How old is Rudy Gobert?

Last Modified Nov 3, 2023 06:45 GMT
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Rudy Gobert is a French national basketball player who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA. He was selected as the 27th overall pick by the Denver Nuggets in the 2013 draft. He is 7 ft 1 inches tall and plays as the center for the Timberwolves. He is also part of the French national basketball team.


Known for his defensive talents, Gobert has a wingspan of 7 ft 8 inches which got him the nickname “The Stifle Tower.” He has won the NBA defensive player of the year three times in his career, placing him in the record books.


Ruby Gobert was born in Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France. He started playing basketball at a young age and participated in the FIBA Europe U18 championship. He was named the team's best scorer and rebounder in 2010. He played for Cholet senior basketball team from 2011-2013 before declaring for the NBA draft.


Rudy Gobert Age

Rudy Gobert is 31 years old, as of November 2023. Gobert is well known for his rebounding and overall defense. His wing span allows him to dominate on defense. He has many highlight reels of incredible dunks and blocks in his career.


According to multiple sources, Rudy Gobert's net worth is approximately $50 million. He played nine seasons with the Utah Jazz, where he averaged 12.4 points and 11.7 rebounds per game. He was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2022. In his first season for the Timberwolves, Gobert averaged 13.4 points and 11.6 rebounds per game.


Gobert is a 3x time All-Star, has six All-Defensive team selections and four All-NBA team selections. He also owns a charity organisation called Rudy’s Kids. The organisation works towards the betterment of underprivileged children. The charity raises awareness about this by organising educational and community outreach programs.

FAQs

A. Gobert wears size 20 (US) shoes.

A. Gobert is fluent in both French and English.

A. Rudy Gobery is currently at No. 50 in NBA history with 1294 blocks. He ranks 16th for blocks per game.

A. No, Gobert has not won an NBA championship yet.

A. Gobert will earn approx. $41 million in the 2023/24 season.

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