Serge Ibaka net worth

Serge Ibaka net worth

Net Worth: $8 Million

About Serge Ibaka

Serge Ibaka net worth

It has been reported that he overall amount of Serge Ibaka net worth is as much as 8 million dollars, according to the recent estimations. He has earned his net worth through his successful career as a professional basketball player. The basketball player was born in 1989 in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo. He was born into a quite huge family as there were 18 kids and he was the third youngest of all of them. Both of his parents were playing basketball, thus, Serge Ibaka also decided to follow in his parents’ footsteps. His father was a player for the Congolese national team, whereas his mother was playing for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
When his mother passed away and his father was sent to jail Serge Ibaka would usually play basketball in order to escape the pain he felt. Little did he know, basketball would become a huge part of his life, which would also turn him into a millionaire, as it can also be proven by the current amount of Serge Ibaka net worth. When he was 17 years old, Serge Ibaka moved to France and later to Spain. In 2008, Serge Ibaka was playing at Reebok Eurocamp, where he became a winner of the Most Valuable Player award.

It was also during this game when he was noticed by scouts from NBA.
In 2008, he participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Seattle SuperSonics as the 24th pick of the team. At that time, Serge Ibaka was the second basketball player from the Republic of Congo who was drafted to play in the NBA. The first person who was drafted was Dikembe Mutombo. An agreement was made that Serge Ibaka would play in Europe and he played in Spain for three years in the team called Ricoh Manresa. In 2009 he signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. In basketball, Serge Ibaka is also known by his nickname ‘Serge Iblocka’ which was given to him because of his technique to block shots.
In 2012, Serge Ibaka signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder team and the contract was stated to be worth 48 million dollars. Thus, it has also added up to the total sum of Serge Ibaka net worth. Serge Ibaka was also playing for the Spanish national team and with it he became a winner of a silver medal during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Now you have an idea why Serge Ibaka net worth is this huge


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