Amari Bailey Bio, Age, Net Worth, Ranking, Dad, Girlfriend, Height, ESPN

Son of former reality TV star and model, Amari Baily is a college player for the UCLA Bruins, a reality TV star and a model. He is one of the top players in the class of 2022. Amari and his mother rose to fame during the lifetime reality TV series; Bringing up Ballers and his mother’s relationship with Drake boosted their fame.

Early Life and Nationality

Amari is an American citizen but of mixed descent from his father and also his grandfather.  The basketball player was born in Chicago and brought up by a single mother. The young talent relocated to Los Angeles to school and play for Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth.

Date of Birth and Age

February 17, 2004, is the birth date of the player, 18 years of age with Aquarius as his zodiac star.


The player has been a consensus five-star player and one of the top players in his 2022 batch per the report of a major recruiting service. While in eighth grade and at the age of 13, he dedicated himself to playing for DePaul but broke away before commencing high school. Later on, he devoted himself to UCLA as a high school junior but de-committed when the coach, Steve Alford was fired eight months later. On his birthday last year, the 17th of February 2021, the young player re-devoted to playing for UCLA under their recently hired coach, Mick Cronin. Amari was staged as the third-best combo guard in his school class by 247sports.

As a fresher, he assisted his team to be victors at the Open Division State title.

As a freshman, he averaged 29.2 points, 9.1 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game. He was nicknamed California Mr Basketball and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Player of the Year and Gold Coast league MVP. Aside from this, Amari arrived in the limelight after averaging 13.2 ppg, 4.2 RPG and 3.0 APG in the 2019 USA U16 National Team and bagged the gold medal in the Belem Brazil record en route. He has appeared on the cover of several sports magazines including Top Class, the life and times of Sierra Canyon Trailblazers.

The son of the former Wilhelmina model also took part in the Men’s Junior National Team July minicamp. The player has appeared in a plethora of videos in Ballislife on YouTube. As a child model, he followed his mother’s footpath and modelled for Ford and Oprah online. He was featured on the cover of Ford kids when he was a child.

In 2021 when Bailey was playing for Canyon, Drake and Michael B. Jordan together with the player’s mother came to see the game that made a media headline. He has appeared on many shows with his mother including being cast in the TV reality, Bringing Up Ballers. The reality show centres on his mother and other four Chicago-based business ladies having kids who are young basketball players, unearthing their lives and nurturing their children.

Net worth

The young player is estimated to be around $3-$4 million according to diverse sports magazines.


Amari’s mother is the famous former Wilhelmina Model, a reality TV star who joined the Lifetime reality series Bringing Up Ballers and was previously employed by Ford, Johanna Leia. His granny is. Joan Edelberg is a prominent entrepreneur and real estate broker and his little sister Savannah is also known as Savvy; in an Instagram post, he describes his little sister as mini-me. His father is Aaron Bailey, a former American football player, who was a wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL for five seasons. The young player inherited his passion for sports from his father. Sources indicate that the player has more than one sibling; from his father’s side, he has other brothers and sisters.


Though the player does not share his love affairs in the public space, he once posted a picture of himself in a green hoodie sitting in an environment that looks like a game arcade and he tagged in the model Amara Wayans and he captioned it “Come again” with two love emojis but later deleted the post. It looks as if the relationship fell on rocks. Presently, the player is single and paying a lot of attention to his professional career.


6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)


185 lb (84 kg)

Social Media Accounts

Instagram: @amari @10avv @justlivingmngmt


In the player’s free time, he meditates and goes by his yoga routine or engages in photography. When it comes to movies, he loves watching comedy movies; Spongebob the movie, Dumb and Dumber are his favourite movies and he enjoys them with his favourite meal chicken alfredo.