Marko Jarić

Jarić in 2008, photo by s_bukley/

Place of Birth: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Serbia)

Date of Birth: 12 October, 1978

Ethnicity: Serbian

Marko Jarić is a Serbian professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he played for Radnički Belgrade, Peristeri, Fortitudo Bologna, Virtus Bologna, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Real Madrid, and Montepaschi Siena; and the senior FR Yugoslavian national basketball team. Marko was an All-EuroLeague First Team member in 2002. He is 6′7″.

Marko is the son of Srećko Jarić, a professional basketball player. Marko is Serbian, and also holds Greek citizenship under the name Marko Latsis, under which he played basketball in Greece. His brother Nikola plays basketball in Switzerland.

Marko has two children with his former wife, Brazilian model and actress Adriana Lima.


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1 Response

  1. coffee says:

    apparently getting married on Valentine’s Day was the trendy thing to do this year (Salma Hayek and Adrina Lima both did it this year)

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