Bio Rudy Gobert
Rudy Gobert is a 26 year old French professional basketball player who plays under Utah Jazz an American professional basketball team which is a member of NBA (National basketball Association).Gobert also plays for French National basketball team. Before playing for Utah Jazz club, he played for Cholet Basket a French league club from 2010 to 2013. He is 7 feet 1 inches tall and weighs approximate 250 poundsor 120 kgs. He plays at centre position.
He was born on 26th June, 1992 in Saint Quentin, Aisne, North France to his parents Rudy Bourgarel and Corinne Gobert& is French by his nationality. His father Rudy Bourgarel is a former professional basketball player who played for French National team in 1980s. He also attended Marist College in New York in mid 80s and played basketball there also.Gobert is considered as passionate as his father was for basketball. He started playing basketball in a very early age in 2003 in his hometown for JSC St-Quentin club and left his hometown for training from Cholet Basketthereafter and participated in Fiba Europe under -18 Championship.
Rudy Gobert started his professional career with Cholet Basket, a French league club; he played under Cholet for 3 years from 2010 to 2013. He was first played for junior team and only a single tournament in senior team in 2010-11. He also participated in Fiba Europe Under-18 Championship and was declared as best scorer & rebounder.
In 2013 he was selected in NBA’s team Utah Jazz and played for NBA’s summer league. And his tremendous performances lead to extension of his contract with Jazz and he continued to play under Jazz Utah up to 2016. He also made records against Truck Robinsonand Memphis Grizzles.
On 31 October 2016 he signed four years of contract with Jazz Utah club and he became first ever highest paid French athlete. He also suffered hypertension and injuries to his knees with Los Angeles Clipper and afterthat he lost few tournaments. He also won honours of NBA’s All-defensive team in May 2018.Gobert also won a bronze and a silver medal at 2011 & 2012 Fiba Europe under-20 Championship.
Rudy Gobert personal life is not very much came into limelight ever since from the start of his career, his relations and affairs are never seen highlighted publically among his fans. He is seen much as a focused and dedicated player who likes to avoid being part of gossips. However once in past his name was linked to Bianca Fairchild, but nothing was ever confirmed official and considered as just a rumour. He is a single and active on social platforms like Twitter &Instagram.
As per said resources, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million from his basketball career. He also makes a fair amount of money from advertisements & endorsements. He owns a House in Salt Lake City worth $4 million.