Mark Madsen is one of the famous American former professional basketball players, Currently, Mark Madsen is well-known for being the head coach of Utah Valley University of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Not only this, but he is also famous as “Mad Dog” because of his hustle and physical style of play.
Table of Biography
Mark Madsen, the former basketball player was born on January 28, 1976. Presently, he is 45 years old. According to his date of birth, he belongs to the Aquarius zodiac sign. Madsen’s nationality is American. However, his ethnicity is unknown. Madsen follows the Christian religion. His birthplace is Walnut Creek, California.
Similarly, he was born to Duane and Erlyn Madsen. Mark is among the ten children his parents have. So, he has nine siblings in total. There is no further information regarding the name of his siblings, upbringing, and childhood details.
For his high school studies, he went to San Ramon Valley. Later on, he joined Stanford Graduate School of Business for his further studies from 1996 to 2000. From the school, he achieved an M.B.A degree with a Certificate in Public Management.
Regarding Madsen’s professional career, it initiated earning Los Angeles Lakers selected him in the first round (29th pick overall) in the year 2000. As a player, he ran his career from the year 2000 to 2009. From the years 2000 to 2003, he played for Los Angeles Lakers. He was in the tea, for about three years.
Afterward, he joined Minnesota Timberwolves in the same year, 2003. He played together with Timberwolves till the year, 2009. The best-known personality ended his career as a player in 2009.
From 2009 to 2010, he worked as an assistant coach for different teams as well as organizations. For a year, he joined and worked for Utah Flash of the NBA Development League (D-League). Likewise, he got hired as an assistant coach at Stanford in 2012. After a year, he became the head coach of the Los Angeles S-Fenders on May 13, 2013.
On July 19, 2013, Madsen achieved the promotion to a player development coach position with the Lakers. Progressively, he also became the full-fledged assistant coach by Byron Scott on September 16, 2014. Ultimately, Madsen became the head coach at Utah Valley University on April 14, 2019.
As a player, he has received an award of an NBA champion two times in 2001 and 2002. Earlier, he received the Third-team All-American -NABC award in 1999. Besides, he also achieved First-team All-Pac-10 two times in 1999 and 2000. Additionally, he recently received WAC regular-season champion in 2021 as a coach.
As a professional basketball player as well as a coach, Mark is capable of earning a good amount of income. With the help of a reference source of information, the estimated net worth of Mark is around $10 million. His primary source of income is by placing and coaching basketball teams, bonuses, and incentives.
During the first season of the LA Lakers, he earned around $1.05 million. Surprisingly, he earned a career-high of more or less $3.4 million sums from the Los Angeles Clippers. However, his exact annual salary is tough to determine.
Astonishingly, Mark Madsen is a happily married man. He has tied the knot with Hannah Harkness. Hanna Harkness is a pianist by profession. They exchanged the vows with each other on September 3, 2016. Since 2016, it seems the couple has been staying happily to date.
Mark and Hannah had met each other for the first time in a small event at Mark’s place. In the event, Mark got impressed by the behaviors of Hannah. Simultaneously, Mark initiated talking with Hannah.
Currently, the happy couple has three children together. They have two sons and a daughter. Their daughter was born recently on August 8, 2021. The name of their sons is William and Leroy.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Amazingly, Mark has an average height and weight being a player and coach. His height is 6 feet and 9 inches tall. By the same token, his weight is about 111 kg. In addition, he has black eyes and light brown hair. Other details such as his chest size, hip size, biceps, dress size, and shoe size are inaccessible through any source of information
Talking about Mark’s social media, he is moderately active. He has verified his account on Twitter and Instagram. Nevertheless, he does not seem to own his account on Facebook. On Twitter, he has 26.2k followers as @madsen_mark. Also, his username on Instagram is @madsen_mark with 15.6 k followers.