Luka Garza

Charleen 23 Nov,2020

Facts of Luka Garza

Full Name
Luka H. Garza
Last Name
Birth Name
Luka H. Garza
First Name
Famous Name
Luka Garza
American,Citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Maggie Mynderse
Relationship Status
Frank Garza
Sejla Garza
No. of Siblings
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 Million
Basketball Player
Currently Club
Minnesota Timberwolves
Career Earnings
Started career as
Basketball Player


Maggie Mynderse
Relationship Status

Luka Garza is an American professional basketball player playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays as a power forward or center, wearing shirt number 55. He played college basketball for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

After finishing college, Garza's professional career kicked off when the Detroit Pistons drafted him as the 52nd overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft. Since 2022, Garza has played for his current Minnesota Timberwolves team. Besides that, Garza has dual nationality and is interested in playing with the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team internationally.

Luka Garza’s Net Worth Is in Millions: His Contract and Salary

Garza has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. He has earned most of his net worth through his contract and salary. Currently, he plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves. So, it is reported that he may earn $1,563,518.

Luka Luka Garza appearing in a tv show.  SOURCE: Instagram @lgarza_55

In 2021, Garza signed a 2-year / $2,488,776 contract with the Detroit Pistons, including $925,258 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $1,244,388. Darko Milicic is also a basketball player playing with the Detroit Pistons. 

Garza is very early in his career and will make millions in the future. The median salary, or median salary among all NBA players, is $2.96 million. Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is the highest-paid NBA player this season, earning $40.2 million. 

Who Is Garza’s Girlfriend, Margaret “Maggie” Mynderse?

Garza is in a romantic relationship with his stunning girlfriend, Margaret Mynderese, who is famous as Maggie. She went to Mayo High School. After that, she attended the same college as her boyfriend. Following her graduation with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Maggie worked in multiple companies.

Luka Luka Garza with his girlfriend, Maggie.  SOURCE: Instagram @margaret__a__

Likewise, Maggie worked as the brand ambassador for Goggle Allo. Moreover, Garza and Maggie have been with each other for over two years. Their love life is still going well. Maggie made her first post with Garza on Instagram on February 21, 2020.

Since then, the lovebirds have not hesitated to showcase their lifestyle on social media. We can find Garza on IG as @lgarza_55 and Maggie as @margaret__a__

Details on Garza High School and College Career

Luka enrolled at the Maret School in Washington, D.C. but could not dunk a basketball until he was a sophomore. As a senior, he averaged 24.6 points, 11.7 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game.

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LukaLuka Garza is in a game representing his college team.  SOURCE: Instagram @lgarza_55

A four-star recruit, Luka chose to play college basketball for Iowa over offers from Georgetown, Georgia, and Notre Dame, among others.


  • 2020 Sporting News National Player of the Year
  • 2020 Pete Newell Big Man Award
  • 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award
  • 2020 Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2020 Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 2020 First-team All-Big Ten 

NBA Draft

Luka listed his name for the 2021 NBA draft. The Pistons drafted him in round two, overall 52nd pick. He signed a two-year contract with the club and won several awards in his debut season, playing with Motor City Cruise in the G League. 

LukaLuka Garza plays for the Timberwolves.  SOURCE: Instagram @lgarza_55

Luka joined the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2022 NBA Summer League in July 2022. On August 23, 2022, he signed a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the two-way contract was made on October 15 of the same year.

Meet Luka Garza's Parents: Explore His Family Background

Luka H. Garza was born to Frank and Silja. He also has a sister named Tesa. Belongs to half-Bosnian descent, Luka's father is of American origin, and his mother is from Bosnia and Herzegovina, of Bosniak origin. Further, both of his parents have basketball experience: his father played for the University of Idaho. His mother played professionally in Europe and is now an executive assistant at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington, D.C.

LukaLuka Garza with his family members.  SOURCE: Instagram @ lgarza_55

Garza's paternal grandfather, James Halm, played college basketball for Hawaii. More, his maternal uncle, Teoman Alibegovic, is the all-time leading scorer for the Slovenia national basketball team. His grandfather Refik Muftic, on his mother's side, was an accomplished goalkeeper who spent his entire career in FK Sarajevo.

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