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Kostas Antetokounmpo

Greek Professional Basketball player, and brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kostas Antetokounmpo
source- Los Angeles Sentinel Greek professional Basketball player, and brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Kostas Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional Basketball player, who played NBA for the Dallas Mavericks as their power forward. He is more famous as the younger NBA superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo, nicknamed “Greek Freak”.

Kostas Antetokounmpo| Early life, Childhood, and Education

Talking about his early life, Kostas Antetokounmpo was born Konstantinos Ndubuisi Antetokounmpo on November 20, 1997, in Athens, Greece. Besides this, Kostas holds Greek nationality and comes from a black ethnic background.

Furthermore, Kostas is the son of his late father, Charles Antetokounmpo, who was a former Nigerian soccer player, and his mother Veronica Antetokounmpo is a former Nigerian high jumper.

Sadly on September 29, 2017, his father, Charles Antetokounmpo at the age of 53 years old died of a heart attack.

Likewise, Kostas’s parents are from different Nigerian ethnic backgrounds as his father, Charles was of Yoruba origin, and his mother, Veronica is from the Igbo community.

Moreover, Kostas grew up in the Athens neighborhood of Sepolia with four brothers named Francis Antetokounmpo, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Alex Antetokounmpo, and Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Whereas, Francis Antetokounmpo is the oldest brother while he is the youngest one among the other siblings.

Regarding his academic background, Kostas joined the Dominican High School, a Catholic school in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, where he played for the high school basketball team.

After high school, he enrolled at the University of Dayton, which is also a Catholic research university in Dayton, Ohio.

Career and Professional Life

Moving onto his professional career, Kostas began his career by being drafted in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers and later on traded to Dallas Mavericks.
Furthermore, he signed a two-way contract on 13 July, and through this, he was divided between the Mavericks and Texas Legends of the NBA G League.
Prior to this, Kostas played with the junior national team of Greek. Further, he played in FIBA EuropeUnder-20 Championship Division B in the year 2016 and won the Bronze medal.
kostas antetokounmpo
source- Los Angeles Daily News
Kostas with his famous NBA brother, in an award show
Moreover in his career, he debuted in NBA on March 20, 2019, as an opponent of the Portland Trail Blazers, but his team lost the match. On July 19, 2019, he was released by the Mavericks. However, on November 26, 2020, he re-signed the two-way contract with the Lakers.
In July 2021, Kostas had signed up a contract with LDLC ASVEL of the French Betclic Élite and the Euroleague.

On the other hand, his brothers were all famous NBA players Giannis, Alex, and Thanasis. Recently in 2021, his two brothers, Thanasis and Giannis Antetokounmpo as a teammate won the 2021 NBA Championship with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Kostas Antetokounmpo| Net worth and Salary

Focusing on his net worth and salary, Kostas Antetokounmpo gained so much popularity and fame through in a short span of time as a professional basketball player.

From this, his approximated net worth is about $2 million USD. Moreover, Kostas makes his name as a professional basketball player, and his salary is around $449,115 USD.

Rumors and Controversy

Regarding this, Kostas Antetokounmpo is never been part of rumors and controversy till now in his professional basketball playing career.

Moreover, he kept his personal life so separate and does not want to mix it up with his professional life. In addition to this, Kostas is not involved in any sort of rumors regarding his girlfriend or wife.

Personal Life and Relationship

Talking about his personal life, Kostas Antetokounmpo is just 24 years of age and is currently single and he might be focusing on his career right now.

As Kostas just start his professional career a few years back, so there’s much more time for making girlfriends in the future after receiving huge success in his career.

Moreover, he has not revealed his private things to the public and on social media till now.

Kostas Antetokounmpo| Body Measurement

Regarding his body measurement, Kostas Antetokounmpo has an athletic body and maintains a good physique.

Alex stands with the tallest height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m). And his total weight of around 200 lbs or 91 kg respectively.

Moreover, Kostas has a delightful pair of dark brown eyes, and his hair length is short with black color. As of now, he has not made any tattoos on his body.

Social Media Profile

Kostas Antetokounmpo is very much active on all sorts of social networking sites including Instagram, Twitter, as well as Youtube.

However, he is not active on Facebook, and he has more than 1.2 million followers on his Instagram profile.

Moreover, on his Twitter profile, he gained over 16.5K followers, and on his Youtube channel named AntetokounBros Tv, he has more than 88K subscribers respectively.

Quick Facts:

  • Full Name- Konstantinos Ndubuisi Kostas Antetokounmpo
  • Birth Place- Athens, Greece
  • Nationality- Greek
  • Ethnicity- Black
  • Profession- Basketball player
  • Famous for-  Younger brother of NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Started career- Basketball player
  • Height- 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m)
  • Currently Married- No
  • Spouse- No
  • Children- No
  • Tattoo(s)- No

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Written by Deago Goddin

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