Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

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Somber, Serbia
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Pisces
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Birthplace
Somber, Serbia

Nikola Jokic is famous as a Siberian basketball player. Nikola Jokic is a professional center position player for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA.

Early life

On February 19, 1995, Nikola Jokic was born in Somber, Serbia. Now, he is 27 years old. His zodiac sign is Pisces. There is no information about his college. He is widely popular as Joker, Big Honey, etc. He is brought up by his father Branislav Jokic. Whereas, his mother’s name is unknown. He has two siblings brothers Nemanja and Strahinja. He was raised in the apartment. His father works as an agricultural engineer whereas, his two brothers are basketball players.

Strahinja is the oldest brother who plays basketball in Europe whereas, Nemanja is the second oldest brother who plays basketball at the university. Jokic started playing basketball in his childhood days with his brothers. His main hobbies also include horse riding and basketball has been his passion. Moreover, there is no more information about his relatives. Likewise, his nationality is Siberian and his ethnicity is not known.

Career

Jokic began his career as a player. He played in Vojvodina Srbijagas as a youth. There he received interest from large teams and became a leading figure. During the year 2016 to 2017, he became the fourth-highest among many players in the NBA season. After that, he received a most improved player award from NBA. Likewise, from 2017 to 2018 he created history by scoring a triple-double in 14 minutes and 33 seconds. He was made record holder for triple-doubles by Denver Nuggets Player as he scored 10 triple-doubles in the season.

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Caption: Nikola Jokic while playing
Source: (Instagram)

Likewise, he started working hard and he was selected for the first NBA all-star team. There he again scored a triple-double in the first round during the 2018 to 2019 season. He again created history by being the fourth player in NBA history. In this second round, he scored 37 points and became the first Denver Nuggets player since Carmelo Anthony to score more than 35 points in a conference semi-final game.

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Caption: Nikola Jokic receiving the award
Source: (Instagram)

Moreover, in January 2020 he became selected for the second NBA all-star team. He was the first player to get uprightness of the first Denver Nuggets player for 2 years. Hence as of now, Jokic was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player. Similarly, he became the 13th player to win the award in consecutive seasons. As well as he is the second European player to win the award more than once.

Net Worth

He is a famous basketball player. He has earned a better sum of money by playing in NBA for six years. Likewise, he has valid deals with Panini, Western Union, and Nike. During his last years, he earned $30 million. It is also said that he will receive $31, 579390 from 2021 to 2022. Hence, his actual net worth is about $750K and will rise further according to his achievements.

Personal life

Nikola Jokic is straight. On 24 October 2020, he married Natalija Macesic in Somber. He lived with her in an apartment during his early years along with his brothers. She used to be his long-time girlfriend and then he tied a knot with her. Now they are living favorably and are happily married. After a year of their marriage, they were blessed with a daughter whose name is Ognjena. She was born in September 2021. The family of three is very happy and together.

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Caption: Nikola Jokic with wife
Source: (Instagram)

Body measurement and Social media

He is a handsome player. He stands 6 feet 11 inches tall. And his weight is approximately 129 kg. Additionally, his body measurement is not provided. He has dark brown hair and pretty blue eyes.

He is active on different social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. On Facebook, he is active as @Nikola Jokic with 644K followers. On Instagram, he is active as @Jokinikolaofficial with 62.7 K followers. Likewise, he is not available on Twitter.