Bradley Beal is a shooting guard who stands 6’5″ and played for Chaminade College Prep, where he won the Gatorade Player of the Year award in 2011 and was also named to the McDonald’s and Parade All-American first teams.
He received the 2010 FIBA Under-17 World Cup MVP award. Beal played collegiate basketball for Florida, where he was selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team and first-team All-SEC.
He was selected by the Washington Wizards with the third overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and he has been a member of the organization through the 2018 campaign.
In 2013 and 2018, Bradley Beal was a member of the NBN All-Rookie Team and an NBA All-Star. At the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and the 2010 FIBA World U17 Championship, he took home gold medals.
Bradley Beal’s Early Life
In St. Louis, Missouri, Beal attended Chaminade College Preparatory School. He represented the US at the 2010 FIBA Under-17 World Championship, where he helped his team win the title by scoring an average of 18 points per game.
Beal not only won the competition but also made the All-Tournament Team and took home the MVP prize. Beal averaged 32.5 points per game, 5.7 rebounds per game, and 2.8 assists per game in his senior year of high school.
Beal was selected for the 2011 Mr. Show-Me Basketball at the conclusion of his senior year, recognizing him as the best high school basketball player in the state of Missouri. He received the 2011 Gatorade National Player of the Year award as well.
Bradley Beal’s Personal Life
Beal has four brothers: Brandon, Bruce, Byron, and Bryon. He is the son of Bobby and Besta Beal.
All four participated in or are still participating in collegiate football: At Northern Illinois, Brandon played tight end; at Alabama State, Bruce played offensive lineman; at Lindenwood University, Bryon and Byron played offensive linemen and defensive line, respectively.
Family friend and rapper Nelly used to take Beal to school. As a teenager, Beal babysat Jayson Tatum, a future Boston Celtics player, and developed a friendship and mentorship with the fellow St. Louisan.
With a 4.0 GPA in high school and a major in biology as a pre-med in college, he considers himself a nerd. Beal and Kamiah Adams are the parents of two sons.
Beal sold his 12,000 square foot, French Provencal-style estate in McLean, Virginia to entrepreneur and co-founder of &pizza Steve Salis for $3.5 million in August 2020.
Bradley Beal’s College Career
Beal made a commitment to the University of Florida on November 30, 2009. Beal enrolled in the institution on an athletic scholarship and played for coach Billy Donovan’s Gators team in the 2011–12 campaign.
Beal opened the game for Florida and scored 14 points. On November 28, 2011, Beal was selected SEC Freshman of the Week. Beal averaged 18.5 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and 1.5 steals per game in two victories over Wright State and Jacksonville during the 11/21-11/28 week.
Beal went on to earn five more SEC Freshman of the Week awards, be named to the SEC All-Freshman Team, and be chosen for the first team of the SEC.
Beal averaged 14.8 points per game for the whole season. During the NCAA tournament, he also assisted his team in getting to the Elite Eight before Louisville eliminated them.
Bradley Beal’s NBA Selection
On January 6, 2021, Beal tied Gilbert Arenas’ Wizards club record for points scored in a game by an individual by scoring 60 points, a career-high, in a 141-136 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Beal was chosen to start in his third All-Star Game on February 18, 2021. Beal was chosen to join his childhood friend Jayson Tatum on Kevin Durant’s side as a starter for the All-Star Game.
Beal helped led the Wizards on a 17-6 run to close out the season, which helped them earn the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference after starting the year 17-32.
The Wizards defeated the Indiana Pacers 142-115 in a rout to capture the final playoff berth in the play-in tournament, Beal and Russell Westbrook directing the team. This was the Wizards’ first playoff appearance since 2018. Beal was also selected for the All-NBA Third team, giving him his first All-NBA distinction.
Bradley Beal’s U.S. Olympic Squad
Beal intended to have season-ending surgery on his left wrist on February 8, 2022. Beal played 40 games during the season but only managed a career-low three-point shooting percentage of 30%. His career-high assist rate per game was 6.6.
On June 30, 2022, Beal had a $36.4 million option to leave the team and become a free agent. Later, he agreed to a new 5-year deal with a $251 million cap.
Beal pledged to participate in the 2020 U.S. Olympic squad, which was postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 epidemic. He participated in three exhibition games until his coronavirus test came back positive, excluding him from the Tokyo Olympics.
Bradley Beal’s Net Worth
Bradley Beal is a professional basketball player from the United States who earns a salary of $40 million. In June 1993, Bradley Beal was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Bradley spent $6.8 million buying a 7,200-square-foot residence in Venice, California, in October 2020. The $72 million contract he has feels acceptable in that regard.
Additionally, Bradley and Kamiah own a house in Bethesda, Maryland, which they paid $7.8 million for in 2019. Their prior residence in the Washington, D.C., region was sold in September 2020 for $3.5 million.
Bradley Beal agreed to a two-year, $72 million contract extension in October 2019, which should position him for a record-breaking deal in 2022.
American professional basketball player Bradley Beal plays for the NBA’s Washington Wizards.
Prior to the Wizards selecting Beal with the third overall choice in the 2012 NBA Draft, Beal played college basketball for the Florida Gators. He is a two-time All-Star and was chosen for the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2013.
In January 2020, Bradley asked Kamiah Adams, his longtime love, to marry him. Kamiah is a celebrity on the VH1 reality series “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” and the couple has two sons together.
Bradley Beal’s net worth was approximately $40 Million as of July 2022.