Is Serge Ibaka married? No, he isn’t. Having marital status as an ‘unmarried’, it is useless to talk about Ibaka’s wife and wedding details. However, he has been in the relationship for multiple times and is noted for his private life affairs. His previous girlfriend was a singer-songwriter and actress Keri Hilson.
Serge Ibaka and his former girlfriend Keri Hilson started dating in 2012 and spent time for a couple of years. They separated in the early 2014 but were soon reunited in April 2014. However, they couldn’t carry further their relationship which came to an end by November 2016. The reason behind their separation isn’t revealed yet.
He was also said to have dated Hedisa Visapa in 2011. In addition to that, he was also rumored to be in the relationship with reality television star Angela Simmons in early 2018. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Ibaka:
Who is Serge Ibaka?
Born as Serge Jonas Ibaka Ngobila, he landed the planet on 18 September 1989, which makes the age of Serge Ibaka be 31 years old as of 2020. By profession, Serge is an established Congolese-Spanish basketball player who is widely popular for playing for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was first drafted in the 2008 NBA draft with the 24th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics. Regarding his international competition, he is also credited for playing for the Spanish national basketball team.
Early Life and Education
Ibaka was born in 1989 and his place of birth is in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. He was born as the third youngest child to his parents out of 18 kids. His parents were both basketball player where his father played with the Congolese national team whereas his mother played for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Being inspired by his parents, he started his basketball playing at an early age and was first associated with Avenir du Rail. During the Second Congo War, his father was sent for imprisonment whereas his mother has gone through an untimely death.
At the age of 17, he moved to France where he was associated with a second division basketball team. He then moved to Spain where he himself worked hard to become fluent in Spanish. He was able to bag an MVP award at the Reebok Eurocamp in 2008. This made him grab the attention of NBA scouts.
Career and Professional Life
In the 2008 NBA draft, he was selected with the 24th pick by the Seattle SuperSonics. He made a record for being the first person from Congo to be selected in the draft. He signed with Ricoh Manresa from the ACB League that was a three-year contract.
He uplifted his average score from 9.1 to 13.2 during the 2012–13 NBA season. He made an average career-high of 15.1 points in 2013–14 season. He recorded a career-high 22 rebounds on 19 February 2015.
He was traded to the Toronto Raptors on 14 February 2017, in exchange for Terrence Ross. Ibaka re-signed a reported three-year contract on 7 July 2017, which was a 65 million USD.
Regarding his international career, he plays for the Spain national basketball team after receiving citizenship on 15 July 2011. He has also bagged a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Serge Ibaka isn’t married yet. He has been serious with his girlfriend multiple times but nobody could have been able to become his wife till date. He has dated actress Keri Hilson and Hedisa Visapa.
Serge Ibaka’s Daughter
Serge Ibaka is blessed with a daughter named Ranie Ibaka who is now in her teenage days. Ranie Ibaka was born in the Republic of Congo when Ibaka was also in his teenage days.
Serge Ibaka’s Nationality
By birth, the nationality of Serge Ibaka is Congolese. After residing in Spain for many years, he was given Spanish citizenship on 15 July 2011.
Serge Ibaka has a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches or 2.08 m. His weight is about 107 kilograms making the player perfectly balanced as per his tall height. Serge is blessed with black eyes and hair.
Salary and Net worth
Congolese-Spanish professional basketball player Serge Ibaka has an estimated net worth of 12 million USD. He has made an impressive figure amounted contract with the team making one of the most valued players. He was signed with the Thunder for a four-year deal worth 48 million USD in August 2012.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Serge Ibaka is presented by most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Find him on Facebook @sergeibaka and on @sergeibaka where he is being followed by over 861k followers. He is also active on Twitter @sergeibaka where he has amassed more than 849k followers.