Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Net Worth: How Much Is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Worth? 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Net Worth: How Much Is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Worth? 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s net worth is speculated to be worth an estimated sum of twenty five million United States dollars($25m). He earned this from his career in the NBA. During his active years, he earned $7 million annually. He also makes money from his endorsement deals with prominent brands like McDonalds and Coca Cola.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Bio

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was born as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr on the 16th of April, 1947 in Harlem, New York. He is a retired American basketball player who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA for two decades. He was a top player, winning the NBA Most Valuable Player Award six times.

He had his elementary education at Power Memorial Academy and was an outstanding high school player at Stuyvesant High School where he succeeded in both academics and athletics. At UCLA, he led his team to three consecutive NCAA championships from 1967 to 1969.

He helped the Milwaukee Bucks win the NBA championship in 1971 and later joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 1975, winning five more championships. Abdul-Jabbar retired in 1989, holding records for career points, field goals, rebounds and blocked shots.

Aside from basketball, he is a successful actor and author, appearing in films like “Game of Death” and writing books, including his autobiography, “Giant Steps” .

He was formerly married to Habiba Abdul-Jabbar, whom he had three children with and he had a girlfriend known as Cheryl Pistono, who had a son for him. 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Businesses and Achievements 

Throughout his basketball career, he was an excellent player and has won many awards including NBA Most Valuable Player(1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978), NBA Finals MVP(1971,1985,1987), NBA Rookie of the Year(1970), 19-time NBA All-Star, 15-time All-NBA First Team, 11-time All-NBA Defensive First Team, NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team, NBA 75th Anniversary Team, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1995), FIBA Hall of Fame(2015), Presidential Medal of Freedom(2016) and many others. 

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Net Worth:How Much Is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Worth?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s net worth is an approximate sum of twenty-five million United States dollars ($25m). He achieved a lot in the NBA, holding the scoring record until LeBron James broke it. Aside from basketball, he is also an actor and an accomplished author with over ten books including, “Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court”, “Mycroft Holmes”, “Brothers in Arms”, “Giant Steps”, “Writings On The Wall”, “Coach Wooden and Me” and so many others.

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