The professional basketball player, Corey Brewer, is the central player of Oklahoma City Thunder since the 2017-18th season. He made his National Basketball Association (NBA) debut in 2007 with Minnesota Timberwolves. He is known for his help-side defense as well as outside shooting in a game and was also drafted seven times by Minnesota.
How Much Is Corey Brewer’s Net Worth?
Corey Brewer has been deriving his net worth from his professional basketball career since 2007. Previously, he started earning by playing at the University of Florida. The basketball player has been deriving his fortunes by playing for Oklahoma City Thunder. As per Spotrac, he earns an annual salary of $539,405 in 2017-18. In 2018-2019, he is estimated to earn $1,544,951 from his current club.
Corey played three seasons at the University of Florida and won back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007. Minnesota Timberwolves selected him in the first round of NBA draft in 2007. He played 79 games for the team in his rookie seasons. He was the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player in 2007.
He rejected the lucrative deal from Kings and signed for Houston Rockets for $24 million per three years of a deal in 2014. He has also signed with Lakers, Denver, and Dallas for the profitable deals. Corey has signed a one-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder in 2018. He is planning to pursue a career in broadcasting after his playing career is over. As of now, Corey enjoys a lavish life derived from his NBA career.
Is Corey Engaged? His Personal Life
Former Timberwolf Corey Brewer is engaged to Monique Mongalo. The couple has been sharing the love with each other for a long time. Unfortunately, they have not opened up the details about their love life regarding how they met and when they fell in love. However, they are not hesitant to flaunt their love on social media.
Corey Brewer, Monique Mongalo, son Sebastian and guest attend Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards at Pauley Pavilion on July 13, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: playerwives.com)
The couple welcomed their first child Sebastian Brewer on 4 February 2014. He posted his son's picture on his Instagram account on 4 February 2016, on his 2nd birthday. Corey shares an intimate bond with his family members and flaunts it by sharing pictures on social media. His son Sebastian was in the competition of Halloween Contest 2014, for which he asked for the votes to all of his followers on Twitter. Sebastian is also a rising social media star with more than 20k followers on his Instagram. The kid turned four this year in February.
Nevertheless, Corey has not announced his plans for getting married shortly.
Corey's Family Life; Diabetic Parents
Corey was raised by his parents Ellis Brewer and Glenda Brewer along with his older brother Rogan Brewer. His father won a tobacco farm in a small town in Portland. He started assisting his father from the early age and started getting $5 per hour from him at the age of 11. Corey also helped his father to pick up trash. He learned to work hard work from his childhood days and invested that work ethic in his basketball career.
Corey's father was diagnosed with diabetes when Corey was in ninth grade and was on an insulin injection. He then lost his leg due to diabetes when Corey was a collegiate star at Florida. Ellis always encouraged Corey and used to say;
I have lived my life, and now you need to live yours.
That was the spirit which took him to NBA, where he has his career now.
His mother Glenda also had high sugar level and needed medical attention when Corey was just in tenth grade. Ellis passed away on 7 February 2012 during Corey’s fifth season in NBA. Corey shared an intimate bond with his father. In an interview with NBPA in September 2016, Corey said,
Me and my dad were really close, so I think about him all the time, I still catch myself just sitting in a room talking like I’m talking to him.
Corey Brewer was born on 5 March 1986 in Portland, Tennessee. As per wiki, he holds an American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. The NBA star has an athletic body with a stunning height of 2.1 m ( 6 feet 10 inches). He has a star sign of Pisces.
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He was provided with the athletic scholarship by the University of Florida, where he attained his education, and played from Florida Gators men's basketball (2004-2007) and won back-to-back NCAA national championships in 2006 and 2007.