Dirk Nowitzki Bio

(professional basketball player)

Relationship Statistics of Dirk Nowitzki

What is Dirk Nowitzki marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Dirk Nowitzki get married ? (married date):July 20, 2012
How many children does Dirk Nowitzki have ? (name):Three (Max Nowitzki, Malaika Nowitzki, and Morris Nowitzki)
Is Dirk Nowitzki having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Dirk Nowitzki gay ?: No
Who is Dirk Nowitzki wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonJessica Olsson
Jessica Olsson

More about the relationship

Presently, Dirk Nowitzki is a married man. He is married to the sister of twin Swedish footballers Martin Olsson and Marcus Olsson, Jessica Olsson. The pair got married on July 20, 2012, and the wedding ceremony took place at Nowitzki’s home in Dallas. They have three children, Max Nowitzki, Malaika Nowitzki, and Morris Nowitzki.

Dirk Nowitzki was initially in a relationship with Sybille Greer who was a female basketball player from his local club DJK Würzburg. The relationship lasted for 10 years. From 2008 to 2009, he dated Crystal Taylor. The pair dated for a year and were engaged in 2009.

Who is Dirk Nowitzki?

Dirk Nowitzki is a German professional basketball player. Currently, he plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is one of the greatest power forwards of all time and has led the Mavericks to 15 NBA Playoffs.

Were Dirk Nowitzki parents athletes?

Nowitzki was born in Würzburg, Germany on June 19, 1978, to parents Helga Nowitzki(mother) and Jörg-Werner(father). Both of his parents were an athlete, his mother was a basketball player and father was a handball player. Additionally, he has an older sister Silke Nowitzki who also became a basketball player.

Initially, he played handball and tennis but soon he was intrigued by the world of basketball. He is of German nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of German and Polish.

Which school did Dirk Nowitzki attend?

Talking about his education, Nowitzki attended Röntgen High School Würzburg.

Dirk Nowitzki’s Career and Awards

Nowitzki initially joined the team, DJK and played in Germany’s 2nd-tier level league. In the 1996–97 season, he averaged 19.4 points per game. Later, his debut season in NBA was a bad one and he only averaged 8.2 points and 3.4 rebounds in 20.4 minutes of playing time. Additionally, in the 1999-2000 season, he averaged 17.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Similarly, he finished the 2000-2001 season he averaged 21.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

Furthermore, Nowitzki signed a six-year, $90 million contract extension in the 2001-2002 season. In addition, he scored 25.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. Nowitzki’s average dropped in the 2003-2004 season to 21.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

He averaged 26.1 points a game 9.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocks and 3.1 assists in the 2004-2005 season. More recently, he averaged 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists in the 2010-2011 season. Additionally, for the 2011 playoffs, he averaged 27.7 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 2.5 assists in 21 games.

Furthermore, in the 2017-2018 season, he re-signed with the Mavericks on a two-year, $10 million contract. In his career with Germany’s senior men’s national team, he had an average of 19.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game.

Nowitzki received the Magic Johnson Award in 2014. Additionally, he has also received the Naismith Legacy Award, Best NBA Player ESPY Award, and Best Male Athlete ESPY Award.

What is the Salary and Net Worth of Dirk Nowitzki?

From his playing and endorsements, he has an estimated net worth of around $26 million.

Dirk Nowitzki’s Rumors, Controversy

Although not directly involved, Nowitzki became part of a controversy after the results of an investigation uncovered deep-rooted sexual misconduct at the highest levels in his team Mavericks. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about Dirk Nowitzki’s body measurement, Nowitzki has a height of 2.3 m or 7 feet. Additionally, he weighs around 111 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is blonde and eye color is grey.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Dirk Nowitzki is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 3.44M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 845k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 2.8M followers.

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References: (the richest, basketball-reference, ESPN)

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