Nikola Jokic is a Serbian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the "National Basketball Association" (NBA).
Facts of Nikola Jokic
|Full Name:||Nikola Jokic|
|Birth Place:||Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Married Date:||October 24,2020|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Height / How tall :||7 ft|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Nikola Jokic is a Serbian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the “National Basketball Association” (NBA). More than being a playmaker for the NBA’s Denver Nuggets, Nikola Jokić has blazed for the Serbian men’s national basketball team internationally.
Representing the country at the 2016 “FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament”, Jokic emerged as the MVP of the event and lead his team to the 2016 Olympics.
Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality
Nikola Jokic was born on 19th February 1995 in Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia. His birth name is also Nikola Jokic. His nationality is Serbian with Pisces as his zodiac sign.
His age is 28 years old.
Nikola Jokic is the youngest child of his parents. He has two elder brothers: Strahinja Jokic and Nemanja Jokic where Strahinja is the oldest brother and they both are big fans of the basketball game.
Even, Nemanja played college basketball at the “University of Detroit Mercy”. Both of his brothers are a close friend to former NBA player Darko Milicic.
Raised in a small town located in the northwest of Serbia, Nikola spent a great deal of time riding horses and shooting hoops. Like his older brothers who played basketball, it was only natural for the sport to grab his interest.
He became known as a basketballer in his hometown and that marked the beginning of his career.
His education detail will update soon.
Quick Facts About Nikola Jokic
|Full Name||Nikola Jokić|
|Birth Date||February 19, 1995|
|Birth Place||Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia|
|Residence||Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia|
|Father’s Name||Branislav Jokić|
|Mother’s Name||Not Available|
|Siblings||2 (Strahinja and Nemanja Jokic)|
|Age||28 years old|
Nikola Jokic: Career, Net Worth 2023
The Serbian player Jokic, one of the outstanding players of the NBA has an estimated net worth of $25.47 million USD.
Currently, Jokic is the NBA’s 23rd best-paid player who will be the 20th best-paid player next year and 3rd best-paid center player
and will be the 2nd best-paid center player of the Denver Nuggets next year.
In 2012, at the age of 16, Jokic joined the Belgrade-based basketball team, “Mega Viruza” and appeared for the team in both the “Adriatic League” and the “Serbian League”.
Nikola spent his first season with Mega, playing for its junior team(2012-2013) but his performance made it possible for him to become a regular feature in the senior team the next season.
It is on record that he averaged 2.5 assists, 6.4 rebounds, and 11.4 points for each game he played for the team between 2012 and 2015. In 2015, Jokic received the “Adriatic League Top Prospect” award and was equally honored as the “League’s Most Valuable Player”.
Nikola Jokić’s NBA journey started on June 26, 2014, after he was picked by the Denver Nuggets with the 41st overall selection of the 2014 NBA Draft. He wasted no time in proving his worth one season later when he started playing for the team in 2015. On July 28, 2015, Jokic signed a contract with the Nuggets after averaging 8.0 points and 6.2 rebounds in five summer league games for the team.
For Jokic’s remarkable rookie campaign, he was named to the “NBA All-Rookie First Team” of 2016. In addition to that, Nikola was able to emerge third in the voting for the “NBA Rookie of the Year Award”.
The Serbian player Jokic didn’t let his high bar to let go. In the next season, among all other things, he pulled off six triple-doubles and was voted a runner-up for the 2017 NBA “Most Improved Player Award”.
Nikola Jokic’s National Team Career
Nikola Jokic was a member of the “Serbian U-19 National Basketball team” before that won the silver medal at the 2013 “FIBA Under-19 World Championship”. Over eight tournament games, he averaged 7.1 points, 5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game.
Jokic represented Serbia at the 2016 “FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament” in Belgrade, where he averaged 17.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game and earned tournament MVP honors. And at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Serbian Basketball Team won the silver medal.
Relationship Status of Nikola Jokic
Apparently, Nikola Jokic is in a relationship with Natalijia Macesic. Jokic brothers are inseparable as they together live in a three-bedroom apartment in Denver along with Nikola’s girlfriend.
Jokic in real life is a goofy, self-deprecating, and light-hearted person who loves sports loves to have fun, and doesn’t want any workouts. This personality is still embedded within him even if he’s now a world-class athlete.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight
Nikola has a perfect body build that makes him stand out in the crowd. Nikola stands at a height of 7ft (2.13m). He has a bodyweight of 113.4kg (250lbs). He has a fair complexion with short hair.
Career Highlights and Awards of Nikola Jokic
1. Silver Medal for Serbian National Basketball Team
a) 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship
b) 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
2. ABA League Top Prospect(2015)
3. Adriatic League MVP(2015)
4. NBA All-Rookie First Team(2016)
5. Serbian Player of the Year(2018)
6. NBA All-Star(2019)
What is Nikola Jokic Famous For?
Jokic is famous as a center/power player for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA(National Basketball Association). He is known to be the unique player having the capability of raising a franchise’s ceiling.
FAQs of Nikola Jokic
How much is Nikola Jokic worth?
His worth is $25.47 million USD.
How old is Nikola Jokic?
His age is 28 years old.
Where is Nikola Jokic from?
He is from Serbia.