Giannis Antetokounmpo is a great professional basketball player for the Milwaukee bucks for the National Basketball Association. His birth name is Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo but in the world of basketball, he is known by the nickname of “Greek Freak”. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s net worth in 2021 is predicted to be around or more than $70 million.
Giannis was born in Athens, Greece, and is now 26 years old. He is one of the best NBA players to ever exist and has recently taken the world by storm with his extraordinary performances in the NBA.
Through his exceptional basketball skills, he gained the attention of several exclusive sports clubs all around Europe. He remained in contact with a Spanish club named ‘CAI Zaragoza’ from which he used to earn €4,00,000 per year.
Net Worth: $70 Million
Date of Birth: December 6, 1994
Profession: Basketball Player
Height: 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
What is Giannis Antetokounmpo Net Worth in 2021?
Antetokounmpo does not come from a wealthy background, however, he has brought himself to become someone of great financial worth and one of the most paid sportsmen. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s net worth has been estimated to be about $70 million in 2021.
He earns a salary of about $45 million and is one of the highest-paid basketball players in the NBA. Along with this much yearly salary, Giannis also has various endorsement deals with several brands. He signed a deal with the famous shoe brand “Nike” in 2017 and in the years after that, he kept earning millions through such endorsements. Every year, he makes at least $10 million from such endorsements.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Salary:
By signing a four-year contract with Milwaukee Bucks in 2016, he earned a salary of about $100 million. He then extended this contract with the Bucks by signing it for a further five years in 2020. This contract was worth $228 million and was claimed to be the largest contract in the history of the NBA. Through this deal, he earns about $45 million of yearly income.
In the coming years, his annual salary through these contracts is expected to further increase gradually. For instance, by the year 2024, his expected annual salary would be $48.8 million and by the year 2026, his salary is expected to be about $51.9 million.
Personal and Professional Life:
Giannis Antetokounmpo has made great moves for the Milwaukee Bucks three times in the row making the playoffs. In the years 2017, 2018, and 2019 respectively. He lives in a 1.8 million dollar mansion just outside of downtown Milwaukee and drives a BMW. Though he owns several expensive other cars as well. This is a huge achievement for him because he comes from very little.
In his entire career in the NBA, Giannis has played only for the Milwaukee Bucks. Although, his professional career had begun when he had signed up to play in a Greek professional basketball club known as the Filathlitikos B.C. There, he had initially played for the junior squad but over the years he became a permanent member of their senior squad.
In the year 2020, Giannis was also named as the most defensive player of the year and has also been declared the most valuable player of NBA about two times.