Giannis Antetokounmpo BioGraphy

He is a Greek professional basketball player. He was born on December 6, 1994. He plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born in Greece to a Nigerian family. He started playing basketball for the youth teams of Philathalitikos in Athens.He began playing for the club’s senior team in 2011 before entering the 2013 NBA Draft, where he was selected 15th in total by the Bucks. He is also known by his nickname which is “Greek Freak”. He got this nickname from his playing skills.  He led the Bucks in all five major statistical categories in 2016–17. In which he became the first player in NBA history to finish a regular season in the top 20 in all five figures for blocks, rebounds, steals ,total points and assists . He won him the Most Improved Player Award in 2017 for his good performance. He was selected as the All-Star captain in 2019 and 2020 and has received five All-Star selections including this. He is the only player in NBA history to have won back-to-back NBA Most Valuable Player awards in 2019 and 2020, having won two MVPs before the age of 26. He became the third player to win two awards (the MVP award and the NBA Defensive Player of the Year) in the same season.

Giannis Antetokounmpo BioGraphy

The birthplace of him is Athens, Greece.His family is immigrants from Nigeria.Three years ago Giannis’s parents had moved from Lagos with his grandfather leaving behind their eldest son, Francis.Of the 4 brothers of  Antetokounmpo, 3 were born in Greece. He does not have full Greek citizenship. Because the Greek nationality law follows jus sanguinis.By the age of 18 he was effectively stateless and had no papers from Nigeria or Greece. But in 2013, he received Greek citizenship, after which he followed Greek spelling rules well and he changed his surname from Adetokunbo to Antetokunampo.  Antetokounmpo’s childhood is spent in the neighborhood of Cepolia, Athens. Due to his parents being immigrants, he did not get work easily. So his  older brother Thanasis and Giannis used to help their family by selling watches, handbags and sunglasses in the streets. Giannis was interested in the basketball game so he started playing basketball in 2017.

 Personal Life

His’s father’s name is Charles Antetokounmpo, he was a Nigerian association football player and his mother’s name is Veronica Antetokounmpo and she is a former high jumper. Giannis’ father died at the age of 54. His parents are from various Nigerian ethnic groups. His father was from Yoruba while his mother is from Igbo. His mother gave his five sons both Greek and Nigerian names. And  Antetokounmpo has chosen Nigerian Yugo.He has two elder brothers named Francis (Greek name Andreas) and Thanasis, and two younger brothers named Kostas and Alex. His religion is Christian and he was bringing up in the Greek Orthodox Church.He was baptized along with his brother in the Greek Orthodox Church on 28 October 2012. He and his brother began their compulsory military service in July 2016.In early 2014 the Antetokounmpo family moved from Athens to Milwaukee, leaving Francis and Thanasis, after their son and brother. Giannis is not married. Although he has a girlfriend named Mariah Riddlesprigger. His girlfriend has given birth to Giannis’ child, named Liam Charles Antetokounmpo.

Name  Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo
Nick Name
Age 26
Date Of Birth December 6, 1994
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Birth Place Athens, Greece
Profession  basketball player
Zodiac sign  Sagittarius
Salary approx $70 Million
Father Name Charles Antetokounmpo
Mother Name Veronica Antetokounmpo
Sister Name Don’t Know
Children Name Don’t Know
Wife name Mariah Riddlesprigger
Sibling  Name
  •  Thanasis Antetokounmpo
  • Kostas Antetokounmpo
  • Alex Antetokounmpo
  • Francis Antetokounmpo
 School Name Dominican High School
College Name Dayton College
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Giannis Antetokounmpo BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 1.85 m
Body type Slim
Weight 110 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 16 US
Chest size 44 inches Approx
Waist  size 33 inches Approx
Biceps 16 inches Approx
  Dress Size Don’t know
 Award & Nomination
2019, 2020 2× NBA Most Valuable Player
2020 NBA Defensive Player of the Year
2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 5× NBA All-Star
2021 NBA All-Star Game MVP
2017 NBA Most Improved Player
2019, 2020, 2021 All-NBA First Team
2017, 2018 All-NBA Second Team
2019, 2020, 2021 NBA All-Defensive First Team
2017 NBA All-Defensive Second Team
2014 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
2018 Euroscar European Player of the Year
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Ex Girl Friend name Don’t Know
Wife Name Mariah Riddlesprigger
 Social Network
Facebook Link
Twitter Link 
Instagram Link
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Tiktok Link 

  Net Worth

His Net Worth is close to $70 Million.


He played his first match in the semi-pro Greek B Basket League (Third Division) during the 2011–12 season with the senior men’s team of Philathalíticos. After he turned 18, he signed with Spanish club CAI Zaragoza for four years. In addition, he was associated with several other major European clubs. In which there is also Barcelona and Effes. He has been given the nickname of Greek Freak because of his good performance in his career. He played for the Milwaukee Bucks team from 2014 to 2020. He played 77 games for the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013–14, averaging 6.8 points throughout the season.

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Frequently Ask Question 

Ques : How much is his net worth?
Ans :  $70 Million Approx

Ques :  What is his birth sign?
Ans :  Sagittarius

Ques :  Who is his father?
Ans : Charles Antetokounmpo

Ques :  Who is his mother?
Ans :Veronica Antetokounmpo

Ques :  Who is his wife?
Ans : Mariah Riddlesprigger

Ques :  Is he still sober?
Ans : Don’t lnow

Ques :  Did he go to school?
Ans :  Yes

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