Victor Wembanyama

Basketball Player

Birthday January 4, 2004

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace France

Age 19 years old

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French forward who was selected first overall in the 2023 NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs. At 15 years old, he competed in the Eurocup for France and became the second youngest basketball player ever to participate in the Eurocup. He was named the LNB Pro A Best Young Player for the 2020-2021 season while playing for Nanterre 92 and won the award for a second consecutive time in 2022.

Before Fame

His mother, a former basketball player herself, began teaching him the sport when he was five years old.


He represented France at the 2019 FIBA U16 European Championship as well as the 2021 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup and helped lead the team to win a silver medal in both years. 

Family Life

His older sister, Eve, also plays basketball professionally and won a gold medal with France at the 2017 FIBA U16 Women's European Championship.

Associated With

Before signing with Metropolitans 92 in June of 2022, he played with American basketball players David Lighty and James Gist on the professional French team ASVEL.