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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Net Worth

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Net Worth

Net Worth: $20 Million

  • Source of Wealth NBA, Sports, Publishing, Television
  • Birth Place New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Height 7' 2" (2.18 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Habiba Abdul-Jabbar)
  • Full Name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth April 16, 1947
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Weight 225 lbs (102 kg)
  • Occupation Professional Basketball Player, Author, Actor
  • Education Power Memorial Academy, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Children 5 (Habiba, Sultana, Kareem Jr., Amir, Adam)
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About Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Named as NBA’s all time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a retired professional basketball player with an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2o12.

Born on April 16, 1947 in New York City, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was raised as a Roman Catholic but was later converted into Islam in the early 1960s. During his high school years, Jabbar led the Power Memorial Academy into three championships. In college, he played for the University of California Los Angeles Bruins. In 1969, he was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as its first overall pick in the 1969 NBA Draft. He played with the franchise until 1975 when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers together with Walt Wesley. He played with the Lakers until 1989.

Throughout his professional basketball career from 1969 to 1979, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has earned 6 MVP Awards for regular season and won 6 NBA Championships.

Abdul Jabbar was formerly married to Habiba Abdul-Jabbar (b. Janice Brown). The couple had three children together, Kareem Jr., Sultana and Habiba. After their divorce in 1978, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had another sons Amir and Adam to different mothers.


Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 1988
  • Earnings 1987
  • Earnings 1985
  • Earnings 1980
  • Earnings 1969
Earnings 1988 N/A
Salary 1988

Salary received from the Los Angeles Lakers

Earnings 1987 N/A
Salary 1987

Salary received from the Los Angeles Lakers

Earnings 1985 N/A
Salary 1985

Salary received from the Los Angeles Lakers

Earnings 1980 N/A
Salary 1980

Salary from the 1980 movie The Airplane!

Earnings 1969 N/A
Contract 1969

Amount offered to Jabbar by the Milwaukee Bucks

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