|Malik Beasley Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||November 26, 1996|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Malik Beasley is an American professional basketball player who has represented the Denver Nuggets (2016–2020) and the Minnesota Timberwolves (2020–Present) in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Malik JonMikal Beasley
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Malik had attended the Saint Francis School in Alpharetta, Georgia. He had joined, in 2015, Florida State University, a public research university in Tallahassee, Florida. He had played just 1 season for their basketball team, the Florida State Seminoles, before declaring for the NBA Draft in March 2016, thus forgoing his final 3 years of college eligibility.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Michael Beasley (Actor, Former Professional Basketball Player)
- Mother – Deena Beasley (Actress, Former Model, Philanthropist)
- Siblings – Darius Beasley (Brother), Micah Beasley (Sister)
- Others – John Beasley (Paternal Grandfather) (Actor)
- 25 – Denver Nuggets
- 5 – Minnesota Timberwolves
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Malik has dated –
- Montana Helena Klein Yao (2018–2020) – Malik and Instagram model Montana Helena Klein Yao began dating in 2018 and they have a son together named Makai Joseph Beasley (b. March 26, 2019). She had filed for divorce in December 2020 after photos were published in the media showing Malik walking arm-in-arm with Larsa Pippen.
- Larsa Pippen (2020) – Rumors regarding Malik dating TV personality, entrepreneur, socialite, and writer Larsa Pippen, 22 years his senior, were started in November 2020, due to the aforementioned incident. There was controversy when photos of the pair were published because Malik was still married to Montana at that time.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Towering frame
- Short-cropped, afro hair
- Affable smile
- Sports a trimmed beard
Malik Beasley Facts
- During his senior year at Saint Francis School, his performances had earned him the ‘Class 1A Player of the Year of the state of Georgia’ award. He was also named in the ‘All-State Class A First Team’.
- His stellar show had seen him get college basketball offers from several institutions including the University of Connecticut, the University of California, Los Angeles, the Wake Forest University, and the University of Oregon. He eventually chose to join Florida State University.
- During his freshman and only season at Florida State University, he was named to the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference)’s ‘All-Freshman Team’. At the end of the season, he had undergone surgery to treat a stress fracture in his right leg. Although he had declared for the NBA Draft in March 2016, the injury had prevented him from participating in pre-draft workouts. Despite this, he was picked in the first round of the draft.
- In September 2020, he was arrested on charges of marijuana possession. Although he was released after a while, the charges against him were not dropped. He had aimed a rifle at a couple and their teenage son just outside his home after a large stash of marijuana was discovered at his place.
- He owns/co-owns several entrepreneurial ventures including Beasley Enterprises, Beastley Sports, Mutant Services, Team Killa, and Airplane Mode, which work in a wide variety of business verticals.
Featured Image by Malik Beasley / Instagram