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Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth is $75 Million

How rich is Dikembe Mutombo?

Nickname: Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo

Date of birth: the 25th of June, 1966

Profession: ex-basketball player

Nationality: United States of America

Source of wealth: basketball

How Much is Dikembe Mutombo Worth?

Among the top earning NBA players, such as Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan and James LeBron, Dikembe Mutombo occupies the rightful place. His net worth is estimated at $75 million, which is not much for an athlete of his level, but turns to be the whopping amount for ordinary mortals, like you and me.

How much is Dikembe Mutombo Worth?

Dikembe Mutombo main source of wealth was playing basketball. He played for such teams as Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets and some others, and very often it was Dikembe, who led the team to the victory.

That talent turned back to the basketball player with a solid salary. During the years of his career Dikembe earned $140 million. After paying taxes he got $75 million of personal net worth.

In fact, each dollar Dikembe Mutombo earned graciously and diligently. He was singled out of other players with his towering height – Dikembe is 7 ft 2 in (2m 18 cm) tall; with great shot-blocking skills and enormous talent to defense.

Dikembe Mutombo great play was awarded not just with money, but also with various kinds of titles and prizes. He is the only one in NBA history, who had won Defensive Player of the Year award four times. That prize is very important for Dikembe Mutombo, but not the only one in his collection. He also has J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, NBA All-Rookie Team award etc.

Dikembe Mutombo with MVP award

His talent and hard work helped Dikembe Mutomboo win multi-million net worth. But how did he start his way on top?

Dikembe Mutombo Bio and Career

To become rich as Croesus, you should be born in a well-fixed family. At least, Dikembe Mutombo chose this way to prosperity. He grew up in the upper-class family in Kinshasa, Congo (ex-Zaire). The boy was brought up by a father, who served as the director of a high school, and a mother, who devoted all her time to care about 7 children (Dikembe has four brothers and two sisters).

Dikembe Mutombo biography

Mutombo father was a well-educated person. He studied in Sorbonne, France – one of the most famous Universities in the world. Mutombo Sr. was a convinced family man. He brought up his kids in respect to the older generation, in faith and in hard work.

In spite of his towering height and obvious skills of an athlete, Dikembe Mutombo spent the major part of his time for education. By the way, now he is considered as one of the cleverest basketball players.

Having graduated from school, Dikembe Mutombo came to USA. He planned to get University education here. Dikembe entered Georgetown University, where previously studied Bill Clinton. The young man planned to get Master degree.

Dikembe Mutombo and Bill Clinton

But his dreams changed, when he joined the University basketball team. In spite of his success in basketball, Dikembe finished his education. He graduated in 1991 with bachelor degree in linguistics. By the way, Dikembe speaks fluently 9 languages.

In early 1990s Dikembe Mutombo started NBA career. The first team, which signed the young talented player, was Denver Nuggets. The player has become the team star immediately. He easily blocked the shots of the opponent team players. When he managed to block the rival, he moved an index finger from side to side and showed the gesture, which meant “No!” Later it became Dikembe Mutombo visiting card.

Dikembe Mutombo with his famous gesture - waving an index finger

Mutombo NBA career started in 1991 and finished in 2009. During these years the athlete played for 6 various teams. In 2004 he joined Houston Rockets. After 5 successful years there Mutombo decided to retire.

Dikembe Mutombo House

A real moneybag, Dikembe Mutombo owns more than one residence. He is a happy holder of a huge Denver house. The basketball player demonstrated it to his fans and arranged the room tour.

He has bought $2, 5 million condo at Trump Place in 2004, but 6 years later put it on sale for $4, 8 million. For that amount the probable buyer would get three-bedroom and one-bathroom apartment with a huge living-room and extensive dining area.

Dikembe Mutombo house

Currently Dikembe Mutombo lives in a big house in Atlanta, GA.

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