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Giannis Antetokounmpo Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Giannis Antetokounmpo|
|Real Name:||Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo|
|Occupation:||Professional Basketball Player|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||December 6, 1994 (28) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Athens, Greece|
Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography
A Greek-Nigerian professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association, Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo was born on December 6, 1994. (NBA). Together with his stature, strength, quickness, and ball-handling prowess, Antetokounmpo’s nationality has earned him the moniker “Greek Freak.” One of the best power forwards of all time as well as one of the finest European players of all time, Antetokounmpo is highly respected. In 2017, he was given the Most Improved Player honor.
Seven times, Antetokounmpo has been chosen for the All-Star Game, including three times as captain since he won the most votes from the Eastern Conference (2019, 2020, and 2023). Antetokounmpo, one of the most accomplished players in NBA history, earned consecutive Most Valuable Player Awards in 2019 and 2020, joining LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only NBA players to do it before turning 26. He became only the third player, after Michael Jordan (1988) and Hakeem Olajuwon (1994), to win both accolades in the same season when he won the NBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in 2020. Antetokounmpo won the Finals MVP award in 2021 after leading the Bucks to their first NBA title since 1971.
Charles Antetokounmpo, a professional football player from Nigeria, was born on August 3, 1993, and he passed away on September 29, 2017. He was best known as Giannis’ father. He moved to Athens with the rest of the family in quest of a better life for the whole family. His family held him in high regard, but he tragically passed suddenly in September 2017 at the age of 54 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
A former professional high jumper from Nigeria is named Veronica Antetokounmpo. She is the mother of five renowned athletes, most notably Giannis Antetokounmpo. Her birth details are unknown as of this writing.
All four of Giannis’ siblings are boys. His mother gave each of her five sons names from Nigeria and Greece.
Of Giannis’ brothers, Francis is the oldest. He is the only Antetokounmpo sibling that was not born in Greece. Francis was left in the grandparents’ care in 1991 as the Antetokounmpo parents relocated to the Mediterranean. He rejoined with the family years later with the birth of his younger siblings. He started a music career as well, and in 2020 he put out his first official track.
NBA player Athanasios Antetokounmpo, also known as Thanasis, plays for the Milwaukee Bucks. He is the second oldest sibling in the family and was born in Athens on July 18, 1992, a year after his parents immigrated to Greece.
Kostas, a player with LDLC ASVEL of the French Betclic Élite and the Euroleague, was born in 1997, one year after his famous older brother Giannis. He inked a contract with LDLC ASVEL of the Euroleague and the French Betclic Elite last year.
Alex Antetokounmpo, who was born in 2001, is the brother who is the youngest. He followed his older brother to the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013 after relocating from Greece to the United States. During the 2021 NBA Summer League, he joined the Sacramento Kings. The Toronto Raptors signed him to an Exhibit 10 contract after he defeated the opposition, but the following day they dismissed him so he could join the Raptors 905.
Liam Charles Antetokounmpo and Maverick Shai Antetokounmpo are the two kids Giannis has with his partner Mariah Riddlesprigger. 2020 saw the birth of Liam Charles Antetokounmpo, who is now two years old. Maverick Shai Antetokounmpo, who is only a year old, was also born in 2021.
Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger is an American professional volleyball player most known for her relationship with NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo. The former volleyball player was born in Fresno, California, on September 17, 1992. Mariah is of African-American ethnicity but of American nationality. Similarly, she was a member of Rice University’s volleyball squad in Texas. Riddlesprigger debuted her own clothing line in May 2021. Sincerely, Mariah, a line of loungewear inspired by “all of the remarkable people” she’s met over the years.
Giannis earns $28 million annually from his sponsors, including Nike, 2K Sports, and Hulu. Octagon’s Alex Saratsis and Jeff Austin are his representatives. With almost $106 million already earned from the league, this player’s net worth is pegged at at $75 million. The forward agreed to a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks in December 2020, earning a staggering $45.6 million in salary per year. He makes $5,210 (€4,260) every hour and $125,041 (€102,242) per day, according to our calculations.
Giannis Antetokounmpo takes great pride in his collection of high-end vehicles. He used to travel in a basic $50,000 GMC Yukon SUV, but these days he prefers to drive sleeker, faster supercars. As part of his endorsement arrangement with BMW, he purchased a black BMW I8 worth $150,000 for himself as well as a silver one for his brother after appearing in one of their commercials. Similar to that, he also has a $335,000 Rolls Royce Cullinan and a $90,000 Land Rover Defender in his collection.
Giannis enjoys peaceful neighborhoods and wide open areas. It makes sense why he purchased a home in River Hills, Wisconsin. The mansion has six bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms, and 9,000 square feet of living area.
In a similar vein, Giannis made a sizable real estate purchase in his native Greece in 2021. In 2021, he bought two villas in Messinia, Greece’s brand-new Rolling Greens suburb. The starting price for a villa in the area is approximately $1.88 million. Giannis invested around $4,000,000 on two villas.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has played 10 seasons for the Bucks. In 705 regular-season games, he has averaged 22.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 4.7 assists. He was picked to play in 6 All-Star games. He has won one NBA title, one Defensive Player of the Year award, one MVP award, two MVP awards, one Finals MVP award, and one Most Improved Player award.
Giannis Antetokounmpo shoe collaboration with Nike include Freak 4, Freak 4 SE, Zoom Freak 4, Zoom Freak 4 ASW, Giannis Immortality, Giannis Immortality 2, and Giannis Immortality 2 SE.