Adam Morrison Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Family

By Oshil Pokhrel | Published On: 12 Aug, 2019
Adam Morrison Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Family

American retired professional basketball player Adam Morrison is a former standout Gonzaga forward who got drafted 3rd overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in 2006. He started his college career at Gonzaga University, and during his freshman years, he averaged 11.4 points.

He also played for Los Angeles Lakers from 2009 to 2010 and then retired from the basketball in 2012.

Wife, Married

Adam Morrison is not married till date, but he has a beautiful family to share.

The retired NBA player is currently in a relationship with his partner Mijken Nelson. With his girlfriend Mijken, Adam has a beautiful son named Maxxon John whom they welcomed in August of 2016. Despite their lovely relationship, Mijken, who is not religious, does not belives in marriage. So, it may take some few more years for Adam to make her as his wife.

Besides that, Mijken is also a step-mother of two daughters, which Adam shares from his previous relationship. His daughters were born in the year 2009 and 2012, respectively.

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Adam Morrison with his two daughters (Photo:

The baby mama of his two daughters grew up in a shooting family and taught Adam regarding the cathartic release. It's unclear how they now co-parent their kids, but despite that, Adam says that his world revolves around his kids.

Net Worth

Adam Morrison is an American retired NBA player who has garnered the estimated net worth of $8 million. When he played for the NBA teams like Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Lakers from the season 2006/07 to 2009/10, he earned a total salary of $16,920,989.

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When he was playing basketball game during his eight grade, Adam had seizure-like symptoms due to insulin-dependent diabetes. During his freshman year at Gonzaga, Adam started to regulate his blood sugar by attaching the insulin pump in his abdomen. His life with diabetes became a focal point in Sports Illustrated

Currently, Adam works as an assistant at Mead High School. He became video coordinator assistant for the Bulldogs for 2014/15 season and a student assistant of Gongaza after majoring in sports management in 2014.

Bio, Age, Family

Hailing from Glendive, Montana, Adam was born on 19 July 1984 as a son of John and Wanda Morrison. His father John was a basketball coach, and during his coaching career, he moved to Casper College, Wesleyan University, and Dawson Community College with his family. When Adam was at his fourth grade, his father left his coaching career and settled in Washington. Adam also has two sisters in his family. Adam attended Gonzaga University from 2003 to 2006, and during his early days, he was the ball boy.

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The 35 years old NBA player stands tall with a height of 2.03 m (6 feet and 8 inches). He has an approximate weight of around 205 lbs (93 kg).