Dominique Wilkins Biography

( 1960 - )
February 20, 2020
First published on:December 3, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Dominique Wilkins

Date of Birth: 1960, January 12
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign:: capricorn
Birth Name Jacques Dominique Wilkins
Birth Place Paris
Famous Name Dominique Wilkins
Father Gertrude Baker
Net Worth $14 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Currently Married Yes
Married to Nicole Berry (m. 1992–2003), Sunny Wilkins
Divorce Yes
Children 5
Affair with Sunny Wilkins
Girlfriend Sunny Wilkins

Jacques Dominique Wilkins better known as Dominique Wilkins is an American retired professional basketball player who mostly played for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The former a small forward has also played for the team in the NBA such as Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs, and Orlando Magic.

Paris, France native, Dominique Wilkins was born as Jacques Dominique Wilkins on January 12, 1960, under the birth sign Capricorn. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to African ethnicity. 

How Much Is Dominique Wilkins Net Worth In 2020? 

Wilkins has an estimated net worth of $14 million, including his salary and properties. 

During his playing career in 1988-89, his annual salary was reported to be $1.5 million. He signed a 2-year contract worth $3.9 million in 1997 with an annual salary of $1.8 million that season and an option of $2.1 million for 1998.

He was also the highest-paid player in Europe. According to the source, his NBA career earning is reported $16,482,500. 

Dominique Wilkins' House Lilburn, Georgia (GA), US SOURCE: Virtual Globetrotting

He owns a lavish mansion in Lilburn, Georgia (GA), US. The million dollars 7,000 sqft home was bought in 2014. 

Dominique Wilkins Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Dominique Wilkins has married trice in his life, He first tied the knot with his girlfriend Nicole Berry in 1992. They went through a divorce after 11 years of their marriage in 2003.

Dominique Wilkins' 2nd ex-wife, Robin SOURCE: The Baller Life

In 2006, he exchanged the wedding vows with Robin Campbell Wilkins. However, the couple could not carry their relationship well and ended up divorcing.

After lots of ups and downs in his love life, Wilkins finally found his love of life, Sunny Wilkins. After dating for some years, the lovely couple got engaged in marital relationships. It seems like they are sharing strong love and affection with each other.

Dominique Wilkins and his third/present wife Sunny Wilk SOURCE: Twitter

They are looking happy at their marriage life and it seems they are not going for a divorce in the future. Dominique Wilkins has five children named Aiysha Wilkins, Danielle Wilkins, Jacob Dominique Wilkins, Chloe Wilkins, and Alysandra Wilkins.

Recently, he posted an inspiring video of his daughter, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, shooting a basketball through the net three times in a row. Spina bifida is a condition in which a person's spinal cord doesn't develop properly.

Besides, Dominique Wilkins is a philanthropist. He runs a foundation named Dominique Wilkins Foundation that works with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Special Olympics, Muscular Dystrophy Association and American Lung Association. 

Dominique Wilkins has a great personality and has a height of 6 feet and 6 inches. 

Dominique Wilkins Bio and Early Life

Wilkins was born to Gertrude Baker. He is not the single child of his parents. He has a brother name, Gerald Wilkins, a retired basketball player as well. Gerald played the majority of his basketball career with New York Knicks.

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Dominique Wilkins was born in France but raised in Washington, North Carolina, United States. He attended Washington High School. From his high school years, he has shown a huge interest in the game of basketball.

Dominique Wilkins Career

Dominique Wilkins started his professional career with Atlanta Hawks. He spent the majority of his career with Atlanta Hawks. He played almost 11 seasons with the team. While playing with the team, he set several records in his name. Several times, he helped his team to win the game. 

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Later on, he played for Los Angeles Clippers (1994), Boston Celtics (1994-1995), Panathinaikos  (1995-96), San Antonio Spurs (1996-1997), Fortitudo Bologna (1997-1998), and Orlando Magic (1999). As of now, his NBA career stats and points are (26, 668), Rebounds, (7,167), Assists (2,677).

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Numerous awards have honored throughout his professional career. He also had a legendary battle against Michael Jordan in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest and he came with the two victories.

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