Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth 2023; NBA Career, Lifestyle & Biography

Hakeem Olajuwon is a former professional basketball player who was born in a Muslim Nigerian family. You may know that there are very few basketball players who are from a Muslim family.  Hakeem Olajuwon was born on 21st January 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria. But, now Hakeem is also a citizen of the United States of America.

Net Worth: $320 Million
Name: Hakeem Olajuwon
Salary: $26 Million +
Monthly Income: $2 Million +
Date of Birth: January 21, 1963
Age: 60 Yrs
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft 10 in (2.13 m)
Weight: 116 Kg or 255 lbs
Profession: Basketball player
Nationality: American

He was interested in sports from his childhood and used to play as a soccer goalkeeper when he was a school student. He basically started to play basketball during his college life and at that time he used to play for the local basketball team.

But, after moving to America he began his basketball career with the University of Houston Cougars. He was the winner of NCAA player of the year in 1983. Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the best basketball players of all time.

Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth 2023:

Presently the net worth of Hakeem Olajuwon is around $320 million in 2023. His total net worth consists of his bank balance and all the owned properties of Hakeem Olajuwon.

Name Hakeem Olajuwon
Net Worth (2023) $320 Million
Profession Nigerian-American former professional basketball player
Monthly Income And Salary $2 Million +
Yearly Income And Salary $26 Million +

At the present time like every other millionaire people, Hakeem Olajuwon also has a personal bank account with the proper amount of balance and reportedly he has more than $10 million dollars in his private account.

Besides this, there is also another report that Hakeem Olajuwon has a huge amount of real estate property which has an equal market value of $100 million these days. Including all of his bank balance, property, and investment Hakeem Olajuwon’s net worth is $320 million dollars in 2023.

Hakeem Olajuwon earning salary:

In the past, Hakeem Olajuwon used to play for different basketball teams after signing the contract. The total earning of Hakeem Olajuwon from his entire basketball career is around $110 million dollars.

But, at present Hakeem Olajuwon earns around $46 million dollars for his yearly income. His monthly income is more than $2 million dollars in 2023.

Hakeem Olajuwon Net worth Growth

Net Worth in 2023 $320 Million
Net Worth in 2022 $294 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $268 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $242 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $217 Million
Net Worth in 2018 $193 Million

How Hakeem Olajuwon has built his net worth?

Hakeem Olajuwon has built his entire $320 million dollars net worth from his own basketball career. Though his father had a business, Hakeem Olajuwon did not take over his father’s business. He earned all the money he has today from his own career.

He used to play in contact with different basketball teams and he earned from $13 million dollars to $16.7 million dollars for those contracts. This was the most important and main source of his income.

Hakeem Olajuwon profession:

Hakeem Olajuwon was a professional basketball player who is now retired but basketball is always will be his main profession. After his retirement, Hakeem Olajuwon has become a professional businessman and investor.

Besides this, he also is a professional brand ambassador who uses to promote different international brands.

Hakeem Olajuwon Awards & Achievements:

Here are some of the memorable moments from Hakeem Olajuwon’s career:

  • In 1994, Hakeem received the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.
  • Hakeem also received the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in both 1994 and 1993.
  • He won the Best NBA Player ESPY Award in 1995 and 1996.
  • Olajuwon was named as a member of the All-NBA First team six times: in 1987, 1989, 1993, 1994, and 1997.
  • In 1994 and 1995, Hakeem won the NBA Champion Award.

Hakeem Olajuwon Biography:

Real Name/Full Name Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Hakeem Olajuwon
Birth Place: Lagos, Nigeria
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 January 1963
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 213 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 116 Kg
In Pounds – 255 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Dalia Asafi (m. 1996)
Kids/Children Name: Aisha Olajuwon, Abdullah Olajuwon, Rahmah Olajuwon, Abi Olajuwon
Parents Name: Father – Salim  Olajuwon
Mother – Abike Olajuwon
Siblings: Akinola Olajuwon, Kudirat Olajuwon, Afis Olajuwon, Tajudeen Olajuwon, Yemi Kaka
School: N/A
College: Muslim Teachers College and University of Houston
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Profession: Basketball player
Net Worth: $320 Million
Last Updated: 2023

Hakeem Olajuwon Facts

  • He was more interested in handball and soccer as a youngster, only learning how to play basketball at the age of fifteen.
  • Hakeem is a six times All-NBA First Team, and five times NBA All-Defensive first team player.
  • In 2008, Hakeem Olajuwon was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • Olajuwon is huge even by NBA standards at 6 feet and 11 inches tall, while the average height of a professional basketball player is only 6’6”.
  • Hakeem recorded more than 200 steals and over 200 blocks in the 1988-89 season, the first player to do so, ever.

Hakeem Olajuwon Properties

Being in the real estate market for as long as two decades, Olajuwon has invested in many valuable properties. He is known to acquire lands that have the potential to be transformed into public amenities like parks, stadiums, and more.

Moreover, Olajuwon took hold of 41 acres of land near the NASA Johnson Space Center. He went on to transform the land piece into a retirement community. His other properties include as many as 12 properties consisting of apartments, garages, and commercial buildings.

Hakeem Olajuwon Cars Collection

As much as his real estate deals seem lucrative, Olajuwon’s cars collection isn’t as striking as expected. The information available tells that he possesses an Escalate ESV along with a Mercedes-Benz-G-Wagon.

Hakeem Olajuwon NBA Salary

Season Team Lg Salary
1984-85 Houston Rockets NBA $780,000
1985-86 Houston Rockets NBA $882,500
1987-88 Houston Rockets NBA $1,452,666
1988-89 Houston Rockets NBA $1,677,666
1989-90 Houston Rockets NBA $2,500,000
1990-91 Houston Rockets NBA $3,175,000
1991-92 Houston Rockets NBA $3,170,000
1992-93 Houston Rockets NBA $3,170,000
1993-94 Houston Rockets NBA $3,170,000
1994-95 Houston Rockets NBA $3,169,900
1995-96 Houston Rockets NBA $5,305,000
1996-97 Houston Rockets NBA $9,655,000
1997-98 Houston Rockets NBA $11,156,000
1998-99 Houston Rockets NBA $12,943,000
1999-00 Houston Rockets NBA $14,302,001
2000-01 Houston Rockets NBA $16,700,000
2001-02 Toronto Raptors NBA $5,061,539
2002-03 Toronto Raptors NBA $5,694,231
2003-04 Toronto Raptors NBA $6,326,923
Career (may be incomplete)   $110,291,426

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