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Who Is Victor Wembanyama’s 6’1 Sister Who Went Viral During the 2023 NBA Draft? Does She Play Basketball as Well?

Published 09/25/2023, 3:29 PM EDT

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 Victor Wembanyama has been making headlines long before he entered the league. The young French athlete leaped into the consciousness of basketball fans after his highlights started going viral. Earlier this year, he was picked as the first overall in the NBA Draft. The national audience watched him cry tears of joy. After his hard work had come to fruition. However, besides the 19-year-old phenom, fans noticed two of his siblings.

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The elegance and charm of Wemby’s sister enamored rabid fans of the league. Social media started exploding with posts about her. In true NBA fashion, she became a viral sensation. Here’s a closer look at her.

Who is Victor Wembanyama’s Sister?


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Victor is the middle child of his three siblings. His Viral sister is Eve Wemanbayama, born in Le Chesnay, France on December 10th, 2001. She is currently twenty-one years of age and is three years older than Victor. However, there seems to be a great camaraderie between them. It was evident as Eve accompanied the No 1 pick on Draft night. While all eyes were on Wemby, many fans noticed Eve and their younger brother Oscar right beside him.

Many of those fans quickly took to Twitter to express how awestruck they were by Eve’s beauty and charm. The night unfolded with the San Antonio Spurs picking Wemby, which quickly diverted the attention from his sister. It deeply intrigued many folks from the NBA verse to know more about Victor’s elusive elder sister.


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Does Eve Wembanyama Play Basketball?

Victor isn’t the only hooper in the family. Eve is also a basketball player. She has participated in several 3×3 competitions throughout the years, including the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship and the FIBA U20 Women’s European Challengers. She also participated in the competition in 2020 for the LDLC ASVEL Feminine Club in the EuroLeague Women League. According to her FIBA profile, Eve is 6’1″, which makes her over a foot shorter than her brother, who is a tall 7’4″.

Eve and Victor must remember that Oscar Wembanyama, their younger brother, is just behind them as they develop their basketball talents. Oscar, a well-known basketball player, debuted in 2020 for Nanterre’s U-15 squad, the same squad Victor previously played with. In 2022, after Victor departed to play with Metropolitans 92, he later joined ASVEL. Although Oscar is just 6’7″,  he is not as tall as Wemby.

The Parents of this Talent Trio of Hoopers

The couple Felix Wembanyama and Elodie de Fautereau welcomed Victor into the world on January 4, 2004, in Nanterre, France. Victor has discussed his parents in several interviews throughout the years, stating that they are the ones who gave him his physical prowess. Elodie is a former professional basketball player who is now a coach, whilst Felix was a track and field athlete in the past. Competing in the high jump, long jump, and triple jump.

Victor stated in a SLAM interview from October 2022, “Dad gave me the passion for knowing subjects in depth, being a real technician of sports, of whatever I do.”In the 1960s, Victor’s grandpa Michel De Fautereau, and his grandmother Marie Christine both participated in basketball. Marie Christine used to accompany her husband to and from games.“I mean, I had the choice and I still have the choice to play or not play basketball, but basketball has always been around. I can’t avoid it in my family,” Victor added.


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The height of the siblings isn’t a coincidence. Both their parents stand well above the Average. Felix is 6 feet 6 inches tall. While the trio’s mother stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches.

Fans Were in a Frenzy Seeing the Elegance of Eve Wembanyama on Draft Night

There is no doubting the attractiveness of Victor’s sister. Following her appearance on national TV during the 2023 NBA Draft, admirers flocked to social media to comment on Eve’s breathtaking beauty. A bewildered Twitter user wrote, ” Victor Wembanyama’s sister Eve. That’s it. That’s the tweet. I might move back. Not kidding.” 


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Meanwhile, another user echoed the sentiment, writing: “The way Jeremy Sochan hugged Eve Wembanyama – VictorWembanyama gotta fight him. But I’d do the same, Jeremy. I’d do the same.” Escalating things even further, one fan found the woman of his dreams in Eve. “I’ve found her… Eve Wembanyama. Will you be my new girlfriend?” wrote the Awestruck fan. In conclusion, her looks aside, Wemby’s sister is also great in the paint. For Monaco last season, she averaged 6.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 1.8 assists.

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