Mo Bamba Biography

( 1998 - )

Facts of Mo Bamba

Date of Birth: 1998, May 12
Age: 20 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 7 Feet
Birth Name Mohamed Fakaba Bamba
Famous Name Mo Bamba
Father Lancine Bamba
Mother Aminata Bamba
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Harlem, New York
Currently Working For Orlando Magic
Salary $4,865,040 dollars
Weight in KG 100
Girlfriend Ibby Fischer
Profession basketball
Started career as basketball player
Famous for basketball
School attended Westtown School
University attended University of Texas
Full Name Mohamed Fakaba Bamba
Current team Orlando Magic
Position in Team Center
Horoscope Taurus
Birth Date May 12, 1998
Siblings Sidiki and Ibrahim (Abe) Johnson
School Location Westtown, Pennsylvania
Points 14
Rebounds 11
University Team University of Texas
No. of Twitter Followers 22.3k
No. of Instagram Followers 591k
Height 7 feet
Weight 100 kg

Mo Bamba is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Mohamed Fakaba Bamba currently plays for the Orlando Magic as their Center.


As a Center, Mohamed Fakaba Bamba reportedly earns around $4,865,040 dollars as his yearly salary from Orlando Magic. Since he just started his career in NBA, his net worth is yet to be reviewed.

Mo Bamba's Early Life

Mohamed Fakaba Bamba was born on May 12, 1998, in Harlem, New York to parents, Lancine Bamba and Aminata Bamba. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Taurus. He grew up along with his siblings, Sidiki and Ibrahim (Abe) Johnson.

Mohamed Fakaba Bamba attended Westtown School in Westtown, Pennsylvania where he played for his high school basketball team.

Mohamed Fakaba Bamba, in his high school career, held an average of 14 points and 11 rebounds. After completing high school, Mohamed Fakaba Bamba enrolled at the University of Texas and played for the University of Texas.

Mo Bamba's Professional Life

Bamba had a successful career in his college days, scoring an average of 12.9 points, 10.5 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. He declared for the 2018 NBA draft.

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Bamba ran faster than most of the NBA players. He refused to work out the Memphis Grizzlies and told them not to draft him. On June 2018, he was selected with the sixth overall pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2018 NBA draft. After a couple of weeks, he officially signed a multi-year, rookie scale contract with the Magic.

CAPTION: Mo Bamba playing for the Orlando Magic SOURCE: Centraldailytimes

Bamba made his NBA debut in a game during the preseason and scored 12 points and 3 rebounds. In October 2018, he made his professional NBA debut in a game against the Miami Heat and recorded 13 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks. His team roster includes players like Evan Fournier, Jonathan Isaac, Amile Jefferson, Jonathon Simmons, etc.

Mo Bamba's Personal Life

According to rumor, Bamba is in a long distance relationship with a senior from high school. Her name is Ibby Fischer and she lives in Shanghai, China. She is 6 feet tall and plays basketball and volleyball.

CAPTION: Mo Bamba with his girlfriend, Ibby Fischer SOURCE: Terezowens

During his visit to China, Bamba met her and they had a really great time together. According to sources, Bamba often comments on her Instagram page and talks about getting married in the future. 

Mo Bamba's Salary and Net Worth

Mohamed Fakaba Bamba reportedly signed a multi-year, rookie scale contract with Orlando Magic in July 2018. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $4,865,040 dollars annually.

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According to the contract with the Magic, Bamba will earn $5,697,600 in the 2019-2020 NBA season. Further, he will earn $5,969,040 and $7,568,742 in the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 NBA season respectively. However, his net worth is yet to be calculated since he just started his career in NBA.

Other than being a famous NBA Center, Mohamed Fakaba Bamba is pretty famous in social media. He has 591k Instagram followers and 22.3k Twitter followers.

Facts and stats of Mo Bamba

Mohamed Fakaba Bamba is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star is 7 feet in height and weighs around 100 kg.

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