Standing at 6 feet and 9 inches, let’s all agree that this guy as destined to play basketball. He might be retired for 10 years now but Hakeem Olajuwon is still one of the richest men in the NBA. Hakeem exhibits excellent talent from his days of playing college ball at the University of Houston where he led his team to the NCAA finals three years in a row.
Hakeem Olajuwon is originally from Nigeria and made his name playing for the Houston Rockets. He holds a number of endorsement deals and was a part of the US national basketball team that won the Olympics in 1996.