Lorenzo Brown Bio: Early Life, Family, Girlfriend & Net Worth

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Lorenzo Brown is a professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Basketball Premier League and the EuroLeague.

He is one of the most prominent point guards/shooting guards in the NBA and international leagues. 

Previously, he played for the UNICS Kazan of the VTB United and the EuroLeague but had to leave the team in early 2022 due to a rising conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Brown has been able to showcase his talent and has demonstrated his skill in leading the team.

Lorenzo In Action
Lorenzo In Action (Source: Instagram)

Playing and winning in both national and international leagues has helped him gain a lot of experience.

His tremendous height contributes to the defensive backboard and instant fast break threat creating a path to score in a challenging position.

This has made him one of the most successful players who can be proud of his achievements.

Before getting into other details, let’s look at his quick facts. 

Quick Facts

Full Name Lorenzo Dontez Brown
Birth Date August 26, 1990
Known As Lorenzo Brown
Birth Place Roswell, Georgia, USA
Nick Name N/A
Nationality Spanish/American
Ethnicity African-American
High-School
  • Centennial High School (Roswell, Georgia)
  • Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Virginia)
University North Carolina State University
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name N/A
Mother’s Name Kim Brown
Siblings Three
Age 33 Years Old
Weight 189 lbs/86 kg
Height 6 feet 5 inches/1.96 m/196 cm
Build Athletic
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend  Halle Calhoun
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Position Point Guard, Shooting Guard
League
  • Israeli Basketball Premier League
  • VTB United League
  • Euro League
  • NBA
Team Maccabi Tel Aviv
Jersey Number #4
NBA Draft 2013 / Round 2 / Pick 52nd Overall
Net Worth $1 Million
Active Status 2013 – Present 
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Signed Card
Last Update July 2024

Life Before Fame

Lorenzo Brown was born on August 26, 1990, in Rockford, Illinois. He was raised by a single mother, Kim Brown, along with his three siblings. 

He grew up with two sisters and a brother, but their names are not revealed yet.  

As a single mother, it was tough to feed and educate four children in a country like America.

Brown With His Mom And Siblings
Brown With His Mom And Siblings (Source: Instagram)

Thus, even at an early age, Lorenzo knew about the hardships his family was going through and wanted to assist from his side as soon as possible.

And thanks to his mother and siblings, he could take his dream and passion of becoming a rooster in the NBA League.

Sadly, in 2020, his eldest sister passed away, after which he posted a heartfelt tribute to her on Instagram. 

Age, Height & Body Measurement

On August 26, 1990, Lorenzo Brown was born under the zodiac sign Virgo, making him 33 years old.

Lorenzo has a muscular body structure with a decent height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and a weight of 189 lb (86 kg).

There’s a saying, ” A healthy mind makes a healthy body,” and Brown lives up to the proverb. 

He has tattoos on both his hand, from his wrist to his shoulders, which makes him an undeniable charm to his fans. 

Amateur Career

High School Career

He attended Centennial High School in his hometown Roswell, Georgia.

As a senior, he averaged 20.8 points and was named a fourth-team Parade All-American with Georgia 5A Player of the Year. 

Graduating from Centennial at 18, Brown was already among the top players ranked 36 nationally and the no.7 shooting guard overall by Rivals.com.

College Career

Lorenzo played for North Carolina State University for three years. He helped the Wolfpack team appear in the NCAA tournament twice in 2012 & 2013. 

Brown started all three seasons after joining the team.

As a junior, he made 12.4 points and 4.3 rebounds with 7.2 assists per game. It helped the team in reaching the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Brown scored 11.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in his overall college career, closing the season honored with second-team All-ACC.

After the 2012–13 season, he decided to forgo his final season of college eligibility and went through the NBA draft. 

NBA Draft 

The selection from the NBA draft is made based on the following points. Moreover, Lorenzo got selected in the 2nd round and was the 52nd overall pick.

Athleticism •••••••• 8
Size ••••••••• 9
Defense ••••••• 7
Strength •••••• 6
Quickness •••••••• 8
Leadership ••••••• 7
Jump Shot ••••••• 7
NBA Ready •••••••• 8
Ball Handling •••••••• 8
Potential ••••••• 7
Passing •••••••• 8
Intangibles ••••••• 7
2013 Mock – 38 Big Board – 35 Overall – 90

Strength & Weakness

The below-mentioned points were the main discussion points on whether Lorenzo Brown would be able to make it to the draft pick or not.

