Manu Ginobili Net Worth
Emanuel David Ginobili (commonly referred to by his nickname, Manu) is an Argentine professional basketball player currently competing for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association and serving on Argentina’s men’s national basketball team. A two-time NBA champion with multiple other major awards earned throughout his career, Ginobili holds dual citizenship of both Argentina and Italy while being fluent in Spanish, English, and Italian languages.
Ginobili was born July 28, 1977 in Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina as the youngest of three brothers – two of whom played professionally both in Argentina and Spain. Ginobili began his basketball career competing for clubs both in Argentina and Italy before going pro.
In 1999, he joined the Spurs and quickly established himself as an essential member of their roster. Over his 14-year tenure with them he won four NBA championships and multiple All-Star selections as well as being honored multiple times as NBA Sixth Man of the Year award recipient.
Ginobili suffered through injuries in 2008 and only began a handful of games, yet still proved invaluable as part of his team that reached the playoffs. By 2009 he was back to full strength and an integral member of starting lineup.
He has won multiple other accolades throughout his career, such as an Olympic Gold Medal and four All-NBA selections. Beyond basketball court accolades, he is known for his business acumen and artistic talent – in both of these fields he stands out as an exceptional professional with an unwavering work ethic and relentless drive to succeed.
Manu Ginobili has long been revered for his humble spirit and willingness to help those less fortunate than himself. To that end, he established the Manu Ginobili Foundation that assists individuals in Argentina; alongside Marianela Orono who are active members in charitable initiatives together.
Couple met while playing for their hometown team in 1997. Soon thereafter they started dating, eventually marrying on July 11 2004. Twins Dante and Nicola were born to them in 2010 while in 2014 came third child Luca into their lives.
Ginobili’s remarkable tolerance of pain earned him many nicknames over time, including “El Contusion” (“The Concussion”). His remarkable resilience allowed him to play through broken bones, bruises and fractures with remarkable resilience–elevating him in both fan and competitor estimation alike.
At present, Manu Ginobili’s net worth has been estimated to reach $50 million. A significant amount was earned while playing for the Spurs; additional wealth has come through endorsement deals, real estate investing and charitable endeavors such as his art gallery in Texas suburb San Antonio where his family lives in an impressive house with stunning city views.