Giannis Antetokounmpo Wiki, Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Family
Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional Basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is nick named as the “Greek Freak” and is amazing at his gymnastic skills. He is the first player in NBA history to finish a regular season in the top 20.
Antetokounmpo was born on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece. He is the son of Charles and Veronica. He also has four brothers named Kostas, Alexis, Francis and Thanasis. He is currently 23 years old. He is 6 ft. 11 in. tall. His parents were migrants from Nigeria and he saw them struggle for a well settled life. In 2012, Antetokounmpo joined the Filathlitikos and played for them in Greece’s second-tier basketball league. This was the start of his career and he emerged as a good stand out player. His family shifted near to Filathlitikos so that he could continue his game very conveniently. In the same year, a Spanish club CAI Zaragoza signed a four-year contract with him. Antetokounmpo qualified as a singular participant for the ‘Greek League All-Star Game’ in 2013. His contract with the Spanish club started in the end of 2013. He was picked by Milwaukee Bucks for the NBA draft. His impressive performances lead them to many victories. He got the second position in the Rising Stars Challenge. On February 9, 2015, he earned his first player of the week’ honor. The season 2014-2015 also saw a continued pattern of victories. On 13 March 2016, he also became the first player in Milwaukee Bucks history to earn four triple-doubles in one season.
He is the first Bucks player who was honored with the ‘NBA Most Improved Player Award’ for the 2016-17 and the fifth player in the history of NBA to lead Bucks in the statistical categories of points, assists, rebounds, blocks, and steals.
Antetokounmpo got his Greek citizenship in 2013. His current girlfriend’s name is Mariah Riddlesprigger. As he has seen the struggle in an early age, he still aims to his best in game all the time. He has a total net worth of $40 million and an annual salary of $25million.