Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo, popularly hailed as Giannis, is a professional basketball player of Greek-Nigerian descent. He was born on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece. He currently represents the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA.
Before entering the 2013 NBA draft he was playing for a Greek professional basketball team called Filathlitikos. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the draft.
He has not switched teams since joining the Bucks. He became the NBA champion in 2021. He was also the MVP in the finals. He has been on the NBA All-Star team seven consecutive times since 2013.
|Date of Birth
|23 March 1992
|$ 70 million
|Liam and Maverick Antetokounmpo
|Nike, 2K Sports, Tissot, Hulu, JBL
The “Greek Freak” has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He signed a five-year contract with the Bucks in 2011 which bags $45 million annually. He has one of the highest salaries in the NBA currently.
Giannis signed a new five-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks after he helped them win their first NBA championship in 50 years.
His contract is worth more than $228 million according to reports. He bags a whopping $45 million annually.
The Milwaukee Bucks man has been dating Mariah Riddlesprigger. She is a former volleyball player of African-American descent, who is 28 years old.
The couple has two sons together and had their first kid Liam Charles in February 2020. They welcomed their second son Maverick a year later in 2021 August.
The 7 feet Greek-Nigerian has a lucrative deal with Nike which pays him around $10 million per year. He also has a signature shoe line called Zoom Freak with the brand.
He also endorsed several brands among which are 2K Sports, watch company Tissot, Hulu, JBL, T-mobile, and Kronos.
He has also put his money alongside American football legend, Aaron Donald to form sports. Snacks and drinks brand Ready Nutrition. He also owns a stake in the Milwaukee MLB team.