Luka Doncic is a Slovenian professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the Slovenian national team.
Luka Doncic Personal Life
Luka Doncic was born on 28th February 1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia to Mirjam Poterbin, an owner of beauty salons, and Saša Dončić, a basketball coach and former player. In 2008, his parents got divorced and his custody was given to his mother.
Luka used to play various sports in his childhood, including football, which he later quit after growing too tall. At the age of 7, he began playing organized basketball at a primary school in Ljubljana.
Luka Doncic Career
On 30th April 2015, he made his professional debut for Real Madrid in the Liga ACB against Unicaj. At the age of 16 years, two months, and two days, he became the youngest player to ever play for Real Madrid in the ACB and the third-youngest debutant in league history. On 10th October 2015, at the age of 16, he debuted in the EuroLeague and became the 21st player ever to debut in the EuroLeague before turning 17.
On 29th June 2018, he parted ways with Real Madrid. On 21st June 2018, he was selected as the third overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2018 NBA draft and later traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for the draft rights to Trae Young. On 9th July 2018, he signed his rookie contract with the Mavericks. On 17th October 2018, he made his regular-season debut. On 19th November, he scored his first NBA double-double. On 21st January 2019, he recorded his first NBA triple-double. He became the first teenager in NBA history with a 30-point triple-double and multiple triple-doubles.
During the 2019–20 season, he was selected to his first NBA All-Star Game as a Western Conference starter.
On 23rd March 2021, the Real Madrid Football Club named Dončić and Spanish rally driver Carlos Sainz Sr. as honorary members, which is the highest distinction award of the club. On 10th August 2021, he signed a five-year $207 million rookie extension, the largest in NBA history.
In 2020, he played 2020 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Kaunas.
Luka Doncic Relationship
Slovenian model and fashion influencer Anamaria Goltes is Luka Doncic’s girlfriend. She started her career by posting fashion and casual photos on Instagram. She later modeled for several agencies including Campbell Models and Immortal Model Management. The couple met in Croatia when they were 12 and have dated for more than five years. She grew up with his sister Pia Golte. Anamaria studied at the School of Economics of the University of Ljubljana, from which she graduated. She is a well-known fitness enthusiast who occasionally posts workout videos.
Luka Doncic Net Worth
He has a net worth of $26 million. He has an annual average salary of $43,031,940.
Luka Doncic Contract
His four-year, $32,467,751 contract with the Mavericks included a guaranteed minimum salary of $14,244,000 and an average annual salary of $8,116,938. After that, it was no surprise that he signed a big five-year deal with Dallas last season. His starting salary was $43,031,940 per year for a total contract value of $215,159,700 million. The amount will increase each year until Doncic’s final year when he will receive a whopping $48,967,380.
Luka Doncic Education
He completed his education at Osnovna šola Mirana Jarca.
Luka Doncic Tattoo
Luka got some tattoos. As well as his arm, there is an image of a spirited eagle that covers most of his arm, representing courage and freedom. In addition, the eye of God is drawn under this tattoo. She has a tattoo of Captain Jack Sparrow sitting on her back and a Tiger tattoo on her inner forearm to show her independence.
Luka Doncic Instagram Account
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Luka Doncic Physical Stats
|Height||6 feet 7 inches|
|Weight (approx.)||230 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Luka Doncic Wiki/Bio
|Real name||Luka Doncic|
|Date of Birth||28th February 1999|
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