Tiago Splitter

by John Max 27 May,2021
Tiago Splitter
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Tiago Splitter
  • Country Brazil BR
Facts
  • Birth Name Tiago Splitter Beims
  • Birth Place Blumenau, Brazil
  • Famous Name Tiago Splitter
  • Father Cassio Splitter
  • Mother Elisabeth Splitter
  • Net Worth $20 Million
  • Position in Team Assistant Coach
  • Current team Brooklyn Nets
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Profession NBA Player Turned Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tiago Splitter (m. 2017)
  • Divorce Amaia Amescua Splitter (m. 2010–2016)
  • Children Three

Tiago Splitter is a professional NBA player turned coach. Before being drafted by the NBA, he played widely in Europe, earning 3X All-EuroLeague Team. In the NBA, he had a stint with San Antonio Spurs (2010–2015), where he became the first Brazilian-born player to win an NBA championship in 2014. Also, he played for Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers. Currently, he serves as a player development coach for the Brooklyn Nets.

Blumenau, Brazil native, Tiago Splitter was born on 1st January 1985, under the star sign Capricorn. His parents are Cassio and Elisabeth Splitter. Despite his father being of Jewish descent, he was raised a Christian. Further, he had a sister Michelle, also a basketball player who died in 2009 due to Leukemia at the age of 19. 

How Much Is Tiago Splitter's Net Worth In 2021?

As of 2021, Tiago Splitter has an estimated net worth of $20 million. The significant source of his earning is basketball, mainly NBA. 

Tiago Splitter's NBA Career Earnings

Season Team Salary
2010-2011 San Antonio Spurs $3,400,000 
2011-2012 San Antonio Spurs $3,672,000
2012-2013 San Antonio Spurs $3,944,000
2013-2014 San Antonio Spurs $10,000,000
2014-2015 San Antonio Spurs $9,250,000
2015-2016 Atlanta Hawks $8,500,000 
2016-2017 Philadelphia 76ers $8,250,000
Total   $47,016,000

In 2019, Splitter sold his Malibu house for $4.314 million. He shelled out $3.25 million for the property in 2017. The house features four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 4,124 square feet of living space. Before, he had a house in San Antonio for $0.7 million. 

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Is Tiago Splitter Married?

Tiago Plitter has married twice. he first tied the knot with Amaia Amescua Splitter whom he met while he was playing for Spain. They exchanged the vows on 3rd July 2010. Later two years in August, the couple welcomed their first child, a son, Benjamin Splitter, followed by a daughter, Sofia Splitter (b.2016).

After six years of marriage, they decided to divorce in 2016, but, kept the reason for their separtion on the shade to date.

TiagoTiago Splitter's Second Wife, Fernanda Splitter SOURCE: Instagram @fernanda.splitter

 In 2017, Toago re-married on 7th December 2017. His 2nd/current wife's name is Fernanda Splitter.  Scrolling through their socials, it seems the couple shares a baby boy named, Luke. Furthermore, Tiago has custody of his two children from his past marriage. 

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Career

Splitter began his professional career in 1999, playing with Brazilian club Ipiranga. The following season, he joined Spain's top-level league, the Liga ACB, Saski Baskonia where played until 2010.

In the 2007 NBA Draft, he was picked 28th overall by the San Antonio Spurs. Again, he re-signed with Saski Baskonia, on a two-year contract.  

On 12th July 2010, Splitter signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs. On 9th July 2015, Splitter was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, in exchange for the draft rights to Georgios Printezis. On 22nd Feburary 2017, he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. 

On 9th Feburary 2018, Splitter retired from playing professional basketball, due to a hip injury that had hindered the back-end of his career.

On 24th April 2018, Splitter was appointed by the Brooklyn Nets as a pro scout and then was promoted by the Nets to player development coach on 23rd September 2019. 

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