Who is Kareem Abdul Jabbar?
Kareem Abdul Jabbar born as Ferdinand Lewis is a famous, talented, and most respected American former basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association NBA for Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers. He was born on July 14, 1947, in New York City, USA. As of 2021, he is 73 years old with 7 feet 2 inches taller in height.
At just the age of 12, his height was about 6 feet and 8 inches tall. He created record six-time for being The Most Valuable Player, a record 19 times NBA All-Star, and many. He was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016 by Barack Obama. He was also selected US Global Ambassador in 2012 by Clinton. He has been actively involved in various Films and Writing activities throughout his life.
Educational qualification background
Kareem Abdul Jabbar completed his School Education from Power Memorial High School, Manhattan, Newyork. He began his record-breaking basketball accomplishments in his High School. The game was everything for him and He made his team win in the National High School Boys Basketball Championship when he was just in Grade 11. He also joined UCLA college where he was not allowed to play for the fiŕst year, but When he got a chance, He scored 56 points in his first game setting UCLA single-game record.
Family, Parents, and siblings
Kareem Abdul Jabbar belongs from very supportive and inspiring family background. His parents had named him Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. Her Mother Chora Lillian was a department store Price Checker. His father Ferdinand Lewis Sr. was a transit police officer and a jazz musician. talking about siblings, he was the only child of his parents. He grew up in the Dyckman Street projects in the Inwood neighborhood of Upper Manhattan. His family always supported him for his sporting career. His parents were amazed by his unusually large and tall body at a young age.
Relationships, Wife, & Children (2021)
Talking about his love life, He met his wife named Habiba Abdul-Jabbar aka Jennice Brown at a Lakers Game during his senior year at UCLA. They fall in love, got married, and became husband and wife officially. They have three children, two daughters named Habiba and Sultana, and have a son named Kareem Jr. Kareem Jr is a very good and popular basketball player at Western Kentucky.
unfortunately, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Jennice Brown’s relationship didn’t last for a long time. they got divorced in1987. from an ex-girlfriend named Cheryl Pistono, Kareem Abdul has another son named Adam who was arrested for allegedly stabbing a neighbor.
Income, Earning, and Net Worth
Kareem Abdul Jabbar‘s main income source income is commercial and professional Games. from the very beginning of his young age, He has earned enormous wealth. He has also been involved in Films from where he must have earned a good amount. As he is so popular, he generates extra income from Brand endorsements too. He also increased his wealth by writing bestseller books like Giant Steps, Black profiles in Courage. As of 2021, His total Net Worth is estimated to be $20 million USD.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Name||Kareem Abdul Jabbar|
|Full Real Name||Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.|
|Birthplace||Newyork City, USA|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||April 14, 1947|
|Age||73 years old (2021)|
|Height||7 feet 2 inches|
|Net worth (2021)||$20 million USD|
|School/college/University||Power Memorial High School, UCLA college|
Kareem Abdul Jabbar Other Quick Details
Profession: A basketball player
Weight: 102 kilograms
Body measurements: N/A
Father Name: Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor
Mother Name: Cora Lilian
Brother Name: N/A
Sister Name: N/A
Marital status: Married
Relationship status: Engaged
Girlfriend Name: N/A
Wives Name: Habiba Abdul-Jabbar aka Jennice Brown and Cheryl Pistono
Son Name: Amir, Adams, Kareem Jr.
Daughter Name: Habiba, Sultana
Facebook Account: YES
Instagram Account: YES
Twitter Account: YES
Movies & Tv-series: The Game of Death, Airplanes, Fletch
Some facts about Kareem Abdul Jabbar
- His weight was about 5.8 kilograms at his birth.
- He was diagnosed with Myeloid Leukaemia.
- He regularly suffered from Migraines and used Cannabis for which legal disputes arose.
- He had undergone Quadruple Bypass Surgery at the age of 68 to treat Cardiovascular Disease.
- He made his film debut in Bruce Lee Starrer Game of Death in 1972.
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