Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth 2022: Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Wiki, and Career

Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth 2022:  Hakeem Olajuwon was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on January 21, 1963, and holds the title of retired Nigerian-American professional basketball player. He has a net worth of $200 million from playing pro basketball for 18 years with Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors and being an entrepreneur. Standing at 6 ft 9 inches tall before becoming internationally known, he learned to play hoops by age 15, which led him to success later that same year when drafted into the NBA after only one season of college ball played at University Joliette Catholic High School in Montreal Canada where his team won the 1976 Quebec high school championship.

During his time at the University of Houston, he led them three times in a row to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Final Four (national tournament semifinals). After being drafted by the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association, Olajuwon and Ralph Sampson created this duo, the Twin Towers offence. This impacted their image of himself as one dominant centre in NBA history.

Hakeem Olajuwon was born in Nigeria. He started his professional basketball career with the Houston Rockets. He played for the team from 1984 to 2002, making him one of only three players who had spent their entire NBA careers with a single franchise until he decided to retire at age 38. In 1993, Hakeem became an American citizen after granting citizenship by naturalization under section 329A(c)(5) of Title 8 USC. By 1996, he also won gold medals as part of the US national teams at the Olympics Atlanta 1996 Summer Games and Sydney 2000 Olympic games – becoming the first man ever to do so twice on two continents (Asian 1988 Seoul 1990).

Quick Facts:

Full Name Hakeem Olajuwon
Net Worth $200 Million
Date Of Birth January 21, 1963
Place Of Birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.08 m)
Weight 256 lbs (116 kg)
Profession Basketball player
Education University of Houston
Nationality United States of America

 

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