Elie Okobo Biography

( 1997 - )
November 28, 2018
First published on:November 28, 2018
by Ishwor

Facts of Elie Okobo

Date of Birth: 1997, October 23
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Élie-Franck Okobo
Birth Place Bordeaux, France
Famous Name Elie Okobo
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Nationality Congolese
Mother Nationality French
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $1,238,464
Past Team Pau-Orthez
No. of Twitter Followers 7712
No. of Instagram Followers 24.4k
Weight 81.6 kg
Position in Team Point Guard
No. of Siblings three
Current team Northern Arizona Suns (loan from Phoenix Suns)
Nationality French
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a player of Pau-Orthez
Currently Working For Northern Arizona Suns
Awards LNB All-Star (2018)
Current City Arizona
Currently Married Unmarried
Affair with Not known
Girlfriend Not known
Squad No 2

Elie Okobo is a French professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Northern Arizona Suns in an assignment from the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 


Okobo most often plays the position of a combo guard. Phoenix Suns drafted Okobo with the 31st pick in the 2018 NBA draft. Furthermore, Okobo has further played for the France national team including FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Elie Okobo Early life and Education

Elie Okobo was born on 23rd October 1997, in Bordeaux, France. His father is a Congolese and mother French. Okobo grew up along with his three siblings, a sister, and two brothers. His older brother plays handball and further competes in field and track whereas his younger brother is also a basketball player. 

CAPTION: Elie Okobo Early life image SOURCE: Instagram

Okobo belongs to a French nationality and holds African-American ethnicity. However, he hasn't revealed his educational background yet. 

Elie Okobo Career

Initially, at the age of 16, Elie Okobo played for the JSA Bordeaux Basket of the Nationale Masculine 1 (NM1). Similarly, Okobo made his senior club debut on 8th February 2014. He played 2014–15 season for the Espoirs Pau-Lacq-Orthez and scored a season-high 24 points on 23rd December.

YouTube: Elie Okobo Highlights

Okobo signed for Élan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez on 13th June 2016. However, throughout the 2015–16 season, he mostly played for the youth team. Okobo made his Pro A debut on 24th October 2015. He played a regular 2016-2017 season for the club.

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On 21st June 2018, Phoenix Suns drafted Okobo with the 31st pick in the 2018 NBA draft. He made his NBA debut on 17th October 2018 and made two points and an assist. However, Suns assigned him to the Northern Arizona Suns on 13th November

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Elie Okobo Personal Life

Elie Okobo is not married. Similarly, he is not dating anyone at the current moment. Likewise, there are no any records of Okobo' past relationships too. To date, there are no any rumors about the love affairs of Okobo. 

CAPTION: Elie Okobo SOURCE: Instagram

Okobo is active in social media such as Instagram and Twitter but yet, he hasn't shared photos of any girl. The sexual orientation of Okobo is straight. He hasn't done or said anything that makes us feel doubt regarding his sexuality. Okobo might be focusing on his career rather than being involved in any kind of personal stuff. 

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Elie Okobo Age, Height, and Weight

Elie Okobo aged 21, the handsome hunk stands the height of 1.88 m i.e. 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 81.6 kg which is 180 lbs. 

Elie Okobo Net worth and Salary

Currently, Elie Okobo has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. The professional basketball player Okobo earns a fortunate amount of money from his profession. Okobo currently plays for the Northern Arizona Suns and earns the salary of $1,238,464 per year.

Furthermore, Okobo has further played for several other clubs including Élan Béarnais. Moreover, Okobo has further played for the France National team from which, he must have earned a good sum of money. 

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