Marcin Gortat Biography

( 1984 - )
December 3, 2018
First published on:June 27, 2016
by Catherine

Facts of Marcin Gortat

Date of Birth: 1984, February 17
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Poland
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: aquarius
Birth Name Marcin Gortat
Birth Place Łódź, Poland
Famous Name Marcin Gortat
Father Janusz Gortat
Mother Alicja Gortat
Net Worth $60 million
Salary $13 million
Nationality Polish
Ethnicity White
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Affair with Anya Gortat
Girlfriend Anya Gortat

Marcin Gortat is a Polish professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Marcin Gortat currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers in the position center. Previously, he has played for Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards.


As the Clippers center player, Gortat reportedly earns around $13 million as his yearly salary from his basketball career. Regarding his personal life, he was in a romantic relationship with the Polish model Anna Kociuga who is also known as Anya Gortat. Unfortunately, the couple doesn't live together as of 2018. 

Marcin Gortat Early Life 

Marcin Gortat was born on February 17, 1984, in Lodz, Poland, Marcin Gortat whose full name is “Marcin Bartosz Gortat” is one of the highly valued players of NBA. His birth sign is Aquarius. Gortat is the son of Alicja Gortat and Janusz Gortat. He grew up surrounded by sports. His father was a popular boxer of his time and also was a winner of bronze medal in the Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976 Olympics. His mother was also the representative of the Polish national team (volleyball). He also has two brothers namely; Robert and Filip. 

Prior to playing with Washington Wizards, he has started his NBA career with Orlando Magic and before that, he also played for polish basketball team named LKS Lodz and RheinEnergie Cologne.

At his early age of career, he was interested in soccer and track and field. He was not only a good player of various but also was studious; he is fluent in the language of English, German and Serbian. He was also a swimmer from the national team of Poland. After completing his graduation from Technical school in Lodz, he started his career as a basketball player. He has played his early career of basketball in Europe.

Marcin Gortat Professional Life

Gortat turned professional after his European league and matches. On August 2, 2007, Gortat signed with the Orlando Magic where he played from 2007 to 2010. Later, he began his career with Phoenix Suns, as he was traded to the Phoenix Suns along with Vince Carter and Mickael Pietrus.

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Similarly, on October 25, 2013, he was traded to Washington Wizards. On 10 July 2014, Gortat re-signed on a $60 million contract with Washington Wizards. One can inspire by his career stats. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him. 

As of 2018, Gortat was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Austin Rivers.

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Marcin Gortat Personal Life

Regarding Marcin Gortat's personal life, previously he was in a romantic relationship with a model Polish model Anna Kociuga who is aka Anya Gortat. And due to their busy schedule, the couple were unable to spend meaningful time together. So, they decided to end their relationship. Moreover, there is no further information about their relationships and his wife. 

Additionally, he is popular and successful among his fans. He is a stable person and does not want to disclose his personal life among his fans.  Currently, he is not alleged into any controversy. 

Similarly, his sexual orientation is straight. He is confident, determined and coachable. He always desires to get better in his performance. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 11 inches. His body weight is 240lb. He also inked tattoo on his body. He is active on Instagram. 

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Marcin Gortat Net Worth

Wizards paid him a fortune amount of salary and net worth. As per the various sources, his estimated net worth is $60 million. However, as of 2018, he has an average salary of $13 million from his basketball career.

His last contract was a five-year deal of $60 million contracts with the Wizards. His first contract was a two-year $1.13 million deal with Orlando. A lot more detail info about his life, bio and career can be taken from Wiki.

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