Greg Monroe - Updated Jul 2024

Greg Monroe is a renowned American basketball player. Greg Monroe mostly plays for Osos de Manatí of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). Moreover, he was honored as the Big East Rookie of the Year during his first year at Georgetown University.

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Early Life and Education

Greg Monroe was born Gregory Keith Monroe Jr. on June 4, 1990, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. His age is currently 32 years old. He was born to his parents Gregory Monroe Sr. and Norma Jean Monroe (mother). He also has a sibling sister named Brittany Monroe. Likewise, he holds American nationality and is of an Afro-American ethnic background. According to his date of birth, he was born under the zodiac sign Gemini.

As for his academic qualifications, he is a graduate student. He attended Helen Cox High School for his higher education. Later, he completed his graduation from Georgetown University.

High School Career

Greg Monroe participated in his high school basketball team while attending Helen Cox High School. He had a 21.0 point and 14.0 rebound average in his senior year. Monroe, rated as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, was the top power forward and eighth-ranked player in the country in 2008. He then began playing basketball at Georgetown University after enrolling there. In his second year of college, he was selected for the All-Big East first team and the Big East All-Tournament team. In 30.9 minutes per game over 31 games, he averaged 12.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.5 blocks. He skipped his senior year to participate in the 2010 NBA Draft.

Career and Professional Life

Greg Monroe’s professional career began when the Detroit Pistons selected him with the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NBA draft. On July 6, 2010, he went on to sign with the group. He made his NBA debut on October 30, 2010, against the Chicago Bulls, coming off the bench to register 2 points and 3 rebounds in 7 minutes. Additionally, he started the first game of his career on December 10th against the Minnesota Timberwolves and finished with eight points, fifteen rebounds, and a block in 35 minutes of play.

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Caption: Greg Monroe was captured while playing basketball
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On February 23, 2011, he played his best game of the year against the Indiana Pacers, scoring 27 points and pulling down 12 rebounds on 11-17 shooting. In the 2011–2012 season, he participated in and started each of Detroit’s 66 games. On February 8, 2012, Greg was chosen to participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend Rising Stars Challenge. In the 2013–2014 season, Monroe notched 1,000+ points and 600+ rebounds for the third season in a row.

On 9 July 2015, he agreed to a three-year, $50 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, and on October 28, 2015, he made his team debut. In a 122-97 defeat to the New York Knicks, he finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds. In 2016–17, coach Kidd gave him a position on the Bucks’ bench that was unchanging. On January 25, 2017, the Bucks lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 114-109, and he led the team with a season-high 28 points.

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In a 116-101 loss to the Indiana Pacers on January 24, 2018, he recorded a season-high 17 rebounds in addition to 16 points. He was released from the Suns on February 1st, 2018. The Boston Celtics acquired him on February 8th, 2018. On April 6, 2018, in a 111-104 victory over the Chicago Bulls, he recorded his second triple-double of his career with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists while playing off the bench. On August 10, 2018, he signed with the Toronto Raptors.

He was with the 76ers in 2019 after that, but he wasn’t renewed. On July 25, 2019, he signed with Bayern Munich of the EuroLeague and the German Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). On July 30, 2020, he signed a contract with the Russian team Khimki of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. Monroe’s contract with Khimki was terminated on January 23, 2021. On November 5th, 2021, he signed a contract with the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.

Moreover, on December 27, 2021, he agreed to a 10-day contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He played his first game against the Boston Celtics that night, and he helped the Wolves win 108-103 with 11 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists.

Achievements

He received the Big East All-Rookie of the Year award in his first year at Georgetown University. In 31 games as a rookie, he had an average of 12.7 points, 2.5 assists, 1.5 blocks, and 6.5 rebounds. Greg thus received recognition for both the Big East All-Rookie Team and the NCAA Freshman All-American First Team.

Personal Life

Greg Monroe’s sexual orientation is straight. As for his marital status, Greg Monroe has yet to get married and is still single. There aren’t any rumors or news stories about him dating anyone. He is therefore assumed to be single at the moment and not dating anyone. He values privacy in his personal space. Therefore, there is no mention of his dating or marriage on any social media platforms. His marital status has remained one of his life’s great mysteries. He appears to be putting more of his current attention on his career than being in a relationship.

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Caption: Greg Monroe with his mother
Source: Instagram

Greg Monroe – Net Worth 2023

Greg Monroe is a successful American basketball player who has earned a hefty amount of money throughout his career. Greg Monroe has a net worth of between $5 million and $10 million as of 2023. Likewise, his annual salary is estimated to be $13,802. His primary source of wealth is his basketball career in the sports industry. Monroe has earned more than $76 million from his NBA career, according to Spotrac. He is currently leading a standard life. Along with his career, he also makes money from paid partnerships, sponsored partnerships, and brand endorsements.

Social Media

Reflecting on his social media presence, Greg Monroe is quite active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. His official verified Instagram account ‘@moosemonroe15’ has gained more than 102K followers and has shared 318 posts as of now. Likewise, he joined Twitter in November 2012 and has over 37.4K followers on his account ‘@M10OSE’.

Greg Monroe – Body Measurements

Talking about his physical stats, he has a well-maintained fit body personality. Greg Monroe is a tall man, standing at a height of 6 feet 10 inches. His balanced body weight is 113kg. His black hair stands in contrast with his attractive blue eyes. Greg’s physique is athletic. However, his other body size has not yet been made public. Overall, he has a good physique and a charming personality that draws a lot of people to him.

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Caption: Greg Monroe posing for a photo
Source: Instagram