Frank Mason Bio: Personal Life & Net Worth

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Frank Mason is an American professional basketball player who plays for SLUC Nancy Basket of the LNB Pro A. Mason, a draft pick of the 2017 NBA draft, played for NBA teams like the Kings, Bucks & Magic earlier.

Even if he is yet to mark a significant impact on his professional career, his dedication to self-improvement speaks the words of the coming days.

While playing for the NBA teams, he made frequent visits to the G League as a two-way player.

Frank was named NBA G League MVP for the 2019-20 season after he scored 44 points in a single match, against Grand Rapids Gold.

Frank Mason III
Frank Mason III Playing For His College Kansas (Source: nydailynews.com)

He led the U.S. youth national basketball team to a gold medal at the 2015 World University Games and was named the final MVP.

We shall discuss all the ups and downs of the journey right here in this article. But, before that, let’s take a sneak peek into the quick facts about Frank Mason.

Quick Facts

Full Name Frank Leo Mason III
Birth Date April 3, 1994
Birth Place Petersburg, Virginia
Nick Name The Phenom
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro American
Horoscope Aries
Father’s Name Frank Mason, Jr.
Mother’s Name Sharon Harrison
Siblings Seven Siblings
Age 29 Years Old
Height 5’11” / 1.80 m / 180cm
Weight 190 lb. / 86 kg
Education
  • Petersburg High School
  • Massanutten Military Academy
  • Kansas (2013–2017)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Build Athlete
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend Ronekqual Burgess
Kid Amari
Position Point Guard
Profession NBA Player
Net Worth Around $1-$5 Million
Current Team SLUC Nancy
NBA Teams (Played For)
  • Sacramento Kings (2017-19)
  • Milwaukee Bucks (2019-20)
  • Orlando Magic (2021)
Active Since 2017
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Signed Card, Signed Basketball
Last Update March 2024

Early Life

Frank Leo Mason III was born on April 3, 1994, in Petersburg, Virginia, to Frank Mason Jr. and Sharon Harrison. His parents are now separated.

As reported, Mason III’s mother is married to Bernard Gregory.

On the other, his father’s current relationship status remains unknown. Not to mention that Frank Mason Jr., who also played basketball, is always there for his son.

Frank Mason III One Of The Appearance For Milwaukee Bucks
Frank Mason III One Of The Appearance For Milwaukee Bucks (Source: Curently.att.yahoo.com)

Mason III has seven siblings but further information about them is not out.

He was raised in the housing project of Pin Oak Estates, Petersburg, Virginia, where he used to play, and got his nickname, The Phenom, from the local people.

Frank attended Petersburg High School, where he played basketball & finished his schooling with a total of 1,901 points.

This was the second-highest point in school history ever scored in total behind Moses Malone, a member of the Hall of Fame.

During his high school senior year, Frank was offered a seat to attend Towson University in Towson, Maryland, but unfortunately, he lost the opportunity after failing a government class.

Frank Mason III During An Interview
Frank Mason III During An Interview (Source: probasket.pl)

He then went to Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Virginia, to cover up for the government’s failing grade. Eventually, he started playing for the Amateur Athletic Union circuit.

Soon then, dedication and hard work supported him, as Kansas assistant coach Kurtis Townsend recognized his talent and passion for basketball.

He notched a scholarship offer from the University of Kansas where he was a four-year varsity basketball player.

Age & Body Measurements

Mason, born under the Zodiac sign Aries, is 29 years old as of 2024.

He stands 1.80 meters tall and weighs around 190 lbs. To add up, Frank has an athletic physique to help him compete with other professional players.

College Career

As a freshman, he showed tremendous performance in his game, with an average of 5.5 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

In his sophomore year, he proved himself more worthy with an increase from the previous scores. In his junior year, he averaged 12.9 points and 4.6 assists and was titled to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.

