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Veronica Antetokounmpo

As the mother of famous Greek professional basketball player, Giannis Antetokounmpo

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Veronica Antetokounmpo is a former high jumper, widely known as an NBA player’s mother. Her children, Giannis, Kostas, Thanasis, and Alexis, all are famous basketball players.

Veronica Antetokounmpo| Early life, Childhood, and Education

Talking about her early life, Veronica Antetokounmpo was born on the 7th of April in Lagos, Nigeria. Veronica seems to be in her 50s. Besides this, she holds Nigerian citizenship and follows Christianity religion, and Igbo culture respectively.

Furthermore, there’s no information available regarding her parents and siblings. However, she grew up in the locality of Lagos state, Nigeria. As of now, she lives in Milwaukee, Greece with her children.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her professional career, there is no sufficient information regarding her professional life and career. Professionally, she is a former high jumper and is currently recognized as a celebrity mother.

On the other hand, Charle’s popular son named Giannis Antetokounmpo, nicknamed as “Greek Freak” is a professional basketball player who began his professional career by playing for the teams of Filathlitikos in Athens.

Moreover on this, before his debut in the 2013 NBA draft, he takes part in the club’s senior team. In the year 2016, Giannis became the first player in the history of the NBA to complete a whole season in the top 20 including all five categories as rebounds, steals, statistics, blocks, assists, and, leading.

In addition to this, Giannis was awarded the Most Improved Player award in 2017 for his outstanding skills in the game of basketball.

Furthermore, he gained five All-Star selections, including being chosen as an All-Star captain in the year 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Veronica Antetokounmpo| Net worth and Salary

Regarding this, Veronica kept her profile so secretive, that there is no sufficient information about her salary status and job working.

However, her son Giannis Antetokounmpo is a famous basketball player who earned a huge fortune from his career.

He has an estimated net worth of $70 million, and also he is one of the highest-paid basketball players in the NBA, with an annual salary of around 39.34 million USD respectively.

Rumors and Controversy

On her rumors and controversy, Veronica has separated her personal and professional life. However, it seems like she is enjoying her personal life with her children and grandchildren.

Moreover, Veronica has never been part of any rumors or controversies to date. There’s no proper information available regarding her ongoing life.

Personal Life and Relationship

Talking about her personal life, Veronica Antetokounmpo is a widow. She married her late husband, Charles Antetokounmpo. Veronica is a Nigerian Igbo woman and a high jump competitor in the past.

At first, they met in Nigeria, and they got married in front of their family members, friends, and relatives.

The couple become parents with the first son named Francis Antetokounmpo. After they settled in Athens, Greece, they welcomed their second child named Thanasis Antetokounmpo, born on July 18, 1992, in Athens, Greece, to a Greek family.

Moreover, the third child, Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo was born on December 6, 1994. Later on, they welcomed their fourth child, Kostas Antekounmpo on November 20, 1997.

At last, on August 26, 2001, the couple again become parents blessed with a fifth child as Alex Antetokounmpo.

Regarding her late husband, On September 29, 2017, at the age of 53 years old, Charles Antetokounmpo died of a heart attack, when he was in Milwaukee, City in Wisconsin, the United States.

Veronica Antetokounmpo| Body Measurement

Regarding this, Veronica stood at a medium height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and she weighs around 72 kg (158 lbs) respectively. Moreover, her hair color is black and her eyes were brown.

Social Media Profile

Moving onto this, Veronica Antetokounmpo is not active on Facebook and Instagram. However, she had a Twitter profile which has more than 6800 followers. But, the last time she is active on her Twitter account was in the year 2020.

However, her son Giannis Antetokounmpo is very much active on social networking sites. Giannis has more than 3.3 million followers on Facebook, while on Instagram have more than 12 million followers.

Similarly, he gained over 2 million followers on Twitter, whereas around 3.2 million followers on Tiktok.

Quick Facts:

  • Full Name- Veronica Antetokounmpo
  • Birth Place- Lagos, Nigeria
  • Nationality- Nigerian
  • Ethnicity- African
  • Profession- Former high jumper
  • Famous For- Mother of Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Height- 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
  • Currently Married: Widow
  • Spouse- Charles Antetokounmpo
  • Children- 5
  • Tattoo(s)- No

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Written by Deago Goddin

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