DeMarcus Cousins who has a net worth of $37 million was born on August 13, 1990 and is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association for the Denver Nuggets.
For a part of his career, Cousins had a stint with the Lakers;
DeMarcus Cousins during his time at the Lakers
DeMarcus Cousins joined the Lakers before the season began, but he tore his ACL in August.
In February, he was waived in order to make place for Markieff Morris.
What Contract is Cousins on?
Cousins’ 10-day contract is now official, the Nuggets announced in a press release. The veteran will earn $151,821 on the deal.
DeMarcus Cousins was an All-American in 2010 while playing collegiate basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats, earning the nickname “Boogie.”
He departed Kentucky after one season and was taken by the Sacramento Kings as the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft.
Cousins was chosen to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in his first season with the Kings, and he was an NBA All-Star from 2015 through 2018.
He has also won two gold medals with the United States national team, the first in 2014 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and the second in 2016 at the Olympic Games in Rio.
DeMarcus Cousins is the son of Monique and Jessie Cousins. He has four sisters and a brother, Jaleel, who is a professional basketball player as well.
DeMarcus Cousins was a student at LeFlore Magnet High School.
He led LeFlore to the Alabama Class 6A Final Four, where they lost to future college teammate Eric Bledsoe and Parker High School, who beat Austin High School to advance to the state championship.
For College, Cousins elected to play under John Calipari at Kentucky on April 7, 2009.
On April 15, he signed his letter of intent.
Cousins averaged 15.1 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks per game at Kentucky.
The Wildcats reached the Elite Eight of the 2010 NCAA Tournament, led by Cousins and John Wall.
DeMarcus Cousins stated on April 7, 2010, that he would forego his remaining three seasons of collegiate eligibility and enter the 2010 NBA draft, where he was taken fifth overall by the Sacramento Kings.
Cousins signed his rookie contract with the Kings on July 7, 2010, for a two-year deal for around $7 million with a team option for the third and fourth years.
Boggie, as he is famously known as, Cousins has been known to be an NBA hot head and in 2012 was suspended for two games without pay for his confrontation on media person Sean Elliot.
Elliott had made comments regarding Cousins who termed as bullying Tim Duncan, a furious Cousins heard it and confronted him.
Cousins went on to apologize for that in person in 2014 in a game against the Spurs.
Cousins had a rollercoaster season, setting career highs in Player Efficiency Rating, field goal percentage, and free throw % while also leading the NBA with 16 Technical Foul infractions, being ejected multiple times, and being suspended by both the league and the Kings.
On January 30, 2015, Cousins was named to replace the injured Kobe Bryant of blessed memory as a Western Conference All-Star in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.
It was his first ever All-Star selection.
Cousins’ selection marked the first time a Kings player earned All-Star honors since Brad Miller and Peja Stojaković represented Sacramento in 2004.
He was chosen a Western Conference All-Star reserve for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game on January 28, his second consecutive All-Star selection.
He was traded to the Pels and immediately continued from where he left off with stellar performances.
He became the first NBA player to record 40 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 assists in a game since Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1972.
It was also only the 10th game in NBA history to feature 40 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 assists.
He had a season ending injury after the game at the Rockets but later underwent surgery.
Cousins focused his emphasis to signing with an elite team, with the exception of the midlevel exemption, after getting no outstanding contract offers from other teams.
Cousins spoke with Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers about joining the team, then spoke with Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Draymond Green. On July 6, 2018, he accepted the Warriors’ midlevel exception and signed a reported one-year deal worth $5.3 million.
After the playoff adventure with the Warriors he went on to join the Rockets, Clippers, Bucks and is currently at the Denver Nuggets who its alleged he has signed a contract with them till the end of the 2021-22 season
What is the Net worth of Cousins?
DeMarcus Cousins has a net worth of a whooping $37 Million.