Know About Nemanja Bjelica; Stats, Contract, Salary, Wife, Age, Position

Published Date: 16 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 16 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Nothing can be more rejoicing for a man whose wife is his supporting system. The line perfectly resembles Nemanja Bjelica and his wife who gave her career to be with him.

The Serbian International Nemanja Bjelica plays for NBA team, Sacramento Kings. In his eleven years of professional career, he has signed a lucrative contract with various clubs of different nations.

Nemanja Bjelica Bio & Family

The Basketball player, age 30 was born on 9 May 1988, in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. He studied and played basketball at Aca Janjić basketball school. The Sacramento forward position stands at a humungous height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) and weighs around 106 kg.

Career, Contract & Salary

Nemanja generates his elevating salary from his professional Basketball career with an Austrian league team, Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions between 2007–08 season. He records a great stats with Lions with an average of 8.5 points in 26 games. Two years later, he penned a five-year contract with Spanish club Saski Baskonia in August 2010. From then he was approved by a Turkish club, Fenerbahçe Ülker for a three-year deal on 22 July 2013.

Two years later, the Minnesota Timberwolves signed him on 14 July 2015. His career highlight was when Minnesota played Los Angeles Lakers on 13 November 2016. In the game, he was able to secure his career-high 24 points as Minnesota won by 125-99.

Nemanja Bjelica in his Sacramento Timberwolves skit on 13 December 2018 (Picture: Nemanja’s Instagram)

After another stint on the sidelines, Nemanja Bjelica returned for the 2017-2018 season where he hit a personal-best 30 points in a game against the Boston Celtics. For now, Nemanja plays with Sacramento Kings after signing a three-year salary worth $20.5 million on 21 July 2018.

More About Nemanja’s Wife & Thier Funny Meeting

Speaking about his personal life, Nemanja and his wife, Mirjana Bjelica adores over seven years of beautiful matrimony. The couple first met at a restaurant in their hometown of Belgrade, Mirjana. In the first stance, his wife thought Nemanja was goofy. Later as the pair got to know each other more, they were not hesitant to exchange numbers.

Nemanja Bjelica with wife Mirjana on 25 May 2018 (Picture: Nemanja’s Instagram)

Just for her partner, Mirjana left her job to travel in Europe where Nemanja could play for a better team and got hitched in June 2012. Together the duo shares a daughter, Nika, and a son named Stefan.

Some Interesting Facts About Nemanja Bjelica

  • Nemanja is the 2015 recipient of All-Euroleague First Team including the MVP award.
  • Talking about his country, he represented Serbia since 2009 on the international level.
  • Some his other International involvements are the 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2011, 2013 and 2015 EuroBasket including his 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
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