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Otto Porter Jr.

Facts of Otto Porter Jr.

Full Name: Otto Porter Jr.
Age: 27 years 2 months
Birth Date: June 03, 1993
Horoscope: Gemini
Lucky Number: 7
Lucky Stone: Agate
Lucky Color: Yellow
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri
Father's Name: Otto Porter Sr.
Mother's Name: Elnora Porter
Marital Status: Single
Gender: male
Profession: Baseball player
Education: Scott County Central, Georgetown
Weight: 93
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 7 inches (2.03m)
Net Worth: $106.5 million
Ethnicity: African- American
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
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Otto Porter Jr. is a professional American basketball player who belongs to a family of talented basketball players. Coming from a small town Otto Porter has made a name for himself in this field.

He is no doubt a talented and versatile player, but the credit goes also to his parents who gave him the much-needed support, words of advice, and training.

Otto Porter Jr. in the family of basketball players- birth, age, parents, siblings, and school

Otto Porter Jr. was born on 3 June 1993 in St. Louis, MO. His father, Otto Porter Sr. was also a basketball player and represented his Scott County Central High School in it. He holds the high school record with 1733 rebounds. His mother Elnora was also a basketball player who had won all-state honors in 1985. He has a brother named Jeffrey and a sister called Brittany.

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Otto’s uncles Marcus Timmons (Elnora’s brother), Melvin Porter, and Jerry Porter all are winners of state titles. His cousin Calvin Porter Jr. is also into basketball and another cousin Mark Mosely was the starting point guard for the Braves in 1990 and 1991 during the state championship win.

His other cousins Corey and Reece Porter had helped the Sikeston High School in winning its first state title. Michael Porter is also Otto’s cousin who was a former four-time all-state basketball player for Sikeston High School. His other cousin Bobby Hatchett had played for Midland College.

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Otto Porter Jr. early learning

Since mama Elnora could also hoop, she taught young Otto, 8, to shoot and the method of positioning his hands focusing on the rim and to see the ball roll off his fingertips. Otto Sr. was in-charge of Otto Jr.’s basketball training over the weekends while Elnora would oversee his development during the week.

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Otto Porter Jr. school and college play

Otto Porter Jr. studied at the Scott County Central High School and earned all-state honors and took his team to a championship win. During his college years, he signed with Georgetown Hoyas from 2011 to 2013 and led his team to a 25-7 record. He was named the Big East Player of the Year in 2013. The same year he decided to forgo his two years of eligibility and try for NBA draft.

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Otto Porter Jr. professional career

Otto Jr. was picked up by the Washington Wizards as the third overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He is included in the ranks of the most efficient scorers in the NBA. This small forward has bettered tremendously over the years from to the league’s fifth-most accurate deep shooter, at 43.4 percent.

He has proven now to be an invaluable NBA commodity as a shooter with a diverse skill set. He has played consistently well.

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As his career escalated, he was offered a higher amount of money by the Brooklyn Nets in July 2017 but The Washington Wizards matched it and retained him. He did not let his team down and gave them more wins this season.

Otto earns a handsome amount of money every year through his contract with The Washington Wizards. But his exact net worth remains unknown.

Otto Porter Jr. relationships, girlfriends

Otto Porter Jr. calls himself ‘mommas boy’ on his social media and also posts pictures of himself with his mother. There was a rumor that he was dating a transgender called Morgan West but this was never confirmed.

In December 2017, he was sighted with a girl when he came to the party after the team’s win over the Rockets. No official announcements have come from Otto’s side over the last 3 months.

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Otto Porter Jr. social media profiles

Otto Porter Jr. is active on Instagram and has more than 84.4k followers on Instagram.

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