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Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth

Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth is
$75 Million

Dikembe Mutombo Bio/Wiki 2018

Dikembe Mutombo comes with an estimated net worth of $75 million. He’s 7’2 and weighs 260 pounds. Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo was produced on June 25, 1966 in Kinhasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mutombo initially thought on being a physician but his big prominence stood out to the Hoyas’ basketball coach, John Thompson. Thompson recruited Mutombo to the university’s basketball team. Thompson spoke virtually no English and had to study in the ESL program, but Mutombo shone in the court.

Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth $75 Million

Thompson became an outstanding shot blocker for the team, establishing a team record of 12 shot obstructed in a match. Thompson graduated in 1991 using a bachelor’s degree in linguistics and diplomacy. Dikembe Mutombo was chosen as the Denver Nuggets’ fourth overall pick in the 1991 NBA Draft. As a rookie he instantly became precious to the team and was chosen for the All Star team. The rookie has gone on to win that same award three more times. Mutumbo is regarded as among the most effective shot blockers and defensive players in NBA history.

During his 18 seasons in the NBA, Mutombo has played for the Denver Nuggets (1991 96), Atlanta Hawks (1996-2001), Philadelphia 76ers (200102), New Jersey Nets (200203), New York Knicks (200304), and Houston Rockets (2004-2009).

Dikembe Mutombo endured from a knee injury in the initial round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs. Shortly following the harm he declared his retirement in the sport.

Dikembe Mutombo is well known for his humanitarian efforts. Dikembe founded theDikembe Mutombo Foundation to assist better the living conditions of his native land, Democratic Republic of the Congo. He’s an enthusiastic patron of the Special Olympics. Mutombo was elated about the Bush’s comments saying,”My heart was filled with happiness. The Bush did not understand the President was going to say such great comments.”

Dikembe Mutombo has enough net worth to purchase:
1. 44,117.6Baluch Set Oriental Rugs ($1,700 each)
2. 157,894.7Ted Baker Stripe wool Coat, Waistcoat, & Trouser Sets ($475 each)

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Full NameDikembe Mutombo
Net Worth$75 Million
Date Of BirthJune 25, 1966 (age 49
Place Of BirthKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height7 ft 1 in (2.18 m)
Weight260 lbs (118 kg)
ProfessionBasketball player
EducationGeorgetown University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseRose Mutombo
ParentsBiamba Marie Mutombo, Samuel Mutombo
NicknamesDikembe Mutombo Mpolondo, Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo
AwardsNBA 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 ShowsAthlete 360
1Waggling his finger after blocking a shot
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. [2008]
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


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2002 NBA All-Star Game2002TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2001TV SeriesHimself
2001 NBA All-Star Game2001TV SpecialHimself
60 Minutes2000TV Series documentaryHimself - NBA Player (segment "Dikembe Mutombo")
2000 NBA All-Star Game2000TV MovieHimself
The Sport Jerks1998TV SeriesHimself
1998 NBA All-Star Game1998TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998TV SeriesHimself
1997 NBA All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself
1996 NBA All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself
1992 NBA All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself

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60 Minutes2000TV Series documentaryHimself - NBA Player (segment "Dikembe Mutombo")

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