Top 20 Basketball Player celebrities in Brazil

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Basketball Player celebrities [Updated June 2, 2023].

1. Anderson Varejao

Anderson Varejao net worth 2020
Anderson Varejao was born on September 28, 1982 in Colatina, Brazil.

Brazilian NBA big man who anchored the middle for the Cleveland Cavaliers teams that featured LeBron James. He played for the Golden State Warriors from 2016 to 2017. 

2010 was one of his best seasons, when he made the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.

Net Worth 2020: $48 Million


Salary 2020: $9.7 Million

2. Nene

Nene net worth 2020
Nene was born on September 13, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He excelled at soccer and even received attention from professional clubs before getting into basketball.

Net Worth 2020: $45 Million

3. Raul Neto

Raul Neto net worth 2020
Raul Neto was born on May 19, 1992 in Brazil.
He was the youngest member of the Brazil national basketball team during the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Salary 2020: 840,000 USD (2016)

4. Oscar Schmidt

Oscar Schmidt net worth 2020
Oscar Schmidt was born on February 16, 1958 in Natal, Brazil.
He was the top scorer at the Olympic Games in 1988, 1992 and 1996, becoming the first player to score 1,000 career points at the Games.

5. Lucas Nogueira

Lucas Nogueira net worth 2020
Lucas Nogueira was born on July 26, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He represented his native Brazil at the FIBA U19 World Championship in 2011. He's spent time in the D-League with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Raptors 905.

6. Fab Melo

Fab Melo net worth 2020
Fab Melo was born on June 20, 1990 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil.
He set a D-League record of 14 blocks while playing for the Maine Red Claws.

7. Leandro Barbosa

Leandro Barbosa net worth 2020
Leandro Barbosa was born on November 28, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had one of his best seasons in 2007, when he won the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award with the Suns.

8. Marcelo Huertas

Marcelo Huertas net worth 2020
Marcelo Huertas was born on May 25, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He's represented Brazil in international play, winning an MVP award at the 2006 South American Championship.

9. Tiago Splitter

Tiago Splitter net worth 2020
Tiago Splitter was born on January 1, 1985 in Blumenau, Brazil.
He won gold medals with the Brazilian national basketball team at the 2003 Pan American Games, the 2005 FIBA Americas Championship, and the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship.

10. Cristiano Felicio

Cristiano Felicio was born on July 7, 1992 in Pouso Alegre, Brazil.
He tried to play college basketball at the University of Oregon in 2013, but his play in Brazil led the NCAA to deem him ineligible.

11. Bruno Caboclo

Bruno Caboclo was born on September 21, 1995 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A fan of shooting from deep, he was once banned by his high school coach from attempting three-pointers during games, as he was missing too many of them.

12. Yago Mateus

Yago Mateus was born on March 9, 1999 in Brazil.
In 2017 he was the recipient of the Luiz de Souza Leão award.