Rodions Kurucs Biography

March 14, 2019
First published on:November 23, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Rodions Kurucs

Height: 6 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Rodions Kurucs
Birth Place Cesis, Latvia
Famous Name Rodions Kurucs
Birth Date 5 February 1998
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Nationality Latvian
Mother Nationality Latvian
Net Worth $0.5 Million
Salary $1,690,000
Past Team FC Barcelona Basquet
Siblings Arturs Kurucs
No. of Twitter Followers 3,403
No. of Instagram Followers 17K
Weight 95 Kg
Position in Team Small Forward
Current team Long Island Nets (loaned from Brooklyn Nets)
Nationality Latvian
Ethnicity Latvian
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a player for VEF Riga
Awards Spanish Cup winner (2018)
Affair with Not Disclosed
Girlfriend Not known
Tatto(s) No

Rodions Kurucs is a basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of National Basketball Association at the small forward position. He was picked with 40th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft by the Nets. 


The 21 years NBA player, Rodion Kurucs is active in his career since 2012 and is going successfully with it. He is supposed to earn more than $1.69 million as his salary in 2018-19 from his current club. To know in detail about his personal and professional life, scroll down.

Rodions Kurucs Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, NBA player Rodion Kurucs has an estimated net worth over $0.5 million.

Currently under a 3 year / $5,097,708 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, in 2018-19, Kurucs will earn a base salary of $1,618,320, while carrying a cap hit of $1,618,320 and a dead cap value of $5,097,708.

He started earning at the age of 16 when he first played for Latvian club VEF in 1014.

CAPTION: Rodians Kurucs
SOURCE: NetsDaily

Since the player has started to earn from a young age he has a good net worth. 

Rodions Kurucs Personal Life

Rodions Kurucs is just at his early twenties and doesn't seem to be involved in any kind of romantic relationship. Currently, he is busy in his career rather than dating any girlfriend.

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Cyprus was nice!

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He is 6 feet 9 inches tall and has a weighs around 210 lbs (95 kg). He is active in social media site Instagram as rodionsk17.

Rodions Kurucs Bio and Early Life

Rodions Kurucs was born on February 5, 1998, in Cesis, Latvia. He has a two younger brother, Arturs Kurucs who is also involved in a basketball career while the name of his other sibling is still missing. Kurucs is of Latvian nationality while his ethnicity is white.

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He’s already 18 and I’m 20, that’s just crazy how time fly’s...

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As of 2018, Rodions Kurucs is 20 years old. Besides, there is no information regarding his early life, family, and education.

Rodions Kurucs Professional Career

Rodions Kurucs is a professional basketball player born on 5th February 1998. He played basketball from a very young age of 5. The player is currently, drafted to Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a small forwarder.

Before play for NBA this player used to play for the club's youth academy, VEF Riga Skola, in Latvia's second men's division (LBL2).

CAPTION: Rodians Kurucs SOURCE: NetsDaily

After this, he signed a multi-year contract with the Latvian club VEF and in Europe's 2nd-tier level league, the EuroCup. He played at the Adidas Next Generation Tournament in Riga and this was a  turning point for this young player's career.

Moving on to his career he has quite a good reputation in the game and he is still continuing his journey with each score.

Rodions Kurucs Facts

  • Rodions was born 5 February 1998 (age 21)
  • He's the 357th best-paid NBA player this year.
  • He's the 145th best-paid forward this year.
  • His agent is Arturs Kalnitis of Baltic Sports Agency.

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