Nemanja Bjelica Biography

( 1988 - )
November 27, 2018
First published on:November 27, 2018
by Roy

Facts of Nemanja Bjelica

Date of Birth: 1988, May 9
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Serbia
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Nemanja Bjelica
Famous Name Nemanja Bjelica
Father Milovan Bjelica
Mother Slavica Bjelica
Nationality Serbian
Birth Place Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Currently Working For Sacramento Kings
Salary $6.5 million
Net Worth $9 million
Weight in KG 106
Tatto(s) Not Available
Currently Married Yes
Married to Mirjana Bjelica
Children Nika Bjelica, and Nika Bjelica
Squad No 88
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Basketball Player
Full Name Nemanja Bjelica
Current team Sacramento Kings
Position in Team Power Forward / Small Forward
Past Team Minnesota Timberwolves
No. of Twitter Followers 39.3K
No. of Instagram Followers 79.8K
Weight 234 lbs

Nemanja Bjelica is a Serbian professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Bjelica currently plays for the Sacramento Kings as their Power Forward  Nemanja. Bjelica has also played for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the past.

 

Bjelica currently has an estimated net worth of over $9 million. He will earn $6.5 million as salary for the 2018-19 season. Bjelica is a married man and is a father of two children.

Nemanja Bjelica's Early Life

Nemanja Bjelica was born on May 9, 1988, in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia to parents Milovan Bjelica and Slavica Bjelica. He was brought up in the New Belgrade Blocks.

Nemanja Bjelica's Professional Life

Nemanja Bhelica's career as a professional basketball player began in 2007 when he joined with the Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions of the Australian League. After one season with the team, he returned to Serbia and singed with the Crvena Zvezda where he spent two seasons.

Bjelica signed a five-year contract with the Spanish club Saski Baskonia. On his first season with the team, he ended with an average of 9.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1 steal playing in a total of 26 games for the team. He stayed with the team until the end of the 2013 season.

Nemanje Bjelicasignedd a three-year deal with Fenerbahce Ulker. During his time at Ulker, he was named the 2015 EuroLeague MVP of the season and was also selected for the EuroLeague final Four. Ulker was unable to defeat their rivals and finished fourth. He optend out of his contract with Fenerbahce in 2015 to join the NBA.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Nemanja Bjelica on July 14, 2015. Bjelica played three seasons with the Timberwolves, appearing in 192 games scoring an average of 6.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.3 assists.

After three seasons with the team, Bjelica signed a three-year, $20.5 million contract with the Sacramento Kings. He is currently enlisted in the Sacramento Kings' roster along with players like Buddy Hield, Harry Giles, Troy Williams, and Ben McLemore.

Nemanja Bjelica's Personal Life

Nemanja Bjelica is married to Mirjana Bjelica. The two first met at a restaurant in their hometown and began their relationship before finally getting married in June of 2012.

Bjelica is also a father of two children. His eldest child is his daughter Nika Bjelica while his youngest child is his son Stefan Bjelica.

Nemanja Bjelica's Net Worth

Nemanja Bjelica's net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be over $9 million. Since his debut in NBA, he has made a career earning of $11.7 million. 

Bjelica signed a three-year, $20.5 million contract with the Sacramento Kings in 2018. As per the contract, his salary for the 2018-19 season is reported to be $6.5 million.

Bjelica's rights shall be held by the Kings till the 2020-21 season. If he should make it to the contract end, his salary for the 2020-21 season will be $7.15 million.



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