Peja Stojakovic

by Bchrome 18 Nov,2016
Peja Stojakovic

Peja Stojakovic is one of the renowned names in the world of basketball. His ferocious pace and counter attacking abilities have made him an idol for many. He was born in the year 1977 on 9th of June and this makes his age 39 at this time. He was born in a place called Pozega which lies in Croatia. Hi nationality is Serbian though despite being born in Croatia.

He was a deadly player from his college time. Once he got his NBA draft there was no stopping him. He played for huge teams throughout his career and shined for each one of them. He played as a small forward and on his day he could win a basketball game on his own. He started his career from the year 1992 and he played till 2011. He joined a team called Crvena zvezda in the year 1992 and he was there till 1994. He then moved to PAOK and stayed there till 1998. He has also played for other team such as Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Maverciks and Sacramento. That makes some CV of his and the most amazing part of it is his stats. He averaged 17 points per game and that is some achievement already. He also has 4.7 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game in average. He won gold at the 2002 FIBA World Cup. He was also the part of FIBA EuroBasket winning national team in 2001.

His personal life has been as perfect as his career. He was dating his girlfriend Aleka Kamila before the couple decided to get married. The couple tied the knot back in the year 2006 and till now everything is going fine between them. His wife is a former Greek model and it just took seconds for him to fall in love with her. He has a total of three children and they complete his family. Currently he is residing at Greece in a place called Glyfada. He has always been the perfect father to his children and he has always fulfilled all the demands of his wife and children. Sources also suggest that he has a citizenship of Greece. He played as a small forward throughout his career and his career has been one to remember.      

He is an extremely tall man as he has a gigantic height of 6 feet 10 inches. He has a jaw dropping net worth of 45 million dollars and this proves how successful he has been in his career. He has always enjoyed a great salary. It does not seem like he is engaged in any kind of social networking sites such as Twitter and Instagram. It might be because he does not have time to spend using those sites. He is still serving the game in different ways. 

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