Clint Capela Biography

Clint Capela is a young and professional Swiss basketball player. He is popularly known to play in the team of Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association. Clint is also known to be one of the highest-earning team athletes in Switzerland. He is an NBA player who plays in the position of a center player.

Early Life

Clint Capela also known as Swiss Roll or Clint N’ Dumba Capela was born on May 18 in 1994. His mother is from Congo and his father is from Angola. He was born in Geneva, Switzerland. Clint is known to have an older brother who suggested and motivated him to become a basketball player. His parents separated when he was a few months old. As a student, Clint attended INSEP which is located in Paris, France. After his high school graduation, his educational information about his further studies is not known so it can be assumed that he did not go to a college or a University.

Clint Capela Career

Clint’s professional career started in 2012 after he joined the LNB Pro A under senior Elan Chalon, and on April 12, 2014, he represented the World team at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit and declared for the 2014 NBA draft. He was selected with the 25th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets on June 26, 2014, and he signed the official contract with the Rockets on July 25, 2014. On March 30, 2015, he scored his first NBA points when his team lost to Toronto Raptors. On November 6, 2015, which was his second season, Capela recorded his first career double score of 13 points when his team won against the Sacramento Kings.

Later on 29th November 2015, he led his side to an overtime win over the New York Knicks where he recorded his third career double along with a career-high of 18 points. In November 2016, he scored a career-high 20 points winning against the Utah Jazz. In November 2016, he again start a new career-high with 21 points against Portland Trail Blazers. On October 18, 2017, Clint scored 22 points against Sacramento Kings, and on December 11 of the same year, his team won against New Orleans Pelican.

On December 22, he scored a season-high of 23 points and won over San Antonio Spurs. In February 2020, Clint was recruited by Atlanta Hawks and made his debut there in December 2020 where he made his team win against Detroit Pistons. In June 2021, Clints appreciated his teammate Trae Young but wasn’t much impressed by James Harden.

Clint Capela Biography

Real Name Clint N’Dumba Capela
Birth Date May 18, 1994
Age (as of 2023) 28 Years
Birth Place Geneva, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 11” – in Centimeters – 211 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 101 kg  –  in Pounds –  222 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College INSEP (Paris, France)

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal Life

Clint Capela is a 28- year- the old guy who is currently single. He is a career-focused guy who believes in building his career first rather than getting into a relationship or concentrating on other activities. He would update about his relationship as soon as he gets into one through his social media.

Clint Capela Net Worth

Clint is one of the highest-paid centers at this moment so he is getting quite a good amount from his career as well as from endorsement deals. Atlanta Hawks signed a contract for 2 years worth $46 million and he is making an average annual salary of $18 million. In addition to this, Clint has signed multi-year endorsement deals with some of the famous brands Nike and Richard Mille.  


  • Clint was awarded Pro A Most Improved Player in 2014.
  • He was also named a Pro A Rising Star in 2014.
  • Clint has also won NBA D -League All-Defensive First Team in 2015.
  • In 2021, he was named the NBA rebounding leader.
  • He was spotted at the European Junior Championship when he was 15 years old.
  • Clint started playing basketball as he stood 6 feet 3 inches when he was just 13 years old.

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