On March 21, 1998, Miles Bridges, a well-known basketball player, was born in the United States. However, he spent two years at Michigan State University before announcing his intention to play in the NBA. He was chosen by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 12th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Later, the Charlotte Hornets acquired him in a trade. Aries is Miles Bridges’ horoscope sign.
His father played basketball and won two state championships. When Mile was two years old, he became his first basketball coach and introduced him to the sport. Mile Bridges also has one sibling, Tara Rushing, who played a significant role in his life.
Miles Emmanuel Bridges Sr., a two-time state champion basketball player at Flint Northern High School, was born on March 21, 1998, in Flint, Michigan, to Cynthia and Raymond. His sister is Tara Rushing. While in middle school, Miles played basketball at the neighborhood YMCA while attending Woodland Park Academy in Grand Blanc, Michigan.
Miles Bridges’ Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Age:||24 Years Old|
|Born:||21 March 1998|
|Salary (Annual):||$20 million per season|
Agreement, Compensation, and Endorsement
Bridges agreed to a four-year, $16,317,853 deal with the Charlotte Hornets, which included a $16,317,853 guarantee and a $4,079,463 average yearly salary. Bridges’ basic pay for 2022–2023 will be $7,921,301 with a $16,264,479 cap hit. Bridges also have the option of signing a five-year, $173 million deal as a restricted free agent.
According to reports, he made an estimated $3,206,640 in the 2018–19 season, $3,520,688 in 2019–20, $3,934,320 in 2020–21, $5,421,493 in the next season, and an anticipated $7,459,974 in 2022–23. Additionally, Bridges signed a four-year endorsement deal with Nike and also supports Toyota (Highlander Hybrid).
Career in College
Bridges were rated a 5-star prospect and the 10th-best player in his high school class by Rivals.com. He was ranked No. 8 overall in the 2016 class by ESPN as well.
Bridges formally revealed his affiliation with Michigan State University after turning down offers from a number of prestigious universities across the nation.
He was referred to as a “blue-collar superstar” at Michigan by the head coach, Tom Izzo. In his college debut, he scored 21 points and pulled down 7 rebounds against Arizona in November 2016.
He missed the first seven games of the season due to an ankle injury, but he came back against Purdue and scored 33 points, a career-high.
Bridges were one of the top 10 candidates for the prestigious Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year watchlist and were selected Big-Ten Freshman of the Week five times.
Miles Bridges’ list of accolades from college is extensive. He received a total of 12 preseason honors, 13 during the regular season, and 14 at the conclusion of the year as a rookie. He received three team trophies throughout his time in college.
A career in the Profession
Bridges were selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the twelfth overall choice in the 2018 NBA Draft in June, however, he was then dealt to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.
Bridges agreed to a four-year, $16.3 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets in July of the same year. For Team USA in Chicago, he later won the Rising Star Challenge MVP title.
Bridges recorded a career-high 35 points and 10 rebounds in a 2021 defeat to the Atlanta Hawks that ended in a score of 115-105.
He got into a fight with a spectator in April 2022, which resulted in an NBA punishment of $50,000.
His wife, Mychelle Johnson, whom he began seeing in early 2016, is the mother of his kids. After Johnson allegedly accidentally posted a naked selfie to her Instagram Story, the topic has been buzzing on social media.
Michelle Johnson was born to Scott and Holli Johnson in Huntington, West Virginia, on September 3, 1997. Additionally, she played basketball. She might have developed an interest in the sport because her father, Scott, is the head coach of the West Virginia Thunder AAU team.
Properties and Assets
For his mother, Bridges invested $200,000 in a property that was about 20 to 30 minutes away from his home. Last but not least, he invested $600,000 in his biggest purchase—a house for himself in Charlotte.
He also has a large collection of vehicles, including a $100,000 Range Rover for himself and a $50,000 Audi for his fiancée. In addition, Bridges has several accessories, including a Rolex that costs $30,000 and $60,000 in chains.