Who is Kwame Brown? His Biography, Wife and Net Worth

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Kwame Brown is an American former professional basketball player who spent 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 27: Kwame Brown #54 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a free throw against the Dallas Mavericks at the Wells Fargo Center on November 27, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Kwame Brown Biography

Kwame Hasani Brown was born on March 10, 1982, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America. He is 40 years old as of 2022. He is an American by nationality. He has a cousin named Jabari Smith who also played in the NBA.

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Kwame Brown was born to his parents, Willie James Brown and Joyce Brown. He has a sibling named Akeem Brown. He is of above-average stature and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 11 inches (2.11 m). Regarding his educational background, he schooled at Glynn Academy (in Brunswick, Georgia) where he played basketball.

Kwame Brown was the high school player of the year as a senior in Georgia. At Glynn Academy, he finished as the school’s all-time leading rebounder, shot-blocker, as well as the second all-time as a scorer. Kwame was also named to the 2001 McDonald’s All-American Team.

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 10: NBA player Kwame Brown attends Ratchet People Meet present Socially Profiled at Rialto Center for the Arts on July 10, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images)

Kwame Brown later declared for the 2001 NBA draft. The Washington Wizards, under team president Michael Jordan selected the Kwame Brown in the 2001 NBA draft. Brown made history as the first No. 1 overall pick to be chosen straight out of high school.

Kwame Brown was also the 16th player from high school to be drafted into the NBA. Brown has played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Bobcats, Golden State Warriors, and Philadelphia 76ers. He was the fifth overall pick in the inaugural draft of the BIG3 basketball league in 2017.

Kwame Brown Wife

Kwame Brown is currently married to his long-term sweetheart Marcia Brown with whom he has two children Kwame Jr. Brown and Lauren Brown.

Kwame Brown and his hometown girlfriend, Joselyn Vaughn had three daughters. However, in 2019, Brown sued for custody of the children.

Kwame Brown Net Worth

Kwame Brown has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $4 million which he has earned primarily from his successful career as a basketball player.

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