Last updated on August 21st, 2023 at 09:23 am
Facts About Meyers Leonard
|Celebrated Name||Meyers Leonard|
|Age||31 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Meyers Patrick Leonard|
|Birth Nation||United States|
|Place Of Birth||Woodbridge, Virginia|
|Best Known For||basketball player of "Portland Trail Blazers" of NBA|
|High School||Robinson High School|
|College / University||University of Illinois|
|Brothers||Chris Leonard and Bailey Leonard|
|Current Club||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Height||7 feet 0 inch|
An American professional basketball player, Meyers Leonard is one of the highly talented and popular names in the world of basketball. He is the most prominent center basketball player for the "Portland Trail Blazers" of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Prior, being achieved his name in the history of the world basketball player: he also had played college basketball before.
What is Meyers Leonard Famous for?
- Meyers Leonard is famous as the professional basketball player of "Portland Trail Blazers" of the National Basketball Association(NBA).
When was Meyers Leonard born?
Meyers Leonard was born on February 27, 1992, in Woodbridge, Virginia.
The 27 aged Meyers was born to James Leonard(father) and Tracie Leonard(mother). His father James Leonard was a golf pro player and his mother Tracie was an athlete.
When he was six, his father was killed in a bike accident, and his family was largely victimized. After his father's death, his mother was victimized by an old horseback injury.
Meyers has two brothers named, Chris Leonard and Bailey Leonard. His elder brother Bailey is a U.S Marine who worked in Afghanistan.
How was Meyers Leonard's Early Life?
Meyers was raised in Robinson, Illinois, a small town in southeastern Illinois. His birth name is Meyers Patrick Leonard. His nationality is American and White is his ethnicity. Pisces is his zodiac sign.
He attended "Robinson High School" in Illinois. When he was in second grade, the young Meyers got a surrogate family, he supposed Brian Siler as his father figure.
While studying there, he also participated and performed for a high school basketball team, initially, he played as a guard but later he was appointed to play center in his freshman and sophomore years. Leonard was named as part of the 2010 Illinois All-State Team. He also led his school to the "IHSA Class 2A" state championship.
He then started his collegiate basketball career at the "University of Illinois".
How is Meyers Leonard's Career?
Leonard started playing for the "University of Illinois" in 2012 at the age of 20. On December 5, 2011, he was named "Big 10 Co-Player of the Week" after averaging 16.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game with two Illinois victories. Similarly, in the Year 2011, on December 26, he was named "Big 10 Player of the Week".
Following the season, Leonard was named "Honorable Mention All-Big-10".
However, his professional career began when he entered the NBA. He was drafted to "Portland Trail Blazers", with the 11th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. On July 13, 2012, Leonard signed a rookie contract with "Portland Trail Blazers" and officially began to play.
On October 31, 2012, he played his debut game against Los Angeles Clippers. He played well and scored four points against the Clippers.
He went on to record a playoff-best game with 13 points and 13 rebounds in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of Portland's first-round series.
On December 1, 2015, he scored his season-high 23 points in a loss against the Dallas Mavericks. On March 24, 2016, his left shoulder injury pushed him out from the rest of the season.
Furthermore, on July 10, 2016, Leonard re-signed a four-year contract with the Trail Blazers on $41 million. On October 2016, he was allowed to play after his left shoulder's surgery, and just after then on December he scored a season-high 16 points off the bench in a 110–90 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
On May 20, 2019, in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, Leonard recorded a career-high 30 points and 12 rebounds in a 119–117 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors.
How is Meyers Leonard's Personal Life?
The handsome tall guy, Meyers Leonard is married with his longtime girlfriend Elle Bielefeldt. Elle Bielefeldt is also a basketball player. The couple met when Leonard was in his freshman year and fell in love more than anything.
After dating for more than one years they tied a knot on August 2015 at the Oregon Golf Club., when Leonard was just 23. They have no children at the moment.
He has a determined, dedicated and devoted personality and has great confidence and consistency in his game.
What is Meyers Leonard's Net Worth?
The talented basketball player, Meyers Leonard earns an impressive net worth from his basketball career. He has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million.
He gets a handsome salary from the NBA as well. His annual salary is around $2.3 million.
He also had signed a four-year $41 million contract with is a current team.
How Tall is Meyers Leonard?
Meyers Leonard has an excellent body build with a charming personality. Leonard has one of the perfectly maintained body. He stands tall at a height of 7 feet. 0 inch. His bodyweight is about 260 lb.
He has a very fair complexion with blonde hair and blue eyes.