Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth
Who Is Giannis Antetokounmpo?
Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player and had been a player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. He has also been given the nickname Greek Freak because of his athleticism.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth:
The net worth of Giannis Antetokounmpo is $20 million. In the year 2016, he had signed a deal with Milwaukee Bucks worth $100 million. He owns a BMW i8 and a Ford that are worth $600,000 in total. He also owns a house in Athens which is the capital of Greece. He had bought a luxury house in Athens that is worth an estimated $1 million.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Life History:
Giannis was born on December six in the year 1994 in Athens, Greece. His parents were immigrants from Nigeria. Three years before his parents had moved from Lagos and left behind their first son Francis with his grandparents. Although Giannis and his three brothers were born in Greece, they were not qualified for the full greek scholarship immediately.
Even by the age of 18 years, he did not have any of the papers from Nigeria or Greece. Giannis had grown up in Athens neighborhood of Sepolia. According to some of the reports like a lot of other immigrants, his parents also had difficulty in finding work. Giannis and his elder brother Thansis had helped out by hawking items like watches, bags, and sunglasses.
In the year 2007, Giannis had started playing basketball. In the year 2009, he was playing for the youth squad competitively for the youth squad of Filathikos.In the year 2013, he had officially gained Greek Citizenship and his legal name spelling became Giannis Antetokounmpo and was given the nickname of The Greek Freak.
His father Charles had been a former Nigerian association football player and his mother Veronica was a former high jumper. His father expired at the age of 54. His mother had given each of her five sons Greek and Nigerian names, Giannis was named Ougko.
Giannis with his two elder brothers started their compulsory military service in the year 2016 in Greece. Both the brothers had served three months reduced service in the Army that is prescribed to citizens of Greek who are permanent overseas residents.
Giannis Antetokounmpo – Known For:
Giannis is best known for his career as a basketball player. He has been a two time NBA all-star in the year 2017 and 2018. He was given the title of NBA most Improved player in 2017.
In the year 2016, he had led the Bucks in all of the five major statistical categories and had become the first player in the NBA history to finish a regular season in the top 20in the total points steals, rebounds and blocks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo – Political / Business Affiliations:
Giannis has a number of endorsement deals with some of the most famous brands in the world like Nike that had paid him around $20,000 annually. His first signature shoe collection from the brand will launch in the year 2019.