Net Worth: $20 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, Basketball, NBA
- Birth Place Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
- Marital Status Married to Marianela Oroño
- Full Name Emanuel David Ginobili
- Nationality Argentine
- Date of Birth July 28, 1977
- Ethnicity Italian-Argentine
- Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
- Occupation Basketball Player (NBA)
- Children twin Dante and Nicola
About Manu Ginobili
Argentine Manu Ginobili has an estimated net worth of $20 million that he earned as a professional basketball player for the Argentine Men’s National Basketball Team and the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. Born Emanuel David Ginobili on July 28, 1977 in Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, he comes from an Italian-Argentine family of basketball players. His older brothers Sebastian and Leandro have professionally played in Argentina and Spain respectively. Their father Jorge was a coach at a club in Bahia Blanca where he learned to play. He holds a dual citizenship with Argentina and Italy. He can fluently speak Spanish, Italian and English.
Ginobili spent his early years playing basketball in Argentina and Italy where he won several individual and team honors. He earned two Italian League MVP awards, the Euroleague Finals MVP and th 2001 Euroleague and Triple Crown Championships with Kinder Bologna. He plays shooting guard and was selected as the 57th overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft. However, he returned to Italy and joined only with the Spurs until the 2002 FIBA World Championship in Indianapolis. He has earned three BA Championship rings as well as being named an All-Star in 2005 and 2011 while playing for the Spurs. He was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in the 2007-2008 season.
While playing with the Argentine national team, Manu Ginobili has been successful. He made his debut with the national team in 1998. He was a member of the team who won the gold medal during the 2004 Olympics Basketball Tournament. He was hailed as one of the finest European-based players to grace the NBA for playing a high-tempo and intense game. Along with Bill Bradley, he is one of the only two players to have won a Euroleague title, ad NBA championship and an Olympic gold medal.