Okwok Bol - Updated May 2024

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Okwok Bol

Okwok Bol is a Sudanese citizen. Okwok Bol rose to fame as the father of NBA star Manute Bol. Likewise, Manut has played for teams such as Rhode Island Gulls, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat, Florida Beach Dogs, and many more during his decade-long NBA career.

Early Life

Okwok Bolh has recently come to popularity and has never been out on social media. Since he rose to fame just because of his son. So, there is personal information about himself. However, it is for sure that he is a Sudanese native and follows the Christian religion. Coming to his son’s birth date, was born on October 16, 1962. Manute was born in Turalei, South Sudan.

His son’s Death

His son Manute Bol died on June 19th, 2010. The famous NBA star died from acute kidney failure and complications from Stevens-Johnson syndrome at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Okwok Bol – Career and Professional Life

Okwok Bol rose to fame from his relationship as a dad with Manute Bol. Talking about Manute Bol’s career, he is a former basketball player. The basketball player first landed in Cleveland. According to the NBA club, Cleveland State University basketball coach Kevin Mackey, The Los Angeles Clippers drafted him in the 1983 NBA draft as the 97th overall pick. Likewise, Manute turned professional in May 1985, signing with the Rhode Island Gulls of the spring United States Basketball League.

Furthermore, The Washington Bullets drafted Manute in the second round as the 31st overall in the draft. The young basketball player’s first tenure with the Bullets lasted three seasons, from 1985 to 1988. During Manute’s rookie season (1985–1986), he appeared in 80 games. The basketball player recorded a career-high 5.0 blocks per game. Moreover, the basketball player’s total of 397 blocks set the NBA rookie record and remains the second-highest single-season total in league history

Manute Bol

Caption: Manute bol during a match(source: Pinterest)

Furthermore, on June 8, 1988, Manute was traded by the Bullets to the Golden State Warriors for Dave Feel and a 1989 second-round draft pick. The emerging NBA star’s first tenure with the Warriors lasted two seasons, from 1988 to 1990. During Manute’s first season with Golden State, he attempted three-point shots with regularity. Later On August 1, 1990, the team Golden State traded Bol to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1991 first-round draft pick. Manute’s first tenure with the Philadelphia 76ers lasted three seasons, from 1990 to 1993. Moreover, the basketball player played a career-high 82 games in his first season as a 76er.

After being released by Philadelphia, Manute played in eight games in the 1993–94 season with the Miami Heat. Later After his release by Miami, the talented player’s second stint with the 76ers lasted four games, near the end of the 1993–94 season. Furthermore, during the 1994–95 NBA season Bol returned to the Warriors. The basketball player made the season-opening roster and played his last five NBA games.

Okwok Bol – Net worth 2024

Okwok Bol himself has not received any awards to date. Moreover, the Celebrity father has not revealed any income sources to date. Thus, his net worth is still in the dark.

Okwok Bol – Relationship status

Okwok Bol is a married person. He also has a son named Manute Bol. Talking about his son, Manute was married twice. The basketball player had six children with his first wife, Atong, and four with his second wife, Ajok.

He has not involved himself in any scandals or controversies. Likewise, the celebrity father has maintained a clean profile as well.

Body measurements

There is no information available regarding his physical stature. However, his son Manute stood tall at 7 feet 7 inches and weighed 91 kg. Manute had black hair with a pair of shimmery black eyes.

Okwok Bol is not active on any social media platforms at the moment.