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Luka Doncic

Slovenian professional basketball player

Luka Doncic
Slovenian professional basketball player. source- Marca

Luka Doncic is a Slovenian professional basketball player, who played for the Slovenian national basketball team as well as for the Dallas Mavericks team of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Luka Doncic| Early life, Childhood, and Parents

Talking about his early life, Luka Doncic was born on February 28, 1999, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Besides this, Luka is Slovenian by nationality, and he comes from a mixed (Slovenian and Serbian) from his parents’ ethnic background. Luka practices the Christian religion while his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Furthermore, Luka is the son of his father, Sasa Doncic, and his mother, Mirjam Poterbin. His father, Sasa is a former basketball player and well recognized Slovenian professional basketball head coach. Whereas, his mother, Mirjam is a former model and owner of beauty salons.

Additionally, at the time when he was just 8 years of age, Luka’s parents were separated in the year 2008. Afterward, his mother, Mirjam received Luka’s full custody and legal guardianship.

Regarding his academic qualifications, Luka enrolled at Osnovna šola Mirana Jarca which is located in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and later on, he graduated there.

Career and Professional Life

Moving onto his professional career, Luka Doncic started his playing career as a basketball player during his primary school days in Ljubljana.

Furthermore, Doncic joined the youth academy of the Spanish club, named Real Madrid. Prior to joining this, Luka won so many games and had an outstanding player for the Union Olimpija team.

Additionally, Luka made his presence in his professional debut match for Real Madrid in the Liga ACB against the Unicaja team on 30 April 2015.

Later on, due to his outstanding skills and passing ball shots, Doncic even became an efficient member of Real Madrid’s senior team in the season 2015-2016.

Afterward, Doncic further played his senior debut match for the Slovenia team at the age of only 17 years of age in the year 2016.

Luka Doncic
Luka Doncic at the EuroBasket 2017. source- FIBA.basketball

In addition to this, Luka was on the All-Tournament Team for his playing skills and additionally after leading his country to win its first EuroBasket title back in the year 2017.

Further, Luka Docnic had even been selected as the third overall pick by the well-recognized Atlanta Hawks team in the 2018 NBA draft.

Later on, in his career, Luka Docnic was then transferred to the Dallas Mavericks team of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for five years contract.

In his playing career, he won the tournament of the 2018 EuroLeague title and further won the EuroLeague MVP.

Additionally, Luka had further recognized as the ACB Most Valuable Player. Further, he won the EuroLeague Rising Star as well as ACB Best Young Player awards in his career.

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Luka Doncic| Net worth and Salary

Luka Doncic had been very much successful in his professional career as a basketball player who played in the major events of the NBA.

Doncic gained so much fame and recognition for his outstanding games in between the game and earned a good fortune of money from his ongoing successful career.

Furthermore, Luka Doncic’s current estimated totaled network calculated around $25 million USD as of 2022.

In his salary, Luka signed a five-year contract deal with his current team named Dallas Mavericks worth around $207.1 million USD.

Rumors and Controversy

Luka Doncic does involve in some rumors and controversies from his personal as well as professional career.

Luka in his career once responded to the famous American professional basketball player named LeBron James’ words on Maybe One Day We Will See.

Additionally, there is a rumor that Luka Docnic had a strained relationship with an American basketball coach named Rick Carlisle.

Further, Luka had a rumor that he is in a relationship with Anamaria Goltes back in the year 2016. However, later on, these rumors were true as they were actually dating each other.

Personal Life and Relationship

Moving onto his personal life and relationship status, Luka Doncic’s current relationship status is in a relationship. Luka is currently in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend named Anamaria Goltes, a Slovenian model.

Luka Doncic
Luka Doncic with his girlfriend, Anamaria. source- YouTube

Furthermore, Luka and Goltes began dating each other at the beginning of the year 2016. As of now, the duos lived happily in each other’s presence and there is no news of their marriage or breakups.

Luka Doncic| Body Measurement

Luka Doncic is a professional basketball player who had an athletic body and maintained a good physique with a good body posture.

Furthermore, Doncic has been standing at an average height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m). He had a proper body weight of 230 lbs (104 kg). Moreover, Luka had a beautiful pair of green eyes and light brown hair color.

He wears a shoe size of 16  and also has his own brand shoe named Luka 1 from Jordan Brand.

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Social Media Profile

Luka Doncic does active on all major sorts of social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Luka had around 3.2 million followers on his official Facebook account.

Furthermore, Doncic gained over 6.5 million followers on his official Instagram account with a total of 1,556 posts as of now.

 

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Whereas, Luka had around 1.5 million followers on his official verified Twitter profile.

Luka Doncic| FAQs

Who is Luka Doncic?
Luka Doncic is a Slovenian professional basketball player, who played for the Slovenian national team and the Dallas Mavericks team of the NBA.

How old is Luka Doncic?
As of 2022, Luka Doncic is 23 years of age.

Which ethnic origin does Luka Doncic belong to?
Luka Doncic belongs to a mix of Serbian and Slovenian ethnic origins.

What is Luka Doncic’s nationality?
Luka Doncic is of Slovenian nationality.

What is Luka Doncic’s relationship status?
As of now, Luka Doncic is currently in a relationship.

Does Luka Doncic have a girlfriend?
Yes, Luka Doncic had a girlfeiend named Anamaria Goltes.

Quick Facts:

  • Full Name- Luka Dončić
  • Birth Place- Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Nationality- Slovenian
  • Ethnicity- Mixed (Slovenian and Serbian)
  • Profession- Professional basketball player
  • Net worth- $25 million USD
  • Height – 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m)
  • Relationship status- In a relation
  • Girlfriend- Anamaria Goltes
  • Children- 0
  • Social Media- Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

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