Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth: $200 Million Dollars

Hakeem Olajuwon is a basketball player of Nigerian and American origin. He is retired with an estimated net worth of $200 Million. He earned millions while he played for Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors and while he was yet an entrepreneur.

He played professionally for the teams for 18 years and made over $100 million in revenue as a pro basketball player. Hakeem was birthed as Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon on the 21st of February, 1963. He was given birth to in Nigeria, precisely in Lagos State.

At age 15, Hakeem was 6 foot and 9 inches tall and was already familiar with the game. His height gave him a role as the centreman for the Nigerian National Team. In the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Final Four, Hakeem led his team 3 times in a row while studying at the Houston University from 1981 to 1984.

He joined the Warriors in 1988 and later joined the Rockets where he became known as a diehard basketball player and leader. Hakeem gained American citizenship in 1993 and broke a record as the only NBA player to win NBA MVP Defensive Player of the Year. In the 1993 to 1994 season, Hakeem also won the MVP awards for Finals.

He was recognized as one of the top 50 greatest basketball players in the history of NBA. Hakeem Olajuwon became popular playing for he Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors.