Bol Bol is a South Sudanese-American professional basketball player from Khartoum, Sudan who has a net worth of $1 million US as of 2023. He would have no interest in the game of Basketball until some encouragement and a toy that he had received from his late father.
When he was in the 8th grade he received an offer from New Mexico State. Bol Bol is best known for being a lead player of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In addition, he also gained fame for being the son of legendary basketball player Manute Bol who was known for being one of the tallest players in history in the history of the NBA.
Bol Bol is expected to be a much more well-rounded player but no one could say sure considering how he only played nine games in his only year of college ball with the Oregon Ducks. Let’s quickly talk about the total net worth of Bol Bol his salary, income sources, career, biography expenses, luxurious lifestyle, and a lot more.
Net Worth 2023:
|Net Worth 2022||$2 Million|
Bol Manute Bol better known as Bol Bol was born on the 16th of November 1999, in Khartoum, Sudan. He is the son of former Basketball player Manute Bol (who to this day was the second tallest to ever play in the NBA).
Bol Bol’s mother Ajok Kuag is the second wife of Manute Bol who he would have a total of five children with Bol Bol being the eldest. His father has a capacity of six children in his first marriage. One of them was Madut, Bol Bol’s half-brother who eventually went on to play college ball at Southern University.
Bol Bol was named after his great-grandfather Bol Chol Bol, who was believed to be 7 feet 10 inches tall. Although Bol Bol was born in Sudan his family flew to the country when he was just two years old and traveled to America to be considered political refugees.
Manute Bol was loved by the people of Sudan and known for his charitable contributions. Still, the government accused him of being an American Spy back in 1998 during the second Sudanese Civil War.
After moving to America Bol Bol decided to move to his native country and was forced to stay in Egypt for six months in 2001 due to visa problems. After six months in Egypt, some kind friends from America purchased him a plane ticket and his family would eventually get over to the US with the help of a Connecticut senator.
The family finally settled in Connecticut where Bol Bol got encouraged to start playing Basketball by his dad and older half-brothers.
After receiving a toy basketball net, Bol Bol would eventually fall in love with the game, even though he started going to the gym and shooting hoops with his father. Bol Bol’s three younger brothers and three younger sisters moved to Olathe, Kansas, a city with a large South Sudanese population when he was seven years old.
By the age of 12 Bol Bol was in 7th grade he would catch the attention of the sports world by being featured on CBS Sports and The Washington Post after footage of him at the crossroads of a basketball camp in Indianapolis would be posted to YouTube. One year later while in grade 8th, Bol Bol received his first division scholarship offer from New Mexico State.
High School Career:
Moving on to high school, Bol Bol ended up playing for the junior varsity team at Blue Valley Northwest High School. But had to transfer to Bishop Miege High School where he had finished his freshman year because he didn’t live in the school’s district.
At just 14 years old Bol Bol would be standing at an impressive 6 feet 10 inches but had to stay at the junior varsity level until February of 2015 due to the school’s transfer rule. Bol played the first game for the Bishop meets junior varsity team on December 11, 2015, against his former school’s team.
By the end of his freshman year, Bol Bol was eligible to play for the school’s varsity team but didn’t earn playing time because his coach at the time had to speak with him about his commitment to the team after Bol was either late to practice or missed it altogether according to an article from the New York Times.
Shortly after Bol Bol received interest from colleges in Olathe, Kansas, and Oklahoma, after he would play in the (AAU) for Kansas City, GMC at the Jayhawk Invitational under 15 games.
As a sophomore, Bol Bol played for the high school’s varsity team eventually leading them to win the Kansas Class 4A Division one title game over McPherson High School in March 2016. He then went on to earn class 4A1 first-team honors and received a scholarship offer from Kansas a month later.
Later Bol Bol’s high school career wouldn’t end at Bishop Miege. In November 2016 it was announced that he would be transferring to Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California for his junior year.
His mother wanted him to transfer so he could play for coach Gary McKnight. On January 24, 2017, Bol Bol debuted for Mater Dei, recording 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 blocks in a win over Orange Lutheran High School. In his junior year with the team, Bol Bol averaged 16.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks. Throughout the season, he received offers from Arizona, USC, Oregon, Kentucky, and UCLA.
Before Bol commit to the college he would play in the Niek Elite Youth Basketball league with the California Supreme, averaging 25.4 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 4.1 blocks per game. But Bol Bol once again switched schools in November 2017 to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada.
His former coach McKnight said it was due to family reasons. By his senior year the son of Minute, Bol Bol would be standing 7 feet 2 inches tall and somewhere between 220 and 225 pounds depending on the day.
Shortly after he signed a deal with Oregon Ducks and once again Bol Bol put in impressive numbers playing for Findlay Prep in Henderson, earning All-USA Boys Basketball Second-Team honors from USA Today High School Sports, and averaging 20.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game.
Bol Bol joined the Oregon Ducks for the 2018-2019 season as a freshman. Being considered a top prospect for the 2019 draft, Bol would have himself quite the debut against Portland State. On November 6, 2018, Bol had a double-double recording 12 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks, 1 steal, and 1 assist in just 23 minutes of playing time.
However in the same debut, he shot just 4 for 12 from the field have 2 dunk attempts blocked commit 4 turnovers, and had foul problems. His season-high 32.11 rebounds game came against Texas Southern where he played 31 minutes and went 13 for 22, hit four out of six three-point attempts, and capped it off with two steals and a block.
But at the time of his injury, Bol Bol led his team in scoring an average of 21 points and 9.6 rebounds. Bol Bol garnered more attention in April of 2018 by playing at the Nike Hoops Summit while playing for the United States Junior National Team. Although he was originally born in Sudan, he’s illegitimate to play for the US because he is an American citizen.
His team ultimately lost to team world 89 to 26, Bol put up 20 points 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals. On March 30th, 2019 Bol Bol announced that he is ready to enter the 2019 NBA Draft and was drafted with the 44th pick by the Miami Heat before getting traded to the Denver Nuggets.
|Full Name||Bol Manute Bol|
|Age||23 years old|
|Date Of Birth||November 16, 1999|
|Birth Place||Khartum, Sudan|
|Height||7 ft 2 in (218 cm)|
|Weight||100 kg (220 lbs)|
Bol Bol Net Worth:
As of 2023, Bol Bol’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He is one of the top rising players in the basketball world and has received various accolades throughout his career. Bol started his basketball career at such an early age and he has accumulated a pretty good amount of wealth as well as fame in a short period.
After signing a new contract, there is no question that he is spending millions on his side passions, hobbies, and other interests. He is a big sneaker fan and stated that he started to collect sneakers when he was young and currently has over 300 pairs. Bol is also no stranger to the fashion aspect of the NBA world as clearly seen in his Instagram posts.
The majority of his income comes from his profession as a basketball player. He also earns from brand endorsements. According to some reports, Bol Bol will earn a salary of $2,701,440, while having a cap hit of $4,087,318. He signed a 2-year contract with the Denver Nuggets for a whopping $4,219,392, including $4,219,392 secured, and a yearly salary of $2,109,696. Bol Bol’s net worth is increasing regularly.
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