|Celebrated Name:||Manu Ginobili|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Emanuel David Ginobili|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Date:||28 July 1977|
|Birth Place:||Bahia Blanca, Argentina|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Marianela Orono (m. 2004)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Dante, Nicola, Luca)|
|Is Manu Ginobili Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Manu Ginobili is a former Argentine basketball player who has played over 23 seasons in his professional career. He is one of the two players who have a son the EuroLeague title, an NBA championship and an Olympic gold medal in the lifetime. Ginobili is a four-time NBA champion, and one of the best Argentine player of the time. He has retired from the international level of basketball on 27 August 2018.
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Early Life & Biography
Ginobili was born on 28 July 1977, in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, in a family of basketball players. His elder brother Leandro is also a basketball player who retired from the game in 2003. His younger brother is also a popular basketball player who has played in both th Argentine local league and in the Spanish league. Ginobili’s father, Jorge, was a basketball coach who used to practice in Bahia Blanca club of Argentina. Manu attended the same coaching and learned to play the game. He grew up admiring the game of Michael Jordan.
In 2004, he met the love of his life, whose name was Marianela Orono and got married the same year. In 2010, they were blessed with twin boys whose names are Nicola and Dante. Marianela gave birth to their third child in 2004, whose name was Luca. His entire family is based on basketball, and he grew up watching the same. He admires Michael Jordan a lot and wanted to be like him. He speaks Spanish, Italian, and English fluently. He loves listening to Latin music and movies while he travels.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 28 July 1977, Manu Ginobili is 44 years old as of today’s date 1st August 2021. His height is 1.98 m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
Manu started his professional career in 1995 when he made his debut in an Argentine basketball league and was drafter into ‘Club de Bahia Blanca’ for that particular season. He got transferred to Viola Rwggio Calabria in 1998. His NBA career started in 1999 when he was drafted into San Antonio Spurs but unfortunately returned to Italy after a year to play for Virtus Segafredo Bologna. He helped the following club to conquer various titles, which include Italian League Championship and EuroLeague.
Manu featured in All-Rookie Second Team in 2002-03 season for his outstanding performance on behalf of San Antonio Spurs. They also entered the play-off that year and helped the team to win the second championship of their lifetime.
In the 2006-7 season, he was made to play the role of a sixth man to make their team’s bench strength. They rivaled with Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals to win their fourth championship title. Ginobili became the first player after Michael Jordan to score 15 points in consecutive games at the age of 40.
Awards & Achievements
Ginobili is one of the most renowned basketball players of all time and has achieved almost every championship title in his lifetime. He has played for the best NBA teams of his time, and some of his prestigious award tallies include-
- 2x Italian League MVP (2001, 2002)
- 3x Italian League All-Star (1999, 2000, 2001)
- FIBA AmeriCup MVP (2001)
- 2x NBA All-Star (2005, 2011)
- 2x All-NBA Third Team (2008, 2011)
- Italian League Champion (2001)
- EuroLeague Champion (2001)
- Summer Olympic Games Gold (2004)
Net Worth & Salary of Manu Ginobili in 2021
Manu Ginobili is one of the most successful basketball players in the world who has achieved almost every possible title. His total net worth is calculated to be around $50 million as of August 2021, the majority of which comes from the tournament he played in as of. He was also drafted in various NBA seasons in the past, which has helped him accumulate a hefty sum of money. He is also sponsored by brands and companies and has also done television commercials.
Manu Ginobili is Argentina’s most successful basketball player who had been drafted in NBA’s most successful teams. He has also won several titles throughout his career. He belongs from a family of basketball players, and he has made them proud. Manu’s dedication and hard work have made him this brilliant and full of talent.