Alperen Sengun is a renowned Turkish professional basketball player. Alperen Sengun is best known for playing in the senior Turkish national team. Moreover, he is currently playing for the Houston Rockets of the NBA (National Basketball Association).
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Alperen Sengun was born on 25th July 2002 in Giresun, Turkey. With this, he is currently 19 years old and holds Turkish nationality. Likewise, he is a follower of the Christian religion whereas his birth sign is Leo.
Moving on towards his family members, he was born to his father Kamal Sengun while his mother’s name is not known. Likewise, during his childhood, his parents suggested he choose his career in swimming.
However, as he was inspired by his elder brother playing basketball, he preferred basketball. Similarly, he is playing basketball since the age of eight. Moreover, he used to compete in both sports before. Later, as he couldn’t give time to proper training, he had to choose one sport and he chose basketball.
Regarding his educational status, he is currently studying at Giresun University. He is still in university life.
Professional Life and Career
Later, he began playing youth system basketball with the Giresun University sports club’s young teams. When he graduated from university in 2014, he relocated to Bandirma and joined Bandirma Kirmizi B.K. He stayed for over five years and did a great deal. Among those milestones were winning the Turkish Basketball Junior League championship and making his debut with the Turkish junior national team. He was signed by Teksut Bandirma, a Turkish Super League top division team, for the 2019-20 season. Following that, he also got a chance to represent Turkey’s junior under-18 national team in the 2019 FIBA Under-18 European Championship.
The Turkish team won a silver medal at the end of the FIBA competition. Sengun was also the only Turkish player to be named to the competition’s All-Tournament Team. Following the 2019 FIBA Under-18 European Championship, he returned to Teksut Bandirma to resume his duties. There, he excelled and was given the opportunity to participate in the 2019–20 FIBA Champions League. However, his numbers were insufficient for the team to maintain him for another season. So, they released him at the end of the 2019-20 season.
Later, in August 2020, he accepted a three-year deal with Besiktas Basketbol. He has been performing for the squad and producing fantastic outcomes since that day. Moreover, he is currently playing for Houston Rockets after signing a contract on 7th August 2021.
As a professional basketball player, he is earning a good amount of money. However, he hasn’t shared his actual net worth and annual income. As of the wiki sites, his estimated net worth is $1-$5 million US dollars.
Regarding his relationship status, he is probably single and not dating anyone. He hasn’t been seen with any girl that shows evidence of being his girlfriend. His Instagram page also consists of pictures related to him. However, he is still in his teenage and will surely make a girlfriend in the future.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing his body measurements, Alperen is a tall and attractive guy. Talking of his height and weight, he is 6 feet 10 inches or 2.08 meters tall and weighs around 110 kg or 243 pounds. Likewise, his actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, hip size, etc are currently unavailable. In addition, he has short dark brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.
When it comes to his social media handles, he has his personal account of Instagram and Twitter. His @alperen.sengun Instagram account has more than 197k followers and his @alperennsengun Twitter account has over 58.5k followers.