Dirk Nowitzki and Jessica Olsson, married in 2012. Know about their children and married life!!
Dirk Nowitzki is a big name in the NBA. He is a professional German basketball player who plays for the Dallas Mavericks. He is the first European-born player to be a starter the 2007 All-Star game and to receive an NBA Most Valuable Player award.
He has a loving wife, Jessica Olsson, and three adorable kids. She is a mix racial woman hails from the Swedish-Kenyan descent. She is the associate director of Dallas’ Goss-Michael Foundation Art Gallery.
Dirk Nowitzki’s Married Life with Jessica Olsson
In March 2012, he confirmed his engagement with Jessica during an interview with Bad Show on Dallas sports radio. According to him, he engaged to her in 2012 valentine day's eve in Germany.
Image: Dirk Nowitzki on the wedding day with his wife
Five months later, Dirk and Jessica got married on July 20, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held in Kenya and they married in a traditional African wedding style.
Dirk Nowitzki’s Children
The NBA champion Dirk and his wife have three wonderful babies and they are living happily with their parents. In July 2013, they gave a birth to their first child, a daughter named Malaika.
Image: Dirk with his wife and children
Then, two years later, they welcomed their second child, a son, named Max. Their third child, Morris was born on November 2016.
Know more about Jessica Olsson
Jessica Olsson is a native of Kenya, born to a Kenyan mother and Swedish father. Her twin younger brothers are also soccer player of Sweden.
She currently serves as the associate director of Dallas’ Goss-Michael Foundation Art Gallery. Jessica is famous for being the wife of Nowitzki, Dallas star.
Early life And Career at DJK
38-years-old Dirk Nowitzki is a native of Wurzburg Germany. He is from sports background his mother was a professional basketball player as well as his father was handball player.
Dirk’s elder sister is also a former local champion in track field and current correspondent of NBA international TV.
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— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) January 17, 2017
He started playing handball and tennis during his childhood. Later, he joined DJK Wurzburg and began playing basketball.
There, he was inspired by former international basketball player Holger Geschwindner. Holger was impressed by Dirk’s talent and coached him individually three times per week.
After that, he played in the senior team for the DJK and played from 1994 to until 1998.
Dirk’s career in Dallas Mavericks
In 1998, Dallas Mavericks drafted him for NBA tournament. Then he started playing for the Dallas and he is still playing for the club. During his time with Dallas, he won several titles in the NBA tournament.
Dirk has played with the other star players of the Dallas such as Jason Kid, Deron Williams, Harrison Barnes, and Andrew Bogut.
Dirk Nowitzki's International career
Dirk is also a former national player of Germany. In 1997, he joined the team and debuted in the international career in the euro Basketball 1999.
Then, he played for the country for seventeen years. During his playing career, he led Germany to victory many times; FIBA World Championship, two Euro Basket championship and so on.