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JaVale McGee Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend

JaVale McGee Quick Info
Height 7 ft
Weight 122 kg
Date of Birth January 19, 1988
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Hair Color Dark Brown

JaVale McGee is an American professional basketball player, television personality, and record producer. He has played for teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards, Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, and Sacramento Kings.

Born Name

JaVale Lindy McGee

Nick Names

Pierre, Big Daddy Wookie, The Big Secret

JaVale McGee as seen in 2018
JaVale McGee as seen in 2018 (All-Pro Reels / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, United States


Phoenix, Arizona, United States





JaVale McGee studied at the high schools Detroit Country Day School and Providence Christian in Michigan and then transferred to Hales Franciscan High School in Chicago.

He then attended the University of Nevada and served as the starting center.


Professional Basketball Player, Television Personality, Record Producer


  • Father – George Montgomery (Former Professional Basketball Player, A 1985 second-round draft selection by the Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Mother – Pamela Denise McGee (Former Professional Women’s Basketball Player, Olympic Gold Medalist, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee)
  • Siblings – Imani McGee-Stafford (Younger Maternal Half-Sister) (Professional basketball player for the Perth Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball League)
  • Others – Paula McGee (Maternal Aunt) (Preacher, Writer, Inspirational Speaker, Former Basketball Player), Jarron Kendrick Gilbert (Cousin) (Former American Football Defensive End)



Net Worth

According to, he has a net worth of $30 Million as of 2023.



JaVale McGee as seen while playing with the Wizards in Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers on November 23, 2010
JaVale McGee as seen while playing with the Wizards in Washington Wizards vs. Philadelphia 76ers on November 23, 2010 (Keith Allison / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)


7 ft or 213.5 cm (Listed Height)


122 kg or 269 lbs (Listed Weight)

Girlfriend / Spouse

McGee has dated –

  1. Giselle Ramirez (2015-Present) – He started dating Giselle Ramirez in 2015 and they have a daughter named Genevieve.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Sports a beard
JaVale McGee as seen in 2011
JaVale McGee as seen in 2011 (Game Face / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

JaVale McGee Facts

  1. His Hales Franciscan coach Gary London stated that McGee’s natural position in college was ideally small forward and he could play both forward spots.
  2. He averaged 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds, shooting 53% from the field and 33% from three-point range, in his sophomore season. After this, he made the decision to hire an agent and declare for the 2008 NBA draft.
  3. In the 2008 NBA draft, JaVale McGee was selected by the Washington Wizards as the 18th overall and signed a two-year, $2.4 million deal on July 9, 2008.
  4. The Washington Wizards fined him $10,000 on January 9, 2010, for his participation in Gilbert Arenas’ antics before a game on January 5, 2010, against the Philadelphia 76ers.
  5. He was selected to participate in the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on January 6, 2011, becoming the first Wizard to ever participate in the contest. He eventually lost to Blake Griffin and placed 2nd.
  6. During his stint with the Wizards, JaVale McGee averaged over 10 points and eight rebounds in 2010–11 and 2011–12.
  7. He was traded to the Denver Nuggets on March 15, 2012.
  8. JaVale McGee signed a deal with the Dallas Mavericks on August 13, 2015, and he made his debut with the team on November 22, 2015, playing in just under 11 minutes off the bench, recording 8 points and 6 rebounds in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  9. He established the Juglife Foundation (an organization that brings awareness of drinking water and hydration) in 2013.
  10. Along with his mother, he co-starred in the reality television show Mom’s Got Game which debuted on January 18, 2014, on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
  11. In the summer of 2017, JaVale McGee completely adopted veganism. Prior to that, he had tried the diet for a few years and had used it before each season to lose weight. However, he decided to become a full-time vegan after seeing how his body responded during the Warriors’ championship season in 2016–17.
  12. He recorded the largest documented arm-span of any current NBA player at 7 ft 6.5 in (2.30 m). His record was then broken by Rudy Gobert (with an arm-span of 7 ft 8.5 in (2.35 m) who was drafted by the Nuggets in the 2013 NBA draft.
  13. JaVale co-produced the song Available on Justin Bieber‘s 5th studio album titled Changes in 2020. The album was named one of “The 50 best albums of 2020 (So Far)” by Billboard in June 2020.

Featured Image by All-Pro Reels / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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