three days later, recording 27 points and 14 rebounds in a 129-99 loss to the Houston Rockets.
  • He later accepted the Warriors’ mid-level exception, signing a reported one-year deal for $5.3 million on 6th July 2018.
  • He made a return in Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, coming off the bench in his first NBA Finals game.
  • On 6th July 2019, he signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • However, he tore his ACL in preseason workouts on August 15.
  • Cousins played for the United States national team that won the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
  • He was also a team member of the USA that won a gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

DeMarcus is a very successful basketball player and his career has paid him a lot of fortune. His salary is around $16.96 million. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of 2023. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings.

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Relationship Status of DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is neither married nor single but he is in a relationship. He is dating Christy West, who is also known as baby mama by NBA players. They are college sweethearts. He has one son, Amir, and a daughter, Vana. But it is not known that Christy is the mother of his children. As of now, the couple is living happily without any sign or rumors of separation. They are enjoying their life a lot and they are planning to get married soon.

Body Measurement – Height, Weight

DeMarcus is a very handsome person with an athletic body build. He has got a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a height of 6 feet 11 inches. His body weighs 122 Kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. His other body measurements will be added soon.

FAQs of DeMarcus Cousins

How old are DeMarcus Cousins?

He is 32 years old as of 2023.

How tall are DeMarcus Cousins?

He is 6 feet 11 inches tall.

How much does DeMarcus Cousins earn?

His net worth is 15 million dollars as of 2023.

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