|Celebrated Name:||Zaza Pachulia|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Zaur Pachulia|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 February 1984|
|Birth Place:||Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Tika Pachulia (m. 2008)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Davit, Saba, and Mariam)|
|Is Zaza Pachulia Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Basketball executive and former player|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Zaza Pachulia is a former Turkish-Georgian basketball layer and currently an executive working for the Golden State Warriors as a basketball operations consultant. He is a two time NBA champion playing for Golden State Warriors in 2017 and 2018. He has also captained for the Georgian national basketball team in various tournaments.
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Early Life & Biography
Zaza Pachulia was born as Zaur Pachulia, on 10 February 1984, in Tbilisi, Georgia, in a middle-class family. During his teen, he grew up to be very tall, unlike his other relatives. After a few years, he developed a passion for basketball and joined his University team. He was approximately 6 feet, 8 inches tall when he was only 13 years old. He was scouted by Ülkerspor, which is a Turkish basketball team during his early days. Soon, he became the member of the Georgian junior national basketball team and captained the team on various occasions.
Zaza changed his name from Zaur when he joined the NBA in 2003. He got married to his wife, Tika Pachulia, in 2008. They are parents of three children, Davit, Saba, and Mariam. In the 2000s, Zaza used to host an annual summer basketball camp in Georgia, which used to train the poor children of the country who were unable to join costly training camps. The fields were annually hosted every year until 2016 when he finally established a basketball academy in the country with the same motive.
In 2017, Pachulia received the Order of Honor from the Republic of Georgia president Giorgi Margvelashvili.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 10 February 1984, Zaza Pachulia is 39 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2023. His height is 2.11 m tall, and his weight is 86 kg.
Zaza was scouted by the Turkish team Ülkerspor during his teen days. In 2003, he was drafted by Orlando Magic in the 2nd round of the same. Soon, he wasted traded to Milwaukee Bucks in 2004-05 season, and in the same year, he scored an average of 6.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game playing as a substitute.
In 2005, he signed a contract with Atlanta Hawks and became their starting center. He scored an average of 11.7 points per game with 7.9 rebounds. The nickname knew him of Balboa during his reign at the Atlanta Hawks. In 2011, he signed a deal with Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketball League and soon returned to the Hawks within a year. During the 2015-16 season, he was traded to Dallas Mavericks and made his debut for the team against Phoenix Suns making a 111-95 win.
The breakthrough in his career came when he signed a deal with the Golden State Warriors in 2016. He opened the season with 15 points and 14 rebounds with a 117-101 win over Brooklyn Nets. Golden States won the NBA Finals in the same seasons defeating Cavaliers in the finals. In 2019, he retired from the game and joined Golden State Warriors as an office consultant in their basketball department.
Awards & Achievements
Zaza Pachulia has played for various teams in his career, starting from Ülkerspor to Golden State Warriors. He has won several tournaments in career, which comes under his list of achievements-
- 2× NBA champion(2017, 2018)
- Turkish Leaguechampion (2001)
- Turkish Cupwinner (2003)
- 3× Turkish Presidential Cup winner (2001–2003)
- 7,414 NBA regular-season points
- 367 NBA playoff points
Net Worth & Salary of Zaza Pachulia in 2023
The salary of Zaza Pachulia is around $3.5 million working as a consultant for the Golden State Warriors. His net worth is estimated to be approximately $15 million as of December 2023, which he earned by playing basketball for various teams of different basketball leagues. He has also done numerous endorsement deals with multiple brands.
The Turkish-Georgian former basketball player has lifted the NBA championship two times in his career. He started his journey playing for Ülkerspor during his teens and ended up playing for the top team of NBA, Golden State Warriors. He is currently working as a basketball operations consultant for the same team.