Shannon Brown is one of the most famous and popular American professional basketball players. He has played for a number of teams under the NBA and has most recently been playing for the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League. He is also more famous and in news because he is married to one of the top R&B singer Monica Denise Brown aka Monica.
Together both of them earn in millions and their combined Net Worth has always been an element of suspense and anticipation by their fans. Here, you will get to know the total Net worth of Shannon Brown in 2018.
Shannon Brown Early Life
Shannon was born on November 29, 1985; and his full name is Waipahu Shannon Brown. He attended the Proviso East High School in Maywood.
Basketball was his passion during school and college, and in 2003, he was named Illinois Mr. Basketball; as well as a McDonald’s All-American. In 2003 itself, he was listed as the #1 shooting guard and the #3 player in the nation; by the website rivals.com
Later, Brown played college basketball for the Michigan State University. He was a second-team All-Big Ten as a junior; and later an All-Big Ten Defensive selection.
Brown was in a relationship with R&B singer Monica, since 2010, ever since Brown starred in her music video Love All Over Me. On November 22, 2010, they got married secretly at their Los Angeles home. Later, in July 2011, they had a second wedding ceremony for their family, relatives and friends.
Brown has a son and a daughter; named Shannon Christopher Brown and Laiyah Shannon Brown. He is also the dad to his two stepsons Rodney Hill and Romelo Hill, by his marriage to Monica.
Shannon Brown Career, Awards & Achievement
Brown got drafted in the first round of the 2006 NBA draft, with the 25th pick by the team Cleveland Cavaliers. He could play in only 23 games as his progress was adversely affected by a shin injury. However, he displayed promise and continued to be retained by the Cleveland Cavaliers till 2008.
In February 2008, Brown was traded to the Chicago Bulls team, and he stayed with them till August when he signed for the Charlotte Bobcats for $0.8 million minimum NBA salary for one year. During February 2009, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he performed well.
In July 2009, Brown had a $4.2 million contract for his return to the Los Angeles Lakers for two years.
In August 2010, Brown signed a $4.6 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for two-year. In the season he did quite well by scoring a season-high of 21 points against top teams.
In July 2012, Brown signed $7 million contract of two year with Phoenix Suns. Brown kept up his good performance with a career high 32 points. He also scored well against his former teams.
In October 2013, Brown was traded to the Washington Wizards. In February 2014, Brown signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs, and few days later signed another 10-day contract.
In February and March 2014, he signed a couple of 10-day contract with the New York Knicks. Later in March; he was signed for the rest of the season. In August 2014, the Miami Heat signed him for the rest of the season.
In 2017, Brown was added to the Milwaukee Bucks G-League affiliate roster of the Wisconsin Herd; and in January 2018, he was traded to the Delaware Blue Coats, it is a team of the NBA G League.
Awards & Achievement
Shannon Brown has been a very popular basketball player and has appeared in several music videos; such as Toni Braxton’s Yesterday; Monica, his wife’s video Love All Over Me, and Nelly’s Just a Dream.
Although he has not won any major awards in his discipline of basketball, he has been felicitated by several groups. He has played the role of himself in the film Think Like a Man in 2012. In 2015, in the film Trainwreck, he appeared as a player of the New York Knicks.
Net worth of Shannon Brown
Considering the multi-million dollars contract he signs every season, it is not too difficult to guess Shannon brown’s net worth. With Los Angeles Lakers, he has signed two contracts worth more than $4.2 million each. Also he signed a two-year contract with phoenix for $7 million. Considering how prolific player he has been, it is estimated that his Net Worth is $10 million.
Shannon Brown is not just a basketball player par excellence but also a good human being, a team-player, a loving husband and a good father. He has already adopted his stepsons as his own and loves them as much as he loves his own son and daughter. He has always been involved with activities that give livelihood and dignity to the poor black Americans and other disadvantaged groups in society. With his emphasis on personal excellence and discipline, he is a perfect role-model for everyone.