Sasha Vujacic Biography

(Basketball Players, Entrepreneur)

Renewed as a Professional Basketball Player and entrepreneur.

More about the relationship

Sasha Vujacic’s current relationship status is possibly single. He was engaged to Maria Sharapova who is a professional tennis player. Sasha and Maria met via a mutual friend. She liked him at the first sight and later exchanged numbers. There was news of them getting married in Istanbul in November but their career made a problem in their relationship. Maria accused him that because of his male ego, the difference between them started. Hence, they decide to part ways in 2012.

In past, He has been in a relationship with Katie Cassidy who is an American Actress. They are together only for 2 months from July to September 2009.

Relationship Facts of Sasha Vujacic

  • Sasha Vujacic is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sasha Vujacic?

Sasha Vujacic is an American Athlete and wellness advocate. He renewed as a Professional Basketball Player and entrepreneur. Sasha’s played for Los Angeles, Net Jersey Nets, Anadolu Efes, Los Angeles, Reyer Venezia Mestre, Laboral Kutxa, Istanbul BB, New York Knicks, and Auxilium Torino.

Sasha Vujacic: Age, Parents, Family, and Siblings

Sasha was born on March 8, 1984, in Maribor, Slovenia. As of 2020, he is 20 years old. He holds Slovenian nationality. Vujicic’s nickname is “The Machine” was named by TV journalists Joe Meyers and Atu Lantz.

Sasha is the son of Vaso Vujacic who is a Serbian basketball coach and her mother, Ksenija Bjekovic was a Slovenian volleyball player. His mother was playing volleyball for a top Yugoslav women’s club, Branik Maribor.

Sasha Vujacic
Caption: Sasha Vujacic and Maria Sharapova (Source: Dailymail)

Later, his parents divorced when he was 2 years old and he lived with his mother and step-father Goran Bjekovic. He has two siblings, a sister named, Nina Bjekovic and a brother named, Aljosa Bjekovic. He has a step-brother named Peter Vujacic who is also a professional basketball player.

Sasha parents both are athletes so there is a huge possibility his interest in the game from his childhood.

Education, School/College University

There is no information available regarding his educational background.

Sasha Vujacic: Professional Life, Career

Sasha is a professional basketball player. In addition to playing basketball, he also involved in several entrepreneurial ventures which is mention below:

As a Basketball Player

At the age of 16, Sasha began his career as a basketball player. From 1998-2000, he played for Branik and Polzela junior team. From 2001-2004, Vujacic played for the Snaidero Udine of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A and played for the Slovenian junior national team and won a silver medal at the 2002 European Junior Championship.

In Los Angeles Lakers

On July 20, 2004, Los Angeles Lakers selected him to play in the 2004 NBA draft playing as a shooting guard. He signed the multi-year deal with the Lakers.

While playing for the Lakers, Sasha also achieved success in his career. He recorded a high point in a win over Denver Nuggets on November 29, 2007.

Also, in the 2008 NBA Finals, Sasha scored a career playoff-high 20 points off the bench with the exception of Kobe Bryant, to score in double figures.

In New Jersy Nets and Anadolu Efes

Sasha signed one one-year contract with New Jersey Nets (2010-2011) and Anadolu Efes (2011-2013). He sets a new career-high with 25 points in a win over New Orleans Hornets on February 9, 2011. Likewise, he signed a 10-days contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.

After that, he signed with Italian team Reyer Venezia Mestre for the 2014-2015 season on October 28, 2014, where he played 5 matches, scoring 11 points per game.

Sasha also signed for Spanish team Laboral Kutxa on October 28, 2014, and in Turkey Basketball League season with Istanbul BB on January 2, 2015.

Later, Sasha made his debut for the New York Knicks as a season opener recording 11 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals against Milwaukee Bucks on October 28, 2015.

He re-sign with the team on July 14, 2016. On August 29, 2017, Sasha  signed with Italian club Auxilium Torino where his team win against German Basket Brescia with a score of 69-67 in the finals

As an entrepreneur

Sasha and his family started a business producing wine and also officially launched the label Aleksander Wine in 2017. Sasha became the official Ambassador of the new Japanese basketball team, Saga Ballooners in 2018 where his brother was appointed as Playing Head Coach in the same year. He helps to promote the sport of basketball in Japanese culture.

Awards, Nomination

Basketball Player was a member of the NBA championship Team and won two consecutive NBA championships in 2009 and 2008.

Sasha Vujacic: Net worth and Income

Sasha’s has an estimated net worth of $12 million through his career as a basketball payer.

Rumors, Controversy/Scandals

Sasha mentions his profile clean. Furthermore, there is no information found about his controversy regarding his professional life.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Sasha’s height is about 6 feet 6 inches approximately and his weight is about 87.5 kg. Likewise, He has black color of hair and dark-brown eyes color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Sasha is active on Twitter where he has 58.7k followers. Sasha’s Instagram handle is @sashavujacic where he has uploaded 1,035 posts and 50.9k followers till now.


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