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David Robinson Wiki Biography
David Maurice Robinson was born on the 6th August 1965, in Key West, Florida, USA, of American and African ancestry. He is widely known as an American professional basketball player who was considered to be one of the best centers in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the team San Antonio Spurs. His career was active from 1989 to 2003, when he retired. He is also recognized by his nickname “The Admiral”, since he was an officer in the US Navy.
Have you ever wondered how rich is David Robinson? It is estimated that Robinson’s net worth is $70 million, with the main source of this amount of money being his career as a professional NBA player. Additionally to this, he has appeared in various advertisements and this has also added to his net worth. Currently, Robinson is a retiree.
David Robinson Net Worth $70 Million
David Robinson is the son of Ambrose Robinson and Freda. His father was an officer in the US Navy, so they had to move frequently. When his father retired, they settled in Woodbridge, Virginia, where David attended the Osbourn Park High School, being among the best in all sports, except the basketball – since he was only 5 feet and 9 inches(1m72) tall, he struggled a lot. However, by his senior year he surpassed his teammates and grew to be 6 feet and 6 inches tall,(2m0) and soon became a star on the high school team. After graduation he enrolled at the United States Naval Academy, and while in college, he received both the Naismith and Wooden awards. Furthermore, he was twice named to the All-American team.
In 1987, Robinson entered the NBA Draft, and was selected by the San Antonio Spurs as the first overall pick, but the Spurs had to wait for him to become eligible to play, since he had to fulfill his obligations towards the Navy. His professional career began in 1989, and he immediately showed the club that he had been worth waiting for. In the previous season, Spurs had the worst season in franchise history, but that all changed once Robinson stepped onto the basketball court.
In his first season, he won the Rookie of the Year award, and led his team to the play offs. The Navy had been the start of his net worth, but he was now entering the big time.
During the 1990s, Robinson dominated the NBA, winning numerous awards and setting records, including the NBA MVP award in 1995, NBA Scoring Champion in 1994, NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 1992, and he also had six consecutive All-Star appearances. All these contributed to his net worth, as thankfully to his outstanding performances, Robinson earned a contract extension.
All his great performances were crowned in 1999 season, when he won his first NBA Champion ring with the San Antonio Spurs. The 1999 year was also most profitable for Robinson’s net worth, as he had a contract signed worth $14.8 million, for only that season. To speak further of his success in the NBA, before his retirement he won one more NBA Championship ring in 2003, and he is the fourth player in the history of the NBA to record a quadruple double in a game – 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, and 10 blocks – beside Hakeem Olajuwon, Alvin Robertson and Nate Thurmond. He is also fourth player in league history to score over 70 points in a game.
Overall, David Robinson is one of the greatest players ever in the NBA league, having scored over 20,000 points, more than 10,000 rebounds and 2,954 blocks during his career. He also had success with the National team, winning two gold Olympic medals in Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996. Furthermore, he was a member of the National team that won the gold medal at the World Championship in Spain 1986. In 2009 he was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Regarding his personal life, David Robinson has been married to Valerie since 1991, and they have three children. He is well-known philanthropist, who donated over $9 million to build the Carvar Academy, which is established as a Christian private school in San Antonio, Texas.
|Full Name||David Robinson|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 6, 1965|
|Place Of Birth||Key West, Florida, United States|
|Height||7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)|
|Weight||236 lbs (107 kg)|
|Education||United States Naval Academy, University of the Incarnate Word (2011)|
|Spouse||Valerie Hoggatt (m. 1991)|
|Children||Justin Robinson, Corey Robinson, David Robinson, Jr.|
|Parents||Ambrose Robinson, Freda Robinson|
|Nicknames||David Maurice Robinson , Admiral , David M. Robinson|
|Awards||Naismith and Wooden Awards|
|Music Groups||The Cars, The Modern Lovers, The Numbers Band, DMZ, Drive, Just What I Needed, You Might Think|
|1||Father of Corey Robinson.|
|2||Announced that he will retire from basketball at the end of the 2002-03 season [May 2002]|
|3||Has donated $9 million of his own money to create the independent Carver Academy, which serves primarily low-income African-American and Hispanic families in San Antonio.|
|4||Has the distinction of winning the NBA championship in his last game (June 15, 2003).|
|5||After graduation, served a 2 year stint with the Navy before playing in the NBA.|
|6||College: United States Naval Academy.|
|7||Member of the 1988 US Olympic basketball team, the last squad consisting of college and amateur players. Member of the 1992 (The Dream Team and first consisting of professional and NBA players) and 1996 gold medal US Olympic basketball teams.|
|8||Won the NBA Championship in 1999.|
|9||NBA Rookie of the Year in 1989.|
|10||NBA Most Valuable Player in 1995.|
|11||10-time NBA All-Star.|
|National Bible Bee Game Show||2015||TV Series 2015|
|Like Mike||2002||David Robinson (as David M. Robinson)|
|Forget Paris||1995||David Robinson|
|National Bible Bee Game Show||2015||TV Series special thanks - 2015|
|Mike & Mike||2013-2016||TV Series||Himself - Basketball Hall of Famer|
|ESPN First Take||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|The Legend of Swee' Pea||2015||Documentary||Himself|
|A Season with Notre Dame Football||2015||TV Series||Himself - Corey Robinson's Father|
|Arvydas Sabonis 11||2014||Documentary||Himself|
|The Dream Team||2012||Documentary||Himself|
|NBA Hardwood Classics||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|9 - Un chiffre, un homme||2008||Himself|
|Tavis Smiley||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|The 2003 NBA Finals||2003||TV Mini-Series||Himself - San Antonio Spurs|
|2001 NBA All-Star Game||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|2000 NBA All-Star Game||2000||TV Movie||Himself|
|Michael Jordan: His Airness||1999||Video documentary||Himself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||1994-1999||TV Series||Himself|
|Late Night with Conan O'Brien||1999||TV Series||Himself|
|1998 NBA All-Star Game||1998||TV Special||Himself|
|1996 NBA All-Star Game||1996||TV Special||Himself|
|WWE Raw||1995||TV Series||Himself|
|1995 NBA All-Star Game||1995||TV Special||Himself|
|1994 NBA All-Star Game||1994||TV Special||Himself|
|1993 NBA All-Star Game||1993||TV Special||Himself|
|The Story of a Game: The Early Years||1993||Video documentary||Himself|
|1992 NBA All-Star Game||1992||TV Special||Himself|
|The NBA Dream Team||1992||Video documentary||Himself|
|Voices that Care||1991||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|1991 NBA All-Star Game||1991||TV Special||Himself|
|Larry King TNT Extra||1990||TV Movie||Himself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||1990||TV Series||Himself|
|1990 NBA All-Star Game||1990||TV Special||Himself|
|NBA Superstars||1990||Video documentary||Himself|
|MC Hammer: 2 Legit - The Videos||2002||Video documentary||Himself (segment "Too Legit to Quit")|