Who Is Manu Ginobili? Everything You Need To Know About Him

Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili is a former professional basketball player from Argentina. During his 23-year professional career, he became one of only two players in the world to win a EuroLeague championship, an NBA championship, and an Olympic gold medal.

Manu is a married man with a wife. Marianela Orono is his wife’s name. When Manu was playing for his hometown team, Estudiantes de Bahia Blanca in Argentina, he met his current partner in 1997. The couple was introduced by mutual friends. They had a mutual liking for each other after meeting, so they exchanged phone numbers.

They went on a few dates, began dating, and kept in touch while Manu was playing in Italy. They married in 2007 after being girlfriend and boyfriend for a few years. After being married for a few years, the couple became parents to twin boys Dante and Nicola on May 16, 2010. On April 21, 2014, they welcomed their second son, Luce. The couple has three children together.

He is a very devoted husband, as there has never been any talk of him having extramarital affairs or cheating on his wife. Here’s a photo of Manu Ginobili with his wife and children that he posted on Instagram.

Manu Ginobili Net Worth

Manu Ginobili has an estimated net worth of $95 million and a yearly salary of $14 million from his basketball career as of January 2024. Manu spent his entire NBA career with the San Antonio Spurs. He was known as one of the “Big Three” alongside teammates Tony Parker and Tim Duncan.

He is a left-handed shooting guard who served as the Spurs’ sixth man and starter. He was known for his clutch play as well as his fast-paced and aggressive style. He was also known for his hard-to-defend passes, such as the no-look pass.

Manu Ginobili
Manu Ginobili

Thomas Neumann, an ESPN writer, ranked him as the sixth greatest flopper in NBA history. The San Antonio Spurs announced that Manu Ginobili’s No. 20 jersey would be retired in 2018. Ginobili was also honored with a special postgame ceremony. His jersey and t-shirt are also available in a variety of stores.

Manu shoes ripped out during a defensive play in the first half of a game between the Detroit Pistons and the San Antonio Spurs in 2014. He was dressed in Nike Air Max Closer IV sneakers. Following that incident, Manu decided to switch to LeBron 11.

When a bat entered the AT&T Center and sloped onto the court during a game in 2009, Manu stopped it with his hand, and he also had to get a rabies shot as a result of the incident. The event’s video is available below.

Manu Ginobili Parents

Details about his parents are unavailable, but here is a photo of his parents that he posted on Instagram. Manu learned to play the game from his father, Jorge, who was a coach at a club in Bahia Blanca, Argentina.

His oldest brother, Leandro, also played in the Argentine Basketball League for seven years before retiring in 2003. Sebastian, his other brother, played in both the Argentine Local League and the Spanish 2nd-tier level Liga Espanola de Baloncesto. He comes from a basketball-playing family.


  1. Emanuel David Ginobili is his given name.
  2. He is a dual national of Argentina and Italy.
  3. His height is 6 feet 6 inches, and he weighs approximately 93 kilograms.
  4. His hair is naturally black, and his eyes are a deep brown color.
  5. As of 2024, he is 46 years old.
  6. He regards Michael Jordan as his hero.
  7. His astrological sign is Leo.
  8. Manu turns 46 years old on July 28th. He was born in 1977 in Bahia Blanca, Argentina.