An iconic couple…
Luka Dončić is an extraordinary basketball player and a great man. And since behind every great man there is a woman, the This is Riviera team has decided to dedicate an article to Lucas Dončić’s partner, Anamaria Goltes.
Who is Luka Dončić?
Luka Dončić is a professional basketball player born on February 28, 1999, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He started playing basketball at a young age and joined the youth team of Real Madrid in 2012. In 2015, Dončić won the Spanish U16 championship with Real Madrid, and he was also named MVP of the tournament. He continued to play for Real Madrid until 2018, winning several titles and receiving numerous individual awards. In 2018, Dončić was selected third overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA draft, but he was later traded to the Dallas Mavericks. During his rookie season, he impressed by becoming the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double, as well as the youngest player to score at least 30 points in a game. Since then, Dončić has continued to dominate the league, winning several individual awards, including Rookie of the Year in 2019 and a selection to the All-NBA team in 2020. He has also become an international star representing Slovenia in international competitions, winning a gold medal at EuroBasket 2017 and being named the competition’s MVP.
Who is his wife?
Just like LeBron James and Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić, the Mavericks’ point guard, is in a relationship with his childhood sweetheart. Her name is Anamaria Goltes. This relationship allows Luka to have a certain balance outside of his franchise, when some young talents prefer to enjoy their fame and flirt around. Goltes is a 25-year-old Slovenian model and influencer with nearly 172,000 Instagram followers. As for her education, Anamaria was born in the small town of Zagorje ob Savi in central Slovenia. Her mother Maja Bec Goltes has a law degree, while her father Matjaz graduated from the University of Ljubljana. As for the circumstances of their meeting, Anamaria revealed in an interview that she met the future NBA star when they were only 12 years old: “I have answered this question a million times. We met when we were 12 years old by the seaside in Croatia. Fun fact: we still have the same group of friends we had back then.”
What is Luka Dončić’s salary?
Luka is ranked as the 21st highest-paid basketball player in the NBA. For the 2022-2023 season, he earned an annual salary of $37,096,500. Next year, it will increase to $40,064,220, and the following year it will be $43,031,940.