Corey Brewer Bio: Net Worth, NBA & Retirement

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As a professional player and now a coach, Corey Brewer has served his whole career in basketball.

Corey is an outstanding basketball player from the United States who started his journey with  Minnesota Timberwolves. Moreover, the fantastic player last played for the Sacramento Kings and retired after his deal was over.

Under any circumstance, Corey was a potent addition to whichever team he joined, as he used to give all his hard work and dedication.

Corey Brewer
Corey Brewer

Let’s take a closer look at this athlete who has played basketball for 13 years, but first, let’s look at the Quick facts for more information.

 Quick Facts

Full Name Corey Wayne Brewer
Birth Date March 5, 1986
Birth Place Portland, Tennessee
Nick Name Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Education Portland high school, University Of Florida
Horoscope Pisces
Father’s Name Ellis “Pee Wee” Brewer
Mother’s Name Glenda Brewer
Siblings Jason Rogan Brewer
Age 36
Height 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg)
NBA Draft 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th Overall
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Career Highlights & Awards
  •  NBA Championship (2011)
  • 2 × NCAA Championship (2006,2007)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2007)
  •  Fourth team Parade All –American (2004)
  • McDonald’s  All American (2004)
  • Tennessee Mr. Basketball (2004)
Build Athlete
Marital Status Married
Wife Monique Mongalo
Position Small Forward, Shooting Guard & Power Forward
Profession NBA player, Player Development Coach
Net Worth $1 – $5 million
Salary $54,175,934
Currently Works for  New Orleans Pelicans
League NBA
Active Playing Career 2007- 2020
Social Media Twitter, Facebook
Merch Trading Card
Last Update February, 2023

Corey Brewer| Early Life, Education & Family 

On March 5, 1986, Corey Brewer was born to Ellis “Pee Wee” Brewer and Glenda Brewer in Portland, Tennessee.

Since he was a child, Brewer has been a basketball lover. From the start, Corey has aimed to be a basketball player.

Brewer is now happily married and starting his own family with his wife and children.

Rogan Brewer is Corey Brew’s younger brother. Any other details regarding his childhood have remained unknown.

Corey Brewer | High School Career

Growing up in Portland, Brew Completed his high school at Portland High School in Tennessee. He played his very first high school basketball for Portland Panthers.

He played in the 2003-04 season averaging 29.4 points and 12.8 rebounds per game. 

Moreover, He was named Mr. Basketball while playing for the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association, and he was also named the Parade All-American Boys basketball team and McDonald’s All-American.

In 2004, Corey was ranked as the nation’s No. 7 small forward and No. 31 overall player by

Corey Brewer | College Career 

Corey Brewer received his education as a scholarship student at the University of Florida.

During his collegiate years as a member of the Florida Gates Men’s Basketball team, he was coached by Billy Donovan.

With his excellent skills, Brewer significantly impacted the team’s fortune. The Gators have won the first three SEC basketball tournament championships and the NCAA Tournament.

Corey set a Gator team record for triple-doubles by notching 15 points and ten rebounds.

Furthermore, If Corey had entered the 2006 NBA draft, he would have been a lottery pick or a mid-first-round pick.

Similarly, Brewer, with his teammates Noah and Hartford, join the 2007 NBA Draft in the hopes of winning the Gator’s second tournament championship.

Corey Brewer | Professional career

Minnesota Timberwolves

In the 2007 NBA Draft, Corey got selected by Minnesota Timberwolves for seventh Overall. 

During Season Summer leagues in Las Vegas, Brewer chose to wear Jersey No. 22 to honor a deceased player, Malik Sealy, in Minnesota with jersey no 2.

Because of his knee injury in 2008, Corey’s fans were disappointed not to see him play in the 2008-2009 NBA season. 

Dallas Mavericks

After recovering from the injury, he was seen with New York Knicks.

Corey being waived by the Knicks without ever playing a game for them appears to be a surprising reality.

Furthermore, with the hope of winning his first NBA Championship with the Mavericks, he signed a three-year contract with them.

In the 2011 NBA Finals, Brewer and his team defeated the Miami Heat in six games.

Denver Nuggets

After a fitting end of the contract with the Dallas Mavericks, Corey went to play with Denver Nuggets on December 13, 2011.

For the second-round pick and trade exception Corey was traded with one of the players, Rudy Fernandez.

Return to Minnesota and the 50 Points 

Brewer signed with Minnesota for three years and a $15 contract on July 12, 2013. After that, he goes back to Franchise for the second stint.

