Francis Antetokounmpo has four brothers who are quite famous. He is the oldest in the family and was born in Nigeria before his parents relocated to Greece. Francis Antetokounmpo's brothers are among the world's most famous sports professionals of African heritage. Find out more about Francis below.
Francis Antetokounmpo's brother, Kostas, plays for the Turkish Fenerbahçe Basketball team. His other three siblings are in the NBA. Giannis and Thanasis are at the Milwaukee Bucks, while Alexandros plays for the Wisconsin Herd. Francis loves sports like his siblings but is more inclined toward music. He has even played professionally in basketball and soccer.
Francis Olowu Ofili Adetokunbo
Date of birth
20 October 1988
34 years (as of February 2023)
Place of birth
6'5" (195 cm)
Veronica and the late Charles Adetokunbo
Musician, a former basketball and soccer player
Francis Antetokounmpo's biography
Veronica and Charles Adetokunbo had Francis Olowu Ofili Adetokunbo in Lagos, Nigeria, before moving to Greece, where they had four more sons and a daughter. The Antetokounmpo siblings grew up in Athens, Greece.
What is Francis Antetokounmpo's age?
Francis is 34 years old as of February 2023. He was born on 20 October 1988.
When did Francis Antetokounmpo move to Greece?
Most of Francis Antetokounmpo's childhood years were spent in Nigeria. His parents left him under his grandparents' care when they relocated to Athens, Greece, in 1991 to pursue better possibilities. Francis joined them in Greece later.
How many brothers does Giannis have?
Giannis is the most famous of the five Antetokounmpo brothers.
Who is the oldest Antetokounmpo brother?
Francis is the eldest and shortest of the five Antetokounbros.
Who are Giannis Antetokounmpo's siblings?
All five Antetokounmpo brothers (alias Antetokounbros) have loved sports since childhood. Francis, Thanasis, Giannis, Kostas, and Alex (oldest to youngest) played basketball as a recreational activity when Francis joined them in Greece.
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Francis even played football professionally like their father who passed away in 2017. Thanasis, Kostas, Giannis, and Alex were drafted into the NBA. Three of them made history and made history by claiming NBA Championship titles (Thanasis & Giannis with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2021 and Kostas with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2020).
Francis Antetokounmpo's basketball and soccer careers
After playing basketball with his brothers as a recreational activity, the Antetokounbros tried to make it professional by joining a Greek youth club, Filiathlikos, in Athens in 2008. The club moved them to the senior squad to play in the professional basketball league.
Four of the Antetokounbros joined the NBA but Francis quit because he had already established a passion for football (soccer). He excelled as a midfielder and made it to the semi-professional level. Francis was a free agent in 2018 before the Greek football team, AE Sparti, signed him up.
He played for them for a while and transferred to Aittitos Spaton, another Greek football team, in September 2018. Francis' time with the Aittitos Spaton was short-lived. Francis left it in 2019 and never advanced his football career since then.
Francis Antetokounmpo's FIFA rating
Francis has a 3-star skills rating. His football overall rating in FIFA 20 is 73, with a potential of 79. He prefers to shoot with his right foot, and his best stats are:
- Sprint Speed: 84
- Acceleration: 83
- Balance: 78
- Agility: 77
- Crossing: 75
What does Francis Antetokounmpo do?
The former footballer is a musician and loves being different from his brothers.
Francis Antetokounmpo's music
Francis uses his middle name, Ofili, as his stage name and released his first single, Shekosi, on 22 July 2020. Since then, he has released more songs, including Count On U, Jump On It, and On My Level. Francis has collaborated with King Kanja (That Thing), British/Kenyan musician Negros Tou Moria, Moose, and more musicians.
What is Francis Antetokounmpo's net worth?
The eldest of the Antetokounmpo brothers is worth about $1 million. Francis earns a living through different projects in the music industry.
Is Francis Antetokounmpo married?
Fans speculate he is single and preoccupied with his booming music career because he never posts or mentions his girlfriend, wife, or exes in public.
Francis Antetokounmpo's brothers
Below is a summary of the lives of Francis Antetokounmpo's brothers; when they joined the NBA and their current teams:
Athanasios Rotimi "Thanasis" Antetokounmpo is the second oldest Antetokounmpo brothers. The Greek professional basketballer is a power forward for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA. Thanasis was born on 18 July 1992 and is 6’6” tall.
He started his basketball career with the Greek team Filathlitikos. The Greek team's average win-loss record was 12.2 points per game. As a result, the New York Knicks picked him up with the 51st overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. The Milwaukee Bucks hired him on July 16, 2019, joining his brother Giannis.
Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo is the third child in the Antetokounmpo family and six years younger than Francis. He is 6'11" tall and was born on 6 December 1994. Giannis plays for the NBA Milwaukee Bucks with his brother, Thanasis.
He was selected fifteenth overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers. Mariah Riddlesprigger and Giannis Antetokounmpo have two sons, Liam Antetokounmpo (born 10 February 2020) and Maverick Shai (born 18 August 2021).
Konstantinos Ndubuisi "Kostas" Antetokounmpo is also a Greek professional basketballer. He was born on 20 November 1997 and is 6’10" tall. Kostas is the second youngest of the Antetokounbros. He registered to be drafted by the NBA in 2018. The Philadelphia 76ers chose him last in the drawing. He was later traded to the Dallas Mavericks and now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Alexandros Emeka "Alex" Antetokounmpo is the youngest among the Antetokounmpo siblings. He was born on 27 August 2001 and is 6'8".
Alex had a successful basketball career in high school in Wisconsin. He played one season for UCAM Murcia in the Spanish Basketball League, then declared for the 2021 NBA Draft but went undrafted. Fans hope he will be in an NBA jersey sooner than later.
What is Francis Antetokounmpo's height?
Francis is 6 feet and 5 inches (195 cm) tall.
Francis Antetokounmpo's Instagram page
Francis primarily uses his Instagram page to promote his music. He occasionally posts pictures of his siblings and mother.
Facts about Francis Antetokounmpo
- Francis changes hairstyles from long dreadlocks to short haircuts and the afro style.
- The former footballer usually wears medium-sized gold neck chains.
- Antetokounmpo owns a customized gold chain with a hanging pedant designed with his name, "OFILI."
Francis Antetokounmpo is building a name in the global music platform without relying on his brothers' fame and influence in the entertainment arena. Although he inherited his family's athletic prowess, he wants a different career path and is doing well.
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