American professional basketball player Brandon Xavier Ingram plays for the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Pelicans. His selection to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team came after the Los Angeles Lakers made him their second-round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. After being moved to New Orleans, he made his NBA debut as an All-Star and won the Most Improved Player award in 2020, his first year playing with the Pelicans.
Brandon Ingram Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $12 million|
|Full Name Brandon Xavier Ingram|
|Birth Date September 2, 1997|
|Age 24 years|
|Birthplace Kinston, North Carolina, US|
|Profession Basketball Player|
|Girlfriend Aaleeyah Petty (ex)|
Brandon Ingram Early Life
On September 2, 1997, Ingram was born in Kinston, North Carolina to Donald and Joann Ingram. While Donovan, Ingram’s brother, grew up in a different home and spent weekends teaching Brandon basketball, Ingram grew up in a one-story house on Highland Avenue in Kinston.
Ingram didn’t let Kinston’s high crime rate distract him from his basketball goals. Ingram spent his entire four-year high school basketball career at Kinston High School, where he helped the team win four consecutive state championships.
Brandon Ingram College Career
Ingram enjoyed a fruitful high school career in North Carolina, where he has voted the state’s Mr. Basketball and won state championships each of his four years in high school. He was voted the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Rookie of the Year during his one season of collegiate basketball with the Duke Blue Devils. Ingram made the decision to forfeit his remaining college eligibility after the season and to enter the NBA draft instead.
Brandon Ingram Professional Career
The Los Angeles Lakers selected Ingram with the second overall choice in the 2016 NBA Draft on June 23, 2016. He was the second-youngest player selected in 2016 at the age of 18, having just turned 18 at the time. Ingram was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team for his brilliant performance at the conclusion of the season.
On July 6, 2019, the Lakers acquired All-Star Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, De’Andre Hunter’s draft rights, two first-round picks, a first-round pick swap, cash, and other items. The 2016 U.S. selected team, which trained alongside the 2016 U.S. Olympic basketball team, chose Ingram.
Brandon Ingram Girlfriend
Brandon is currently single but he previously dated two women and his relationship history is not so smooth. Brandon was recognized as the father of her child by Aaleeyah Petty after Ingram confirmed their relationship. In 2018, the player became embroiled in a love triangle, at that time, he was seeing both Raelyn Inez and Amber.
Brandon Ingram Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Brandon Ingram is $12 million as of 2022. His current team, Pelican pays him $7.26 million in compensation, so he is well-paid thanks to a favorable contract he has with his team. Ingram’s base pay in 2021–2022 was $29,467,800, with a $29,467,800 cap hit. Ingram, is a budding fashion designer of media industry and also earned an endorsement contract with shoe company, Adidas in 2016.
Brandon Ingram Height and Weight
|Weight 84 kg|
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Black|