Who is Muggsy Bogues?
Muggsy Bogues is an American basketball player. He was born on 9 January 1965 in Baltimore, Maryland, united states. He is 56 years old. Muggsy Bogues’s height is 1.6 meters and he is 61 kg in weight. He is the shortest player ever to play in National Basketball Association. His real name is Tyrone Curtis Bogues. His wife’s name is Kim Bogues. He got married in 1989.
Personal Life of Muggsy Bogues
Muggsy appeared in the movie Space Jam, as one of five NBA players. He studied at Wake Forest University. He played for four years at Wake Forest University. Bogues’s childhood was distressing. He was hit by buckshot and he had to be hospitalized when he was 5 years old. He saw a man beaten to death with his own eyes by a baseball bat which traumatized him to adulthood. He was only 12 years old when his father was punished to twenty years in prison for armed robbery. During the same time, he got to know about his brother Chuckie began using hard drugs.
Family of Muggsy Bogues
Bogues met Kim (his first wife) at High School in 1984. They had a daughter, Brittney, in 1987, then they got married in 1989 and had a son in 1991. Bogue also had a daughter from an earlier relationship when he was 17, named Tyisha. Bogue got separated and divorced in 1997 and Kim had custody of their children and this couple remarried again in 2015.
Bogues was nominated second in 1987 for United States Basketball League by the Rhode Island Gulls. Bogues’s sister Sherron lost her life from cancer at age 55 in 2015. Bogues’s grandson, Samartine, is a youth basketball player play while still in elementary school and was bestowed by his first college basketball scholarship offer in 2020 while still a high school freshman.
Muggsy Bogues Net Worth
Bogues’s salary in 2021 is $18 million. He is a coach, a basketball player as well as an actor.