2× Greek Basket League champion, Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional player who currently plays as a Small forward for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Additionally, he was first drafted by the New York Knicks in the 2014 NBA draft as a 2nd round 51st overall pick. Apart from the NBA teams, he also played across the world, representing the teams such as Filathlitikos, Delaware 87ers, Westchester Knicks, Andorra, Panathinaikos, and many more.
Famous as a brother of South Bay Lakers power forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, Thanasis was born on July 18, 1992, in Athens, Greece, to Charles Antetokounmpo and Veronica Antetokounmpo. As per Antetokounmpo's birth details, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of Africans. Also, Antetokounmpo was born under the star sign, Cancer.
2019 Greek Cup winner, Thanasis has a net worth over $1 million, wholly generated from his professional career. Also, playing two seasons in the MLB, he has accumulated a mouth-watering amount of around $1,445,697 as his entire career earnings.
Currently, Antetokounmpo is under two years/ $3,147,290 contract with Milwaukee, which he signed on JUL 16 2019. Additionally, the deal includes $3,147,290 as the guaranteed amount and an annual average salary of $1,573,645. Cotradically in the 2019-20 season, he earned around $1,445,697 as a base salary, while carrying a cap hit of $1,445,697 and a dead cap value of $1,445,697.
Some of his career earnings details are tabulated below:
|2015-16||New York Knicks||$75,000|
|2015-16||New York Knicks||$30,888|
|2019-20||New York Knicks||$1,445,697|
Likewise, for the 2020-21 season, his salary is expected to rise and reach around $1,701,593 as a salary, which will increase his career earnings to reach around $3,147,290. Although Thanasis has immense experience, playing basketball, he is yet to earn a convincing amount of money as a salary.
In particular, he is the least paid player of the team, standing in the 15 positions while the player like Khris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez are among the highest-paid player with an annual average salary of $30,603,448, $25,842,697 and $12,093,024 respectively.
In addition to his professional career earnings, he is among the athletes who has a good amount of fortune. Further, he is sure to earn an additional amount of money from endorsement and sponsorship deals with different brands, including Sneakers, Nike, and many more. Likewise, he also owns an Audi car whose price range is between $32,500.00 to $169,900.00, depending upon the modules.
As of now, the 27 years old athlete, Thanasis is neither married nor in a relationship. Also, the news about him being in a relationship or affairs never surfaced in the media.
Compared to his professional career, the information about he romantic part of his life is still under the bars. Likewise, his social account also doesn't have any hint about his probable girlfriend.
Mainly, his eldest brother, Gannis, is the player of the Milwaukee Bucks while the youngest one, Kostas, currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Also, he has a brother named Francis Antetokounmpo, who followed the path of oh his father, playing Nigerian football.
Further, his father, who died in 2017 due to a heart attack, also possesses an athletic background. In particular, he was a Nigerian soccer star. Besides, his parents are of Nigerian descent who immigrated to Greece from Nigeria in 1991.
Thanasis, along with his brother, owns a YouTube channel which is named as a AntetokounBros Tv. Similar to their popularity in the NBA world, their youtube channel has a massive number of followers. Reportedly, the Antetokounmpo brothers launched their YouTube channel on Dec 13, 2018, posting a video with the caption:
"AntetokounBrosTV is finally here!"
Since then, they have posted alot of videos titled Unboxing and reviewing the Nokia 9 PureView!, Review and breakdown - Marvel's Avengers: Endgame, Would you rather", Part 1: FOOD with the bros! and many more.
Having started a professional career since in 2008, he first played for the youth team of Filathlitikos. Later, he was promoted to the senior team to play for the Greek fourth division for the 2010–11 season and the Greek third division for the 2011–12 season.
As of 2019, he is playing for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a Small Forward. The New York Knicks first drafted him in the 2014 NBA draft as a 2nd round 51st overall pick.
Apart from the NBA teams, he also played across the world, representing the teams such as Filathlitikos, Delaware 87ers, Westchester Knicks, Andorra, Panathinaikos, and many more.
Similarly, on May 3, 2016, he was called up to play for the national team of Nigeria. However, he denied the proposal and choosed to play for the national team of Greek. Primarily, he was selected to play for the 2016 Turin FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament and 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification, representing the national team of Greek.
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