Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography

( 1994 - )
February 12, 2020
First published on:August 1, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Date of Birth: 1994, December 6
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: Greece
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: sagittarius
Birth Name Giannis Antetokounmpo
Birth Place Sepolia, Athens
Famous Name Giannis Antetokounmpo
Father Charles Antetokounmpo
Mother Veronica Antetokounmpo
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $24,157,304
Past Team Filathlitikos
Siblings Thanasis, Alexis, Kostas and Francis Antetokounmpo
Career Earnings $31,087,051
No. of Twitter Followers 537K
No. of Instagram Followers 3.4M
Weight 110 Kg
Current team Milwaukee Bucks
Nationality Greek
Ethnicity Black
Started career as Basketball Player
Currently Working For Milwaukee Bucks
Currently Married N/A
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend Mariah Danae
Squad No 34

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Giannis currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks as their forward. 

Antetokounmpo is selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2013 NBA draft. Before entering the NBA, he played for Filathlitikos (2012-13). 

Giannis Antetokounmpo's Net Worth & Salary As of 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo's net worth is estimated to be over $25 million. He has reportedly earned $81,087,051 from his 7 seasons in NBA.

He reportedly signed a 4 year, $100,000,000 worth contract with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2017 which shall keep him with the Bucks until the end of the 2020-21 season. His salary for the 2018-19 season is $24,157,304 with the average annual salary being $25 million. In 2019-20, he will receive a base salary of $25,842,697, while carrying a cap hit of $25,842,697 and a dead cap value of $25,842,697.

He will have earned $108,615,141 from his NBA career at the end of his current contract and will reportedly receive an NBA record offer as he is one of the best players in the league has named the captain of the East conference in 2019 All-Star Game.

One of the best players in the league right now, Antetokounmpo also makes huge money from his endorsement deals with various brands. He has a shoe deal with Nike which paid his $25,000 annually until 2017. The new extension will reportedly pay him $8 million to $10 million annually.

Has A Son With His Girlfriend 

Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently in a relationship with Mariah Riddlesprigger. Mariah used to play collegiate volleyball and interned for the NBA for two years. Mariah often goes to the Bucks game and cheers for her man. The two have not married yet.

Giannis Antetokounmpo shares a baby boy with her partner, Mariah Riddlesprigger SOURCE: Instagram @giannis_an34, posted on 17th September 2019

Antetokounmpo and his long-time partner welcomed their first child - Liam Charles Antetokounmpo on 11th February 2020. The couple shared the news in the fall that they were expecting a child and later shared photos of the baby shower introducing. 


Giannis Antetokounmpo was born on December 6, 1994, in Sepolia, Athens to parents Charles and Veronica Antetokounmpo. As per his nationality, he is Greek and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. His parents were immigrants from Nigeria. 

Giannis has four brothers named Kostas Antetokounmpo, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Francis Antetokounmpo, Alexis Antetokounmpo. Thanasis and Kostas are also professional basketball player like him. Thanasis plays for the Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League while Kostas plays for the Dallas Mavericks of NBA.

Professional Life

Giannis Antetokounmpo made his professional debut as a basketball player with Filathlitikos of Greece's second-tier basketball league in 2012-13 season.

Giannis had played for the Filathlitikos' youth team prior to joining the senior team. He ended his season at Filathlitikos with average stats of 9.5 points, 1.4 assists, and 5.0 rebounds playing in 26 games.

Giannis was eligible for the 2013 NBA draft and was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with their 15th overall. He signed a rookie scale contract with the Bucks on July 30, 2013. He played games in 77 games in his rookie season at NBA averaging  6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.8 blocks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo has completed five seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks. During his time at the team, he has been named twice to the NBA All-Star team in 2017 and 2018, awarded the NBA Most Improved Player in 2017, and named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2017.

The current roster of Milwaukee Bucks consists of Giannis Antetokounmpo along with Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, Thon Maker, and Pat Connaughton.


The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 11 inches in height and has a weight of around 110 kg. Since his NBA debut, he has not had any serious career injury highlights and is one of the most active and healthy athletes in the NBA.

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