Victor Wembanyama is a French basketball player who has a net worth of $10 Million. He is best known for professionally playing in the Metropolitans. Victor established himself as one of the rising stars in the NBA.
He came to the spotlight after being picked first overall in the 2023 NBA draft. Victor achieved all of his success through his passion for basketball. He started his professional career in the year 2019 and later made a name for himself in the game.
What is Victor Wembanyama’s Net Worth?
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Victor Wembanyama was born on January 4th, 2004, in the Paris suburb of Le Chesnay. His father Félix is a former long jumper and he is 6 foot 8 inches tall. His mother Elodie de Fautereau is a former basketball player and coach and she is 6 foot 6 inches tall.
Not only his older sister Eve is a professional basketball player, but his younger brother Oscar plays for a French under-18 club. Victor was raised by a family of athletes like his grandfather Michel used to play basketball professionally while his grandmother is also known for her skills in the sport.
Victor started playing basketball around the age of 7 years old for his local club “Entente Le Chesnay Versailles.” Then at the age of 10, he entered the Nanterre youth program, after being discovered by their coach Michaël Allard.
Three years later Victor was winning his first championship at the age of 13. Soon enough he began teaching himself English, knowing that to play in the NBA he need to be proficient beyond the little that he picked up at school.
At the age of 14, Victor moved into the Nanterre 92. It was with this support system in place that Victor worked on increasing his skill base in the hopes of becoming the best of the best. The boy had big dreams and bigger expectations since day one.
In October 2020 when Victor was training in the gym two older French professional basketball players arrived. One of whom was a current NBA All-Defensive “Rudy Gobert.” Victor showed his impressive skills playing basketball against Rudy in the gym and the video of them playing basketball went viral.
The 2019-2020 season became the very first that Victor played for the “Nanterre” professional team as a member of the LNB Pro A basketball league in France. He managed to score 14 points and collected 10 rebounds during a Breakout game in May of 2021.
After graduating from high school Victor decided to leave Nanterre behind for “ASVEL.” That is the club which is based in the suburb of Line France and owned by French NBA legend Tony Parker. Victor signed a three-year contract with ASVEL and made his year league debut in October of 2021.
A few weeks later, he was scoring a career-high 25 points for his team in a blowout win over their opponent. Unfortunately, he then suffered a muscle injury that forced him to miss the playoff games that summer. Once the season had come to an end Victor decided to opt out of his contract with “ASVEL” and returned to Paris. He signed with the “Metropolitans 92.”
In October 2022, Victor landed in the United States to play basketball in North America for the very first time. He brought the entire Metropolitans 92 team with him to America. Victor earned recognition from over 200 NBA scouts and decision-makers who also descended on the Las Vegas Strips to see firsthand what all the hype was about.
While playing against the G-League Ignite and NBA Developmental team, Victor went off. His team won their first exhibition game after Victor put 37 points on 7 of 11 shooting from distance along with 4 rebounds and 5 blocks.
Two days later he scored 36 points while grabbing 11 boards and leading his team to a 6-point win over the Ignite in a second exhibition game.
Victor Wembanyama Net Worth
Victor is one of the up-and-coming NBA Stars in the game. He caught the attention of people after he went to the United States along with his team Metropolitans.
Victor accumulated a good sum of money through his successful career and he is still making money. His contracts with popular clubs allowed him to live a luxurious lifestyle. As of 2023, Victor Wembanyama’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
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