Who is Christine Embiid? Fact About Joel Embiid’s Mother

Christine Embiid

Who is Christine Embiid?

Christine Embiid is the mother of Joel Embiid who is known as a Cameroonian professional basketball player, currently playing for the National Basketball Association  Philadelphia 76ers of NBA. She was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Christine Embiid is supporting her son since he was born to achieve his career. Joel is blessed with a supportive mother. She wanted her son, Joel Embiid to have a different career path, but she couldn’t support him to meet his dream.

Christine Embiid: Bio Summary

Full nameChristine Embiid
Place of birthYaoundé, Cameroon
Relationship statusMarriage
Name of the former partnerThomas Embiid
Children’sJoel Embiid, Muriel Embiid, and Arthur Embiid

Bio of Christine Embiid and Thomas Embiid’s relationship

Thomas Embiid and Christine Embiid are the parents of Joel Embiid. Joel is not their only child, they have three children namely;(Joel Embiid, Muriel Embiid, and Arthur Embiid). They give birth to all their children in Yaounde, Cameroon. But Joel Embild is said to be the elder son. However, their family number reduced after they lost their brother Arthur in a car accident on October 16, 2014. Thomas Embiid was a colonel military officer of the Cameroonian military. Apart from Thomas’ military work, he was also a professional handball player.

What is Christine Embiid’s Net Worth?

Christine Embiid’s net worth is unknown as of now. however, talking about her well-known son Joel Embild; Joel makes a respectable income, which enables the family to lead a luxurious lifestyle. In 2017, Joel Embiid agreed to a five-year, $146.5 million contract deal.

His parents’ charity in their native Cameroon will benefit directly from a portion of his net wealth. In his native country(Cameroon), there is a lot of poverty, and this foundation is to help all those vulnerable people. Christine Embiid’s son Joel has an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2021.

Summary of her children

1. About Arthur Embiid

 Arthur Embiid is the younger son of the family and he was only 13 years of age when he died in a car accident on October 16, 2014. Arthur Embiid was knocked by a car on his way coming back from school. The entire family feels so sad after they announce the death of Arthur.

2. About Muriel Embiid

Muriel Embiid is the only daughter in the family, she was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. There is no information available about her now.

3. Fact About Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid is a Cameroonian-French professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, who also holds French citizenship. After one year of college basketball with the Kansas Jayhawks, he was drafted third overall by the 76ers in the 2014 NBA draft. He was born on March 16, 1994 (age 28 years), in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Embiid was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon, to military officer Thomas Embiid and his wife, Christine Embiid. He played volleyball and soccer in his childhood and originally planned to play professional volleyball in Europe but he started playing basketball at the age of 15, modeling his game after NBA Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon. Embiid was discovered at a basketball camp by Luc Mbah a Moute, a fellow native of Yaoundé and an NBA player. With Mbah a Moute as his mentor, Embiid moved to the United States at the age of 16 to devote himself to becoming a professional basketball player.

He attended the University of Kansas for one year. On 13 February 2014, he was named one of the 30 finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year. In 2013–14, he played 28 games, averaging 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 2.6 blocks in 23.1 minutes per game. He had over 15 points in seven games and over 5 blocks in six games. He subsequently earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors and was named second-team All-Big 12.

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