Nicola Jokic is a Serbian professional basketball star who plays the center position for the Denver Nuggets. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.
Jokic started his professional career in the year 2012. He then got selected in the 2014 NBA draft by his team Denver Nuggets. Jokic’s impact on his team was visible immediately after his induction into the team. He won the award of Most Valuable Player for the season 2013-14.
The Serbian native has also got the honor of serving his country on an international level. His Olympics 2016 performance is among one of his best ones in which he led Serbia to reach the finals. However, his team lost in the finals and only won the silver medal.
The American athlete has been named the NBA All-Star thrice in his career. In the 2018-19 season of the NBA, he steered his team to the Western Conference Semifinals. For an impressive performance in that game, he was given his first NBA All-Star award.
In the upcoming season, Jokic was once again a star player who dragged his team to the Western Conference Finals. Another feat of the star player is the winning of a silver medal in the Summer Olympics of 2016. “The Joker” as he is popularly known, is among the top ten players of the all-time best players list of NBA, who have got maximum triple-doubles.
Nicola Jokic’s details
|Full Olympics||ola Jokić|
|Born||February 19, 1995|
Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
|Birthplace||Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Father name||Branislav Jokic|
Jokic is just 26. He has achieved so much as a player and has a long way to go in his career.
Nicola Jokic’s Net worth and Salary
Jokic has an estimated net worth of about $30 million. However, there is a prospect of an increase in this number in the upcoming years. Apart from that he also earns through various endorsements. Recently he has made a deal with the shoe brand Nike. He earns an annual salary of $25 million.
Nicola Jokic got married to his longtime girlfriend Natalija Mačešić in the year 2020. Both love birds are enjoying their married life.
The 211 cm Serbian basketball player enjoys the privilege of being extremely tall.
Talking of a hilarious nickname, what’s funnier than ” The Joker “. However, it seems that the basketball star enjoys his nickname. Mike Miller was the one who gave Jokic this name while practicing.
Recent News about Nicola Jokic
Nicola Jokic might not be playing the game against the Phoenix Suns. The second-round series matches are about to start for the two teams. However, the Denver Nuggets are still missing their ace player Nicola Jokic.
Denver also lost its match against the Suns in the previous season. It would be hard to bring a victory this time if they play without their main player. His fans are hoping to see him in action for the match.