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Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth is $200 Million

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Nicknames: Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, The Dream

Date of birth: the 21st of January, 1963

Profession: basketball player, businessman

Nationality: United States of America

Source of wealth: basketball, real estate business

Even now Hakeem Olajuwon can’t believe in his incredible success. He is popular, he owns $200 million net worth and every day he looks at the big poster on his wall, where he stands near Shaquille O'Neal. The photo was made immediately after the final game in 1995. Both, they were two big basketball stars of that period; both were in great shape and made people cry every time, when one of them touched the ball.

Hakeem Olajuwon’s professional fate is original. He is just 182 cm tall and looks quite undersized in comparison with other pro basketball players, who were about 2 meters long. Till his 18 year old age he had never heard about NBA and made his first basketball throw at the age of 17. Till that moment Hakeem was in love with football and knew everything about that game.

He was born in Nigeria in a family of cement business owners. His parents were persistent and incredibly hard-working and the boy was taught to be disciplined from his earliest years. Later this feature of his nature helped him to become successful.

After graduating from college in Nigeria, Hakeem moved to USA to continue his education. He fell in love with basketball, being a student of the University of Houston. In 1984 he was drafted by the Houston Rockets. Hakeem played for this team till 2001 and did it faithfully. Due to Hakeem Olajuwon efforts the team performed great in the 17th and 18th NBA seasons and won two championships in a row. It was the greatest success during the team history and Olajuwon was responsible for it.

Hakeem Olajuwon’s talent was approved by his multimillion earnings and numerous titles he got. The Best Defensive Player of the Year, the Finals MVP, one of 50 Greatest Players in the NBA History – the list of his honors can be enumerated for ages.

Now Hakeem Olajuwon is a retired pro basketball player, who is involved into real estate business. He feels incredibly happy, when recollects in mind his NBA days. His name decorates one of the stars in Basketball Hall of Fame. 

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