Nikola Jokic is a Serbian professional basketball player who was born in Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia on 19th February 1995. He is a 6 feet 11 inches / 211 Cm center who first played for Mega Leks from 2012 to 2015. He was drafted #41 overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 2014 NBA Draft.
He joined the Denver Nuggets in 2015. He has also represented Serbia in international competitions and won silver medals at the 2013 under-19 World Championship and the 2016 Summer Olympics. He has signed a maximum contract extension with the Nuggets in 2018 for $148 million ( INR 11,05.07 Cr)for five years.
|Real Name||Nikola Jokić|
|Nick Name||The Joker|
|Birth Place||Sombor, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia.|
|Date of Birth||19th February 1995.|
|Source of Income||Professional basketball player.|
|Age||27 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Branislav Jokić.|
|Mother Name||Will update soon|
|Siblings||Nemanja Jokic (Older Brother).|
|Residence||Denver, Colorado, United States.|
|University||At the University of Detroit Mercy.|
|Height||6 feet 11 inches / 211 Cm.|
|Weight||129 Kg / 284 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||Married ( 24th October 2020)|
|Children||Together they have a daughter Ognjena born in 2021.|
|Profession||Professional basketball player.|
|NBA Draft||2014 / Rank: 41st overall.|
Selected by the Denver Nuggets.
|Denver Nuggets||2015- Present|
|Career highlights and awards||NBA Most Valuable Player (2021)|
3× NBA All-Star (2019–2021)
2× All-NBA First Team (2019, 2021)
All-NBA Second Team (2020)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2016)
Serbian Player of the Year (2018)
ABA League MVP (2015)
ABA League Top Prospect (2015)
|Olympics||The 2016 Summer Olympics Rio.|
|U19 World Championship||2013 Czech Republic|
|Monthly Income||$ 83,333.33 ( INR 62.23 Lacs).|
|Yearly Income||$ 1 million ( INR 7.46 Cr).|
|Net Worth||$ 30 million (Rs 2,24.21 Cr).|
|Last Updated||January 2022.|
He was born on the 19th February 1995, in Sombor, Serbia. He started playing basketball in Vojvodina Srbijagas, where he became a dominant figure and received interest from bigger teams.
In 2012, he signed a contract with Mega Vizura, although, in the first season with the team, he played mostly for their junior team in 2012–13. In the 2013–14 season, & many more minutes on the court for the senior team.
In 2015, he joined the Denver Nuggets one season after being drafted. On 28th July 2015, he signed a contract with the Nuggets after averaging 8.0 points and 6.2 rebounds in five summer league games.
On 18th November 2015, he had a then season-best game with 23 points and 12 rebounds in a 109–98 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
He was a member of the Serbian U-19 national basketball team that won the silver medal at the 2013 World Championships.
As of 2022, Nikola Jokic’s net worth is $ 30 million (Rs 2,24.21 Cr).
On 31st March 2017, he recorded his sixth triple-double of the season with 26 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a 122–114 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. on 12th April the same year, his six triple-doubles ranked fourth in the season just behind Russell Westbrook James Harden and LeBron James.
On September 15th, 2019 he recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 22 rebounds and 13 assists to lead Denver to a 104–89 Game 7 victory over the heavily favoured Los Angeles Clippers. He then joined Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett as the only players in league history to post a 20-rebound triple-double in the postseason.
In his early years in Denver, he lived in a shared apartment with his then-girlfriend and his two older brothers, Nemanja who was born in 1984) and Strahinja who was born in 1982. He married his longtime girlfriend Natalija Mačešić on 24th October 2020 in his hometown of Sombor. Together they have a daughter Ognjena who was born. 2021
His best Career highlights
- Adriatic League MVP (2015)
- ABA League Top Prospect (2015)
- All-NBA First Team (2019)
- 2× NBA All-Star (2019, 2020)
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Q. How much is Nikola Jokic’s height?
Ans:- His height is 6 feet 11 inches / 211 Cm.
Q. How much is Nikola Jokic’s weight?
Ans:- His weight is 129 Kg / 284 Lbs.