Wooga Poplar Biography

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Wooga Poplar is probably a trump card for the Miami Hurricanes in the NCAA Tournament 2023. Wooga, a rising star from Philadelphia, made a tough choice to join Miami over other big-name schools. Starting slow in his first year, he really picked up momentum in 2022-2023, becoming a key player for Miami’s Final Four run.

His best performance came against Houston scoring 11 points and grabbing four rebounds in the win. Later he pulled off 16 points and six rebounds to clinch the victory against Texas. Wooga’s efforts truly helped Miami shine on the court.

Wooga Poplar Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Wiki

Wooga Poplar was born on 5th January 2003, making him 20 years old as of 2023. His loving and caring parents, Hisine Poplar and Monica Solomon, brought him up. He shared his childhood with his younger sibling Niare (brother). He is studying the major subject – exploratory arts & sciences- and the minor – sports administration. 


High School

Wooga Poplar studied at Math, Civics, and Sciences Charter School (MCSCS). After completing his high school education and playing career, he was recognized as a four-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals. He was considered one of the 5th-best recruits in Pennsylvania by Rivals, 6th-best by 247Sports, earned the ranking of No. 78 overall, and was listed as the player no. 121 by 247 Sports, finished with the No. 123 Composite Ranking by the 247Sports. Wooga was rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN. He was one of the players’ three-time all-state picks during that period.

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College Career

He began with 37 games overall and had a start with only 34. During the season, he averaged 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds in 8.6 minutes per game. He began his playing career at college for the first time in September 2021 while standing against Canisius.

He recorded the season-high 12 points in 18 minutes while playing in the team at the Florida Atlantic Games on 16th November 2021. While playing in the NCAA Tournament 2023, Poplar suffered an injury on 20th March 2023 because he fell on his tailbone, as told by Miami’s head coach Jim Larranaga.

Wooga Poplar Biography

Real Name Nisine Hamir Poplar
Birth Date January 5, 2003
Age (as of 2023) 20 Years
Hometown Philadelphia, Penssylavannia, USA
Profession Basketball Player
College University of Miami
Class Sophomore

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 195 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 87 kg  –  in Pounds –  192 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Hisine Poplar
Mother Monica Solomon
Brother Niare 

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend?

Wooga Poplar Girlfriend

Wooga Poplar is recently inclined toward his collegiate national games of the NCAA Tournament 2023. He is in the limelight because of his appearance in the tournament or March Madness. Rather than this, there is no information on his past love affairs and his involvement in romantic relationships.

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Social Media

Poplar posts various life and captivating moments on Instagram, where he goes by @callmewooga. He has 13.4K followers on Instagram, with only one post as of 1st April 2023. The post is dated back to 28th February, where there are two in a row; one is the image of Wooga (walking on the road), and the other belongs to the video of a baby girl acting funnily. He is available on Twitter with his real name – @PoplarNisine, where he has 676 followers with an unverified account.

Wooga Poplar Net Worth

Wooga is busy maintaining his career in March Madness or NCAA Tournament 2023. There is no detail on his sponsorships and partnerships with any brand. But, we assume that he belongs to a well-reputed and well-supportive family. He might have gathered a net worth of nearly $500,000 to $1 million as of March 2023.


  • He has developed the habit of riding bikes.
  • One of his favorite leaders and athletes is LeBron James because of his leadership techniques and the bond with the team outside and inside the basketball court.
  • He had the best athletic memory in the past while winning the state championship.
  • He chose Miami University over the offers from other universities or schools like Auburn, LSU, Marquette, Georgetown, Georgia, Maryland, VCU, Virginia Tech, Penn State, Seton Hall, and Wichita State.

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