Frank Mason III
Frank Mason III During Match (Source: celebily.com)

He set a standard on leadership at Kansas for his senior year, being the first player in Big 12 history to average 20 points and 5 assists per game in a regular season.

His regular presentation in every match got him several awards. Mason was selected as the 2017 Big 12 Player of the Year.

He also received first-team All-American selection, the NCAA-leading 29th first-team selection in Kansas basketball history. He was the consensus National Player of the Year.

Frank grabbed many awards, including:

  • John R. Wooden Award
  • CBS Sports National Player of the Year
  • AP Player of the Year
  • Sporting News Player of the Year
  • USA Today Player of the Year
  • Oscar Robertson Award (2017)
  • Naismith Award (2017)
  •  NABC Player of the Year.

Professional Career

Sacramento Kings (2017-2019)

After Frank’s spell-bounding performance, he was drafted by the Sacramento Kings as the round-two: 34th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft with players like Lonzo Ball.

In his NBA Summer League performance for the Kings, he scored 24 points in 24 minutes with 6 assists, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals against the Lakers on July 10, 2017.

Before being waived by the Kings on July 4, 2019, his 2017-2018 regular NBA season score averaged 7.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 52 games.

Milwaukee Bucks/Wisconsin Herd (2019–2020)

On July 26, 2019, Mason signed a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks on a two-way contract with Wisconsin Herd, affiliated with NBA G League.

While playing for Wisconsin Herd, he recorded 44 points against the Grand Rapids Drive on February 19, 2020.

Mason won the NBA G League MVP award for the 2019-20 season on June 25, 2020.

He scored 26.4 points, 5.0 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game with the Wisconsin Herd.

Orlando Magic (2021)

Before signing the NBA G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats, Mason was signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on Dec. 18, 2020, but was waived the next day.

Frank with Orlando signed a two-way contract but was waived after playing four games, even before the NBA G League season started on Feb. 3, 2021.

Unfortunately, on March 5, 2021, he suffered a season-ending injury, due to which Delaware waived him after just two days of resigning.

South Bay Lakers

Mason joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2021 NBA Summer League, which was held in August. 

After being waived the day after signing with by the Lakers on October 13th, 2021, Frank landed a spot with the South Bay Lakers as an affiliate player just ten days later.

In the regular season, he proved himself to be a valuable asset by averaging 9.1 points per game, along with 3.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists in seven games.

Frank’s hard work paid off despite all the setbacks he faced, as he went on making a name for himself on the court.

Recent Trades

Frank roughly stayed four months with the Lakers after being traded to the Wisconsin Herd on Feb. 24, 2022, in exchange for Tremont Waters and a 2022 second-round pick. 

In the Summer of 2022, he entered the Lebanese Basketball league with Beirut Club. After that, in 2023, he signed SLUC Nancy of the LNB Pro A.

Frank showcased his impressive skills in LNB Pro A for SLUC Nancy with his highest 19 points, averaging 2.8 assists, 2.0 rebounds, and 0.6 steals, further solidifying his position in the league.

National Team Career

Mason partnered with Kansas Jayhawks for the United States in the 2015 World University Games.

He attempted a successful score of 18 points in a double-overtime victory over Germany in the gold medal game. He also ended up receiving the Finals MVP award.

Injury

As an athlete, Frank Mason has faced several minor and fatal injuries. Glancing back, he was injured initially due to a right heel injury in a game in 2018.

The same year in September, he suffered from a sore right heel. Also, in 2020, Frank struggled with a strained oblique at first.

Later, he had abdominal and back injuries. His last injury was in 2021 a strained right groin during a match against the Warriors. 

Personal Life

Moving to his personal life, Frank has always maintained a low-key profile. There is no such information about his current affairs.

But, he did have a high school girlfriend named Ronekqual Burgess, with whom he had a baby boy at sixteen.

He is a single parent and lives with his son Amari, who was born on April 28, 2011.

