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.

He initially played professional Basketball for Cholet Basket- a club based in Cholet, France. Two years after playing in their 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 on draft night to the Utah Jazz.

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

Playing for the Jazz for six seasons now, Gobert has turned himself into a defensive powerhouse. He was the NBA blocks leader in the 2016–17 season. He has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award for the last two seasons- in 2018 and 2019. This made him one of only ten players in NBA History who have won that honor at least twice. In 2019, he was named the French Player of the Year.

Major on-court achievements:

  • NBA All-Star (2020)
  • All-NBA Second Team (2017)
  • 2× All-NBA Third Team (2019, 2020)
  • 2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2018, 2019)
  • 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2017–2020)
  • 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

Currently, in the 2020-21 season, Gobert is averaging 13.1 points, 13.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.

Rudy Gobert’s 2021 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. He is currently the highest-paid player for the Utah Jazz, and the numbers are set to rise in the coming years.

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

Age 28
Marital Status Unmarried
Nationality Dominican
Height 7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
Weight 117 kg