Charles Antetokounmpo

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Charles Antetokounmpo is widely popular as the father of Giannis Antetokounmpo. Giannis Antetokounmpo is a basketball player who plays for Milwaukee Bucks.

Early life

On August 3, 1963, Charles Antetokounmpo was born in Nigeria. Thus, he belongs to Nigerian ethnicity and Nigerian nationality. Thus, he resettled in Athens, Greece for a while and spend his childhood in Nigeria. Further, there is no information disclosed about his early and childhood life. Talking about his early i.e, childhood life she has kept it private.

Death

Sadly, he took his last breath on September 29, 2017. He was 54 years old and the cause of his death was a heart attack.

Career

There is no information regarding Charles Antetokounmpo’s professional life. But he is still remembered as the father of Giannis Antetokounmpo. From 2009 to 2012, Giannis Antetokounmpo represented the youth team of Filathlitikos.

Thus, he helped his side win numerous fixtures as he excelled in every quarter of the game. Later on, in one game, he notched up 50 points. And, it caught the eye of several managers of eminent basketball clubs in Europe. Moving on, in 2012, he became a member of Filathlitikos’s senior squad.

Charles Antetokounmpo

Caption: Charles Antetokounmpo’s son during his game. Source(Instagram)

And, from the 2012-13 season, he represented the club in the Greek A2 Basket League. Therefore, he signed a 5-year contract with CAI Zaragoza, in December.  Therefore, it is a Spanish club. Moreover, the contract also included an NBA buyout stipulation for each season. From the 2016 to 17 seasons, his pact with Milwaukee Bucks was again carried forward. Similarly, in the 2015-16 campaign, he started on a good note. Later, he upheld a consistent average of 16 points for every game for the first 20 fixtures.

More about career

He notched up double figures, scoring 10 assists, 12 rebounds, and 27 points, on February 22, 2016. It was for the 1st time in his career during the tie with Los Angeles Lakers. Therefore, Milwaukee Bucks won 108-101. Similarly, he signed a 4-year extended contract with Milwaukee Bucks. It was on September 19, 2016, and was worth $100 million. He was there on October 26 in the opening game against Charlotte Hornets. Meanwhile, he scored 31 points, a career achievement for him but, the Bucks lost.

Moving on, on January 6, 2017, he recorded 25 points against New York Knicks. Due to this, he became the 2nd Bucks player to register a record. It was for a minimum of 20 points in 14 successive games. Later, he equaled Michael Redd’s record set in 2006. Moreover, he was selected to start the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. But, it was as a member of the Eastern Conference’s All-Star squad.

Personal life

Charles Antetokounmpo was a married man and was married to Veronica Antetokounmpo. Thus, his wife belongs to the Nigerian ethnic group named Igbo. After their marriage, they were blessed with children named Francis, Thanasis, Giannis, Kostas, and Alex. Besides that, he always has preferred to keep his life behind the curtain.

Charles Antetokounmpo

Caption: Charles Antetokounmpo with his family. Source(Instagram)

He has his wife both have kept their personal life details private. And, is only known due to their popular and famous son. Additionally, he had always been away from the media attention any scandals and rumors. He has lived his life peacefully with no grudges. In addition, his famous son has stared away from any rumors and controversies.

Body measurement and Social media

Charles Antetokounmpo is a handsome man who stood 6 feet tall and weighs about 89 kg. Besides, he had black pairs of eyes and black hair color. He was very good-looking and has the perfect height. Besides, there are no details unfolded yet about his body measurement. Also, he might not be active on social media accounts and not yet seen.