Amari Mason Frank Mason III's Son
Amari Mason Frank Mason III’s Son (Source: Twitter)

He loves his son and spends most of his time with him; everyone will surely fall in love with how he deals with his responsibility of being a father.

Frank Mason’s Sister | Beosha Gregory

We remain oblivious regarding Mason’s whole family. But, we can surely tell you about his sister Beosha Gregory, a talented point guard like him.

Frank Mason Sister Beosha Gregory
Frank Mason Sister Beosha Gregory (Source: Fabwags.com)

As per some sources, Beosha plays for the Kansas Jayhawks at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. 

She graduated as Valedictorian of Petersburg High School in 2015.

Conspiracy With Young Money Agency

Coming to conspiracies, Lil Wayne’s Young Money APAA Sports Group fired former Sacramento Kings guard Frank Mason III for $92,000 and demanded the return of a diamond Young Money chain for the damages.

There was news published by TMZ Sports stating Mason had signed a deal with the Young Money Agency before getting selected for the 2017 NBA Draft.

He received a $40,000 advance, $52,000 was paid for draft expenses, and he received the $11,000 chain.

According to the contract, Mason would have to repay the $92,000 and return the chain if he ever left the agency.

Later Mason broke the contract illegally by parting his ways in April 2018 with Young Money before his assigned term.

Awards And Achievement

Mason III has received many acknowledgments during his tenure.

  • NBA G League MVP 2020
  • All-NBA G League First Team 2020
  • Consensus National College Player of the Year 2017
  •  Bob Cousy Award 2017
  • Consensus first-team All-American 2017
  • Big 12 Player of the Year 2017
  • First-team All-Big 12 in 2017
  • Two-time Second-team All-Big 12 champion (2015-2016)
  • Big 12 All-Defensive Team Award 2016

Net Worth

Mason had few opportunities but excelled because of his dedication and hard work.

He started with Sacramento Kings and signed three years deal for $4.18 million. At the time, his estimated average salary was $1,394,397. 

Later Frank Mason was traded to the Bucks as a point guard in a two-way contract and earned a base salary of $79,568 on July 26, 2019.

Frank was offered a contract of $1.6 million for 1 year on December 18, 2020, with the 76ers.

In the last years with the NBA G League, before leaving it, Mason signed a year deal worth $1,729,217 with South Bay Lakers as an affiliate player on exhibit 10.

He was also fined $2000 during MEM-SAC Game for a technical foul. The sources claim he is rumored to have an estimated $1-$5 million net worth as of 2024.

Social Media Presence

Mason is a cherished and celebrated athlete who played for the Milwaukee Bucks. He is pretty available on Twitter and Instagram.

Like Jason Williams, the basketball player still follows his Sacramento teammates on his social media handles.

He has a moderate amount of followers but a very supportive and loyal fanbase. They have been with him since the beginning.

You can follow his Instagram for updates. He keeps posting about his adorable son, family, friends, matches, outdoor destinations, and gym practices.

To find updates about him, please follow him on:

  • Instagram– @fmason0 -135K followers
  • Twitter-@FrankMason0 -108.3K followers

Popularity Graph

Frank Leo Mason III, an American basketball player, who has mostly played for the NBA G League is famous for his flawless play on the court.

Frank Mason III
Frank Mason III Popularity Graph (Source: Google Trend)

He came to the limelight in his short-span career and has won many awards for his performance in the games as illustrated in his search graph.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Frank Mason's college statistic?

As for Frank Mason's college stats, he recorded on average 13.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 4.0 assists. He kept on improving and accumulated many awards.

Who is the wife of Frank Mason?

Frank had few relationships in the past, although he is single now. During his teenage years, he became a father to his son Amari with his then-girlfriend, Ronekqual Burgess.

Which was the last team Frank Mason played for?

Frank played for Wisconsin Herd in 2022 and for South Bay Lakers, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, and Sacramento Kings. He improved in each game and was one of the trending players in the NBA.

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