Dominique Wilkins Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jacques Dominique Wilkins was born on the 12th January 1960, in Paris, France. He is a former professional basketball player which added huge sums to the main source of Dominique Wilkins net worth. He was well known for his dunks and was being nicknamed The Human Highlight Film. Among many career highlights and awards he was selected NBA All Star nine times and is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

How much is the net worth of Dominique Wilkins? Currently, his wealth stands at $14 million. Concerning his earnings, the the greatest sums he received was $3.5 annually while playing for the Atlanta Hawks (during the seasons 1992–1993; 1993–1994) as well as $7 million for a two-year contract with Panathinaikos (the Greek League).

Dominique Wilkins Net Worth $14 Million

To begin with, the father of Dominique served in the Air Force of USA, and at the time of the baby’s birth he was stationed in France. Later, the family settled in Washington, North Carolina. The boy was educated at Washington High School in which his path to his career heights began. Wilkins graduated from the University of Georgia, then in the NBA draft of 1982, the player was drafted the 3rd in the first round by the Utah Jazz. Soon after, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, where he played until 1994. Playing in the NBA Wilkins in all seasons he never had an average of less than 20 points. He won the title of top scorer in 1985-1986 season with an average of 30.3 points per game, which made him one of the top NBA players in the 1980s. Under his leadership, the Hawks team began to win 50 regular-season games. When Wilkins turned thirty, he became increasingly versatile player, which was confirmed by his growth statistics for rebounds (9.0) and assists (3.3) in the 1990-1991 season.

In addition to 11 seasons with the Hawks, he played for a short time with the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics. In addition to being chosen in the top five rookies, Wilkins was elected seven times to the All-NBA Team. Throughout his career in the NBA scored, Wilkins 26,668 points and secured 7169 rebounds.

Then he moved to Europe, where he played for Panathinaikos, Athens. After he returned to NBA, he joined the San Antonio Spurs, then for the Orlando Magic. After playing just 27 games of the regular season and one playoff he decided to end his sports career.

As previously mentioned Wilkins earned the nickname The Human Highlight Film, which he received because of his spectacular plays – his trademark was a one or two-handed input called windmill. His younger brother, Gerald also played for the NBA, and the brothers played together several times in the colours of the Orlando Magic during the 1998-1999 season. They are also the only siblings in the history of NBA, who took part in the contest of dunks in NBA. In 1986, Dominique took second place, while Gerald fourth. On the whole, basketball increased not only the net worth of Dominique Wilkins but also made him a famous basketball star.

After retiring from playing, Wilkins served as the Hawks’ Vice President of Basketball, as well as an analyst of the game. More, Dominique Wilkins founded Wilkins Basketball Academy, and he owns a private wine label. All the above mentioned activities have added sums to the outright size of Dominique Wilkins net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the NBA star, he is married to Robin Campbell Wilkins, and they have five children together.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 12, 1960
Birth place: Paris, France
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.03 m)
Weight:229 lbs (104 kg)
Profession:Basketball player
Education:University of Georgia
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Robin Campbell Wilkins (m. 2006), Nicole Berry (m. 1992–2003)
Children:Alysandra Wilkins, Aiysha Wilkins, Chloe Wilkins, Jacob Dominique Wilkins, Danielle Wilkins
Siblings:Gerald Wilkins
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Interesting Facts

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1Special Assistant to Executive Vice President of Atlanta Hawks (2001-present). [June 2004]
2Selected by the Utah Jazz in the first round of the 1982 NBA Draft as the third overall pick. However, he refused to report to the Jazz, not wanting to be far from his Georgia home. Essentially forced the Jazz to deal him to the Atlanta Hawks before the start of the 1982-1983 season for John Drew and Freeman Williams.
3Played college basketball at the University of Georgia and entered the NBA Draft after his junior season in 1982.
4Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Ma. on September 8, 2006. Other inductees included Charles Barkley and Joe Dumars.
5Atlanta Hawks All-Time Points Leader (23,292).
6Atlanta Hawks All-Time Minutes Played Leader (32,545).
7Atlanta Hawks All-Time Games Played Leader (882).
8Atlanta Hawks All-Time Field Goals Attempted Leader (18,743).
9Atlanta Hawks All-Time Field Goals Made Leader (8,752).
10Atlanta Hawks All-Time Turnovers Leader (2,286).
11Atlanta Hawks All-Time Free Throws Made Leader (5,288).
12Atlanta Hawks All-Time Free Throws Attempted Leader (6,506).
13Forward/Guard for Atlanta Hawks (1982-1994), Los Angeles Clippers (1994), Boston Celtics (1994-1995), San Antonio Spurs (1996-1997) and Orlando Magic (1998-1999).


Filmography

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Basketball Hall of Famer
ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game2014DocumentaryHimself
30 for 302014TV Series documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself - Former Atlanta Hawk / NBA Hall of Famer
The Blur2011DocumentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Pros vs. Joes2006TV SeriesHimself
The Southern Sports Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
ESPN SportsCentury1999-2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Calling All Sports1994TV SeriesHimself
1994 NBA All-Star Game1994TV MovieHimself
1993 NBA All-Star Game1993TV MovieHimself
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
1991 NBA All-Star Game1991TV MovieHimself
1990 NBA All-Star Game1990TV MovieHimself
NBA Superstars1990Video documentaryHimself
The NBA on CBS1989TV SeriesHimself
1989 NBA All-Star Game1989TV MovieHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHimself
1988 NBA All-Star Game1988TV MovieHimself
1988 NBA All-Star Saturday1988TV MovieHimself
1987 NBA All-Star Game1987TV MovieHimself
1986 NBA All-Star Game1986TV MovieHimself
1984 NBA Slam Dunk Championship1984TV MovieHimself

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