Kareem Abdul

Player
United States
Aries

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Bio

Who is Kareem Abdul

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was an American professional basketball player who is currently retired. He have played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers. He is the greatest player of all time.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born to Cora Lillian and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr. He was the only child of his parents. His father was a transit police officer and his mother was a department store price checker. He studied at Power Memorial Academy in Manhattan.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. His net worth is $20 million. He weighs 102 kg. His zodiac sign is Aries. He got nickname “The tower from Power” by his Power Memorial team coach Jack Donahue.

Personal Life

He got married to Habiba Abdul-Jabbar. Her birth name is Janice Brown. The couple first met each other at a Lakers game at UCLA. The couple two daughters and a son. In 1978 they got divorced. Cheryl Pistono gave birth to his son named Amir.

Achievement

In 1980, 1977, 1976 he won NBA MVP Award. In 1970 he won NBA Rookie of the Year Award. In the same year he won NBA All-Rookie Team. In 2013 he won NAACP Image Award. He became Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year in 1969.

Rumor

While he was playing for LA, there were many rumors about him leaving the team.