Manu ginobli is a professional player of Basketball and belongs to Argentina. He is well-known winning a Euro-league title, an Olympic Gold medal, and an NBA championship. Currently, Manu Ginobli net worth is $45 million.
Mana Ginobili’s background
Manu Ginobili’s full name is Emmanuel David Manu Ginobili. He got birth on 28th June, 1977 in Bahia Blanca, Argentine. The amazing footballer’s height and weight is 6 ft 6 inches (1.98 m) and 205 lb (93 kg) respectively. He belongs to a family of professional basketball players. He is the youngest of his other two siblings who also have a background in Basketball. His father was a coach of Basketball at a club where Manu Ginobili felt an affection for the game and started learning about it.
Mana Ginobili’s family
He is happily married to Marianela Orono since 2004 after dating for 7 years and she also resides from Argentine. They have three children; his wife gave birth to two twin boys on 16th May, 2010 and third boy on 21st April, 2014. Presently, they live in San Fransisco.
Ginobili stated that his wife has always been supportive and intellectual partner behind his enhanced career in an interview with the Spurs, “She’s always very helpful and extended my career”.
The couple has introduced a foundation in the year 2006. The objective of this foundation is to gather money for the underprivileged children in Argentine. He says that it is a way to pay back to the society and the purpose is to support children.
Mana Ginobili’s career highlights
Ginobili’s favorite influencer for the game was a successful and famous basketball player of US, Michael Jordan. Manu came into the game in 1995-96 when he first played for La Rioja Basketball league. He was then sent to Estudiantes de Bahia Blanca and he stayed there till 1998. Then, he played for Italy by joining the Italian basketball team and later on was given a higher position to the Italian 1st Division in the year 1999.
Luckily, San Antio Spurs chose him for the NBA draft in 1999 at the 57th final pick in the 2nd round but he finally became a member of the basketball team of Spurs in 2002/2003 NBA season. However, he failed to adjust in the framework of play there because of injuries; he remained in and out of the game.
Mana Ginobili’s rise to fame
He kept winning almost all of his games and making the team reach at the peak point so, he became a favorite in the Spurs team. He even won awards for his outstanding performance and one of the most prestigious awards he won is Argentine’s sportsperson of the year “Golden Olympia” which made him recognized all over even to the president of Argentine at that time, Nestor Kirchner. A gym has also been launched in honor of Manu Ginobili in Bahia Blanca. He won many awards and titles for his exceptional performance such as silver medial in Fiba World Championship, Italian Cup Most Valuable Player, Argentina Titled Diamond Konex Award and many others. He announced his retirement on 27th August, 2018.