Otto Porter Jr is a pro basketball athlete from the US. He is not unfamiliar with the game of basketball, having come from the family of Otto Porter Snr.
He plays small forward/power forward for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA, the team he joined in 2022.
Porter Jr. and Jeff Green attended Georgetown Hoyas, but Green was selected ahead of Porter Jr. in the NBA draft. Porter Jr. was eventually drafted third overall by the Washington Wizards in 2013.
Later, in 2021, he joined the Golden State Warriors and snagged a championship with them in 2022.
Otto Porter Jr.’s Net Worth
Otto Porter made his wealth playing basketball, hitting a major payday in 2017 with a $106.5 million contract over four years with the Wizards, who were trying to match the offer Porter Jr. got from the Brooklyn Nets.
Chicago acquired him before the 2019 NBA trade deadline after he was chosen third in the 2013 NBA Draft from Georgetown. David Falk, a renowned NBA agent who guided Michael Jordan’s career, represents him.
He signed a deal for two years with the Toronto Raptors, securing a total sum of $12.3 million, ensuring $12.3 million as guaranteed income. His yearly average salary stands at $6.15 million. For the 2023-24 season, Porter is set to receive a base pay of $6.3 million, with a corresponding cap hit and dead cap value of $6.3 million each.
He’s earned roughly $500,000 from endorsements. All these incomes land his net worth estimated to be $26 million.
|Net Worth||$26 million|
|Name||Otto Porter Jr|
|Age||30 years old|
|Date of Birth||June 3, 1993|
|Place of Birth||St. Louis, Missouri, USA|
|Parents||Father: Otto Porter Sr|
Mother: Elnora Porter
Otto Porter jr Biography
Otto Porter Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on June 3, 1993, to American parents Otto Porter Sr. (father) and Elnora Porter (mother). He went to Scott County Central High School, which covers areas like Morley, Vanduser, Haywood City, and parts of rural Sikeston.
During his time there, he gained recognition as an exceptional player, securing all-state honors in his junior and senior years. He played a pivotal role in the Braves winning three consecutive Class 1 state championships, adding to Scott Central’s impressive tally of 15 state titles overall. In his final year, he showcased outstanding stats with an average of 30 points and 14 rebounds per game, contributing significantly to the team’s 29–2 record.
After high school, he headed to Georgetown University, joining the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. His debut on November 12, 2011, against Savannah State, saw him score 9 points, grab eight rebounds, and block three shots. His performance remained strong throughout his college years, with notable achievements.
In the 2012–13 season, he led the team to a 25–7 record, securing a #2 seed in the NCAA tournament. His remarkable skills on the court earned him the Big East Player of the Year title and placed him as a finalist for prestigious awards like the Naismith & Wooden Awards. Despite an upset loss to Florida Gulf Coast, he performed outstandingly. But he made a significant decision on April 15, ’13, choosing to enter the NBA draft and forgoing his remaining college years.
Otto Porter jr Family Legacy in Basketball
Otto Porter Jr comes from a family with a history in basketball at Scott County Central High School; Otto Porter Sr. (Father) dominated in ’76, securing a staggering 1,733 rebounds. His mom, Elnora Porter (formerly Timmons), celebrated a victory in the same school in 1984.
Uncles Marcus Timmons and Donnie McClinton clinched six state titles. Melvin, Jerry, Jeffery Porter, and Calvin Porter Jr. were champions too.
Cousins Mark Mosely, Corey, and Reece Porter contributed to various school triumphs. Michael Porter excelled at b-ball at Sikeston High School and Southeast Missouri State University. Meanwhile, Dominique and Jaylen Porter played for the Culver-Stockton Wildcats.
Bobby Hatchett, a former teammate and cousin, represented Midland College. Together, the Porter family secured 11 state championship wins for the Braves. Distant relative Emily Porter showcases her skills for the Ernestown Eagles hoops team.
Porter entered the NBA in 2013, battling injuries initially yet reaching his peak in scoring and rebounds. His scoring precision put him among the league’s top shooters. Initially with the Wizards on a big contract, he later switched to the Bulls. Moving to the Magic came before securing a veteran deal with the Warriors, where he clinched an NBA title. He shifted to the Raptors in 2022 but encountered a season-ending foot surgery after playing eight games in 2023.
Otto Porter is in a relationship with Jaclyn Humphry, who works as a model. Jaclyn comes from Arizona and studied at Portland State University in Oregon. She is also connected with NBC Sports and Topgolf.