Rudy Gobert is a French basketball player born on June 26, 1992. He plays for the Utah Jazz in the NBA and has a Net Worth of about $1 million. Gobert was drafted by Denver Nuggets with the 27th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft, but was traded to the Utah Jazz on the draft night. For the 2018-19 season, his salary is $22,741,573.
Before joining the NBA, he played basketball in the Cholet Basket, France. Gobert is one of the best defensive players in the league right now and is a two-time All-Defensive First Team and a member of the All-NBA Second Team in 2017. He led the league in blocks in 2017 and in 2018, he won the Defensive Player of the Year award.
He represented France in 2014 Basketball World Cup and played a major role in leading his team to Bronze medal. In 2015, he led France to bronze at the European Championships, averaging 10.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots during the tournament. At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Gobert played in five games for France, tallying 5.7 points as well as 7.2 boards and 1.8 blocks per game.
On October 31, 2016, Gobert re-signed a four-year, $102 million with the Jazz which made him the best paid French athlete ever in terms of salary per year. He owns some of the world’s best cars in the world which include GMC and Range Rover. Gobert resides in Saint-Quentin and bought the house in 2014. The estimated value of this luxury house is about $1 million.
Rudy will earn $24,258,427 for the 2019-20 NBA season and $25,775,281 for the 2020-21 NBA season. He is the highest-paid player of the Utah Jazz this year. His agent is Bouna Ndiaye of Comsport. He will become an unrestricted free agent in 2021.