Real Name/Full Name Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Junior
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kareem Abdul Jabbar
Birth Place: Mew York City , United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 April 1947
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 218 cm
In Feet and Inches – 7′2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father– Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Senior
Mother – Cora Lillian
Siblings: N.A.
School: Power Memorial , Manhattan , New York
College: University of California , Los Angeles
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: Cheryl Pistono
Wife/Spouse Name: Habiba Abdul (divorced)
Kids/Children Name: Kareem Junior (son) , Habiba (daughter) , Sultana (daughter) , Amir Jabbar (son) , Adam Jabbar (son)
Profession: Basketball Player , Author , Actor
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

How many of you know Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Junior and Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Well … both are the same people. The first is his real name, and the second is the one he changed it into. He is an American former professional basketball player. Over his career, he played 20 seasons in NBA for Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks.

Well, how well do you know about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kareem was born on 16th April 1947 as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Junior in New York city. He was the only child of his parents; Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Senior (father), a transit officer and a musician, and Cora Lillian (mother), who was a department store checker. He was pretty tall and strong from a very early age.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 16 April 1947. Though, he is 7′2″ in feet and inches and 218 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 225 lbs in Pound and 102 kg in Kilograms.


He went to Power Memorial, Manhattan, for his schooling. He was a record–breaker player from his high school days only. He led his team to a number of titles and championships. He had a 71 game winning streak, 2067 points, and a 79 – 2 score, all record-breaking. His ruthless game earned him the title ‘The Tower rom Power.’ He went to the University of California, Los Angeles.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kareem was married to Habiba Abdul – Jabbar, whom he met during one of his games. They also have three children together; Kareem Junior (son), Habiba, and Sultana (daughters). But, unfortunately, things didn’t work out, and in 1978, he divorced Habiba. After that, he has also had a relationship with Cheryl Pistono.

He also has two more sons Amir Jabbar and Adam Jabbar, from his other relationships. In 1971, when Kareem was 24, he decided to get converted to Islam. His name means Noble one, servant of the Almighty. He has also been a patient of migraines. He also had Leukemia, blood, and bone marrow-related cancer, but it got cured in 2011.


No … that is not at all the case, as per all the information that we have gathered. Not only was he married, though divorced now, but currently is also a father of five children. All this points out to only one thing that his sexual orientation lies Straight.

Professional Career

Looking at his staggering numbers during high school, Kareem was recruited by the UCLA assistant coach, Jerry Norman. He continued with his performance and won the MVP record three times under John Wooden. After that, he was signed in the 1969 NBA draft, and he played for six seasons in Milwaukee Bucks. In 1975, he was traded to Los Angeles Lakers, for whom he played 14 seasons, winning five titles among them. Associating with him always turned fruitful for every team.

He had a trademark ‘Skyhook’ shot with which he did some wonders and was hailed as a critical component of the Laker’s ‘Showtime’ era. By the time he retired at the age of 42, he was the NBA’s all-time leader in almost every aspect of the game. Besides sports, Kareem has also trained under Bruce Lee and appeared in his movie ‘Game of Death.’ He has also written quite a number of books, which have turned out as best sellers.


Kareem also won many awards and accolades for his game. He was the first player in the history to play 20 NBA seasons, winning the title and Most Valuable Player, both six times. He is also ranked No. 2 in ESPN’s Greatest NBA player of all time. Other than for his sports, he was awarded President Medal of Freedom by President Obama.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of KAREEM ABDUL JABBAR in 2024


Kareem has always been a player of high value because of his game. He was a part of top contracts by his teams. It is because of this only that his net worth is estimated at around $25 million as of 2024, which we all know is a considerable amount too.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar, one of the greatest players ever to have embraced the game of basketball. He was tall and strong from an early age, and we have to say that he used the traits for the best of the use. He holds some of the most unbreakable records in NBA history, and his association used to turn out to be game-changers for many. At last, we would like to congratulate him for his legendary career and also wish him a peaceful and healthy retired life.


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