Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert 2021: Net worth, salary and endorsements

Rudy Gobert was born on June 26, 1992, in Saint-Quentin, France. Gobert stands at 7 ft 1 inch (2.16 m) tall and plays Basketball as a center for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

He initially played professional Basketball for Cholet Basket- a club based in Cholet, France. Two years after playing for the senior team, Gobert declared himself for the 2013 NBA Draft, where he was drafted as 27th overall pick by Denver Nuggets. However, he was later traded to the Utah Jazz on draft night.

Jan 1, 2021; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) reacts after a basket against the LA Clippers in the fourth quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

While playing for the Jazz for six seasons, Gobert turned himself into a defensive powerhouse. He was the NBA blocks leader in the 2016–17 season. He won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award three times in four years- in 2018, 2019, and 2021. This made him one of only four players to win the award three or more times. In 2019, he was named the French Player of the Year.

In July 2022 Gobert was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a massive deal for both franchises.

Major on-court achievements:

  • 3x NBA All-Star (2020, 2021, 2022)

  • All-NBA Second Team (2017)

  • 3× All-NBA Third Team (2019, 2020, 2021)

  • 3× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2018, 2019, 2021)

  • 6× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2017–2022)

  • NBA Rebounding Leader (2022)

  • NBA blocks leader (2017)

  • French Player of the Year (2019)
Jan 26, 2021; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks the basketball during the third quarter against the New York Knicks at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Utah Jazz wins 108-94. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Rudy Gobert stats

In the 2021-22 season, Gobert averaged 15.6 points, 14.7 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game. Gobert led the league in rebounding and FG%.

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Rudy Gobert's net worth and endorsements

Celebrity net worth has estimated the net worth of Rudy Gobert as $40 million. After an initial rookie-level contract with the Jazz, Gobert signed a four-year, $102 million contract extension with them in 2016.

In 2020, Gobert signed a five-year $205 million contract with the Jazz which was the largest contract for a center in NBA history at the time.

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Rudy Gobert endorses Nike and sports shoes from their Air Max Dominate line.

Age30
Marital StatusUnmarried
NationalityFrench
Height7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
Weight117 kg

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