The coaches thoroughly inspected him based on the draft points and his strengths and weaknesses.

  • Has natural creativity and court vision to scan the defense plotholes.
  • Seems to be walking with big strides but provides an impression of ‘gliding.’
  • Helps in defenses, dangerous transitional and can decide a shoot/pass.
  • Subsequent decision-making is lacking.
  • Sometimes gets out of line, collapsing the team’s defense plan.
  • Slow to understand the quickly given information.

Professional Career

The first NBA team Lorenzo Brown ever played was Minnesota Timberwolves. He was the 52nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft, but after only a month, the Wolves let go of him.

Then, on November 1, 2013, he was acquired by Springfield Armor, but after nineteen days, he got signed by the Philadelphia 76ers.  

On March 16, 2014, Lorenzo was re-acquired by Springfield Armor. Brown was named the Future All-State Team for the 2015 NBA D-League All-Star Game on February 4, 2015. 

In September 2016, the shooting guard signed with the Phoenix Suns but was waived in October of the same year.

Then, he spent the 2016-17 season playing for the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA G League. 

Lorenzo Brown In The Court
Lorenzo Brown In The Court (Source: Twitter)

At the end of January 2016, he was named the East All-Star team for the 2016 NBA D-League All-Star Game, making his second straight All-Star nod.

On July 2018, he signed a two-way contract with the Raptors, splitting his time between the Raptors and their G League affiliate, the Raptors 905.

He was a member of the Raptors’ 2019 NBA championship team, appearing in five playoff games.

International Leagues

For the 2019-20 season, Lorenzo signed with KK Crvena Zvezda, and the next season, he signed with Fenerbahçe Beko of the Turkish Basketball Super League.

Point Guard Brown For KAZAN
Point Guard Brown For KAZAN (Source: Instagram)

On July 23, 2021, a contract was signed between Brown and UNICS Kazan for a year.

However, due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, Lorenzo left the team in early 2022 but eventually returned to finish the season.

On June 29, 2022, the athlete signed a two-year contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv, an Israeli club.

Awards & Achievements

Right from his high school to the NBA, Brown has managed to swipe something always under his name.

Some of Lorenzo Brown’s awards and achievements include:

  • NBA G-League MVP (2018)
  • First-team All NBA G League (2018)
  • Two times NBA D-League All-Star (2015, 2016)
  • Second-team All ACC (2012)
  • Third-team All-ACC (2012)
  • Fourth-team Parade All-American (2019)

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, this handsome man is currently dating a model, actress, and entrepreneur, Halle Calhoun. 

She has an online clothing store called “Peaches n Strings” and also runs a fitness camp.

Lorenzo Brown With His Girlfriend
Lorenzo Brown With His Girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

But further details regarding the start of their love life and how they met are still unknown. 

So, stay tuned for additional information regarding his private life.

Net Worth

Playing with the NBA and various international club teams, Brown has saved himself a decent amount of money.

Lorenzo Brown has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of July 2024.  

At the start of his rookie year, Lorenzo made $490,180 in 2013. Then, he signed a three-year contract which gave him an amount of $2,190,503 with other benefits.

Most Valuable Player Brown
Most Valuable Player 2017-18 Brown (Source: Instagram)

Well, his second-highest career in the NBA was $365,015 during the 2014-15 season, while his highest earning was $800,000 in 2018-19. 

In addition, Brown has earned a decent income after playing in the international leagues. 

However, the exact net worth is debatable, but we can guess from his number of followers, brand sponsorships, and basketball career that he indeed makes good money.

Social Media Presence

Lorenzo Brown is active on social media and has achieved a large number of followers. He keeps his fans fed by posting pictures of his life and career from time to time.

  • Instagram: 75.3K Followers
  • Twitter: 20.2K Followers 

Popularity Graph 

The former NBA player is searched by millions of his fans from over the world. 

Lorenzo Brown Search Graph 2023
Lorenzo Brown Search Graph 2023 (Source: Google Trend)

The above graph illustrates his 12 months search trend. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Lorenzo Brown's religion?

Exact information about his religion isn't discussed anywhere, but he is often speculated to be a Christian.

What jersey does Brown wear for Maccabi Tel Aviv?

He wears a no.4 jersey while playing as a point guard position for Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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