Malaika Nowitzki | Biography

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  • Full Name Malaika Nowitzki
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Mother Jessica Olsson
  • Father Dirk Nowitzki
  • Siblings Max and Morris
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed ($140 Million - Father)
Daughter of NBA Player Dirk Nowitzki

Malaika Nowitzki | Biography

Malaika Nowitzki is the daughter of NBA star player Drik Nowitzki and his wife Jessica Olsson.

Short Bio Malaika Nowitzki

Malaika Nowitzki was born to German father Drik Nowitzki and Kenyan mother Jessica Olsson. They met in 2010 at an NBA charity weekend and married on 20 July 2012. 

Malaika grew up with two siblings, brothers Max and Morris. Other than that, their parents have remained private in their relationship. 

Malaika Nowitzki's Parents Drik Nowitzki and Jessica Olsson
Malaika Nowitzki's Parents Drik Nowitzki and Jessica Olsson. (Photo: Instagram)

Father Dirk Nowitzki

Drik was a player and special advisor for the Dallas Mavericks. He retired in 2019. 

He initially played in Germany, where he made it to the national first division at 18 years of age. He won the 'German Basketball Player of the Year' he set his interest in NBA. Then in 1998, he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks and traded to Dallas Mavericks.

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The Mavericks won the 2010-2011 NBA championship and grabbed his second 'Most Valuable Player.' But unfortunately, he underwent knee surgery in 2012, which worsened his condition every year. Eventually, in 2019 he played his last season, retiring as one of the highest-scoring foreign players in the history of the NBA.     

Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Malaika's father Drik holds an accumulated wealth of $140 million. Throughout his athletic endeavors, he was one of the highest-paid players of the Mavericks, he only played for them in his NBA career.

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