Who Is Goran Dragic’s Wife? His Brother, Contract, Net Worth & Facts

Published Date: 06 Aug, 2020 Updated date: 06 Aug, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

Goran Dragic is on the 11th season of his remarkable NBA career. The talented player is earning big money from his career, which makes his net worth in millions.

Goran Dragic is a Slovenian basketball player, who plays as a point guard for the NBA team Miami Heat. Before his NBA career, he played professional basketball at

Goran Dragic Bio; Family, Brother, Height

Goran was born on 6 May 1986 in Ljubljana, Slovenia that makes him 34 years of age. He is the son of Marinko Dragić and Mojca Dragić. He is multiracial as his father is Serbian and his mother is Slovenian.

Dragic has a younger brother named Zoran Dragic, who is also a professional basketball player. Zoran, aged 31 plays for Kirolbet Baskonia of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague, wearing jersey number #30. The two brothers were teammates on both the Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat during the 2014–15 seasons.

Goran pursued his high school education at Ekonomska šola Ljubljana in his hometown. He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and weighs around 190 lbs (86 kg).

His NBA Career; Phoenix Sun, Miami Heat

Goran began his professional basketball career in Slovenia at the age of 17. There, he played for the teams KD Ilirija, Geoplin Slovan, and Union Olimpija. Besides, he played in Spain for the clubs Saski Baskonia and Murcia.

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Moving to the NBA, he was selected in the second round, 45th overall by San Antonio Spurs in the 2008 NBA draft. Afterward, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns, where he began his professional career. He played for the Suns for three seasons and was traded to the Houston Rockets in 2011.

In 2012, Dragic became unrestricted free agent and again signed with the Phoenix Suns. After playing for three seasons with the Suns, he was traded to the Miami Heat alongside his brother Zoran on 19 February 2015. In 2016, he suffered a left calf injury, missing eight straight games for the Heat.

On the international level, Zoran won the gold medal at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship with the Slovenian under-20 junior national team. Moreover, he won the first FIBA EuroBasket title with Slovenian national team 2017 and was named the 2017 Slovenian Sportsman of the year.

Contract; Salary & Net Worth

The NBA player signed a 5-year contract with the Miami Heat, worth $85,002,250. It includes $85,002,250 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $17,000,450.

Goran is likely to extend his contract for the Heat, potentially making him earn a salary of $19 million. His remarkable salary and earnings make him enjoy the net worth in millions.

Married Life; Who Is His Wife?

The 34-year-old is now married to his longtime love Maja Dragic. The pair exchanged wedding vows in August 2014 at Slovenia. They dated for several years before their marriage.

His wife Maja is a journalist, who serves as a presenter and producer at N1, the exclusive news channel affiliate of CNN in Serbia. She is a graduate of the University of Novi Sad in Novi Sad, Serbia with a degree in journalism. The duo has a son named Mateo Dragic, born in November 2013. Later, they welcomed a daughter named Victoria Dragic in August 2015.

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Some Interesting Facts About Goran Dragic

  • Goran was named the Most Valuable Player in the 2017 European Basketball Championship.
  • He is the winner of the 2014 NBA Most Improved Player Award.
  • Earlier, he played football but his injury made him switch to basketball.
  • He is fluent in Slovenian, Serbian, Spanish, and English languages.
  • He played for Saski Baskonia in Spain during the 2011 NBA lockout.
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