Nikola Jokic is a Serbian professional basketball player with a net worth of $35 million. He is currently serving as a center for the NBA Club Denver Nuggets. This article contains Jokic’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other related pieces of information.

About Nikola Jokic:

Jokic became interested in sports, especially basketball at an early age. He played college basketball at the University of Detroit Mercy. Moreover, he competed in horse racing as an amateur for a while. The player still has that passion for horse racing.

In 2012, Jokic made his professional debut in basketball. He started playing in Vojvodina Srbijagas as a youth member. There he quickly proved himself to be a dominant figure and quickly shifted to Mega Vizura as a professional.

Jokic’s career in Mega Vizua lasted for 3 years. Especially in the 2014-15 season, his performance was phenomenal. He became one of the team leaders that season and became round MVP for three times. Additionally, he was named MVP for February. Furthermore, he was listed as the ABA League top prospect and Adriatic League regular season MVP too.

At the end of 2014, Nikola Jokic got himself into the NBA draft. As a round 2 pick and 41st overall pick, Denver Nuggets selected him to be a center for their club. This marked the beginning of the national level career, which is still going on with the same club. Thanks to his astonishing performance in his debut year, Jokic ranked 3rd in the NBA Rookie of the year award voting and got listed in the NBA All-Rookie First team.

The 2018-19 season was Jokic’s breakout season. He first got listed on the All-Star and All-NBA teams that season. Last season, he won his career first national MVP award. He became the lowest-drafted player to win so. Additionally, he won the EuroLeague MVP honors in the same season. The following season, Jokic successfully defended the MVP award with his spectacular performance. He signed a 5-year contract extension with the Nuggets on July 1, 2022.

Nikola Jokic’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2023, Jokic’s net worth is $35 million. He signed a 5-year deal worth $147.7 million with the Nuggets recently. It is one of the richest deals in the club’s history. With the new contract, his annual income will raise from $29 million to $32 million. Previously, the player was listed 89th in Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes.

Jokic’s Endorsements:

Jokic is a Nike-endorsed athlete. He is also affiliated with Western Union and Panini. The player reportedly earns $750,000 yearly from his sponsorship deals.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Nikola Jokic
Nickname The Joker
Profession Basketball
Club Denver Nuggets
Position Center
Date of Birth 19 February 1995
Place of Birth Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
Age 27
Nationality Serbian
Debut 2015
Height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight 284 lb (129 kg)
Net Worth $35 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Branislav Jokic
Mother’s Name n/a
Salary $32 million
Twitter Handle @jokiccenter
Instagram Handle @jokicnikolaofficial

Jokic’s Wife:

Jokic is married to Natalija Macesic. Macesic is a Serbian psychologist who has been in a private relationship with the basketballer for a good period. They got married in their hometown in 2020. The pair currently shares a baby daughter named Ognjena Jokic. They welcomed their daughter in 2021.

Nikola Jokic and Natalija Macesic

His Age:

Jokic was born on February 19, 1995, in Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia. At present, he is 27 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Serbian basketball star has a height of 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) and he weighs 284 lb (129 kg). He has slender and athletic physic. Currently, Jokic is a center for the NBA Club Nuggets.

His Nickname:

Due to his propensity to surprise people and his unpredictability both on and off the court, Nikola Jokic has been referred to as “The Joker” since 2017.

Nikola Jokic’s stats:

Career Achievements

Achievement Year
NBA Most Valuable Player 2021, 2022
NBA All-Star 2019-2022
All-NBA First Team 2019, 2021, 2022
All-NBA Second Team 2020
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2016
Serbian Player of the Year 2018, 2021
ABA League MVP 2015
ABA League Top Prospect 2015

NBA Career Stats

Year Team Games Played Points 3 Pointer (%) Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
2021 Nuggets 74 27.1 33.7 13.8 7.9 1.5 0.9
2020 Nuggets 72 26.4 38.8 10.8 8.3 1.3 0.7
2019 Nuggets 73 19.9 31.4 9.7 7 1.2 0.6
2018 Nuggets 80 20.1 30.7 10.8 7.2 1.4 0.7
2017 Nuggets 75 18.5 39.6 10.7 6.1 1.2 0.8
2016 Nuggets 73 16.7 32.4 9.8 4.9 0.8 0.8
2015 Nuggets 80 9.9 33.3 7 2.4 1 0.6
Career   527 19.7 34.5 10.4 6.2 1.2 0.7

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FAQ about Nikola Jokic:

What is Nikola Jokic’s Net Worth in 2023?

Jokic’s net worth is $35 million in 2023.

How Tall is Jokic?

He is 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) tall.

How Old is He?

The basketball star is 27 years old.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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