Who has captured the Denver Nuggets Joker’s Attention?
Natalija Macesic is the lovely girlfriend of NBA player, Nikola Jokic aka Joker -currently a player with the Denver Nuggets.
Natalija’s NBA star beau needs no introduction, the 25-year-old has taken the NBA world by storm and is considered one of the best centers in the NBA. Apparently Nikola Jokic’s salary in 2021 is a whoping $28.54 million!
Born February 19, 1995; the Serbian player was a member of the Serbian U-19 national basketball team that took home silver at the 2013 World Championships. He helped Serbia win silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
He played with the professional basketball team KK Mega Basket from 2012 to 2015. He was the Adriatic League MVP in 2015.
He was the second round selection of the Denver Nuggets in the 2014 NBA draft and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team for the 2015-2016 season.
Jokic officially broke out during the 2016-2017 season as the official starting center for the Nuggets.
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1. Natalija Macesic met Nikola in her teens
Natalija Macesic who is also Serbian, met her boyfriend Nikola while they were both still teenagers. It is believed the two started to date while still in high school when they were around 16. Their photos on social media date all the way back to June of 2013.
2. She made the move to Denver
Natalija Macesic is currently based in Denver and has been living with Jokic for years now. Is safe to say Natalija is pretty committed to the couple’s relationship.
Obviously the two have gone through a lot together and Natalija has been a great source of support to the player since are both away from their native country.
She also traveled to London with Nikola while his Denver Nuggets took on the Indiana Pacers there. During the offseason the couple enjoys traveling to their homecountry of Serbia to relax and connect with family and friends.
Nikola refers to Natalija as “Ljubav,” which means love. How beautiful is that? The couple often appear in each others social media and they are clearly not shy when it comes to being all lovey dovey.
3. She takes her education seriously
Natalija Macesic studied Psychology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The pretty blonde previously studied Psychology at Seminole State College (Oklahoma) -where she was a volleyball player.
She graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2018. An article by The Gazette also mentioned her plans for pursuing a Master’s degree. ‘Once I get my Master’s, I’ll be all done,’ she told the magazine in 2018.
4. She is close to his family
Nikola who has two older brothers, Nemanja and Strahinja; get along just great with Natalija. According to an interview Jokic admitted to trying to get her to cheat when playing cards against his family.
He said “I want her to cheat,” because it’s the only way to beat Nemanja and Strahinja—who, according to Nikola, “are cheating all the time.”
Natalija who was right there with him said, “They don’t know how to lose.”
5. She keeps a low profile
Macesic prefers to stay out of the spotlight and has her Instagram set to private. The couple is pretty low key, they enjoy their privacy and enjoy leading simple life. Natalija Macesic isn’t only supportive of Jokic but also shares a lot of the same interests including his love of horses. The player owns a horse named, Dream Catcher.
Find the pretty Natalija Macesic on Facebook here.
2021 Update**: Nikola Jokic Married
According to Instagram posts, Nikola Jokic Married Natalija Macesic back in October 2020. If you have any photo’s of the wedding, please do us a favour and let us know in the comments. Sorry ladies, this wealthy superstar is taken.