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DeMarcus Cousins Net Worth

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DeMarcus Cousins's Net Worth as of 2024
$15 Million

DeMarcus Cousins Amir was born on the 13th August 1990, in Mobile, Alabama USA, and is a professional basketball player who currently represents the Sacramento Kings in the NBA League, in the positions of power forward and centre. DeMarcus Cousins has been playing basketball professionally since 2010, during which period he has been named to the NBA All-Star game twice.

How rich is the professional basketball player? Authoritative sources estimate that the overall size of DeMarcus Cousins’ net worth is as much as $15 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.

DeMarcus Cousins Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, Cousins was educated at John L. LeFlore High School, where he successfully played basketball, playing in the McDonald’s All-American game in 2009, in which he scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds. In addition to this, he also played in the Nike Hoop Summit in the Rose Garden in Portland, and the Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden, contributing 10 points for the team.

Talking about his college career, Cousins initially indicated and intention to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham(UAB) in 2008, but gave up because he would not have been coached by Mike Davis, and eventually committed to the University of Kentucky and coach of the team John Calipari, who is one of the most successful basketball coaches in the NCAA, was very enthusiastic about his student; he thought that Demarcus was one of the long most talented players he had ever coached. In 2010, Cousins achieved an average of 15.1 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game, and was the Southeastern Conference leader.

In April 2010, Cousins announced his intention to enter the 2010 NBA Draft; forecasts placed him in the top 10 positions, and he was actually selected 5th in the first round of the draft by the Sacramento Kings. In July 2010 he played in the summer league of the NBA in Las Vegas, and was named Rookie of the Month. In the All-Star Game 2011, he compiled 33 points and 14 rebounds, having been named NBA All-Rookie First Team. At the beginning of 2014 in a defeat against the Houston Rockets, he railed against the referee and received a game suspension and $20,000 fine. After a few months, during the win against the Minnesota Timberwolves, he received his sixth technical foul of the season resulting in a one-game suspension, so missed the last game of the season against the Phoenix Suns. However, Cousins was subsequently named to the All-NBA Second Team (2015, 2016) and NBA All-Star (2015, 2016).

Despite some disciplinary problems, Cousins’ ability has been recognised by his selection for the US national team, gold medal winners at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Finally, in the personal life of the professional basketball player, Cousins is believed to be single.

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George Weah Net Worth

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George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah was born on 1st October 1966, in Monrovia, Liberia and is now the president of Liberia, and a former star football (soccer) player. He played in the position of striker for 14 years in various clubs in France, Italy and England, and was named the World Player of the Year, European Footballer of the Year and African Footballer of the Year.

How much is the net worth of George Weah? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $85 million, as of the data presented in early 2018, accumulated largely from his football career.

George Weah Net Worth $85 million

To begin with, Weah was born in poverty in a district of Monrovia. At the age of 15, he started playing football at Young Survivors’ youth team, before moving to other teams in his country, such as Invincible Eleven and Mighty Barrole, with whom he won some domestic trophies, including the championship and The Liberia Cup. Weah matriculated from the Muslim Congress and then attended Wells Harington High School in Monrovia, abandoning the last year to focus on his football career, but actually matriculated from high school in 2006 after ending his career in football, and then attended Parkwood University in London, obtaining a sports management diploma. In 2011, Weah graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Miami, and then obtained a master’s degree in 2013.

Concerning his professional career, Weah’s skills were discovered by Arsene Wenger, and so George moved to Europe in 1988, signing a contract with Monaco. During his stay in Monaco, he won the title of the African Footballer of the Year in 1989, the French Cup with the team in 1991, and helped the team to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1992. Weah was then transferred to Paris Saint-Germain, with whom he won the French Cup in 1993 and 1995, and the League Cup in 1995. In the 1994-1995 season, he also became the UEFA Champions League top scorer. He was once again named the African Footballer of the Year in 1994, before in 1995 signing a contract with leading Italian club AC Milan. Afterwards a period full of achievements followed, both individually and with the club team; 1995, George Weah won the Golden Balloon and was named World Footballer of the Year, becoming the first African footballer to win these trophies. Then, Weah twice reached the Italian Cup finals in 1998. and played in the Italian Super Cup. In the winter of 2000, Weah was lent to Chelsea until the end of the season, and with whom Weah won the FA Cup.

Internationally, for Liberia Weah played 60 games over 20 years, scoring 22 goals, but being a minnow in football, the country only managed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations twice, but never progressing past the group stage.

George ended his playing career in 2003.

Regarding his political career, Weah formed the political party Congress for Democratic Change in 2004, and in 2005 Weah ran for the presidency of Liberia, although at that stage poor formal education and lack of political experience were considered the main reasons why he was inappropriate to lead the country, in contrast to the main counter-candidate, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, educated at Harvard University with administrative experience both in the Liberian government and in the World Bank and the United Nations. Weah continued to be involved in politics as the leader of the CDC, leading the party in the campaign for the 2009 legislative elections. In 2012, he unsuccessfully ran for the post of vice-president losing to Joseph Boakai. In 2014, Weah was elected a senator in the Liberian Parliament, but in the three-year term, he only occasionally attended Senate meetings and contributed no legislative initiative. However, in 2017, he again announced his candidacy for the presidency. On 27th December 2017 he was elected President of Liberia, and sworn in on 22 January 2018.

Finally, in the personal life of George Weah, he is married to Kler Vea. They have three children.

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Holly Sonders was born on the 3rd March 1987 in Marysville, Ohio USA and is a sports journalist and former golfer, best known to the world for her extensive work for Fox Sports channel, covering a number of high-profile golf events, including the US Open Golf Championship.

Have you ever wondered how rich Holly Sonders is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Sonders’ net worth is as high as $6.5 million, earned through her successful dual career, active since 2009.

Holly Sonders Net Worth $6.5 Million

The daughter of Sandy and Dan Niederkohr, from an early age she was drawn to golf, mostly inspired by her mother. As she got older her love for golf only increased, and after she finished high school, she enrolled at Michigan State University, also to play golf for the university’s team. She led the team to the Big Ten Conference Championship, and along the way received Academic All-Big Ten honors; she also took part in the NCAA Regional and the NCAA Championship tournaments. She earned a degree in journalism in 2009, and soon after started pursuing her career on television. She first joined WBNS-10TV in Columbus, Ohio, and thanks to her professionalism and dedication, she was then recruited by the Big Ten Network, serving as a sideline reporter for soccer. In 2010, she became a part of KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas, working as a field reporter, and so gaining experience in live broadcasts.

The following year, Holly auditioned for NBC’s Golf Channel, mostly because of her ever-rising interest in the game. Thanks to her playing experience and journalistic skills, Holly became a part of the channel, and was given the role of anchor of the morning talk show “Morning Drive”. Holly’s net worth increased by a large margin in the next few years, as she also worked on the shows “School of Golf”, and “Playing Lesson with the Pros”.

Confirming that hard work pays off, in 2014 Holly was recruited by Fox Sports and was appointed as a remote studio host for USGA events, while aside from Golf also becoming a sideline reporter for NFL games, which further increased her net worth. Since then she has become one of the most prominent journalists on the channel, more widely known to the public after hosting the 2016 U.S. Open for Fox Sports.

When it comes to her personal life, Holly has been married to sports journalist Erik Kuselias, who is currently working for NBC Sports Radio. The exact date of their wedding date hasn’t been revealed to the public, though the couple became engaged in 2012. Current rumours suggest that they may be separating.

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