During his career in the NBA, toni kukoc has earned a total of $61.5 million. He played for the Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and Atlanta Hawks. He is now working as a Special Advisor to the Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Kukoc’s current net worth is $30 million, which is a lot more than the 2019 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame inductees Vlade Divac and Horace Grant.
Kukoc was born on September 18, 1968, in Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia. He was raised by his parents, Ante and Radojka Kukoc. His father worked as a goalkeeper for a local club. He also competed in water polo and handball. He had praiseworthy hand-eye coordination that wowed his teammates. Kukoc was a ping pong/table tennis champion and received different youth category titles in the sport. He switched to basketball, however, as his main passion.
In the 1990 NBA draft, the Chicago Bulls drafted him 29th overall. He went on to become one of the most celebrated players in NBA history. He won three championships with the team, and was named the 1996 NBA Sixth Man of the Year. He was also a three-time Euroleague Champion and an Olympic medalist.
Kukoc is married to Renata, and they have two children together. They bought a home in Highland Park soon after moving to Chicago in 1993. Their son Marin plays with the Highland Park High School varsity basketball team, and their daughter Stela plays college volleyball at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. In 2009, Kukoc had hip replacement surgery. He now plays at least one round of golf daily.