Player Profile

Bogdan Bogdanović

Bogdan Bogdanović

Atlanta Hawks Shooting guard

Nationality :Serbian
Date Of Birth :18 August 1992
Height :6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight :225 lb (102 kg)

Bogdan Bogdanović: A Brief Biography

On August 18, 1992, in Belgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia, Bogdan Bogdanović was born to his mother Koviljka Bogdanović, and father Dragon Bogdanović.

Another sibling of the Serbian athlete is Bojana Bogdanović. The Bogdanović family originated in Montenegro’s Pluine.

Since he was a young child, Bogdanović has been interested in sports. He was initially torn between basketball and football because he found both sports to be fascinating, but he ultimately chose basketball.

He soon made basketball a priority in his life and harbored aspirations of joining the NBA.

Bogdanovic started out in competitive basketball with the KK Zvezdara team in Belgrade. He also played for the Zitko Basket team, which placed third in the Junior Serbian League in 2009–2010.

Additionally, Bogdan was a member of FMP’s junior team that competed in the Nike International Junior Tournament (NIJT), but sadly, they were unsuccessful in winning any championships.

The professional basketball player received his education at Rade Konar Electrical Engineering School Rade Konar.

Height of Bogdan Bogdanović, Weight, and Body Stats

The shooting guard is roughly 102 kg (225 pounds) in weight and has a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters).

How much does Bogdan Bogdanović Earn? Net Worth

By 2023, it is predicted that Bogdan Bogdanović will have a net worth of $62 million. Bogdan’s professional basketball career has contributed to his wealth.

The athlete has experience in both the NBA and Euroleague. How much Bogdan made while playing for European teams is not well known.

But in the NBA, the player committed to a $27 million, three-year rookie deal with the Sacramento Kings.

Later, the shooting guard agreed to a four-year, $72 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, the most expensive of his professional career.

He and the Hawks came to an agreement on a four-year, $63 million contract extension on March 16, 2023, elevating him to the position of 16th-highest-paid shooting guard in the NBA.

He has also amassed fortunes as a result of his national team’s success. Additionally, he supports numerous companies, such as Nike and Vital Performance.

Bogdan Bogdanović plays for Atlanta Hawks (Southeast NBA Team)

European League Career

When he was 18 years old, Bogdan began his professional career with Partizan in September 2010.

He made his EuroLeague debut in 2012, and in April 2014, he was chosen as the season’s top rising star in the EuroLeague while also being named to the ABA League’s Ideal Team.

By defeating Red Star Belgrade to win their 13th straight Serbian League championship, he helped HIS team finish the season. He was named the league’s Finals MVP after averaging 30.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game in the championship series.

The shooting guard signed a four-year contract with the Turkish team Fenerbahce, which included opt-out clauses after the second and third seasons, after failing to make the cut for the upcoming EuroLeague season.

Bogdanović was given a starting spot and a lot of playing time despite being new to Fenerbahce. He was named the EuroLeague MVP of the Round with a performance index value of 32.

He also received the EuroLeague Rising Star award for the second consecutive season, making him only the second player (behind Nikola Mirotic) to do so.

Bogdan’s career was exploding, but after hurting his right ankle, he was forced to miss the entire season.

The Serbian athlete played a significant role in the EuroLeague playoffs and helped his team win the league’s inaugural championship.

Bogdan’s efforts earned him the titles of EuroLeague Player of the Round and Player of the Month for his overall play.

In 2020, he will also be a member of the EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team.

NBA Career

Phoenix Suns

In the 2014 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns selected Bogdanovic with the 27th overall pick. However, on July 13, 2017, he accepted an extended qualifying offer after being traded by the Suns to the Sacramento Kings.

The shooter made his NBA debut against the Phoenix Suns in a 117-115 loss, tallying 12 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists.

Later, Bogdanovic was chosen to represent Team World in the 2018 Rising Stars Challenge.

After helping Team World defeat Team USA 155-124, he was chosen as the game’s MVP.

He underwent an MRI after the conclusion of his rookie season, and the results revealed a minor medial meniscus rupture in his left knee. On April 24, 2018, he underwent meniscus debridement surgery.

He was selected for the NBA All-Rookie Second Team after finishing the season averaging 11.8 points, 3.3 assists, and 2.9 rebounds.

Atlanta Hawks

The Kings initially tried to sign and trade Justin James and Bogdanović to the Milwaukee Bucks for three Bucks players in November 2020.

The Serbian athlete was traded to the Sacramento Kings along with Georgios Papagiannis, Skal Labissiere, and a future second-round pick in exchange for Marquese Chriss’ draft rights, but the deal fell through after the Bucks were the subject of an investigation.

With the Atlanta Hawks, Bogdanović signed a four-year, $72 million contract. He scored 16.4 points per game on average in his first season with the Hawks.

The shooting guard underwent right knee surgery after the 2021–22 campaign and missed three months as a result.

National And International Career

In 2010, Bogdan competed for Serbia in the European Under-18 Championship. He was later chosen to represent Serbia’s Under-19 national team.

He also participated for Serbia in the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship and the 2013 EuroBasket for the Serbian national basketball team.

He also competed for Serbia’s national basketball team, which participated in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and took home silver. He was added to the Serbian Eurobasket team’s roster of 12.

Bogdanovic also represented Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where they were defeated by the United States in the bronze-medal game and had to settle for silver.

Additionally, he played for Serbia in the 2017 EuroBasket, where they took home the silver medal. He was also recognized as the FIBA Basketball World Cup’s Top Scorer and All-Tournament Team.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2018)
  • EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team (2020)
  • EuroLeague champion (2017)
  • All-EuroLeague First Team (2017)
  • Two times EuroLeague Rising Star (2014, 2015)
  • Two times Turkish League champion (2016, 2017)
  • Turkish Cup (2016)
  • Turkish President’s Cup (2016)
  • Two times Adriatic League Champion (2011, 2013)
  • Turkish League Finals MVP (2017)
  • Turkish Cup Final MVP (2016)
  • All-Adriatic League Team (2014)
  • Two times Serbian Player of the Year (2017, 2019)
  • Four times Serbian League Champion (2011–2014)
  • Two times Serbian Cup (2011, 2012)
  • Serbian League Playoffs MVP (2014)
  • FIBA World Cup Top Scorer (2019)

Personal Life

Bogdan Bogdanovic is very candid about his relationships and personal life. Thus, both local and international media outlets frequently write about his relationship.

Bogdan was dating a young actress from Serbia named Jovana Stojiljkovi. It was said that they were engaged.

The NBA player and her were introduced by a mutual friend, and he fell in love with her right away. They were soon spotted hanging out together at several public events.

Bogdan would also go to the Jovana film premieres. However, the couple separated in 2017 as a result of their busy schedules. They claimed that they ended their relationship amicably because they couldn’t commit to one another and wanted to give their careers their full attention.

In 2018, there were rumors that Olga Danilova, a tennis player, and Bogdan were dating. Since they didn’t interact publicly often, there isn’t much proof that they were dating.