Mahmoud Abdul Rauf
Mahmoud Abdul Rauf
Real Name/Full Name Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
Birth Place: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 March 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –185 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms –73 Kg
In Pounds –163 lbs
Eye Color: Black brown
Hair Color:  Grey
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – Jacqueline Jackson
Siblings: No Information
School: Gulfport High School
College: Louisiana State University
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pieces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Separated
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kim Jackson (m. ?–1993)
Kids/Children Name: 5
Profession: Former Basketball Player
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: March 2023

Mahmoud is a former professional basketball player who played in the NBA (National Basketball Association) for a period of nine years. He is a converted Islamic. He was meant to play basketball and become notable among the whole world. Apart from his fantastic playing skills, he also gives utmost importance to his family. Basketball has been a part of his life since his early teenage days.

Well, how well do you know about Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s net worth in 2023, 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 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf to date.

Biography and Early Life 

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was born on the 9th of March in year 1969. He is a native to Gulfport, Mississippi, in the United States. He was born under the star sign of pieces. He was born as ‘Chris Jackson.’ His mom, ‘Jacqueline’ was a single parent. There is no information about his father. Growing up in Mississippi, his childhood days were poverty-stricken. He was staying with his mom and two brothers ‘Omar and David Jackson’. At the age of 17, he was diagnosed with what doctors call ‘Tourette Syndrome.’

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 25th March 2023 having been born on 9 March 1969. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


He attended Gulfport High School, where he first started playing professional basketball. He was called up to play in the ‘McDonald’s All-American Game’ while he was still in High school. And he graduated from Louisiana State University. He was a ‘standout freshman’ in the University. Many of his first games started from playing for the University. The educational institution provided a strong foundation for him.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Well, his personal life gets a bit quirky. His early ages comprise grief-stricken poverty. He converted his religion two times. Firstly in 1991, he converted to ‘Sunni Islam,’ and the second time, he converted to ‘Shia Muslim.’ As he is a significant believer in the Islamic religion, he is best known for the ‘controversy created when he refused to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” before games.’ Talking of his marriage, it did not work well as well. He was married to ‘Kim Jackson.’ He forced her to wear Hijab after marriage, as the Muslim religion makes it compulsory for women to wear it.

Is Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Gay?

He is not gay. He is separated now and not in any relationship. He was married to Kim Jackson. But he started imposing restrictions on her. He thinks of himself as a genuine faith seeker of Islam. And hence he wanted his wife to behave like a Muslim as well. Things ended between them pretty severely. Now he is separated. There are some rumors that at the age of 56, he has a girlfriend. But it is not official yet.

Professional Career 

The National Basketball Association first selected him in the year 1990. He played for the well-known ‘Denver Nuggets.’ After six years, he played for prominent teams worldwide. Be it ‘Turkish Basketball League’ or ‘Al-Ittihad of the Saudi Basketball League’, he is always influenced by games out of his Native Place. His last deal was with ‘Three-Headed Monsters in the BIG3 basketball league’.


He earned the title of ‘Mississippi Mr. Basketball’ for himself in the years 1987 and 1988 as well. Also, he was the ‘NBA Most Improved Player’ in the year 1996. He has not won any titles apart from these. But in his sophomore year, he was famous for his performance in Basketball. He had several fan following.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in 2023

Mahmoud Abdul Rauf Net Worth
Mahmoud Abdul Rauf Net Worth

The retired basketball player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. Almost all of his revenue came from his Basketball matches. He does not have any properties to inherit or any possessions. His net worth could be more if he did not indulge himself in religious issues.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Interestingly, Mahmoud has changed his religion two times as of now.
  • He did not have a successful married life.
  • He is too possessive about religion and its rules.
  • He did not play the matches in which there was red color in the flag.
  • He is prejudiced by the Islamic faith and making aggressive fame out of it.
  • No doubt he has created his fans worldwide for his ’Turn Down’ Basketball games. But he did not quite form an impression as a Muslim Basketball Player.

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is a former American basketball player. His prod=fissional career consisted of more than twenty rollercoaster years. He is very well known for his refusal to stand up for the ‘United States’ national anthem.’ He was of the thinking that the anthem ‘supported slavery, and suppressed the Blacks.’ He is a staunch supporter of the Islamic Religion. It purely reflects on the teams he chooses to play with.


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