Rudy Gobert is a French basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements
Rudy Gobert is a professional basketball player who currently plays in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Let’s know more about Gobert’s life, career, net worth, etc.
Rudy Gobert Facts
|Birth Place||Saint-Quentin, France|
|Father’s Name||Rudy Bourgarel|
|Mother’s Name||Corinne Gobert|
|Net Worth (2023)||$50 million|
|Date of Birth||June 26, 1992|
|Height (ft)||7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)|
|Weight (kg)||117 kgs (258 lbs)|
|NBA Draft Year||2013|
|NBA Draft Pick||Round 1 / Pick: 27th overall|
|Teams||Cholet (2011–2013) |
Utah Jazz (2013–2022)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2022- present)
→Bakersfield Jam (2013–2014)
Rudy Gobert Career
Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel a.k.a Rudy Gobert was the Round 1, 27th overall draft pick by the Denver Nuggets. He was later traded to the Utah Jazz on draft night. Gobert plays in the position of Center and he is a three-time NBA All-Star (2020,2021 and 2022).
Gobert played for the Cholet Basket junior team from 2009 to 2011. Subsequently, in 2010-11, Gobert started playing for the Cholet Senior team. In 2010-11, he averaged 4.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 29 games for Cholet. Then in the next season, that is, 2012-13, he averaged 8.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in 27 games.
In 2013, Gobert joined the NBA and was selected by the Denver Nuggets on the NBA Draft night. Gobert was then traded to the Utah Jazz. Then, on July 6, 2013, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Jazz and joined them for the 2013 NBA Summer League.
In his rookie year, Gobert played just 45 games, averaging 2.3 points per game, and 3.4 assists per game.
On October 31, 2016, Gobert signed a four-year, $102 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz. With this contract signing, Gobert at that time became the best-paid French athlete ever. Moreover, at the season’s end, Gobert was named in the All-NBA Second Team for the first time in his career. He also earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors.
On January 30, 2020, Gobert, for the first time was named as a Western Conference reserve for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
Subsequently, On December 20, 2020, Gobert signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz. Gobert’s contract extension was the third-largest contract in NBA history. Notably, it was also the largest contract ever for a Center.
On February 23, 2021, Gobert was once again named as a Western Conference reserve for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game.
Gobert went to the 2021 Playoffs with the Jazz but lost against the Kawhi Leonard-led Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference Semi-finals.
In 2022, Gobert was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Rudy Gobert Achievements
- 3× NBA All-Star (2020, 2021, 2022)
- All-NBA Second Team (2017)
- 3× All-NBA Third Team (2019–2021)
- 3× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2018, 2019, 2021)
- 6× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2017–2022)
- NBA blocks leader (2017)
- French Player of the Year (2019)
- Silver at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (representing France)
Rudy Gobert Net Worth and Salary
According to sources, Gobert is reported to have a net worth of $50 million as of 2023. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary and various endorsements.
Furthermore, according to reports, Gobert signed a 5-year / $205,000,002 contract with the Utah Jazz, including $205,000,002 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $41,000,000.
In 2021-22, Gobert earned a base salary of $35,344,828, while carrying a cap hit of $35,344,828 and a dead cap value of $35,344,828.
Following his deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Gobert is on course to earn $41,000,000 in 2023.
Rudy Gobert Personal Life
Born in Saint-Quentin, France, 29-year-old Gobert is the son of Rudy Bourgarel and Corinne Gobert. Gobert does not have any siblings and is the only child of his parents.
According to reports, Gobert is in a relationship with Hannah Stocking. Hannah is a popular Internet personality and an actor.
Rudy Gobert Endorsements
According to reports, Gobert has an endorsement deal with Nike. He mostly wears sneakers from the Nike Air Max Dominate line-up.
FAQs about Rudy Gobert
|(Q) What is the age of Rudy Gobert?|
|Rudy Gobert is 30 years old and he was born on June 26, 1992.|
|(Q) What is the net worth of Rudy Gobert?|
|Rudy Gobert has a net worth of $50 million as of 2023.|
|(Q) Where was Rudy Gobert born?|
|Rudy Gobert was born in Saint-Quentin, France.|
|(Q) In which year was Rudy Gobert drafted?|
|Rudy Gobert was drafted in the year 2013/ Round 1/ Pick: 27th overall.|
|(Q) In what position does Rudy Gobert play?|
|Rudy Gobert plays in the position of Center.|
|(Q) For what team does Rudy Gobert play?|
|Rudy Gobert currently plays for the Utah Jazz.|
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