After being rehired by Minnesota, he set a new career-best with 51 points in a 112-110 victory over the Houston Rockets.

With 51 points in a game over the Houston Rockets in 2014, he became one of the few players to score 50-plus points in a single game. He joined  Michael JordanAllen Iverson, and Rick Barry in the reign.

In addition, Corey matched the score with Kevin Love‘s franchise record for most points in a game.

Houston Rockets

As a result of his improvement in every game, he continued to play and signed with the Houston Rockets on December 19, 2014.

Corey made a three-team trade with Houston Rockets, including the Timberwolves and Philadelphia.

He made his debut as Houston Rocket with 12 points, four rebounds, four assists, five steals, and one block in a 110-95 win against the Portland Trail.

Corey Brewer with Rockets
Corey Brewer with the Rockets

Brewer never disappoints when he plays against the Toronto Raptors, he scored a season-high of 26 points and ten rebounds in a 98-76 win on February 21, 2015.

Similarly, he defeated the Clippers with 19 points, ten rebounds, and two assists in the semi-conference finals of the 2015 NBA playoffs. The team proceeded to the Western Conference Finals due to this victory.

The Rockets later re-signed Corey for a three-year, $23.4 million contract on July 14, 2015, and he got assigned to the team’s starting small forward position.

Thanks to his hard work and devotion, Brewer set a season-high with 24 points in a 111-105 win over the Phoenix Suns on February 4, 2015.

Los Angeles Lakers

Corey traded with Los Angeles Lakers on February 23, 2017. He was traded along with a 2017 first-round draft pick in exchange for Lou Williams.

Corey brewer with Lakers
Corey Brewer with the Lakers

Next year on February 28, he was waived after reaching a buyout deal with the Lakers.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Later, Corey signed with Oklahoma City Thunder on March 3, 2018. Billy Donovan, his University Coach, was reunited with him.

After notching 22 points with six steals in a 121-113 win against Los Angeles Clippers, he equaled a career-high on March 16.

Philadelphia 76ers

Corey Signed with the Philadelphia 76ers with a 10-day contract on January 15, 2019. Moreover, He signed the next ten days contract with Philadelphia on January 25.

After his contract expired, it was his final trade with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Sacramento Kings

Brewer continued his basketball career by signing a 10-day deal with the Sacramento Kings on February 8, 2019. Later he signed the next ten days deal on February 18.

He signed a rest season contract with the Kings on 28th February.

Corey re-signed as a free agent with the Kings on June 23, 2020.

Corey Brewer Retirement

After completing all the seasons from 2007 to 2020, Brewer surprised his fans with his retirement from the NBA on November 16, 2020.

New Orleans Pelicans stated that they hired Brewer as a player development coach and announced his retirement as a player from the NBA.

To know more about the player’s rankings, profiles, and much more, go through NBADraft.Net.

Corey Brewer | Age, Height & Weight

Corey Brewer is currently 36 years old. Born on March 5, his astrological sign is Pisces.

Brewer, from earlier days in high school, was into basketball. In terms of height, he seems perfect to be a basketball player.

His height is 6 feet 9 inches, i.e.,(2.06 m). As an athlete, he stands at a good height. Regarding his weight, Corey is 188 pounds (85 kg).

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Corey Brewer | Personal Life 

Talking about their personal life, Brewer is happily married and has two kids, a son, and a daughter.

In 2018, he married his lovely wife, Monique Mongalo. He is living a happy life with her and is never compelled to display it to the world.

With Son Sebastian Brewer, and a beautiful little daughter, Brewer seems to be enjoying his life with his family. And yes, of course, it was a journey backward with Monique.


Corey Brewer with son
Corey Brewer with son Source (Facebook)

There is no information regarding his daughter’s name yet. Furthermore, the veteran player appears to have a good handle on his personal life.

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Corey Brewer | Net Worth 

Brewer spent all his youth playing basketball. Thus we can say he has earned much to live a luxurious life with his family.

Retired NBA player estimated net worth is $1 – $5 million. Corey earns a base salary of $54,175,934.

You can find the salary history of Corey Brewer from

 Social Media Presence

Corey Brewer uses Facebook and Twitter to communicate with his fans. Corey’s posts mainly focus on basketball and his family, with a strong social media following.

To visit the social media pages of this incredible athlete, you can use the link below.

Twitter: 70.7k followers

Facebook: 345k followers 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is Corey Brewer’s agent?

Happy Walters of Catalyst Sports & Media is his agent.

Was Corey Brewer a good player?

Yes, he was. Corey played 814 career games and notched more than 20 points 54 times.

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