Giannis Antetokounmpo net worth

Personal Life and Early Life

Giannis Antetokounmpo was born Giannis Adetokunbo on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece to Nigerian immigrants Charles and Veronica. He has two elder brothers, Thanasis and Francis, and two younger brothers, Kostas and Alex. Because his parents were unable to find a job, he and his brother Thanasis assisted financially by hawking handbags, watches, and sunglasses on the streets. Antetokounmpo started playing basketball in 2007. Due to his lack of Greek citizenship, he was prohibited to go outside the nation for the first 18 years of his life, leaving him stateless. He ultimately obtained Greek citizenship in May 2013, just before the NBA draft. Antetokounmpo is also a Nigerian citizen.

Antetokounmpo began his professional career in 2011 with the senior men’s club of Filathlitikos in the semi-professional Greek B Basket League. The next year, he agreed to terms with CAI Zaragoza on a four-year contract.

Antetokounmpo was chosen by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft, 15th overall. At the age of 18, he made his NBA debut in October, making him one of the league’s youngest players. Antetokounmpo averaged 6.8 points and 4.4 rebounds in 77 appearances during his first season. Following that, he was selected to the NBA All-Rookie second team in 2013-14. The next season, Antetokounmpo had a career-high 27 points and 15 rebounds against the Rockets. Later in the season, he set a career best with 29 points against the Pelicans.

Giannis is a devout Christian who was baptized in the Greek Orthodox Church in October 2012 alongside his brother Alexandros. Antetokounmpo has a son named Liam Charles with his partner Mariah Riddlesprigger. Antetokounmpo lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where the majority of his family moved in early 2014.

Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth

$70 Million

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Salary

$45 Million Per Year

Net Worth: $70 Million
Salary:$45 Million Per Year
Date of Birth:6th December 1994 (27 years old)
Gender:Male
Height:6 ft 9 in (2.11 m)
Profession:Basketball player
Nationality:Greece

Career Achievements

On December 15, 2020, Giannis signed a five-year, $228 million contract deal with the Bucks. At the time of signing, it was the most expensive deal in NBA history in terms of dollars per season. The contract offers annual compensation of $45 million on average. Giannis will make $256 million over six seasons when the final year of his old contract is included in.

Giannis has been voted NBA Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, All-Rookie Second Team, Eurostar European Player of the Year, and NBA All-Star Player in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, among other achievements.

Giannis has a shoe sponsorship agreement with Nike, in addition to numerous other notable endorsements. Giannis agreed to a “long-term” sponsorship deal with Nike in November 2017. Giannis made $35.5 million in salary and sponsorships between June 2017 and June 2018. He was paid $43 million between June 2018 and June 2019. His endorsements net him at least $10 million every year.

Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth

Giannis Antetokounmpo has a net worth of $70 million as a Greek professional basketball player. He has spent his whole career with the Milwaukee Bucks, where he is reportedly paid $45 million each year.

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