- Short Bio
- Who is Joe Ingles?
- Birth and Early Days
- Professional Career
- Personal Life and Wife
- Body Measurement
- Net Worth and Salary
- Wiki Facts
Name: Nemanja Bjelica
Birthday: May 9, 1988
Birth Place: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Marital Status: Married
Height: 6 feet 10 inches
Weight: 106 kg
Profession: Basketball Player
Parents: Milovan Bjelica and Slavica Bjelica
Who is Joe Ingles?
Nemanja Bjelica is a well known Serbian Basketball player who got drafted into NBA in 2010. He currently plays for Sacramento Kings as their Power Forward. He also has experience of playing Small Forward. He was awarded the Serbian Player of the Year in 2015.
Birth and Early Days
Nemanja was the son of Milovan Bjelica and Slavica Bjelica who took birth on May 9, 1988, in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. He grew up with normal schooling and there is nothing mentioned about his early school days. He was raised up in New Belgrade Blocks.
Nemanja began his professional career in basketball from the year 2007 when he joined Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions of the Australian League. After playing for a year there, he returned back to Serbia and signed a contract with Crvena Zvezda where he played for a couple of years. Then, Nemanja signed a five-year contract with Spanish Club Saski Baskonia where he came up with glorious results earning an average of 9.9 points. His three year deal with Fenerbahce Ulker began in 2015 EuroLeague MVP of the season where he was selected for the EuroLeague Final Four. Bjelica also played three seasons for Timberwolves appearing in 192 games.
It was Sacramento Kings who then signed three years 20.5 USD million contract with him. So, he is currently playing for Sacramento King's roster with other players like Troy Williams, Ben McLemore, Harry Giles, Buddy Hield. When it comes to international games, Nemanja has always been part of Serbia since 2009. His NBA career began in 2010 when he was appointed by Washington Wizards. It was him who opted out of his contract with Fenerbahce in 2015 in order to join the NBA.
Personal Life and Wife
Nemanja Bjelica began his love life after he met Mirjana Bjelica in a restaurant in their hometown. They started dating each other for a while and then finally began up their relationship until they got married in June 2012. It has been stated that Mirjana thought him little goofy initially. Mirjana quit her job and moved with her husband to be with him.
The couple is blessed with two children: Daughter, Nika Bjelica and son Stefan Bjelica.
Nemanja has an impressive height of 6 feet 10 inches and has an athletic figure with a weight of 106 kg. He has a balanced diet and regular exercise habits. There is nothing known about his tattoo inked. He has white skin and dark brown hair.
Net Worth and Salary
Anyone involved in NBA Career has an impressive bunch of salary - and that is for sure. His net worth is estimated to be over USD 9 million. He has been earning more than USD 11 million since his early career over NBA itself. He has always signed a contract above USD 6 million. Hence, his salary is stated to be around the same figure. Besides these facts, there is nothing known about his assets, vehicle ownership or houses.
Out of his sports world, Bjelica is known in the social media world as well. He has an amazing bunch of followers on Instagram and Twitter where he is pretty active. His profile has been included in Wikipedia and a lot of other big sites. There are not any sort of scandals or rumors that have touched Joe to date, because of which his career is moving ahead at inclining speed itself. He has got a huge fan following across the globe. Friendly by nature, he is one of the most admired teammates - for every team, he worked up with.