Serge Ibaka bio: Career (stats), Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Updates/Facts

June 5, 2018Serge Ibaka bio: Career (stats), Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Updates/Facts

Who is Serge Ibaka?

Serge Ibaka is a Congolese-Spanish professional basketball player who is widely recognized as the player from Toronto Raptors wearing a jersey number 9.

In the Early life of Serge Ibaka

Serge Ibaka was born to parents Desiree Ibaka and Amadou Djonga on 18 September 1989 in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo. He is Congolese-Spanish and belongs to the African ethnic group according to his nationality. He grew up with his siblings Rachina Ibaka, Igor Ibaka. In addition, his both parents played basketball. His mother was in Congo's Democratic Republic, while his father was in Congo. While talking about his education, data regarding his educational background and qualification is not disclosed.

In the Career(stats) of Serge Ibaka

 Serge Ibaka playing for RAPTORS

Fig: Serge Ibaka playing for RAPTORS

After being selected by Seattle SuperSonics in 2008, it reflected on the career journey of Serge Ibaka and he came to fame. He was the first player to be selected in the NBA draft from the Republic of the Congo.

A 3-year contract has been signed with ACB League Ricoh Manresa in Spain, which keeps the option of leaving for NBA after every season. In July 2009, he signed a two-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder, Seattle SuperSonics. Although he was a beginner, he was able to gain attention with his impressive skills. He was in the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on 12 February but lost to Blake Griffin. Then he signed a four-year $48 million Thunder contract in August 2012. After that, he suffered a left veal wound during the 2013-14 seasons, that forced him to miss a number of matches.

He was traded to Orlando Magic on 23 June 2016 but he was traded again once he had played for a year in Magic. He was traded to Toronto Raptors on 14 February 2017 and continues to play for Raptors.

In the net worth of Serge Ibaka

 Serge Ibaka with Maserati

Fig: Serge Ibaka with Maserati

As of 2019, Serge's net worth is estimated to be approximately $33 million that he has earned a career. A 3-year contract with the Toronto Raptors was reportedly signed for 65 million dollars. In addition, the average annual salary of the NBA player is $21,666,667. Moreover, Ibaka has made revenues from his whole NBA career of $96,542,700 so far. He owns 2 luxurious cars but their price and brand are not known yet. Similarly, there are no details concerning his house and it's worth.

In the Personal life of Serge Ibaka

 Serge Ibaka with his ex Keri Hilson

Fig: Serge Ibaka with his ex Keri Hilson

In 2011, he used to be in contact with Hedisa Visapa, but his relationship did not last long. Then he was in a relationship with Keri Hilson, an R&B singer. In 2012, the couple began dating each other but in November 2016 they eventually separated. He has a daughter named Annie, born in his teenage years. While discussing Serge Ibaka's current relationship, he may be alone as evidence that leads to his married life is not sound.

Updates and facts of Serge Ibaka

Being born as the son of players, he also wanted a career as the basketball players. So he moved to France at the age of 17 and played basketball for the second division. He was professionally playing for CB L'Hospitalet Club after he returns to Spain.

The tall and handsome basketball player is not only renowned for being a world-class athlete but also recognized as a very attractive individual. 

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