The Toronto Raptors introduced their new member, Marc Gasol, in 2019. He started his NBA career in 2008 and played with Memphis Grizzlies for most of his career. He has won many titles including NBA championship, two-time All-NBA Team member, three-time NBA All-Star and an NBA champion. Likewise, he was also named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
|Birth Name||Marc Gasol Sáez|
|Birth Date||January 29, 1985|
|Height||6 feet 10 inch|
|Parents||Father: Agusti Gasol
Mother: Marisa Saez
|Siblings||Pau Gasol, Adria Gasol|
|Children||Julia Gasol Blesa (daughter)|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
Marc Gasol Net Worth: $50 million
Marc started his professional career on Spain, playing the Liga ACB for FC Barcelona. He later signed with Girona in 2006 and was named the ACB Most Valuable Player in 2008. The Spanish basketball player’s NBA career started when he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2007 NBA draft but was later traded to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a trade package. He signed with the Grizzlies on July 9, 2008.
With Memphis, he signed a $58 million deal in 2011. Likewise, he was earning $24 million between June 2017 and June 2018 from salary and endorsement. On February 7, 2019, Marc was traded to the Toronto Raptors and made his debut two days later. On June 26, 2019, Marc opted in with the Toronto Raptors by exercising a $25.6 million player option for the 2019-20 season. As of 2020, Marc Gasol holds a net worth of $50 million.
Marc Gasol Wife: Cristina Blesa
Marc is already married to his beautiful wife, Cristina Blesa. His wife comes from Spanish descent. Likewise, Marc and Cristina tied the knot on August 7, 2013. The wedding took place in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region, beside River Onya. However, their wedding ceremony was private, and the couple hired security to avoid media from taking pictures.
A reliable source, Hoops Hype shared,
“Marc Gasol married girlfriend Cristina Blesa in a ceremony that was held under tight security to prevent the media from taking pictures.”
Before tying the knot, Marc and Cristina had been living together for six years in Memphis. Together, the couple introduced their daughter and named her Julia Gasol Blesa.
Marc Gasol Wiki-Bio
Marc Gasol Sáez was born in 1985 in Barcelona, Spain. The Raptor, Marc, celebrates his birthday on January 29, which makes his age 35. He moved to Memphis suburb of Germantown, Tennessee, with his parents, Agusti Gasol and Marisa Sáez. Cristina’s husband grew up playing basketball with his older brother, Pau, with whom he joined Memphis Grizzlies.
The new member of the Raptors, Marc, played basketball in high school at Lausanne Collegiate School. He holds Spanish nationality and Spaniard ethnicity. The Raptor has a height of 6 feet and 10 inch and weighs around 116kg.