Marco Jaric Biography


Marco Jaric

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Birth Name: Marco Jaric
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Serbia
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age:   39 Years
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Marco Jaric is a retired professional basketball player from Serbia. He is also famous for playing basketball from Yugoslavian national basketball team. As a player, he played from the shooting guard position. Towering and talented guy, Marco was born as Marko Jaric in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia to Leposava Jaric and Srecko Jaric. He is Serbian and also holds Greek citizenship. He has two siblings named Nikola Jaric and Tamara Jaric.

After being in love with Adriana Lima for several months, Marco got engaged with her on 12th of June 2008. Adriana Lima is a model and an actress from Brazil. She is mainly popular in the world for being the Victoria's Secret Angel. After being engaged for about half a year, they finally got married on 14th of February 2009. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They are in the process of getting divorce. They announced that they were separated since May 2014.

In the 2000 NBA Draft, Marco was selected by Los Angeles Clippers but he was later transferred to Minnesota Timberwolves. In 1996, he joined Greek club Peristeri and played there till 1998. In 1998, he won the gold medal in FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Then he joined Fortitudo Bologna where he played till the end of 2000. He is also well known for being the Italian Championship in the two continuous sessions. After playing for Virtus Bologna for about two years, he joined Los Angeles Clippers in 2002. His net worth is expected to be high.

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Born in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia

1978 12th of October

Towering and talented guy, Marco was born as Marko Jaric in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia to Leposava Jaric and Sreko Jaric. He is Serbian and also holds Greek citizenship. He has two siblings named Nikola Jaric and Tamara Jaric.

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Joined Peristeri

1996

In 1996, he joined Greek club Peristeri and played there till 1998. And then he joined Italian club, Fortitudo Bologna where he also won his first Italian Championships. He also played from Fortitudo Bologna for about two years.

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Won gold medal at FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

1998

Like his impressive club career, he also has an outstanding record in the national level. In 1998, he took part in FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship as a national team player and he won the gold medal in this competition. 

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Won Italian Championships

2000

He is also well known for being the Italian Championship in the two continuous sessions from two different teams and he is the only player to do that. When he was in Fortitudo Bologna, he won his first Italian Championships in 2000 and then he got transferred to Virtus Bologna where he won his second Italian Championships in 2001.

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Joined Los Angeles Clippers

2002

In the 2000 NBA Draft, Marco was selected by Los Angeles Clippers but he was later transferred to Minnesota Timberwolves. After spending two years at Virtus Bologna, he joined Los Angeles Clippers in 2002 and there played there till 2005. 

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Won 2002 FIBA World Championship

2002

He his impressive record as a junior national player, he also has a successful career as a senior national player. He has won two gold medals being the senior player of the FR Yugoslavia national basketball team. He won gold medal in EuroBasket 2001 and 2002 FIBA World Championship.

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Joined Memphis Grizzlies

2008

After having an impressive session with Minnesota Timberwolves for about three years, he joined Memphis Grizzlies in 2008. However, the following year he had a mutual agreement with them not to attend training camp. He then joined Real Madrid at the end of 2009.

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Engaged to Adriana Lima

2008 12th of June

After being in love with Adriana Lima for several months, Marco got engaged with her on 12th of June 2008. Adriana Lima is a model and an actress from Brazil. She is mainly popular in the world for being the Victoria's Secret Angel. 

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First child, Valentina Lima Jaric

2009 15th of November

Within a year after being married to Adriana Lima, they welcomed their first child together. They welcomed their first child on 15th of November 2009 and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Valentina Lima Jaric. 

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Second child, Sienna Lima Jaric

2012 12th of September

He became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2012. He and his lovely wife, Adriana Lima welcomed their second child together on 12th of September and that time it was also a daughter. They named her Sienna Lima Jaric. 

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Announced their separation

2014 2nd of May

After being engaged for about half a year, they finally got married on 14th of February 2009. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They are in the process of getting divorce. They announced that they were separated since May 2014.

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