Dario Saric Net Worth & Salary NBA (Updated 2022)

What Is Dario Saric Net Worth?

Net Worth $15.1 million
Born8 April, 1994
Age 28 Years Old
Place of Birth Šibenik, Croatia
Source of IncomeBasketball Player (NBA)
Last Updated2022

Dario Šarić is a Croatian professional Basketball Player who plays as a forward for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. Currently, as of 2022, he holds a net worth of $15.1 million. He was drafted 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

Apart from playing in the NBA, Dario represents his home country, Croatia, as a senior player on the Croatian National Basketball Team. He has been playing in the NBA since 2014. Saric, however, spent two more years in Europe before joining the NBA.

Saric has demonstrated amazing talent as a power forward for Croatian teams, NBA organizations, and the National team.

Let’s dive in and know more about him…!

How Was Dario Saric Early Life and Education?

Dario Saric was born in the Croatian town of Sibenik to basketball players Predrag and Veselinka

He started playing basketball professionally at the age of 15 when he joined Zrinjevac, a club based out of Zagreb, Croatia that competes in the Croatian League.

“The Homie” and “Super Dario” are some of his nicknames.

How Does Dario Saric Professional Career begin?

His professional career started in 2009 with Zrinjevac when he joined the club mid-season. He later won the Citta di Roma in the EuroLeague International Junior Tournament, where his team won.

Dario played for the Croatia U16 national team in the 2010 Championship. He was the MVP of the tournament after his triple-double of 19 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. He was nominated for the FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year Award in 2010-11.

He was chosen to play for the World Team in 2012 at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, US, where his team beat the US Team. Šarić represented Croatia in the 2013 EuroBasket and the 2014 FIBA World Cup. He played for the national team until 2017.

In November 2012, he signed a 4-year contract with another Croatian club called Cibona Zagreb and was nominated for the FIBA Europe Young Men’s Player of the Year Award for the second time.

In 2014, Dario was bought out of Cibona by Turkish club Anadolu Efes, who signed him under a 2+1 year contract. He was picked in the 2014 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic but was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. 

Dario signed with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2016 after the expiration of his contract with Efes. His performance in the NBA was great from the start. 

In November 2018, Dario was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he had a decent performance and played for a year. Šarić was then traded to the Phoenix Suns in July of 2019.

He played in the 2020 NBA Bubble, where he was a starter and the Suns ended their season with an 8-0 record. Owing to his success, he was signed to a 3-year extension with the Phoenix Suns in November 2020. 

Three months later, he caught COVID after playing against the Washington Wizards. Šarić went inactive for about a month due to the virus and missed 13 games during that time. He returned with a match against the 76ers.

In the first game of the 2021 NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks, Dario suffered a major ligament tear in his right knee and was benched indefinitely. The Suns lost the series in six games. He missed the entire 2021–22 NBA season after he went through meniscus surgery on May 5, 2022. 

Personal Life

Dario was born into a professional basketball family and had one sibling, Dana Šarić, who is also a former basketball player.

He is currently in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Karla Pušeljić’ who also happens to be from Croatia.

How Does Dario Šarić Make His Money?

Dario is currently under a 3-year, $27 million contract with the Phoenix Suns that includes a guarantee for the same amount.

This contract fetches him an average salary of $9 million.

  • Earnings as a Basketball Player
  • Earnings from Sponsorships

Dario Šarić’s Social Media Accounts

Dario Šarić Biography/ Wikipedia

Real NameDario Šarić
Date of BirthApril 8, 1994
ReligionRoman Catholic 
Height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend Karla Pušeljić’
Salary$9 million
Net worth$15.1 million
ProfessionBasketball Player (NBA)

What Is Dario Šarić’s Salary?

Dario Šarić earns an annual salary of approximately $9 million in 2022.

Major Career Highlights

  • Named NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2017.
  • Named EuroLeague Free Throw Percentage leader in 2016.
  • Won the Turkish Cup championship in 2015.
  • Named Adriatic League MVP in 2014.
  • Won Adriatic League Top Scorer in 2014.
  • Two times FIBA European Young Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014.
  • Won FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP in 2010.
  • Won FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship MVP in 2010.

Famous Quotes

“I use massage, I was like 10 hours in the bed, I don’t try, you know, to visit around New York. I tried to be focused, tried to stay fresh in mind for this game, because this kind of game, we should win, and we did that today.”

Dario Saric

“For me, I know a lot of people go under me on ball screens. And I’m looking forward, this summer mostly, to becoming a deadly knockdown 3-point shooter. I’m going to work relentlessly, and I mean relentlessly on my 3-point shot. I know I took a step back in that aspect this year.”

Dario Saric

3 Success Lessons From Dario Šarić

  • Keep moving forward despite the failures.
  • Nothing else matters as long as your focus is on your goal.
  • Work hard 


Dario Šarić is a Croatian Basketball player. He is one of the major assets for the Phoenix Suns in the NBA and is expected to rejoin the game as soon as possible. He is presently signed to a 3-year contract with the team. 

He started playing for the Phoenix Suns in 2019. He is a strong Forward for the team.

I hope Dario Šarić’s story has inspired you to work hard and achieve your goals in life. Dario Šarić’s net worth is $15.1 million, according to the most recent update.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the popular questions related to Dario Šarić, such as biography, age, height, wife, etc.

What Is Dario Šarić’s Height And Weight?

Dario Saric stands 6 ft 10 inches (2.08 m) tall and weighs 225 lb (102 kg).

Which Team Does Dario Šarić Play For?

Dario Šarić currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA.

Who Is Dario Šarić Dating?

Dario Šarić is currently reported to be dating Karla Pušeljić who is from Croatia. 

What is Dario Šarić’s Average Salary?

Dario Šarić’s average Salary is $9 million.

(Please note: This is not the exact net worth of Dario Šarić. The information is picked through various web sources).

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