Basketball Player

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo- Biography

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek basketball player who has gotten a great deal of praise. He is a member of the Milwaukee Bucks, a National Basketball Association franchise. He was a member of the Filathlitkos youth squad when he was younger. As a result of his hard work, he is currently ranked 26th among the highest-paid athletes.

What is the Net Worth of Giannis Antetokounmpo? Salary, Earnings

Giannis Antetokounmpo is an NBA All-Star and the world’s 26th highest-paid athlete. He earns roughly $19 million per year from endorsement deals and companies including 2K Sports, Hulu, and Nike, according to reports. His net worth is estimated to be around $43.2 million by Forbes.

Giannis Antetokounmpo- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Giannis was born on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece. He is a Nigerian who came to the United States as a child. His parents relocated to Greece from Lagos, leaving his brother Francis with their grandparents. He had no citizenship until he was 18 years old when he was granted Greek citizenship in 2013. His parents were unable to find jobs and had to rely on their boys. They used to sell watches, handbags, and sunglasses on the street. He began playing basketball in 2007, and by 2009, he had become quite competitive and was playing for Filathlitikos.

Quick Facts

Real Name Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo
Birth Date 6 December 1994
Age 25 Years
Birth Place Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius
Height in feet inches – 6’ 11” – in Centimetres – 211cm 
Weight in Kilograms – 110 kg  –  in Pounds –  242 lbs
Chest Size 45 inches
Waist Size 40 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic

Giannis Antetokounmpo- Relationship, Married Life, Girlfriend

Giannis is dating Mariah Riddlesprigger at the moment. She is a volleyball player from the United States. He is a well-known basketball player who has captivated millions of fans all around the world. His social media site is chock-full of basketball tricks, as well as some sponsorship. On Instagram, he has 8.2 million followers, and 1.2 million people follow him on Twitter.

Giannis Antetokounmpo- Professional Career

In 2011-12, he was a member of Filathlitikos, a semi-pro team in the Greek B Basket League. Giannis Antetokounmpo later played in the Greek A2 League in 2012-13. He signed a four-year contract with CAI Zaragoza after turning 18 years old. He later decided to stay with Filathlitikos after realizing his value and how good he is on the field. On April 28, 2013, he declared for the 2013 NBA Draft. On October 13, 2013, he made his NBA debut with the Milwaukee Bucks as the league’s youngest player. Later in the season, he finished with 61 blocks, making him the 7th most NBA rookie in franchise history.

He became the youngest buck in history to register a triple-double at the age of 21. He had a contract extension with the buck on September 19, 2016. His performance improved as time went on. He scored 175 points in his first five games of the 2017-18 season. On April 15, 2017, he set a career-best with 28 points in a 97-83 win over the third-seeded Toronto Raptors. He scored 175 points to start the 2017-18 season. Mike Budenholzer was his coach for the 2018-19 season.

He hit a career-high five three-pointers in December 2019, leading his club to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Giannis Antetokounmpo competed against a variety of teams, either winning or losing. He still has a long way to go in terms of improving his performance and breaking all of the records. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the match was postponed, and he stated that he is working hard to improve his skills and become more competitive.

Philanthropy

In 2019, Giannis and his brothers founded the “AntetokounBros Academy,” a non-profit organization. Their goal was to assist young boys and girls in launching a professional basketball career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Giannis Antetokounmpo stands 6 ft 11 inches tall and weighs 64 kg. Furthermore, he has Black hair and Dark Brown eyes.

Social Media Details

He is a well-known basketball player who has captivated millions of fans all around the world. His social media site is chock-full of basketball tricks, as well as some sponsorship. On Instagram, he has 8.2 million followers, and 1.2 million people follow him on Twitter.

Trivia

  • Giannis has served in the Greek Army in addition to being a basketball player.
  • Before joining the NBA, he spent two seasons in Greece.
  • Giannis also opposes racism and speaks out against it.
  • According to sources, he isn’t the only child in the family that plays basketball; his sibling may potentially make it to the NBA.
  • Before joining the NBA, his professional career was headed to Spain.

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