Bol Bol is a Sudanese-American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $3 Million. He is the son of one of the tallest NBA players, Manute Bol. All thanks to his father, Bol Bol is 7 ft 2 in tall. Basketball was not his first love until his father encouraged him to play.
At the age of 7 Bol Bol began his basketball training with the help of his dad. Then in the 7th grade, he was featured in the highlights from an Indianapolis basketball camp. He quickly caught the attention of media outlets.
When he was 13 years old, New Mexico State University offered him a scholarship. Bol Bol gained wider recognition after being the lead player of the “Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association”. During his college career, he only played 9 games with Oregon Ducks.
What is Bol Bol’s Net Worth?
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Bol Manute Bol was born on November 16th, 1999, in Khartoum, Sudan to parents Manute Bol and Ajok Kuag. He was named after his great-grandfather Chief Bol Chol Bol, who was 7 feet 10 inches tall. After being born in Sudan his family moved to the United States when he was 2 years old.
In 1998 the Sudanese government blamed Manute for being an American Spy during the second Sudanese Civil War. The family eventually settled in Connecticut, United States. Bol Bol was just four years old when he started learning how to play basketball. His father and older half-brother helped him a lot.
When he was seven years old his family moved to Olathe, Kansas, due to its large South Sudanese population. While studying in the 7th grade Bol Bol grabbed the attention of networks.
That was when his video of the crossroads of a basketball camp in Indianapolis was uploaded on YouTube. He got a chance to appear in CBS Sports and The Washington Post. In the following year, New Mexico State gave him a first-division scholarship offer.
In his freshman basketball season, Bol Bol began playing for the junior varsity team at Kansas’ Blue Valley Northwest High School. However, he transferred to Bishop Miege High School and continued his freshman year. The reason behind his transfer was that he didn’t live in the school’s district.
At the age of 14, his height was 6 ft 10 but was forced to remain at the junior varsity level due to the transfer rules in school. In December 2014, he made his debut, playing for the Bishop Meets junior varsity team against Blue Valley High School’s team.
He was qualified to play for the school’s varsity team at the end of his freshman year. But he did not make playing time. Bol Bol then played for Kansas City and GMC at the Jayhawk Invitational in the (AAU) under-15 games. He achieved 15 points in a single game.
At that time he was getting offers from several NCAA Division I programs, such as Oklahoma, Olathe, and Kansas. Bol Bol led his high school’s varsity team to win the Kansas Class 4A Division in his sophomore season in 2016.
In April of that year, he earned class 4A-1 first-team honors along with receiving a scholarship offer from Kansas. In November 2016 Bol Bol was transferred to Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California in his junior year.
He made his debut playing for Mater Dei in January 2017. During his first match, Bol Bol played against Orange Lutheran High School. He won the match by scoring 21 points, and 10 rebounds.
He continued to make more records in his junior years which include averaging 16.5 points, and 8.6 rebounds. During the season he was receiving offers from Arizona, USC, Oregon, UCLA, and Kentucky.
Then he played with California Supreme, playing in the Nike Niek Elite Youth Basketball league. In this game, Bol Bol averaged 25.4 points per game. At the end of 2017, he transferred to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada.
After signing a deal with Oregon Ducks for the 2018–19 season he made more incredible records as a freshman. In November 2018 Bol Bol debuted against Portland State with a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds in 23 minutes.
He then played against Texas Southern and recorded a season-high 32 points and 11 rebounds in an 89–84 loss. In December of 2018, Bol Bol injured his left foot after he won over San Diego.
During that game, he recorded 20 points and 9 rebounds. But due to his injury, he missed the entire season. After his freshman year, the man was announced for the NBA Draft.
In the 2019 NBA draft, Bol Bol was drafted with the 44th pick by the Miami Heat. But on draft day, he was traded to the Denver Nuggets. In 2017 he was named for the America FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup but did not create the team.
Bol Bol’s father Manute is a former NBA player who is the second-tallest. He is the second child of his father and has four siblings. He has ten siblings in total with six being half-siblings from Manute’s first marriage. His half-siblings grew up in New Jersey with Manute’s first wife.
Bol Bol Net Worth
Bol Bol is an American pr NBA player from Khartoum, Sudan. In the 2020-2021 season, he was making $235 per hour. Bol Bol signed a 2 years contract with Orlando Magic for $4.4 million. His annual salary is $2.2 million.
He still has a long journey ahead of him in reaching superstar or even all-star status. Surely his payroll would increase along with his production. As of 2023, Bol Bol’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Bol Bol likes to spend his money on buying expensive sneakers. He has over 300 pairs. He’s also no stranger to the fashion aspect of the NBA world. The rapper Young Thug designed Bol Bol’s suit on the draft day which cost him a whopping six figures. If you enjoyed this article, don’t forget to check out our article on Amari Bailey’s Net Worth.