Interesting Biography Facts
August 15, 1988
Boban Marjanovic family members
Is Boban Marjanovic a gay/bisexual?
What is Boban Marjanovic marital status?
Who is Boban Marjanovic wife?
When did get married?
July 3, 2014
How many children does he have?
2 (sons Vuk Marjanović and Petar Marjanović)
Boban Marjanovic wife
Milica Krstić-Marjanović (wife)
Date of birth: 1988
It’s not an easy thing to change the country. Boban feels homesick till now, and his wife supports him, cooking the Serbian dishes and maintaining Serbian traditions in their home in Texas.
In each interview Boban thanks to his wife for her love and care. They two met many years ago (circa in 2010, according to Milica’s Instagram) at a birthday party of a common friend. They tied a knot in July 2014 and had two weddings – the first one in Mexico on July 3 and ten days later in their home country Serbia. Since then Boban tells that 13 is a lucky number for him.
Now the couple brings up two sons.
Boban Marjanovic kids
Vuk Marjanović (son)
Date of birth: 2011
Milica and Boban’s love was confirmed by the birth of two sons – Vuk and Petar. Vuk is the oldest one. He was born in 2011, three years before his parents’ official marriage.
Vuk lives with his parents in Dallas, USA as of now. He is a primary school pupil. His father doesn’t see Vuk very often, but he tries to spend as much time as possible with his son.
The basketball star tells that he loves to be a parent and loves the time he spends with Vuk and his brother. He tries to make the boy’s childhood happy.
Petar Marjanović (son)
Date of birth: December 2015
In December 2015 the Marjanović family became even bigger – Milica gave birth to their second son. The boy was named Petar. “His birth made my wife and me even closer”, Boban told in one of his interviews.
Although Petar spends a lot of time in the USA, his parents want him to know Serbian traditions. Every summer they spend in Belgrade, which is their constant address, where they return when Boban is not busy with his games (as the athlete confessed in the media).
As of now, Boban and Milica don’t plan to have another baby, but the sports star doesn’t exclude the possibility to welcome the third son to his family several years later. “Thus they will be able to play as a team at home”, he jokes.
Who are Boban Marjanovic parents?
Smilja Marjanović (mother)
In each of his interviews Boban thanks to his mom for everything she did for him. The woman resides in Serbia but comes to her son’s American home from time to time. She cooks the favorite Boban’s dish – apple strudel with jam.
Smilja comes from a middle-class family. During many years she was a caring wife of Mr. Marjanović, Boban’s father. The family raised two kids. Now Smilja spends a lot of time with her grandchildren – she has four of them.
Boban has never publicized the name of his father, nevertheless, he mentioned Mr. Marjanović in many of his interviews, which means they are very close.
Boban’s father is not as tall as his son (actually, nobody in his family is). But he loved basketball and taught his son to play this game. Boban started to train at the age of 11 – at first by his father, and then by a professional coach. After that, he got a phone call from Hemofarm, a professional Serbian basketball club, where he spent happy 8 years – according to Boban’s words.
The basketball star tells that his father and mother created a perfectly happy childhood for him. They both worked a lot and tried to provide their kids with everything necessary. He tries to be an as good father for his sons as his dad was for him.
Boban Marjanovic siblings
Date of birth: 1984
Boban has the only sibling – an older sister. They maintain close brother-sister relationships. Very often she comes to his brother’s home in the USA. She is married and has two kids.
Boban Marjanović is a talented basketball player, who was discovered at an early age. He started to play in his home country – Serbia but then was discovered by the managers of the American team “Dallas Mavericks”. He moved to Dallas after signing the deal but remains strongly connected with all members of his Serbian family. Boban is a big family man!
He entered this world in 1988 in Boljevac, Serbia. He grew up in a friendly family of four – except for the parents, Boban has an older sister.
Boban fell in love with basketball at an early age. He felt, that basketball was his cup of tea. At the same time, Boban put lots of efforts to study well at school. He continued his education at Megatrend Univerzitet.
At the age of 14, he was accepted to the first professional basketball club, titled “Vršac”. He was very tall at that age – he was 209.5 cm. Now Boban is considered one of the tallest basketball players in the world and his height is 231 cm.
His first recognition took place in 2012-2013 when he was titled as Serbian Super League MVP. That opened lots of new opportunities for the player. In 2015 he debuted in NBA as the part of the team “San Antonio Spurs”.
Since 2019 he plays for Dallas Mavericks. Besides, he is a member of the Serbian national team. And the sports star has already tried his hand as an actor and made cameo appearances in the movies “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” and “We Will Be the World Champions”.
Interesting and fun facts
- The motto, which guides him through lucky and unlucky games, is to enjoy the moment. According to Boban’s teammates, he is very positive and charismatic and always can encourage others.
- In 2016 Boban had a conflict with Aleksandar Đorđević, the coach of the National Serbian Team. The player didn’t come to the first day of the athletic fees, because of his deal with the American team “Detroit Pistons”, for which he played at that time. But after a long conversation with Boban, Aleksandar changed his mind.
- His wingspan is 7 ft 10 in.
- One of his best friends is the American-born basketball player Tobias Harris.
- His net worth is close to $20 million.