Nicolas Batum Wiki/ BiographyNicolas Batum was born on 14th December 1988 (Age:33 years as of 2022) in Lisieux, France. His nationality is french and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He follows Islam (religion) and his ethnicity is Cameroonian-French. His profession is a famous French basketballer.
Nicolas Batum Educational QualificationHe completed his schooling at the local school in his hometown. After completing he skipped college and was drafted into the National Basketball Association by the Houston Rockets in 2008.
Nicolas Batum Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 8″ inches
- Weight: 104 kg
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
Nicolas Batum Family & ParentsNicolas Batum was born into a High-Class family. His father’s name is Richard Batum (a professional basketball player in France) and his Mother’s name is Sylvie Batum (Housewife). When Nicolas was only 2.5 years old, his father died during a game in 1991 after suffering an an aneurysm. His mother Sylvie was the only witness in the crowd for Richard’s death. Instead of that, he has one younger sister Pauline.
Nicolas Batum Wife & ChildrenNicolas Batum’s marital status is married. He married in 2011 with Melanie Primental but their marriage is unsuccessful and they get separated in 2013. Then he announce Aurelie as his new girlfriend Lily Etchart and in 2018 October, the couple got engaged. The couple has two children.
Nicolas Batum Career & ProfessionNicolas was part of the junior French national team and won the 2004 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship. He got the name MVP of the FIBA European U-18 Championship 2006 he won a gold medal at that match. Nicolas was a brilliant player in the U-18 Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany. After that, he was drafted with the 25th pick in the NBA selection 2008 by the Houston Rockets. Nicolas signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers for the rights of Darrell Arthur and Joey Dorsey. After the first three games of his NBA career, Bautam moved into the starting lineup in place of Travis Outlaw in Portland’s fourth game of the 2008-2009 season. Then In 2011 August, he signed a contract of a one-year with SLUC Nancy in the French Basketball League which was valid until the NBA lockout ended during the 2011 NBA lockout. After that Nicolas returned to Portland. On 25th June 2012, Batum get a qualifying offer from Portland Trail Blazers. After this Batum signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for $46 million for 4 years. On 18th July 2012, the Trail Blazers elected to match the Timberwolves’ offer of signing Batum to the Team through the 2015-2016 campaign.
Nicolas Batum Awards & Achievements
- 2× LNB Pro A Best Young Player in 2007, 2008.
- French Basketball Player of the Year in 2021.
- Albert Schweitzer Tournament MVP in 2006.
- FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP in 2006.
- As Director of ASVEL Basketball Operations:
- LNB Pro A champion in 2019.
- French Cup champion in 2019.
- Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020.
- In Summer Olympics he won a silver medal in Tokyo 2020.
- In FIBA World Cup in Spain, he won a Bronze medal in 2014.
- In FIBA World Cup in China, he won a Bronze medal in 2019.
- In EuroBasket Slovenia, he won a Gold medal in 2013.
- In EuroBasket Lithuania, he won a Silver medal in 2011.
- In EuroBasket France, he won a Bronze medal in 2015.
- In U-18 European Championship in Greece, he won a Gold medal in 2006.
Nicolas Batum Net Worth & SalaryNicolas Batum’s net worth is estimated at $50 million dollars. He signed a contract with Los Angeles Clippers for 2 years for $22,554,168 in 2022. His monthly salary is $939k dollars. Currently, he played for Los Angeles Clippers.
Nicolas Batum Social Handles
- Twitter: nicolas88batum
- Instagram: nicbatum88
- Facebook: nicbatum88
Nicolas Batum Amazing Facts
- In the 2017-2018 season, he swapped his Addidas deal for Nike’s Jordan brand deal.
- Batum is also a Fan of Maccabi Tel Aviv B.V.
- On 3rd August 2021, Nicolas re-signed with the Clippers.
- His position in Los Angeles Clippers is small forward/ Power forward.
- His Jersey number is 33.
- His father died when he was only 2.5 years old.
- His father is also a Basketball player in France.