Nikola Jokic Biography

( 1995 - )
January 10, 2020
First published on:July 5, 2017
by Jack Ol

Facts of Nikola Jokic

Date of Birth: 1995, February 19
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: Serbia
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: aquarius
Birth Name Nikola Jokic
Birth Place Sombor
Father Branislav Jokić
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $27,504,630
Nationality Serbian
Ethnicity white
Currently Married N/A
Affair with Natalija Macesic
Girlfriend Natalija Macesic

Nikola Jokic is a Serbian basketball player who plays as a center/power forward for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. Internationally, he also represents the Serbian national basketball team.

The 2014 NBA draftee, Jokic has a whopping net worth of $30 million. Furthermore, the hunk is neither single nor married, currently, he is dating girlfriend, Natalija Macesic.

Nikola Jokic Net Worth and Salary

As of 2020, Jokic has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He signed a contract with Nuggets for 5 years worth $147,710,050 in 2018. The 2018 Serbian player of the Year earns $27,504,630 in 2020.

In 2018-19, Jokic earned a base salary of $24,605,181, while carrying a cap hit of $24,605,181 and a dead cap value of $142,710,045.

Year Salary/ Earnings
2015 $1,300,000
2016 $1,358,500
2017 $1,471,382
2018 $25,467,250
2019 $27,504,630
2020 $29,542,010
2021 $31,579,390
2022 $33,616,770

After his NBA Draft in 2015, he agreed to a 3-year/ $4.08 million deal with Nuggets and was paid $1.35 million as an average salary. His NBA career earnings is reported to be $57,101,762 so far.

He has maintained a fortune of bank balance from his career salary. As of 2016, his salary was $1.3 million. 

Nikola Jokic Personal Life; Who is his Girlfriend?

Nikola Jovic is not married yet. Currently, he is in an open relationship with his girlfriend Natalija Macesic with whom he lives in Denver. The couple first met each other in the hometown of Sombor. Natalija later moved with Jokic.

Nikola Jokicwith his girlfriend, Natalija Macesic SOURCE: follownews

She also often goes together with him when he has to play outside Denver.

Nikola Jovic has two older brothers named Nemanja and Strahinja. His brother Nemanja played college basketball at the University of Detroit Mercy. Both of his brothers are a close friend to former NBA player Darko Milicic

Nikola Jovic has reached the age of 23 now. He has a perfect height of 6 ‘10”, which is around 2.08m. His weight is 113 kg. He is also popular for his endorsements.  

Nikola Jokic Early Life, Childhood, Education

Nikola Jokic was born on February 19, 1995, in Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia. Regarding his nationality, he is Serbian. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His birth sign is Pisces. He is not the single child of his parents.

Nikola Jokic has not mentioned from where he received a formal education. In the summer of 2012, he agreed on a contract with Mega Vizura.

Nikola Jokic Professional Career

In 2012-13, Jokic mostly played for the junior team. He participated and performed in the 2013-14 Adriatic League, where he averaging 11.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists per game. He also played 13 games in the Serbian league. In the first game of Adriatic League, he led his team to a 103-98 win over MZT Skopje.

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On June 26, 2014, the Denver Nuggets selected Nikola Jokic with the 41st overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. On July 28, 2015, he agreed on a contract with Nuggets after averaging 8.0 points and 6.2 rebounds in the five-summer league.

Also Read: Former Denver Nuggets player Carmelo Anthony Biography

On Nov 28, 2015, he played his best game with 23 points and 12 rebounds in a 109-98 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. At the end of the season, he became third in the 2016 NBA Rookie of the Year and bagged NBA All-Rookie First Team honors. He was behind Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis in Rookie of the Year votings.

Nikola Jovic was the part of the Serbian U-19 national basketball team that won the silver medal at the 2013 World Championships. 


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