Thon Maker Biography

( 1997 - )
November 22, 2018
First published on:November 22, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Thon Maker

Date of Birth: 1997, February 25
Age: 22 years old
Birth Nation: Sudan
Height: 7 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Thon Marial Maker
Birth Place Wau, Sudan
Famous Name Thon Maker
Horoscope Pisces
Father Nationality Sudanese
Mother Nationality Sudanese
Salary $2,905,531.
Siblings Brothers are Matur Maker and Maker Maker and sister Ajak Maker
School Location Martinsville, Virginia/ Orangeville, Ontario
No. of Twitter Followers 49.8 thousand
No. of Instagram Followers 163 thousand
Weight 100 kg
Position in Team Power forward/ Center
Current team Milwaukee Bucks
Nationality Australian/ South sudanese
Ethnicity Black
Profession basketball player
Currently Working For Milwaukee Bucks
School attended Carlisle School and Orangeville Prep

Thon Maker is an Australian (born South Sudanese) professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Thon Maker currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks as their Power forward/Center.


As a Power forward, he reportedly earns around $2,905,531, as his yearly salary from Milwaukee Bucks.

Thon Maker Early Life

Thon was born on February 25, 1997, in Wau, Sudan. As per his nationality, he is Australian/ South Sudanese and belongs to Black ethnic group. Furthermore, his star sign is Pisces.

He grew up along with his siblings, brothers (Matur Maker and Maker Maker) and sister (Ajak Maker). Along with him, his brother Mater is also trying to enter 2018 NBA Draft and his youngest brother Maker Maker plays soccer for South Melbourne FC'S  U-20 team.

Thon attended Carlisle School located in Martinsville, Virginia and later transferred to Orangeville Prep School in Orangeville, Ontario where he played for his high school basketball team. Thon's childhood was not so good since he had to escape from Sudan due to the civil war and take refuge in Australia when he was 5 years old.

Thon Makers Profesional Career

During his high school career, Thon just became the second player in more than a decade to make the leap from high school in North America straight to the draft.

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This was last year but #Round2 coming up next week #HSOT #OVP

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During his freshman and sophomore years for Carlisle's varsity team, Maker averaged 22.2 points, 13.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.4 steals and 4.5 blocks over a total of 53 games.

Milwaukee Bucks NBA Career highlights

Thon was picked in the 2016 NBA Draft as a 10th overall pick by Milwaukee Bucks and was recorded as the third tallest player in NBA Draft history.

During the 2016 NBA Summer League, Maker averaged 14.2 points and 9.6 rebounds for the Bucks in five games and was subsequently awarded the Second Team of the All-NBA Summer League. 

Regular Season:

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebound per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2016-17 Milwaukee 57 34 9.9 2.0 .4 .2 .5 4.0
2017-18 Milwaukee 74 12 16.7 3.0 .6 .5 .7 4.8
Career   131 46 13.7 2.6 .5 .4 .6 4.4

Thon signed his rookie contract with Bucks on July 30th, 2016. During 2017 season he scored season-high 12 points. , Maker scored 16 points against the Phoenix Suns during the season on 22nd November 2017. On January 2018, Maker scored 16 points against the Toronto Raptors.

Personal Life of Thon Maker

Thon Maker is an Australian-South Sudanese citizen and is a native of Sudan and now an Australian citizen but his parents are still living in Sudan.

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Since he is young and is in his career's starting phase, he is pretty much focused in his career upliftment. Hence, there are no exact details on Thon's affair and his love life.

CAPTION: Thon having Dinner SOURCE: victory journal

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Currently, he is living in the United States. Other than being a famous NBA Power forward/ Center, Thon is pretty famous in social media. He has around 50 thousand followers in his twitter account and about 163 thousand followers on Instagram and many of his posts have thousands of likes. Moreover, The Famous NBA star Thon is 7 feet 1 inch in height and weighs around 100 kilograms.

Thon Maker's Net Worth

Thon Maker has signed a 4-year contract worth $ 11,622,123 with the Milwaukee Bucks, including a guaranteed sum of  $11,622,123 and an annual average salary of $ 2,905,531. Maker, he was the 10th best-paid player of the Milwaukee Bucks last year.

Let's take a look at Milwaukee Bucks' power forward Thon Maker's projected salary Details:

Season Milwaukee Bucks    
2018-19 $3,639,636    
2019-20 $5,175,983    
2020-21 $4,861,853    

In 2018 - 19, Maker will earn a basic salary of $ 2,799,720, with a cap hit of $ 2,799,720 and a dead cap of $ 6,369,363 respectively.

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