Mirjam Poterbin

American Former Model, Entrepreneur And Celebrity Mother of of a Slovenian professional basketball player, Luka Dončić

Mirjam Poterbin
Mirjam Poterbin, American former model, entrepreneur , celebrity

Mirjam Poterbin is a popular American former model, entrepreneur as well as a celebrity mother. She is well-known as the mother of a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Luka Dončić.

Early life, Childhood, and Education

She was born on 7th April 1974 in Slovenia, Europe to her mother, Milena Poterbin, and her father whose name is still unknown.

She holds Slovenian nationality and belongs to a Caucasian ethnic background and her horoscope is Aries.

Mirjam Poterbin grew up her whole childhood in  Ljubljana, Slovenia. Additionally, there is no information about any of the siblings.

As for education, she might attend some prestigious High schools in her local hometown. The other information regarding her educational background has not been revealed yet.

Career and Professional Life

Moving towards her career, Mirjam Poterbin began her professional career as a model and entrepreneur.

Mirjam began her professional career as a beauty pigment contestant in 1993. She also won the Miss Slovenian Konjic. Similarly, Mirjam won the 2nd Gorenjska pre-selection for Miss Slovenia and became Miss Slovenia 93.

Although, she won a prize which is a trip to Spain. Unfortunately, she could not get a high rank and ultimately lose the competition in the finals of Miss Slovenia 1993,

Additionally, Mirjam’s popularity rose suddenly to the next level and various cosmetics, lingerie, and healthcare brands chose her as the face of their products.

At the same time, she featured in various magazines and newspaper editorials and began modeling as well. Recently she founded the multi-product company “LD7” along with her son Luka Dončić.

Mini Detail About Luka Dončić

Regarding her son, Luka Dončić is a famous Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Although, he also represents the Slovenian national team.

Initially, he debuted for their senior team in 2015, at age 16, becoming the youngest in club history. After two years, he led Madrid to the 2018 Euro League title, winning the Euro League MVP as well as the Final Four MVP.

Dončić became the ACB Most Valuable Player and won back-to-back Euro League Rising Star and ACB Best Young Player awards. Likewise, he was selected to the Euro League 2010–20 All-Decade Team.

Dončić declared for the NBA draft, joining the Dallas Mavericks in 2018. Later on, he was selected unanimously to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and won Rookie of the Year for the 2018–19 season.

He also became the first NBA All-Star game and was listed on the All-NBA First Team during his college life.

He is regarded as the Mavericks’ franchise leader in career triple-doubles. Moreover, he made his senior debut for Slovenia in 2016 at only 17 years of age.

Mirjam Poterbin | Salary and Net worth

Regarding her net worth and salary status, Mirjam Poterbin is very much successful in her professional career as a model and entrepreneur.

She gained so much fame from her son who is a popular Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

After being the mother of a successful athlete, we may conclude that Poterbin ‘s net worth is under review.

Meanwhile, her son, Luka Dončić has a net worth of $25 million as the greatest basketball player in the world.

Rumors and Controversy

Mirjam has never been part of any controversies to date in her career as of now. But she was involved in the rumors that  Andre Iguodala tried to hit on Luka’s mommy just last era during the NBA draft.

Meanwhile her son, Luka Dončić is involved in rumors that he had an affair with Slovenian model, influencer, and Instagram personality, Anamaria Goltes.

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Relationship | Married life

Talking about her love life, Mirjam Poterbin is currently single at the moment.

Previously she married her now ex-husband Sasa Doncic, who is also the father of her son.

He is a popular Slovenian basketball coach and former player who was regarded as one of the finest shooting guards of his generation.

Mirjam Poterbin and Luka Dončić
Mirjam Poterbin with her Luka Dončić-source-EssentiallySports

The couple was blessed with a baby boy whom they named Luka Doncic on 28th February 1999. After that, things were all falling in place and the family was living happily together.

Meanwhile, things started falling apart and it did not work well for the couple.

Sadly, the couple split up when their son Luka was just eight years old. Meanwhile, they divorced in 2008.

Apart from her marital life with Sasa, there are no records of her being in a relationship with other men until now.

After that, she is carrying on with a solitary life and is remaining with her youngster Luka Dončić.

Body Measurement, Height & Weight

Moving on to her body measurements, Mirjam is a gorgeous lady and has been maintaining a good physique with a slim body.

Mirjam Poterbin has been standing at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches while she weighs around 59 kg.

Additionally, she has a stunning pair of brown eyes color and black color hair.

Social media Presence

Regarding her social media presence, Mirjam Poterbin is mostly active on social media platforms such as Instagram.

She has gained over 45.1K followers on Instagram with the username of @mirjampoterbin.

Unfortunately, Mirjam Poterbin is not available on Twitter and Facebook at the moment.

Mirjam Poterbin | FAQs

What nationality is Mirjam Poterbin ?

She holds Slovenian nationality.

Where was Mirjam Poterbin born?

She was born in Slovenia, Europe

What is the height of Mirjam Poterbin?

Mirjam stands 5 feet 6 inches tall.

What is Luka Dončić’s net worth?

Luka Dončić is a popular professional basketball player and has a net worth of $25 million.

Is Mirjam Poterbin dating someone?

As per sources, Mirjam isn’t dating anyone at the moment.

Quick Facts about Mirjam:

  • Full Name: Mirjam Poterbin
  • Birth Date: 7th April 1974
  • Birth Place: Slovenia, Europe
  • Country: Europe
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Former Spouse: Sasa Doncic
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Horoscope: Aries
  • Social Media: Instagram


Written by Samuel Hoang


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