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Tariq Abdul Wahad – Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Tariq Abdul Wahad is a 47-years-old American Athlete from the France. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

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According to the wiki and biography of Tariq Abdul Wahad was born on November 3, 1974 in France. let’s check out the Tariq’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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Abdul-Wahad became head varsity boys’ basketball coach at Lincoln High School of San Jose, California in 2012.


On July 21, 2011, the Division II Cal State Monterey Bay Otters women’s basketball team hired Abdul-Wahad as an assistant coach.


Abdul-Wahad finished his B.A. in art history at San Jose State University in 2008 and enrolled in the M.A. program at San Jose State afterwards. He later started a clothing business in Brazil with a friend and a television production company in France.


He was known as a defensive specialist, but his playing time was restricted in later seasons due to injuries. He only played in 236 out of a possible 788 games. In the whole 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons Abdul-Wahad was on the Dallas Mavericks’ roster on injured reserve, as he was permanently unable to play. He was released by Mavericks on 28 September 2005, during training camp prior to the 2005–06 season. In November 2006 Italian team Climamio Bologna invited Abdul-Wahad to a try out, but he was not signed.

In 2005, Abdul-Wahad played the part of King Negus of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) in the video play Mercy to Mankind: Part 1, The Prophecy Fulfilled, sponsored by the MAS (Muslim American Society) Youth Chapter, Dallas, Texas.


His No. 3 jersey was retired by San Jose State in 2002, however the banner hanging in the Event Center Arena refers to him as Olivier Saint-Jean, the name he used while in college.


Abdul-Wahad’s peak year as a pro was with the Sacramento Kings in the lockout-shortened 1999 NBA season, when he was a starter for the team. They pushed the Utah Jazz to the brink of elimination but lost in the fifth and final game of the series.


Olivier Saint-Jean was born in Maisons-Alfort near Paris from parents who were natives of French Guiana. His mother George Goudet was a professional basketball player. After graduating from Lycee Aristide Briand in 1993, Abdul-Wahad first played college basketball for two years at Michigan and transferred to San Jose State in 1995. Abdul-Wahad was part of the San Jose State team that won the 1996 Big West Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament and made the NCAA tournament despite a 13-16 record. He changed his name to Tariq Abdul-Wahad after converting to Islam in 1997.


Abdul-Wahad (as Oliver Saint Jean) played for the France men’s national under-18 basketball team at the 1992 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship where his team won gold.


Tariq Abdul-Wahad (born Olivier Michael Saint-Jean; November 3, 1974) is a French basketball coach and former player. As Olivier Saint-Jean, he played college basketball at Michigan and San Jose State. In 1997, the Sacramento Kings selected Saint-Jean in the first round of the NBA draft as the 11th overall pick, and Saint-Jean converted to Islam and changed his name to Tariq Abdul-Wahad. From 1997 to 2003, Abdul-Wahad played in the NBA for the Kings, Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets, and Dallas Mavericks. He was the first player to be raised in France and play in the NBA.

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Real NameTariq Abdul-Wahad

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Age (2021)47 Years
Date Of BirthNovember 3, 1974
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Tariq Abdul-Wahad Net Worth

The Tariq Abdul-Wahad Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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