Nicolas Batum

Bchrome 05 Jan,2017

Facts of Nicolas Batum

Birth Name
Nicolas Batum
Famous Name
Nicolas Batum
Married to
Melanie Pimentel (m. 2011–2013)
Currently Married
Henry Batum
Sylvie Batum


Career & Net worth

$20.87 million
Net Worth
$28 million
Currently Club
Charlotte Hornets


Married to
Melanie Pimentel (m. 2011–2013)
Currently Married

Nicolas Batum is a French professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association, NBA. He is a phenomenal athlete with a unique combination of soundness, grace, power and speed.

He started his basketball career with Le Mans Sathe (professional basketball club of France). Currently, he plays for Charlotte Hornets. He also played for SLUC Nancy and Portland Trail Blazers (2008-2015).

Early Life of Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum was born on 14 December 1988, and this makes his age 29 years now. He was born to French parents, Henry Batum and Sylvie Btum in Lisieux, France. He also has a sister named Pauline who is younger to her. Talking about his nationality he is a French.

Nicolas Batum's Professional Career

Micolas Batum began his professional career with Le Mans in 2006, recording 3.4 points (65.9% FG), 2.5 rebounds, 0.5 assist per game in 13 minutes. After two seasons with the French team, he was traded by NBA team, Houston Rockets. 

Later, he was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for the rights to Darrell Arthur and Joey Dorsey. On March 13, 2009, he recorded a season-high 20 points in a 109-100 victory over the New Jersey Nets.

Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Gerald Henderson Jr and Noah Vonleh acquired him on On June 24, 2015. He made his debut for Hornets by playing against the Miami Heat on 28 October 2015.

On July 7, 2016, he re-signed with Hornets on a five-year $120 million contract. On Dec 23, 2016, he recorded his first triple-double of the season with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 103-91 win over the Chicago Bulls. He also participated and performed in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games and 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Personal Life of Nicolas Batum

Talking about his personal life and affairs, currently 29, Nicolas Batum once was a married man and had a beautiful wife in his life. He married his longtime friend Melaine Pimentel in 2011. His wife Melaine is a professional makeup artist. She traveled over 30 countries being paid to works for the movies television shows.

Unfortunately, his relationship with his wife Melaine didn't work out for long period of time. They legally separated after 2 years of their relationship.

According to media, currently, Nicolas is dating his girlfriend. He has not revealed her name. Sooner his fans will find her name. He has massive of followers on social networking sites. His idol is Michael Jordan.

Net Worth and Salary of Nicolas Batum

As of 2018, Nicolas Batum has an estimated net worth of $28 million including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $22.4 million from his present club. The Net Worth of Nicolas Batum has seen a hike of 189% over the past few years. 

He is projected to be the highest-paid player of the Charlotte Hornets next year. He owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Nicolas Batum includes Rolls Royce, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes Benz and Ford.


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