About Kareem Abdul Jabbar
It has been claimed that the overall estimate of Kareem Abdul Jabbar net worth is as much as 20 million dollars. Kareem Abdul Jabbar has become famous because of his career as a professional basketball player. Although he is retired from this sport now, it made him one of the most respected people in the sports world and also added up to the overall amount of Kareem Abdul Jabbar net worth.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar was born in 1947 in New York City and his real birth name is Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. In the 1960s, he converted to Islam. At that time, he was studying at UCLA and was playing under John Wooden. In his college career, he has achieved a lot in basketball. He became a winner of two Player of the Year awards. Also, he was titled as the first-team All-American player three times. Kareem Abdul Jabbar became a winner of three national championships while being a college student. In 1969, he became a winner of the inaugural Naismith College Player of the Year award.
In 1969, he participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Milwaukee Bucks. In this team, he stayed for six season, up until 1975. With this team, he became a winner of one championship. Also, he became a winner of three Most Valuable Player awards. Thus, playing in this team showed his true potential in the game and added up to the overall sum of Kareem Abdul Jabbar net worth.
After that, he joined the Los Angeles Lakers team. While he belonged to this team, Kareem Abdul Jabbar became a winner of three more MVP awards. Also, he became a winner of five NBA championships. Kareem Abdul Jabbar was also named as the All-Star player 19 times. In addition, Kareem Abdul Jabbar was named the All-NBA player ten times. In 1970, he got one of his first biggest awards, which was the Rookie of the Year award. Kareem Abdul Jabbar was playing with the 33 number, which was retired by the Bucks, Lakers and later the Bruins.
When he retired, Kareem Abdul Jabbar was hired as a coach of the Lakers team. In the late of the 2000s, Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s team became a winner of two championships. He also appeared in some TV shows and films, which have added up to the overall size of Kareem Abdul Jabbar net worth, such as “Full House”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Game of Death”.