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Marko Jaric Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 16, 2018

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Short Biography

Marko Jaric was born on 12-10-1978 in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Serbian Basketball Player.

Marko Jaric Complete Bio & Career

He began his professional career in 1996 at Peristeri, in Greece. After two years of career and not even twenty years, Marko started to influence large teams primarily for its completeness and for his physical not typical to an outside. In the summer of 1998, Fortitudo Bologna gave it a great opportunity and finally brought it to a grand championship like the Italian one. After two seasons in which he won a historic championship, Marko moved from the cousins of Virtus Bologna in 2000, and here he will see the top of his career in Italy. Virtus, just an orphan of two leaders like Sasha Danilovic for withdrawal and Hugo Sconochini for disqualification for doping, decides to focus on young people and in Bologna arrive future champions like Matjaž Smodiš and especially Manu Ginobili. After a difficult start, the guys led by Ettore Messina they reach the Grand Slam winning the Scudetto, Coppa Italia and Eurolega in just one year. The following year Marko will win another Italian Cup, before leaving Italy in 2002 to try out the NBA experience in which many European players had already been successful. 
 In the meantime, he was summoned to the All-Star Weekend 2004 to play the sophomore match against the rookie-NBA Rising Stars Challenge. In the summer of 2005, he was sold via trade with Lionel Chalmers to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Sam Cassell and a future first draft pick in the summer. In the meantime, he had been summoned to the All-Star Weekend 2004 for the sophomore game against the rookies. The evening of 2008, NBA Draft went through a maxi-exchange from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Memphis Grizzlies. In Memphis Jaric, he played only 53 games, without ever starting the season and averaging just 2.6 points in 11.4 minutes. On December 22, 2009, he signed a 6-month contract with Real Madrid.  In January 2011, after a year in Spain, he returned to Italy almost ten years after the last 'virtussina' experience, joining Montepaschi Siena. 
Here wining of another Italian Cup, fails the primary objective of Euroleague, stopping at the Final Four in Barcelona at Palau Sant Jordi against Panathinaikos (then champion), but winning on June 19, 2011, his third tricolor. With the Serbian national team, he won the gold at the 2002 World Championships, the 2001 European Championships and the Under 22 European Championships in 1998. In 2007, he was called up for the European Championships in Spain with the national team of Serbia. Jaric had famous love affairs with Elisabetta Canalis, Nina Moric and with Adriana Lima, with whom he was married on February 14, 2009. On May 2, 2014, Adriana announced the separation from her husband with a statement.

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Marko Jaric Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Srecko Jaric is a basketball player and Leposava Jaric. He ia married to a model Adriana Lima. He has two children named Valentina Lima Jaric and Sienna Lima Jaric. 

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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Marko Jaric

  • He is 6 ft 7 inches tall.
  • His team won the Italian Cup two times in 2001 and 2002.
  • He was the part of the winning team of Italian League Championship three times in 2000,2001 and 2011.
  • His father Srecko Jeric was a former Serbian professional Basketball player.
  • In 1998, he won the gold medal U-20 championship at the FIBA Europe.
  • He also won the Gold Medal at the 2001EuroBasket and 2002 FIBA World Championship.

Marko Jaric Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

43 years, 11months, 19 days old age Marko Jaric will turn 44 on 12 October, 2022. Only 10 days, 2 hours,4 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Marko Jaric has celebrated the total number of 44 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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