Facts of Nemanja Jokic
|Full Name||Nemanja Jokic|
|Father Name||Branislav Jokic|
|Father Profession||agricultural engineer|
|Sibilings||Nikola Jokic and Strahinja Jokic|
|Date of Birth||August 26,1984|
Nemanja Jokic is the brother of Three-time All-NBA star Nikola Jokic. Nemanja is a former Division I player.
He played basketball at the University of Detroit Mercy. He majored in Business Administration. He made his debut in MMA in 2018.
Nemanja was the first person to crack the news to his brother about being drafted by Denver Nuggets.
Married to an African-American
Nemanja is married to an African-American beauty named Sheron Genovea, who is now Jokic.
According to the sources, he met his future wife while playing in Detroit. The couple has been together since then.
Who are his parents?
He was born to his father, Branislav Jokic, and a loving mother in Serbia. He is the middle son of his parents. His father was an agricultural engineer.
He grew up along with his mother, father, two brothers, and grandmother. They lived in a two-bedroom apartment.
Nikola is closer to his parents compared to his brothers.
Shared an apartment with his brothers
Besides younger brother Nikola, Nemanja has an older brother Strahinja who played basketball in Europe.
Though the age difference between Strahinja Jokic and Nemanja with Nikola is nearly ten years, they are incredibly close to each other.
During the early years in Denver, the three siblings shared a three-bedroom apartment in downtown Denver along with Nikola’s now wife.
Nikola looked up to his two brothers, Nemanja and Strahinja, while growing up.
According to Nikola, he fell in love with the basketball of his two elder brothers and developed his basketball skills through his brothers.
He took Mike Malone to a Horse Race
When the Nugget's head coach Mike Malone visited Serbia to see Nikola and his family a few years back, Nemanja received him from the airport.
He took him to the horse race to see Nikola’s horse Dream catcher. The Jokic family gave him a nice treat while his time in Serbia. The family is extremely grounded.
A support system
Nemanja and Strahinja are regularly seen in the stand cheering their little brother. They are a huge support system and, most of the time, together.
Sometimes they even get into referees defending their brother.
Once Strahinja had to be escorted out of the building when he got into a referee during a match against Indiana Pacers after his brother was ejected for arguing a controversial foul call.
Recently the brothers were ready to run on the court to protect their little brother when he got into it with Phoenix Suns star Cameron Payne after he got ejected from the game for a flagrant foul on him.
Who is Nikola’s wife?
Nikola is married to his beautiful wife, Natalija Macesic. They were high school sweethearts. They have been dating since 2013.
They exchanged their wedding vows in October 2020 in Sombor, Serbia, in a private wedding ceremony.
Natalija shares a strong bond with Nemanja and Strahinja since they have been living together since the day Nikola was drafted to Denver.
Nikola joined Denver Nuggets in 2015 after being drafted in 2014.
He is one of the most prolific centers and among the top ten players with the most triple-doubles in the NBA today.
He was honored by MVP for the 2020-21 NBA Season.
Nikola has a good sense of humor, and because of his ability to make people around him laugh out loud, he is nicknamed the Joker.
At the age of 27, Nikola has amassed a net worth of:
|$30 million||Basketball Player|
Age and height
- He was born on the 26th of August, 1984. He is 38 years old.
- He stands 6 feet 6 inches tall.
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