Dirk Nowitzki is a shining name in the basketball field and he has won numerous hearts by his brilliant talent and impressive performances.
He is a retired professional basketball player, from Germany, who started his career from DJK Würzburg in 1994 and ended it from Dallas Mavericks of NBA in 2019 and he has also played for the German national basketball team. He played, mostly, as a power forward in his career.
The birth date of Dirk Nowitzki is June 19, 1978, and his birth city is Würzburg, West Germany. His full name is Dirk Werner Nowitzki. He enjoyed a successful professional journey and his journey appears to be more beautiful by the awards and honors he received during his career.
Dirk Nowitzki Family
The parents of Dirk Nowitzki are Jorg Werner and Helga Nowitzki. He has a sister, Silke Nowitzki. He has three children (Malaika Nowitzki, Max Nowitzki, and Morris Nowitzki) with her wife, Jessica Olsson.
Dirk Nowitzki Education
It is mentioned on the internet that Dirk Nowitzki studied at Röntgen Gymnasium Grammar School, Würzburg (Röntgen High School Würzburg).
Dirk Nowitzki Career
The professional career of Dirk Nowitzki started from DJK Würzburg in 1994 and he played for this team till 1998. Then he joined the Dallas Mavericks in 1998 and ended his career from the same team in 2019.
He won numerous awards and honors, some of these are mentioned below:
- In the year 2011, he was an NBA champion.
- In the year 2007, he was NBA Most Valuable Player.
- He earned NBA Finals MVP in 2011.
- He was NBA All-Star in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2019.
- He earned All-NBA First Team in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009.
- He earned All-NBA Second Team in 2002, 2003, 2008, 2010, and 2011.
- He earned All-NBA Third Team in 2001, 2004, and 2012.
- He was NBA Three-point Shootout champion in 2006.
- In the year 2017, he was NBA Teammate of the Year.
- He was BBL Most Valuable Player in 1999.
- He was BBL Top Scorer in 1999.
- He earned FIBA World Championship MVP in 2002.
- He earned FIBA EuroBasket MVP in 2005.
- He was Euroscar Player of the year in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2011.
- He was FIBA Europe Men’s Player of the Year in 2005 and 2011.
- He was Mister Europa Player of the Year in 2005.
- He earned Silbernes Lorbeerblatt in 2011.
- He earned German Sports Personality of the Year in 2011.
- He won Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020.
Dirk Nowitzki Net Worth
Some websites have mentioned that Dirk Nowitzki has an estimated net worth of around $140 million, some have reported it around $170 million and a website has also mentioned it around $150 million.
Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Shoes
- Nike Hyperdunk 2017.
- Nike Air Max Premiere.