American basketball player, Armando Bacot serves as a power forward and a center. He is one of those fine collegiate athletes who is also an actor.

Picture of American basketball player, Armando Bacot
Caption: Picture of American basketball player, Armando Bacot (Photo: goheels)

Nationality of Armando Bacot

On March 6, 2000, Armando was born to parents Armando Bacot Sr (father) and mother Christie Lomax. His birth name is Armando Linwood Bacot Jr. He grew up in Richmond, Virginia, which is also his birthplace. Therefore, Armando has American nationality and is of black ethnicity. 

Armando Bacot with his family
Caption: Armando Bacot with his family (Photo: Twitter)

Likewise, he has a sibling sister Azhane Bacot, who is also a basketball player. His parents always remained there to support him since his birth. He enrolled at Trinity Episcopal School located in West Lake Hills, Texas. Bacot completed three years of high school and then joined IMG Academy.

Armando Bacot's Career

At Trinity, Bacot was on for three varsity seasons and carried single-game career-highs of 47 points and 22 rebounds. He appeared for 29 games as a junior who performed 64 games, gathering 1,510 points, 759 rebounds, 145 assists, and 215 blocked shots. He received many offers from Duke, Kansas, Oklahoma State, and Villanova after passing out of high school. However, he joined the University of North Carolina and committed to the college on August 6, 2018.

Picture of Armando Bacot playing basketball
Caption: Picture of Armando Bacot playing basketball (Photo: Instagram)

He scored 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 75–61 win over the Elon Phoenix men’s basketball team. Likewise, Bacot took the lead against the Oregan Ducks men’s basketball team with a season-high six blocks, and other scores go as 23 points and 12 rebounds. He was expected to have a stellar college career, but on November 29, 2019, he suffered a left ankle injury playing against Ohio State. 

Picture of Armando Bacot playing basketball
Caption: Picture of Armando Bacot playing basketball (Photo: Instagram)

Armando amassed  9.6 points and 8.3 rebounds per game and also has 11 double-doubles as a freshman. Well, he rated as a five-star recruit. He was titled to the 2018- All-Metro first team. Armando was named the ‘2018 VISAA League-Co Player of The Year’ and all-league first team. Likewise, he won the 2018 Richmond Times-Dispatch Player of the Year. 

National Team Career of Armando Bacot 

Bacot was a member of the United States under-18 basketball team at the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship. With 7.8 points and 5.0 rebounds, he helped his team win the gold medal. Well, he gave his gold medal to his father on father’s day, Bacot sr, overwhelmed with the success.

Armando Bacot posing for the picture
Caption: Armando Bacot posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

He was one of 24 players selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Select Team that attended the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four. Armando injured his left ankle during the first half of the Tar Heels' match against Ohio State in 2019.

Armando Bacot's Controversy 

Armando Bacot fell into controversy alongside his fellow teammate,  Day’Ron Sharpe in February 2021. The celebration was likely for North Carolina's win over Duke. Despite this, Bacot and Sharpe were seen celebrating without masks in their 11-second snap chat video. 

Picture of Armando Bacot talking on the phone while walking
Caption: Picture of Armando Bacot talking on the phone while walking (Photo: Instagram)

As part of their celebration, some were wearing masks and others weren't. UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz stated that those violating the COVID-19 protocols would be punished.

What's Armando Bacot Net Worth?

As per reports, Armando Bacot has earned an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million. His basketball career allowed him to earn a respectable income. As per reports, he might be paid roughly $50,500 every year. Every time he plays his game, he makes it better through hard work and passion. 

Armando Bacot posing for the picture with the car
Caption: Armando Bacot posing for the picture with the car (Photo: Instagram)

In regards to his sporting career, Armando is very happy with his earnings. Likewise, he makes money via compensated sponsorships and sponsored contracts. Armando is also living comfortably and generously with the money he has made from his professional career as a player. If he pursues his basketball interest in a healthy manner, his net worth and salary surely to improve in the near future.

Who is Armando Bacot Girlfriend?

Well, Armando Bacot doesn't have a girlfriend and yet to be involved in a relationship. He has stayed away from the dating world, or at least that's what he shows his fans. Instead of getting involved in any personal matters, he seems completely focused on his career. According to reports, he is single and doesn't like to talk about his personal life. Bacot seems to value his job more than his relationship. 

Armando Bacot posing for a picture with his friend
Caption: Armando Bacot posing for a picture with his friend (Photo: Instagram)

Due to his celebrity, he attracts a lot of young women. Armando is a highly private guy who is hesitant to talk about his dating life and girlfriend. It is unknown to many of his fans and followers whether he is in a relationship. Bacot has never been in a relationship and is currently single. In the next few days, Armando will definitely date the woman he wishes to date and enjoys spending time with his loved ones.

Armando Bacot Height

Armando Bacot stands at the height of 6 feet 10 inches or 2 meters tall. While his body weighs around 240 pounds or 109 kg. Bacot has a tattoo on his right hand. Armando has a striking pair of black eyes with black color hair.