Pero Antić Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Pero Antić

Nick Name

Antić

Pero Antic Lima of Real Madrid rebound between Fenerbahce and Real Madrid April 19, 2016
Pero Antic battles Lima of Real Madrid for a rebound during a match between Fenerbahce and Real Madrid on April 19, 2016

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

Nationality

Macedonian

Education

In Skopje, Pero was honored with the Honoris causa academic title by FON University in Lithuania after the FIBA EuroBasket 2011.

He has played for numerous clubs including PBC Lukoil Academic.

Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Aleksandar Antic (Younger Brother) (Former Basketball Player)

Manager

Pero is signed with Misko Raznatovic.

Position

Center, Power Forward

Shirt Number

21 – He wore number 21 in Crvena Zvezda.

6 – Wore number 6 in Olympiacos and Atlanta Hawks.

12 – Wore number 12 in Fenerbahce Ulker.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 11 in or 211 cm

Weight

118 kg or 260 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

In 2006, Pero married Ruzica Antic. They are parenting 3 sons, Luka (b. 2007), Pavel (b. 2013) and Petar (b. March 24, 2016).

Pero Antic and Ruzica Antic
Pero Antic and Ruzica Antic

Race / Ethnicity

White

Pero is of Serbian descent.

Hair Color

Antic’s natural hair color is Brown.

However, nowadays he is bald.

Eye Color

Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Numerous tattoos on his chest, and arms.
  • Long beard
  • Muscular and big body
  • Towering height
  • Deep voice

Measurements

Pero Antic’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 50 in or 127 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
  • Waist – 38.5 in or 98 cm
Pero Antic shirtless upper body
Pero Antic shirtless body

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Pero has not signed an endorsement contract yet.

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Being the first Macedonian basketball player ever to play in the best basketball league in the world, the NBA.
  • Also for being a 2 time Euroleague Champion in 2012 and 2013 with Olympiacos.
  • Leading the Macedonian basketball team to the fourth place at the FIBA EuroBasket 2011.

First Basketball Match

Antic debuted for Atlanta Hawks on October 30, 2013, in a match against Dallas Mavericks. Pero spent only 7:50 minutes on the court and managed to achieve a total of 2 rebounds. His team Atlanta lost the match by 7 with the final score being 118-109 for the Mavericks.

Strengths

  • Game sense
  • Strong
  • Intelligent
  • 3 point shooting
  • Defense
  • Rebounding
  • Leadership

Weaknesses

  • Athletic abilities
  • Post moves

First Film

Antic has not appeared in a theatrical movie yet.

First TV Show

Other than basketball matches itself, Pero has not been seen in any other TV show.

Personal Trainer

Antic’s personal trainer is not known.

Pero Antic Favorite Things

  • Sports Team – Crvena Zvezda
  • Movie – The Godfather (1972)
  • Food – Italian
Source – NBA.com
Pero Antic national team’s jersey
Pero Antic in his national team’s jersey

Pero Antic Facts

  1. He speaks Macedonian, Serbian, Bulgarian, English, Russian, and Greek fluently.
  2. He has a dual citizenship of Macedonia and Bulgaria.
  3. Pero owns two dogs Ahil and Zara.
  4. If he hadn’t made it as a basketball player, Pero would have been a car racing driver.
  5. Antic loves his Ford Mustang and he once stated that he couldn’t live without it.
  6. Pero began his basketball career in the youth ranks of Rabotnicki Skopje, from where he was later promoted to the first team.
  7. In 2001, Antic shifted to the Greek team AEK Athens where he stayed until 2005.
  8. He signed for Crvena Zvezda in 2005.
  9. Pero was a member of the Russian team Spartak St. Petersburg and managed to play in the EuroChallenge Final Four in the 2010-2011 season.
  10. On September 26, 2011, Antic penned a two-year deal with Olympiacos. Besides winning two Euroleague titles, Pero helped Olympiacos to win the 2011-2012 Greek League title.
  11. On July 25, 2013, Pero signed a two-year deal with the NBA team Atlanta Hawks.
  12. He is the former captain of the Macedonian basketball team from which he retired in 2013 after the team was eliminated in the group stage of the FIBA EuroBasket 2013.
  13. On June 30, 2015, Antic shifted to the Turkish team Fenerbahce. He agreed on a two-year contract with an option of plus one year.
  14. He won the Turkish League and the Turkish Cup with Fenerbahce in 2016.
  15. Follow Pero on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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