Does Nikola Jović Have A Brother? Meet Parents And Family

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Following the NBA draft, fans have expressed their interest in Nikola Jović personal life, with curiosity about whether he has a brother. But the player has, however, made no comments regarding his family. 

The Leicester, Leicestershire-born basketball player Nikola Jović plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 

The 21-year-old young athlete previously played for Mega Basket, a youth system. At the 2020-21 Euroleague Basketball Next Generation Tournament, he averaged 29.3 points and 10.3 rebounds, winning the MVP award.

Professional Basketball Player Nikola Jović
Professional Basketball Player Nikola Jović (Source: Instagram)

In February 2021, Nikola debuted for Mega Basket before playing his first ABA league game.

During his ABA league career, he secured multiple victories and titles, including the 2022 Top Prospect title. Before making his NBA debut, he even played for the Serbia U19 national basketball team.

Later, Miami Heat drafted him as the 27th overall pickup in the 2022 NBA Draft. On July 2, 2022, he officially signed a multi-year rookie scale contract with the Heat, beginning his NBA journey.

Nikola Jović Brother

Despite his emerging popularity, Nikola Jović has kept his family details private. No information is available online regarding his family.

He has not shared any family pictures on his social media either. Therefore, it might be difficult to confirm whether Nikola has a brother or not.

Even his family member seem to prefer living a private life away from all the media attention.

Nikola Jović Smiling
Nikola Jović Smiling (Source: Instagram)

The athlete was born in Leicester, England, to his parents. Regarding his ethnicity and religion, he is of Serbian descent and practices Christianity.

His father, Ilija Jović, is a former basketball player and was the one who encouraged Nikola to play various sports. About his mother, though, not much is known.

Nikola Jović Net Worth

Power Forward for the Heat, Nikola Jović is estimated to have a net worth between $1 and $3 million as of June 2024.

The player has accumulated an enormous amount from his professional basketball career. For a rookie player, earning such a huge income is a sign of a successful career.

Nikola Jović In The Basketball Court
Nikola Jović In The Basketball Court (Source: Instagram)

With the Miami Heat, Nikola has agreed to a four-year contract with $11,501,537 guaranteed and an annual average wage of $2,875,384.

Moreover, in the 2023-24 season, he will have a base salary of $2,352,000 while carrying a cap hit of $2,352,000 and a dead cap value of $2,352,000.

Jovic even holds an endorsement deal with Adidas, adding to his wealth. 

Injuries

Throughout his career, Nikola Jović has endured several injuries causing him to miss numerous games.

On April 4, 2022, he suffered a knee injury, and the team sidelined him for the rest of the match.

Nikola Jović Moving To His Position
Nikola Jović Moving To His Position (Source: Instagram)

During his rookie season, he mostly suffered from back and foot injuries that derailed his performance. In 2022, he experienced a back injury twice.

Moreover, in January 2023, he was again diagnosed with a lower back stress reaction. Nikola remained sidelined for at least four weeks.

Despite the injuries, he is succeeding in his career and scoring good points for the team. 

Utsana Thapa
Utsana Thapa

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