What is Luka Doncic's Net Worth Today – Luka Doncic is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association who has an estimated net worth of US$25 million. His main source of income is his salary as a professional basketball player and lucrative endorsement deals. Doncic has also made some investments that adds up to his total net worth.
Who is Luka Doncic?
Luka Dončić first opened his eyes in Ljubljana, Slovenia on February 28, 1999. He is the son of Mirjam Poterbin, an owner of beauty salons and Saša Dončić, a basketball coach and former player.
He is a Slovenian but traces his ancestry from Serbia on his father's side. In 2008, his parents had a divorce and Luka's mother took legal guardianship and custody of him.
Luka first touched a basketball when he was just 7 months and started playing with a miniature hoop at age one, according to his family. Throughout his childhood, he played part in various sports including football which he stopped because he grown too tall.
When he was 7 years old, he ventured into organized basketball at a primary school in Ljubljana. He later revealed that at that time, his opponents were older and more experienced at age 10. To be able to cope, he had to deploy his brains to beat them at games.
He once reflected “”I was always training and playing with older kids who had much more experience than me. Many of them were bigger and faster than me too, so I had to beat them with my brain.” As a child, Luka Doncic admired Greek basketball player Vassilis Spanoulis. Growing up, he started admired American superstar basketball player LeBron James.
Doncic began his youth basketball career at Union Olimpija, where his father once played when Doncic was just an eight year old. He represented Olimpija Basketball School team through the various ranks before moving to Real Madrid in September 2012 when he was 13 years, signing a 5 year deal.
He made his academy's senior team debut at age 16, becoming the club's youngest player in their history. His time in Madrid was a success, leading them to the 2018 EuroLeague title, winning the EuroLeague MVP and the Final Four MVP.
Dončić was named the ACB Most Valuable Player and won back-to-back EuroLeague Rising Star and ACB Best Young Player awards. In addition, he was selected to the EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team.
In 2018, Doncic was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks only to be traded to Dallas Mavericks. He was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team unanimously and he didn't disappoint. He went on to win the Rookie of the Year for the 2018–19 season.
Four seasons down the line, he was selected to the NBA All-Star game and named to the All-NBA First Team. Doncic leads Mavericks' franchise in career triple-doubles.
At age 17, he made his senior national team debut in 2016, helping his nation to win its first EuroBasket later in 2017. He was named to the All-Tournament Team.
How many houses and cars does Luka Doncic have?
Doncic acquired a US$2.7 million mansion in Gurnsey Lane, Preston Hollow where he resides. He owns and drives a number of luxurious cars including an Audi A7, Porsche Panamera and a Mercedes-Benz.
How much does Luka Doncic make per year?
According to his recent contract with the Mavericks' he's expected to earn an annual base salary of US$30 million plus.
What investments does Luka Doncic have?
Luka Doncic has invested in sports nutrition company “BioSteel”.
How many Endorsement deals does Luka Doncic have?
Slovenian professional basketball player has signed endorsement deals with some of the biggest brands. In 2017, he signed a two-year deal with Nike. Upon the deal coming to an end, he was signed to a multi-year endorsement deal with Air Jordan and 2K Games.
How many Philanthropy works has Luka Doncic supported?
Ever since Doncic made it to the NBA. he's been invloved with charities and foundations. In 2017, he auctioned his shoes which was sold for US$115,000 and donated it to a young basketball talent. He has made several visits to Make-A-Wish Foundation, sponsoring fully-paid vacations for patients at the Children's hospital among several other charitable works.
How many businesses does Luka Doncic own?
At this point in his career, he hasn't began any company or businesses of his own.