David Maurice Robinson is a famous American former basketball player who played for San Antonio Spurs in NBA for his entire professional career. Apart from his basketball playing, he served in the USA Navy and earned the name of The Admiral.
He has been a 10 times National Basketball Association All-Star and NBA Champion twice in 1999 and 2003 as well. This talented athlete is a 2-time gold winner of the Olympic in 1992 and 1996. In National Basketball Association history he has been considered as one of the greatest centers as well as in college basketball. Let’s find out how much is David Robinson’s net worth in 2018.
David Robinson Early Life
David Maurice Robinson was born on 6th August 1965 in Key West, Florida, the United States to Freda Robinson and Ambrose Robinson. His father was in the Navy. For David’s father job they have to roam anywhere. After the retirement of his father, they settled in Woodbridge, Virginia.
David attended school in Virginia while he was a child. During his early childhood, David became skillful in different sports. Due to his tall height, David wished to play basketball as well as other sports but soon quit. He joined Osbourn Park High School in Manassas, Virginia beside Washington, D.C. his father was an engineer and he worked there. David Robinson attended the United States Naval Academy with mathematics.
David tied his knot with Valerie Hoggatt in 1991. This couple was blessed with three children Corey, David Jr., and Justin. David Robinson is a Christian by affiliation. He was attracted to this religion by reading the Bible in 1991. In 2011 David completed his master degree in Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word.
David Robinson Career
David Robinson started his career at his early stage of life. He has been considered as the best player of Naval Academy. He started his playing career in 1989.
He is the most successful player in the history of basketball. He joined 1986 FIBA World Championship and 1992, 1996 and 1998 Summer Olympics. He enjoyed a 15-year professional career span in his life. From 1989 to 1990 he played with spurs. After the session, he earned the name of NBA rookie of the year. In 2003 he decided to retire from the basketball court.
He founded an academy cum organization named Carver Academy worth $9 million in San Antonio in 2001. This is a private School named after George Washington Carver. The main motto of this non-profit academy was to provide opportunities for needy children. In 2012 the school became a charter school (private) and renamed IDEA Carver. He is associated with the day-to-day activities of the school.
Awards & Achievement
David Robinson won a gold medal in 1992 summer Olympic in Barcelona. In 1995 he received an MVP trophy. Robinson earned a lot of awards for his splendid performances David Robinson is the only player from Naval Academy to play in the National Basketball Association. This is one of his great achievements. In 2001 he got NBA Sportsmanship Award. He earned NBA Shooting Stars champion in 2008 and 2012 he won NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.
Net Worth of David Robinson
David Robinson is a former basketball player of America who has a net worth of $230 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his basketball career as well as his business. During his career, he had earned more than $116 million as salary. His highest salary was $14.8 million in 1998-1999 sessions during his entire career. He is the co-owner of a dealership of Jaguar Land Rover in San Juan, Texas.
Apart from this Carver Academy David Robinson has done several philanthropic works as well. He donates 10 % of their profits for the sake of charitable works. David is one of the members of Admiral Capital Group. This group has worth $100 million, and it has office buildings including 9 upscale hotels throughout the USA. This group supports athletes as well as entertainers with some philanthropic activities.