Nene Hilario Biography

December 2, 2018
First published on:December 2, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Nene Hilario

Birth Name Maybyner Rodney Hilario
Famous Name Nene
Father Jose Paulo Hilario
Mother Carmen Hilario
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Sao Carlos, Brazil
Religion Christian
Currently Working For Houston Rockets
Salary $3.65 million
Net Worth $45 million
Weight in KG 113
Currently Married Lauren Prothe
Married to Lauren Prothe
Children Mateo HIlario
Profession Basketball player
Alumni Colorado State University
Position in Team Center/ Power forward
Past Team Washington Wizards
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date September 13, 1982
Siblings N/A
Career Earnings $125 million
House Price $3.4 million
No. of Twitter Followers 53.8k
No. of Instagram Followers 164k
Height 6 feet 11 inch (2.11m)
Weight 113 kg (250 lbs)

Nene Hilario is a Brazilian Professional Basketball Player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Hilario currently plays for Houston Rockets as their Center/ Power forward. He has also played for Denver Nuggets and Washington Wizards previously.

 

The former Brazilian National player has an estimated net worth over $45 million. Hilario earns an annual average salary of $3,651,480 and has made career earnings of $125 million in NBA from salary alone. He is married to his longtime girlfriend Lauren Prothe and has a son named Mateo Hilario.

Nene Hilario Early Life

Maybyner Rodney Hilario was born on September 13, 1982, in Sao Carlos, Brazil to parents Jose Paulo Hilario and Carmen Hilario. He grew up alongside with his older siblings Maykon Hilario and Mayaramy Hilario.

Hilario's star sign is Virgo. Being youngest, he was given the name 'Nene' by his parents, which means 'baby' in Portuguese.

CAPTION: Nene Hilario playing For Houston Rockets SOURCE: olimpiadatododia.com.br

At the age of 10, Hilario began playing basketball for the local club, Vasco De Gama. In 2001, he was selected by the Brazilian's national team.

Nene Hilario Net Worth and Salary

As of 2018, Nene Hilario's net worth is estimated to be over $45 million. In 2016, his annual salary was $2,898,000. 

In 2017, Hilario signed a three-year contract worth $10,954,440 (guaranteed) with Houston Rockets and will earn a base salary of $3,651,480 this season. His salary for 2019 is reported to be $3,825,360.

As of 2018, Hilario is currently the seventh best-paid player of Houston Rockets. He has earned over $125 million from his NBA career.

Seasons Salary
2017-18 $3,477,600
2018-19 $3,651,480
2019-20 $3,825,360
Total $10,954,440

In 2012, Hilario bought the 10,000 square-foot mansion for $3.4 million. The stunning house has 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, multiple fireplaces, and an outdoor swimming pool. In 2017, the Brazilian star listed the house for sale. The listed amount was nearly $3.9 million.

CAPTION: Nene Hilario's House in Mile High City SOURCE: realtor.com

There were rumors of Hilario getting endorsement deals with Comedy Central, but there is not any detail information. 

Nene Hilario Professional Career

Hilario's professional career began in 2002, as he was selected with the seventh overall pick by New York Knicks in 2002 NBA draft.  Hilario became the first Brazilian ever to be selected in the first round of NBA draft. Later, he was traded to Denver Nuggets.

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Hilario began his first season in 2002-2003, averaging 10.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.6 steals. He played 55 games in 2004-2005, he averaged 9.6 points and 5.9 rebounds. 

On July 20, 2016, Hilario signed with Houston Rockets. On April 23, 2017, he averaged 28 points in the first round series against the Oklahoma City Thunders. Hilario currently plays as Rockets' center/power forward alongside  Carmelo Anthony and Clint Capela.

Hilario has averaged an unexceptional 12.3 points and 7.0 rebounds in his career and played in 82 games just once.

Nene Hilario Personal Life

The Brazilian Star is married to his long-time girlfriend Lauren Prothe.  Hilario met Lauren through his manager and friend Alex Santos. As a matter of fact, Alex's wife and Lauren used to play volleyball together.

Hilario began dating Lauren in 2007 and after two years they finally married each other.

CAPTION: Nene Hilario with his Wife and son SOURCE: playerwives.com

On February 14, 2009, they married each other at Trinity United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The couple is blessed with a beautiful son named Mateo.

Lauren is an excellent volleyball player and has graduated from Colorado State University.

Apart from being a famous NBA star, Hilario is also quite popular in social media. He has 53.8k and 164k followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

Nene Hilario Age, Height, and Weight

As of 2018, Hilario is 36 years old. The Houston Star stands at 6feet 11inch (2.11m) tall and weighs about 113 kg (250 lbs). Hilario's wingspan measures about 7.5 feet.



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