Nikola Mirotic

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Full Name Nikola Mirotic
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Mirotic
Gender Male
Famous As Basketball Player
Birth Date February 11th, 1991
Birth Place Podgorica, Montenegro

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Nikola Mirotic is a Montenegrin-Spanish professional basketball who plays for the FC Barcelona Basquet of the Liga ACB. He plays as a power forward. Previously, he played for the teams including Real Madrid and Chicago Bulls. He is a two-time All-EuroLeague Second Team member. Overall, he is a very talented basketballer. 

Nikola Mirotic to sign with Barcelona

Nikola Mirotic has decided to sign with Barcelona according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. The player will thus return to EuroLeague where he previously played from 2008 to 2014 with Real Madrid. His new team’s archrival club. Now, Mirotic will get back in Europe and join Barcelona, a EuroLeague contender. The Blaugrana, once a EuroLeague Final Four staple, haven’t been in the Top 4 of the competition since 2014. That was also the last season Mirotic played in Europe before signing with the Chicago Bulls. He finished the 2018-2019 season by making the Eastern Conference Finals with Milwaukee. He was traded to the Bucks by the New Orleans Pelicans in February.

How old is Nikola Mirotic?

Nikola celebrated his 28th birthday on 11th February 1991. 

When and Where was Nikola Mirotic born?

Nikola Mirotic was born on 11th February 1991 in Podgorica, Montenegro. He hasn't revealed any information about his parents and siblings yet. He grew up in Europe and during his childhood, he had a passion for football. He was introduced to the sport of basketball by his grandfather when he was 13 years old. He belongs to a Montenegrin-Spanish nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. As per his education, he attended Joker School in Podgorica.

What makes Nikola Mirotic famous?

  • In the year 2005, Nikola Mirotic signed a junior contract for Real Madrid. 
  • He played his junior career for two years from 2006 to 2008 and signed for the senior team of the Liga ACB in the year 2008. 
  • He also won Spanish King's Cup and the Spanish Supercup with the team. 
  • Later, Houston Rockets drafted Mirotic with the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft but he was later traded to Minnesota Timberwolves and again to Chicago Bulls. While playing for Real Madrid, he was a two-time All-EuroLeague Second Team member. 
  • Later, on 18th July 2014, he signed for Chicago Bulls. 
  • He scored his career-high 27 points on 19th December 2014. 
  • He played the regularly for Bulls until the 2017-2018 season.
  • On 1st February 2018, he was traded to New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Omer Asik, Tony Allen, and Jameer Nelson. 
  • On 29th June 2019, he signed a contract with Liga ACB club, FC Barcelona Lassa.

Who is Nikola Mirotic's wife?

Nikola Mirotic is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend Nina Vujacic. The couple exchanged their vows in June 2012. His spouse Nina is the daughter of former coach and mentor, Jadran Vujacic. From their relationship, the husband and wife are blessed with a son Aleksandar Mirotic born May 2013. The duo is still together since their wedding and is going strong in their relationship. There is no sign of separation between them. 

What is the net worth of Nikola Mirotic?

As of 2019, Nikola Mirotic has an estimated net worth of $22 million. From his career as a professional NBA player, he earns a tremendous amount of money. He previously played for the teams including Real Madrid and Chicago Bulls. Currently, Mirotic plays for the New Orleans Pelicans. Mirotic previously signed a two-year contract with Bulls for $15 million which included an average annual salary of $7,500,000 and the base salary of $12,500,000. On the other hand, Mirotic further adds money from his National Basketball team career.  Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. 

How tall is Nikola Mirotic?

Nikola Mirotic is a very handsome basketballer with the tall height of 2.08 m i.e. 6 feet 10 inches and weighs 113 kg which is 250 lbs.