Bobby Portis - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 3, 2022

Bobby Portis
Profession: Basketball player
Best Known For: Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards (basketball team)
Salary: $2.4 million
Net Worth: $6.6 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 10, 1995 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Bobby Portis
Birth Place: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Bobby Portis Sr.
Mother's Name: Tina Edwards
Siblings: 3

Jared Portis (younger brother)
Jamaal Portis (younger brother)
Jarod Portis (younger brother)

High School: Hall High School
University: University of Arkansas
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Kanesha Woods

Body Measurements

Height: 2.11 meter (6 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 113 kg (249.12 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Bobby Portis?

Bobby Portis is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA), having previously played for Chicago Bulls.

Bobby Portis – Age, Parents, Siblings

Bobby Portis was born on February 10, 1995, in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. His mother’s name is Tina Edwards while his father’s name is not known. He has three siblings- younger brothers named Jared, Jamaal, and Jarod.

Source: Instagram (Bobby Portis with his mother)

Education, Ethnicity

He was educated at Hall High School and was named Mr. Basketball of Arkansas in 2013. For higher education, he enrolled at the University of Arkansas from 2013 to 2015. 

His ethnicity is African-American.

Bobby Portis – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Although most of Bobby Portis’ family background and career path are known, he has kept his personal life as private as possible. The young basketball player has not shared that he is dating anyone.

But there have been rumors that he has a girlfriend named Kanesha Woods. However, there has been no official confirmation on this matter.

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Source: Instagram (Bobby Portis)

Bobby Portis – Career

Before fame

While at the University, Bobby Portis played for the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team. As a freshman, he was named to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman team and second-team All-SEC. 

In his sophomore year, he led his lead to a top 25 ranking and was named to the preseason All-SEC team. On March 10, 2015, the league's coaches selected him as the SEC Player of the Year.

Played with/against

Portis began his professional career in 2015. On June 25 of that year, he was selected in the 2015 NBA draft as the 22nd overall pick by the Chicago Bulls. With the team, he played against Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, and Utah Jazz.

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In the 2017 – 2019 season, Bobby Portis played against Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets, and Miami Heat.

On February 6, 2019, he was traded for Otto Porter along with Jabari Parker to the Washington Wizards.

Source: Instagram (Bobby Portis)

Worked with

Portis has been professionally associated with Nikola Mirotic and Jabari Parker.

Also read: Donovan Mitchell - Basketball player for Utah Jazz 

Bobby Portis – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and salary of Portis are estimated to be around $6.6 million and $2.4 million respectively.

Bobby Portis – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter,  Bobby Portis is followed by thousands of followers and counting but seems to be absent from Facebook.

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