Antetokounmpo brothers are famous players and whenever there is any talk about the National Basketball Association, their name is obviously there. Their life is quite inspiring because they grew up in poverty in Athens and now because of their hard work, they are ruling the globally famous basketball association.
Antetokounmpo brothers’ names are Giannis, Thanos, and Kostas respectively. They were the first trio-brothers who won the NBA Championships in league history and made it to the headlines.
Antetokounmpo brothers are five brothers. The oldest brother’s name is Francis who is more into football while the younger brother Alex has recently started his basketball career. Even though, he has started recently, still he has achieved an ample amount of success.
It is a real treat to watch the unity and banger brotherhood of Giannis Antetokounmpo brothers. There is also a film made about the story of trio-brothers Giannis, Thanasis, and Kostas Antetokounmpo featuring about their championship ring win. The movie was premiered on June 24th and name of movie is ‘Rise’ which is a Disney+ film. The movie was partly shot in Greece, and it shows the initial journey of the Antetokounmpo brothers and their winding journey to becoming the NBA champions.
Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo was born on 6th December ,1994. Giannis is a Greek national and he is a professional basketball player. Currently, Giannis is playing for the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Giannis was Born in Greece, and his parents were Nigerians. Giannis started playing basketball in Athens for the youth teams of Filathlitikos. Giannis Antetokounmpo is quite tall with height (6 ft 11 in) (210.82 m) and weight around (242 lb.) (109.7 kg). He is also famous with the nickname “Greek Freak “among his fans because of his long stature, speed, and ball-handling skills. Initially, he played for the club’s senior team and soon got entry in 2013 NBA draft, where he was selected 15th overall by the Bucks.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is a good basketball player, and he has earned a lot of fame and awards in his journey of a basketball career. He received the Most Improved Player award in 2017.Soon after this, he went on winning two more awards, NBA Most Valuable Awards, subsequently in the year 2019 and 2020. Eventually, he was added to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James club as they were the only players in the history of the NBA to win two MVPs before turning 26. Year 2021 was a successful year for Antetokounmpo as he escorted his team Bucks to their first NBA championship since 1971. Additionally, by a unanimous decision, he was named Finals MVP.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has two older brothers, Francis and Thanasis and two younger brothers named Kostas and Alex.
Francis Antetokounmpo: Gianni’s 1st Eldest Brother
Francis (Greek name Andrea) was born in Nigeria in the year 1988. Francis is the oldest one amongst the Antetokounmpo brothers. Francis likes to live a private life so even after being one of the Antetokounmpo’s brothers, he is least known in the media.
Additionally, he is also rarely seen in the family photos. The reason might be the fact that he spent his initial years with his grandparents as his parents migrated to the Mediterranean in 1991 which also makes him the only Antetokounmpo brother who has not started his life in Greece.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo: Gianni’s 2nd Eldest Brother
Thanasis Antetokounmpo whose full name is Athanasios Rotimi Antetokounmpo was born on July 18, 1992. He is a Greek professional basketball player He received the nickname as “The Elevator” during the Euro Basket tournament in Helsinki by Greek basketball sportscaster Vangelis Ioannou and his younger brother Giannis. Like his brother Giannis, he also plays for Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He powers forward positions and plays as tiny forward.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo is the second oldest brother among the Antetokounmpo brothers. His career meandered to the top after moving to the US.
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Giannis’s 1st Youngest Brother
Kostas Antetokounmpo’s full name is Konstantinos Ndubuisi Antetokounmpo. Kostas was born on 20th November 1997. He is also a Greek professional basketball player. He cures for LDLC ASVEL of the French Betclic Elite and the Euro league.
Because of the Nigerian passport, which was issued to him in June 2013, Kostas was legally allowed to enter the USA. However, he became a full Greek citizen officially in the year 2016.
Kostas Antetokounmpo is the younger brother of Thanasis and Giannis and the older brother of Alex. Kostas started playing basketball in Athens with the junior teams of Filathlitikos.
About his education, Kostas Antetokounmpo went to Dominican High School situated in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. During his junior and senior years, Kostas Played high school basketball. Kostas announced the NBA draft 2018 on March 22, 2018. He was one of a record-high 69 players to enter the NBA Draft Combine in 2018. He went on winning his first championship in six games after the Miami Heat defeated the Lakers. Later, Kostas signed with the Euro league and LDLC ASVEL of the French Betclic Elite. During the FIBA Europe under-20 Championship Division B 2016, Kostas Antetokounmpo also won a bronze medal.
Alex Antetokounmpo: Giannis’s 2nd Youngest Brother
Alex Antetokounmpo’s full name is Alexandros Emeka Antetokounmpo. He was born on 27th August 2001. He is also a Greek professional basketball player and plays for UCM Murcia of the Spanish Liga ACB. He plays the small forward position.
Alex Antetokounmpo is the youngest among the five Antetokounmpo brothers. Even though he has started recently but still has accomplished many achievements. He is majorly recognized for his fabulous performance with Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. In the year 2013, he shifted from Greece to the USA. Soon, following his brother’s footsteps, he joined the NBA side of The Milwaukee Bucks. After going undrafted in the year 2021 NBA draft, Alex Antetokounmpo joined the Sacramento Kings for the NBA Summer League-2021.
Currently, the Antetokounmpo brothers are ruling the NBA. Among five brothers, three of them are in the NBA which makes them quite close to the NBA. Time to time, they support each -others and set a great example of brotherhood. Additionally, they love spending time with each other, and It is pristine that they are exemplary basketball players. They share a good and humble bond which truly shows that they have been brought up in a kind and loving environment provided by their parents.
Even though Giannis is a two-time Defensive Player and MVP for the year, but he still believes that his brother Alex will be better than he is. Equally, he also cheers and roots for his other brothers.
Antetokounmpo Brothers are actively present on social media. Adding to it, the brothers also have a YouTube channel named AntetokounBros Tv, created by all of them. Time to time, they post music videos and various fun activities on their YouTube channel. The channel has 206k subscribers.
The brothers have also started an online shop named Antetokounbros Shop which sells various goods.
Apart from YouTube, the brothers are also active on Instagram with a good number of followers.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Instagram handle is @giannis_an34 and he has a huge fan following with 13.7 M followers. Eldest brother Francis Antetokounmpo’s Instagram handle is @ofili_official and has 63.5k followers. Likewise, Thanasis Antetokounmpo has 904k followers and Alex has 820k followers. Kostas Antetokounmpo is also famous on Instagram and has 1.2 M followers.