Luka Doncic is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Slovenian national team as well as the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He has broken several NBA and EuroLeague champion history records and has been named NBA All-Star, All-NBA First Team, and NBA Rookie of the Year.
Before we go into his personal and professional life, here are some quick facts about Luka Doncic.
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|Full Name||Luka Doncic|
|Birth Date||February 28, 1999|
|Birth Place||Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|Nick Name||The Matador, El Matador, Cool Hand, The Don, Wonder Boy, El Niño Maravilla, Swaggy L, Luka Legend, Too Easy|
|Father’s Name||Sasa Doncic|
|Mother’s Name||Mirjam Poterbin|
|Education||Osnovna Sola Mirana Jarca|
|Age||22 years old (as of June 2021)|
|Height||6 ft. 7 in. (or 201 cm)|
|Weight||230 pounds (or 104 kg)|
|Hair Colour||Light Brown|
|Position in team||Point Guard and Shooting Guard|
|Affiliations||Union Olimpija, Real Madrid, Dallas Mavericks (Current)|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Social Media||Twitter: @luka7doncic
|Merch||Paperback, Poster & Autographed Items|
|Last Update||June, 2022|
Luka Doncic | Early Childhood and Education
Luka was born on February 28, 1999, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is Sasa Doncic (father) son, of a basketball coach and former player, and Mirjam Poterbin (mother), an owner of beauty salons.
It is unknown whether he has any siblings or not. When his parents got divorced in 2008, his mother got custody and legal guardianship.
His nationality is Slovenian, and his ethnicity is White. His mother is Slovenian, and his father is a Slovenian of Serbian descent from Kosovo. It is unknown what religion he follows or whether he follows any religion or not.
Luka touched his first basketball at seven months and played with a miniature hoop by the age of one. Growing up, he played various sports but later quit after growing too tall.
He began playing basketball at primary school in Ljubljana when he was seven years old, and his opponents would be up to ten years old.
He finished high school at Osnovna Sola Mirana Jarca.
Luka Doncic | Age, Height, and Physical Appearance
As of 2021, Luka is 22 years old, and since he was born on February 28, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
He stands 6 ft and 7 inches (or 201 cm) tall and weighs approximately 230 pounds (or 104 kg). His green eyes and brown hair complement his smooth skin, not to mention his athletic body structure.
Luka Doncic | Career
Luka started practicing with 11 years old players when he was just eight at the invitation of Olimpija Basketball School coach Grega Brezovec.
In the next season, he would practice with the under-14 team but could only play for Olimpija’s under-12 team as per the league rules.