Giannis Antetokounmpo is a professional basketball player who plays for Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association. He was born on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece. He is the son of Charles and Veronica.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Profile Summary
|Full Name||Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo|
|Date of Birth||December 6, 1994, Athens, Greece|
|Nationality||Greek and Nigerian|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Giannis Antetokounmpo started playing professional basketball in 2012. He started playing basketball when he joined the senior squad of Filanthlitikos in 2012. During the 2012/2013 season, he plated them in Greece’s second-tier basketball league, the Greek A2 league. He then signed a 4-year contract with the Spanish club CAI Zaragoza but opted out of his contract to join NBA.
Giannis Antetokounmpo was selected by Milwaukee Bucks in the 2013 NBA draft. In 2013, he signed his first rookie contract with the Bucks and at the end of the 2013/2014 season, he was named NBA All-Rockie second team.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth
Giannis Antetokounmpo has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He earned this through his career as a professional basketball player.
According to Forbes, the four-time NBA All-Star was the 18th highest-paid athlete in the world in 2020. He earns $28 million from his endorsement deals. His major sponsors include 2K sports, Hulu and Nike.
After much speculation, the Bucks and Giannis agreed on a massive supermax contract which tied the ‘Greek Freak’ with the Bucks for five more years. As per ESPN, the deal is worth $228M and Giannis is guaranteed the entire amount, including an opt-out in the fourth year.
Giannis Antetokounmpo plays from a small forward and guard position wearing a jersey number 34.
Giannis Antetokounmpo stands at a height of 6 feet 11 inches.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Wife
Giannis Antetokounmpo is not married yet however, he is in a relationship with Mariah Riddlesprigger. She plays volleyball at the college level and has interned for the NBA doe two years.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Brothers
Giannis Antetokounmpo has four brothers, two elder brothers, Francis and Thanasis and two younger ones, Kostas and Alexis.