Greg Monroe net worth and salary: American professional basketball player who plays for Milwaukee Bucks has a net worth of $50 million.
Greg Monroe started playing basketball since his childhood and was a regular player at Helen Cox High School. Monroe was named McDonald’s All-American during his senior year in 2007-08 and also earned Parada All-America first team honors. The #1 power forward in the nation in 2008 according to Rivals.com, Monroe made his name during his college year.
A fantastic basketball player, Monroe was named ‘Big East Rookie of the Year’ during his freshman season and had an average of 12.7 points in 31 games. He further progressed during his sophomore year and averaged 16.1 points in 34 games. He left his final two years to pursue professional career in NBA and declared his availability for the NBA draft in 2010.
The 7th overall pick in 2010 NBA Draft, Monroe signed for Detroit Pistons and made his debut the same year. He became a team regular in his first year for the Pistons and was named sixth best NBA Rookie of the Year in 2011. He started all the games for Detroit in 2011-12 season and was selected for Team Shaq.
With 1000+ points during his third season, Monroe was tendered in a one-year qualifying offer and was released as a free agent in 2015.
He was then picked by Milwaukee Bucks in the 2015 NBA Draft after penning down $50 million deal for three years.
Quick Facts about Greg Monroe
Full Name: Greg Monroe
Profession: Basketball Player
Height: 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Date of Birth: June 4, 1990
Place of Birth: Harvey, Louisiana
Current Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Greg Monroe Salary: $16 million per year