Jonas Valančiūnas is a professional basketball player who plays Center for the Toronto Raptors as number 17. Valančiūnas’s height is 7 ft 0 in. Valančiūnas’s weight is 255 pounds. Valančiūnas was born on May 6, 1992, in Utena, Lithuania. This article takes a deep dive into Jonas Valančiūnas’s net worth.Image Credit: Keith Allison
Valančiūnas started playing professionally in 2008. In the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Valančiūnas was chosen number 5 in round 1 by the Toronto Raptors.
Valančiūnas played for the Perlas (basketball club) during 2008-2010 as well as the BC Lietuvos rytas in 2010-2012. Later, Valančiūnas played for the Toronto Raptors throughout 2012-present. Some of the highlights of Jonas Valančiūnas’s career include: NBA All-Rookie Second Team, List of LKL champions champion, Lithuanian Basketball League MVP, 2× Lithuanian Basketball League blocks leader, LKF Cup winner, 3× LKL All-Star Game, 2× LKL All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, 3× Lithuanian Player of the Year, 2× FIBA Europe Young Men’s Player of the Year Award, EuroCup Basketball All-EuroCup Team, EuroCup Rising Star, FIBA Under-19 World Championship MVP, FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP, and FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship MVP.
Valančiūnas won a silver medal in the EuroBasket 2013. Valančiūnas won a silver medal in the EuroBasket 2015. Valančiūnas won a gold medal in the FIBA Under-19 World Championship 2011 in the Lithuania men’s national under-18 and under-19 basketball team event. Valančiūnas won a gold medal in the U18 European Championship Men 2010 Division A in the Lithuania men’s national under-18 and under-19 basketball team event. Valančiūnas won a gold medal in the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in the Lithuania men’s national under-16 and under-17 basketball team event. Valančiūnas won a bronze medal in the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in the Lithuania men’s national under-16 and under-17 basketball team event. Valančiūnas won a gold medal in the 2007 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival.
Player annual payments vary between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of considerations. Although most professional NBA players earn a salary of approximately $2 million, some with D-league crossover agreements receive as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is close to $100 million, although as of today no player earns anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the NBA, salaries can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what is basketball player Jonas Valančiūnas’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Jonas Valančiūnas’s net worth as of 2018 is:
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