In a society where athletic skill typically runs in families, children often follow in the paths of their parents or older siblings. But what if a family member decides to choose a different path? The oldest of five siblings who all chose to play basketball professionally is Francis Antetokounmpo.
He chose to go after football rather, and later discovered that music was his real calling.
Francis Antetokounmpo was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Charles and Veronica are his parents. To safeguard their firstborn, the Antetokounmpo couple decided to flee the nation. They boarded a flight for Athens, Greece, in pursuit of a better life. They had to leave Francis with their Nigerian grandparents, nevertheless, for the time being. Due to all the travelling and traveling, Francis is the only Antetokounmpo brother to have been born outside of Europe or Greece.
As a handyman, Charles Adetokunbo was employed. His wife Veronica watched the children. The two have been working really hard to provide for their family. They were also the sole household of color in the community. Although the family may have relocated, they never left Nigeria. Although their Nigerian heritage has always been strong, the kids have also been taught Greek culture.
One of the well-known basketball players’ Antetokounmpo brothers. The most well-known brother among the five plays for the National Basketball Association.
They must have inherited their parents’ athletic tendencies as their mother competed in high jumping and their father played soccer.
Antetokounmpo plays both football and basketball at the professional level. He is also well renowned for his musical abilities. He is presently residing in Greece.
Career of Francis Antetokounmpo
Antetokounmpo is talented at football, unlike his siblings who are professional basketball players. In terms of basketball, his brothers also participated for the same team as him, Filathlitikos. He has played for a few Greek teams, including as AE Sparti and Aititos Spaton.
He joined “Aititos Spaton,” an East Attica, Greece-based Greek football team, on September 11, 2018, after leaving AE Sparti. The 23rd of June 2019 saw him leave Aittitos Spaton.
Additionally, Antetokounmpo enjoys singing, producing, and composing music. In July 2020, he released Shekosi, his debut song, which featured a cameo from Serbian actor Darko Peric. A huge amount of media exposure and financial success for him resulted from the song’s hundreds of millions of views.
Francis Antetokounmpo’s years of age
Antetokounmpo was born on October 20, 1988. He is 35 year of age in the year 2023.
Instagram of Anthony Antetokounmpo
On Instagram, where Antetokounmpo has kept up a regular social media presence, he has something around 100,000 followers. He goes by the profile Ofili official.
Media reports shows that his net worth is anticipated to be $1 million.
Antetokounmpo was raised in a sporty environment. His mother was Veronica Antetokounmpo, and his father was Charles Antetokounmpo. His father passed away on September 29, 2017.
There are four of his younger brothers: Alex , Thanasis, Giannis, and Kostas.