Marko Jaric (Basketball) Net Worth

Marko Jaric (Basketball) Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Marko Jaric net worth is
$20 million

Marko Jaric Wiki Biography

Marko Jaric was born on 12 October 1978, in Belgrade, Serbia (then) Yugoslavia, and is a retired professional basketball player, best known from playing as a shooting guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as well as the Yugoslavian national basketball team. He was active in the sport professionally from 1996 to 2011, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Marko Jaric? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $20 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional basketball, playing for teams such as the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Clippers. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Marko Jaric Net Worth $20 million

Marko started playing the sport at a young age, mainly with the youth teams of the Serbian club Red Star Belgrade. He made his professional debut in 1996, joining the club Peristeri which is a part of the Greek Basketball League; he played two seasons in the FIBA Korac Cup and then played the next four years as a part of the EuroLeague, for Fortitudo Bologna and Virtus Bologna. In 1998, he played for the junior FR Yugoslavia national team, helping them to the gold medal during the 1998 FIBA League Europe Under-20 Championship.

Jaric then joined the 2000 NBA Draft, in which he was selected as the 30th overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers. He played a total of three seasons with the Clippers, and during his time there his net worth started to increase, meantime also playing with the FR Yugoslavia national basketball team, which won gold medals at the 2001 EuroBasket as well as the 2002 FIBA World Championship – he continued to play with the team consistently in the next few years. In 2005, he was then traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves alongside Lionel Chambers for Sam Cassell and a first round pick, and played his next three seasons with the Timberwolves. In 2008, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in an eight player deal which involved players such as O. J. Mayo and Kevin Love. He played one season with the Grizzlies, and then by mutual agreement started to seek a new team, and was eventually released. He then played with the club Real Madrid as a part of the Liga ACB, followed in 2011 by signing with the Italian team Montepaschi Siena, with which he played for one season. The following year he signed a contract with the NBA team, the Chicago Bulls, but he was waived shortly after. In 2013 he signed with the Brooklyn Nets which was also short lived, since he was waived after a month. He then decided to retire from playing professional basketball.

For his personal life, it is known that Marko married Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima in 2009 and they have two children. However, they divorced in 2016 after being separated for two years. Marko’s father is retired professional basketball player Srecko Jaric and he holds Greek citizenship.

Net Worth$20 million
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1978
Place Of BirthBelgrade, Serbia
Height2.01 m
Weight102 kg
ProfessionBasketball player
SpouseAdriana Lima (m. 2009–2016)
ChildrenValentina Lima Jarić, Sienna Lima Jarić
ParentsSrećko Jarić, Leposava Jarić
SiblingsTamara Jarić, Nikola Jarić

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