Joakim Noah
Joakim Noah
Celebrated Name: Joakim Noah
Real Name/Full Name: Joakim Simon Noah
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 25 February 1985
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Nationality: American, French and Swedish
Height: 2.11 m
Weight: 105 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Lais Ribeiro)
Is Joakim Noah Gay?: No
Profession: Professional basketball player
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2021: $60 million
Last Updated: January 2021

Joakim Noah is a well-known professional basketball player from America who plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. He holds multiple citizenships of American, French, and Swedish because he was born to a French father and a Swedish mother. He started his career playing for the Florida Gators in college basketball. In 2014 he was named to the All-NBA First Team and NBA Defensive Player of the Year. He has won the NBA All-Star twice. Noah also represents France in international competitions.

Maybe you know about Joakim Noah very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Joakim Noah’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Joakim Simon Noah was born on 25th February 1985, in New York City to singer and tennis player Yannick Noah and four-time runner-up and Miss Sweden Cecilia Rodhe. Joakim Noah has three siblings. His grandfather was also a famous Cameroonian professional football player.

In 1988 he shifted to Paris, France, and lived there till 1998. After that, he returned to New York City at the age of 13.

He started playing from college basketball and later on picked by Chicago Bulls in the NBA. Noah has a French father and a Swedish mother. Hence he has multiple citizenships of America, France, and Sweden.

Personal Life

Joakim Noah started dating Lais Ribeiro, who is Victoria’s Secret model. The following year, they got engaged in the presence of family and friends. He has been able to keep his personal life away from the limelight and is completely focused on his career.

In 2010, along with his mother, he founded the Noah’s Arc Foundation to help children for positive self-expression through art and sports. The foundation mainly focuses on the underprivileged and at-risk youth in Chicago.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 25 February 1985, Joakim Noah is 35 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 2.11 m tall, and his weight is 105 kg.

Career

Noah started his basketball career by playing in college basketball for the Florida Gators and won many NCAA championships in 2006 and 2007. After 2007, he was picked by the Chicago Bulls as the ninth overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft.

In the 2009-10 session of the NBA, he took Chicago Bulls to the playoffs, but they lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round in five games.

In 2010-11 Noah signed a five-year contract extension with the bulls for $60 million. On 15th December 2010, he had ligament damage in his hand. He returned on 23 February 2011.

On 22nd February 2012, he made his first career triple-double against Milwaukee Bucks. It was memorable for the bulls because, after Artis Gilmore, he was the first player to do so.

In the 2012-13 session, he recorded his career-best of 30 points and 23 rebounds in a winning game against the Detroit Pistons. In the same session, he recorded his second-ever triple-double in a victory game over the Boston Celtics.

On 2nd March 2014, in a game against New York Knicks, he recorded his fifth career triple-double.

On 21st April 2014 for the first time in his career, he was awarded the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award.  In the same year, he was named to the 2014 All-NBA first team.

Later in 2016, Noah played for the hometown team New York Knicks, but in 2018 he had a dispute with the team as they wanted to release him from the team.

On 4 December 2018, Noah was signed by the Memphis Grizzlies, and he played with them till 2019. On 9th March 2020, the Los Angeles Clippers signed a 10-day contract with Noah.

Awards & Achievements

Noah was awarded many awards in his illustrious career. In 2014, he won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. The following year, he was awarded the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.

He was included in the 2014 All-NBA First Team, 2013-14 NBA All-Defensive first team, 2013-14 NBA All-Star, 2011 NBA All-Defensive Second Team, and many more.

Noah was part of the team that won the NCAA Championship in 2006-2007 and was named NCAA final four most outstanding players in 2006.

Net Worth & Salary of Joakim Noah in 2021

Joakim Noah Net Worth
Joakim Noah Net Worth

As of January 2021, Joakim Noah has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. A majority of his earnings come from his basketball contract for the NBA. Noah has played for various teams. The first contract of Noah for the NBA was with Chicago Bulls in 2007, and it was renewed in 2010 for $60 million.

In 2016 he signed a four-year contract with the New York Knicks for $72 million. Later, he was also signed by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2018 and Los Angeles Clippers in 2019.

Noah has a very strong personality on and off the basketball court. He is known for his consistency on the court. He is among those players who don’t have much controversy during his career. Noah is very impressive on the field because he can be both offensive and defensive.

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