Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth

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Dikembe Mutombo net worth is
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It’s been estimated the total amount of Dikembe Mutombo net worth today is 75 million dollars, which he’s collected as a result of his success in basketball. Yet, now he’s considered to be retired from this sport. When he was still active inside, Dikembe Mutombo was among the best bringing in basketball players as he brought in about 140 million dollars before taxes. So, during this time an enormous part of Dikembe Mutombo net worth was collected, at the same time. This team has additionally began to raise the overall amount of Dikmebe Mutombo net worth.

Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth $75 Million Dollars

When he belonged to the team, he won quite a few awards, including the Defensive Player of the Year. While belonging to this team, Dikembe Mutombo continued to get an increasing number of awards and his abilities in basketball were commended a lot. So, is profession in these teams not only raised the total amount of Dikembe Mutombo net worth, but also added lots of awards to him.

While he belonged to the New Jersey Jets team, he endured an injury that prevented him to play in most of the games in the season. In 2003, he was traded again and also this time it was for the team of New York Knicks. Nevertheless, shortly he was traded once again, to the Chicago Bulls team. The last team he was playing in was the Houston Rockets. So, he’s shifted a lot of teams when belonging to the NBA and they all added up to his popularity and net worth.

The season of 2008-2009 was his last season in the NBA. Basketball helped Dikembe Matombo to create his name as among the most powerful ones on the market.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 25, 1966 age 49
Birth place: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height:7 ft 1 in (2.18 m)
Weight:260 lbs (118 kg)
Profession:Basketball player
Education:Georgetown University
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Rose Mutombo
Parents:Biamba Marie Mutombo, Samuel Mutombo
Awards:NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie Team, National Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, Laureus World Sports Award for Sport for Good
TV shows:Athlete 360

Interesting Facts

1Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2(December 30) Signed a contract for the rest of the 2008-09 season with the Houston Rockets.
3Professional basketball player with the Denver Nuggets (1991-1996), Atlanta Hawks (1996-1997 to 2000-2001[start]), Philadelphia 76ers (2000-2001[end] to 2001-2002), New Jersey Nets (2002-2003), New York Knicks (2003-2004), and Houston Rockets (2004-2009).
4Wife Rose Mutombo is long time friend to FTC Publications' Director Regina Niallah since 1996 meeting by chance at 46 home basketball games in Atlanta. They sat right next to each other for 2 seasons.
5Fulfilled a lifelong dream by opening the doors to the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital and Research Center while contributing 15 million dollars to the facility. The 300-bed hospital will provide health care to people in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Mutombo was born.
6Attended a Salvation Army school in Kinshasa (Congo) from the sixth grade through 11th grade.
7Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and five African dialects.
8In 1999, won the seventh annual Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Award, presented to athletes who excel and help others
9Wears size 22 basketball shoes, the largest in the NBA (Shaquille O'Neal also wears the same size)
10Dikembe and his wife, Rose, have one daughter, Carrie Biamba Wamutumbo, and a new baby boy, Jean Jacques Dikembe Mutumbo Mplombo, Jr
11Selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (fourth pick overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft
12Signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Hawks on July 15, 1996
13Traded by Atlanta with Roshown McLeod to Philadelphia for Theo Ratliff, Toni Kukoc, Nazr Mohammed and Juan "Pepe" Sanchez on February 22, 2001
14Traded by Philadelphia to New Jersey for for Keith Van Horn and Todd MacCulloch on August 6, 2002


1Waggling his finger after blocking a shot





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2001 NBA All-Star Game2001TV SpecialHimself
60 Minutes2000TV Series documentaryHimself - NBA Player (segment "Dikembe Mutombo")
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