Nikola Karabatić Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Feb, 2021
Facts of Nikola Karabatić
Date of Birth: 1984 , April-11
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Serbia
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Nikola Karabatić
Birth Name Nikola Karabatić
Father Branko Karabatić
Mother Radmila Karabatić
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Niš, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Profession Handball Player
Working For Paris Saint-Germain
Net Worth $2 Million
Online Presence Instagram
Siblings 1 (brother)
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Nikola Karabatić is a Yugoslavian-born French male handball player. Since 2015, he has been playing as the center back for the Paris Saint-Germain handball team and for the French national handball team.  

How Old is Nikola Karabatić? What is his Height?

Nikola Karabatić was born on April 11, 1984, in Niš, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia, the older of two brothers to a Croatian father, Branko Karabatić, a professional handball player in his own right, and a Serbian mother, Radmila Karabatić. He is 36 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters).  

He was raised with his younger brother in France. 

Who is Nikola Karabatić's Younger Brother?

 Nikola's younger brother, Luka Karabatic, is also a handball player, also for the Paris Saint-Germain Handball team and the French national handball team.  

Who Has Nikola Karabatić Played For?

Nikola Karabatić began his professional handball career with the Montpellier HB club. After five years with the club, four of which he spent as the French champion, Karabatić defected to the German handball team, THW Kiel, but not before leading the team to an EHF Champions League win in 2003.

At THW Kiel, he became the German champion in the years 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009, and led the team to the EHF Champions League win in 2007. Karabatić returned to France and re-joined Montpellier HB in 2009, playing with the club until 2013.

Nikola Karabatić playing for Paris Saint-Germain SOURCE: Paris Saint-Germain

After brief stints with Pays d'Aix and FC Barcelona, Karabatić joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Handball in 2015 and plays for the esteemed club to this day.

He also plays for the French national team and has won two Olympic gold medals (in 2008 and 2012), four gold medals in the World Championship (in 2009, 2011, 2015, and 2017), and three European Championship gold medals ( in 2006, 2010, and 2014).           

Who is Nikola Karabatić's Wife?  

Nikola Karabatić is married to his wife, Geraldine Pillet. They had met in 2010 and married sometime later.

Nikola Karabatić with wife Geraldine Pillet and their two children SOURCE: Instagram

The couple has two children together: son Alec Karabatić (born in April 2016) and daughter Nora Karabatić (born in 2018).  

How Much is Nikola Karabatić Worth in 2021?

According to some online sources, Nikola Karabatić is believed to have a net worth of around $2 million. His primary source of income is his professional handball career. As a professional athlete, his revenue sources include prize money from tournaments, signing contracts, brand endorsements, and the like.     

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