David Robinson Net Worth : Investment & Charity

A former professional NBA player David Robinson has a staggering net worth of $230 million

Further, he is one of the loyal players as he served his entire career playing for the NBA team San Antonio Spurs.

David Robinson is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished centers in NBA history.

David Robinson
David Robinson

For the San Antonio Spurs, he played a center position as he was over 7 feet tall.

Moreover, Robinson got the nickname “The Admiral” during his tenure in the United States Navy.

Besides, David Robinson earned 2 NBA titles, in 1999 and 2003, and was named MVP of the NBA in 1995.

Not to mention, Robinson is also very well for having had a very decent career beyond the NBA.

Likewise, He is also a 10-time NBA All-Star and a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (in 1992 and 1996).

Since his retirement, he has participated in a number of charitable organizations and fund-raising activities.

In addition, Robinson is also a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and a two-time inductee into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Quick Facts

Let’s check out some facts about the former NBA star David Robinson

Name David Maurice Robinson
David Robinson
Birth Place Key West, Florida, United States
Date of Birth
August 6, 1965
Age 58Years Old
Gender Male
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Ethnicity American
Zodiac Sign Leo
Residence San Antonio, Texas
Height 76 ft 1 inch (2.16 m)
Weight 107 kgs (235 lbs)
Body Mass Index (BMI) 29.3
Body Build Athletic
Shoe size N/A
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Tattoo N/A
Father name Ambrose Robinson
Mother name Freda Robinson
Siblings 1 Brother & 1 Sister
Marital Status
Wife/Spouse Valerie Hoggatt (m. 1991 – present)
Children 3 (Justin, David Jr, Corey Robinson)
Profession Former NBA Player
Position Center
High School
Osbourn Park High School
U.S Naval Academy
Hobby Reading books, Playing Video Games, Golf, Soccer
NFL Draft
1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Professional Debut 1989
Team San Antonio Spurs (1989-2003)
Previous Teams None
Current Affiliations Retired NBA player
Jersey Number 50
Salary $2 million
Net Worth  $230 million
Merch David Robinson Merch
Shoe Brand Nike
Social Media
Last Update  December, 2023

Net Worth & Income

As of 2023, the Former NBA star Robinson has a net worth of $230 million.

This colossal net worth is earned from his career as a player and his recent business ventures.

During the peak of his career, he earned an estimated sum of $3 million.

Further, some report suggests that the NBA legend Robinson earned more than $100 million from Basketball career alone.

Likewise, his business company “Admiral” has generated a very huge sum of money as well.

In conclusion, the retired NBA legend has not quite ended his zeal to become a billionaire someday.


David Maurice Robinson aka David Robinson was born on August 6, 1965, in Key West, Florida

Further, he was the son of Ambrose Robinson, a US Navy officer, and Freda Robinson, a housewife.

Evidently, Robinson began playing basketball at Osbourn Park High School in Manassas, Virginia.

Not to mention, He went a significant growth and soared to 6 ft 6 in height (1.98 m) during his high school.

Similarly, During his high school years, Robinson was named all-area and all-district player.

In addition, he attended studied mathematics at the United States Naval Academy. Subsequently, he was included in the basketball team as well.

Investments & Endorsement


Not to mention, the retired NBA star Robinson has not stopped making money even after retirement.

Further, Dave Robinson has spent a portion of his money in stocks and businesses to increase his fortune, and he co-founded the business Admiral Capital Group.

Admiral Capital Group
Admiral Capital Group

Subsequently, this firm focuses on private equity and real estate transactions that might have a beneficial social impact.

Furthermore, he has spent more than $300 million in over 50 transactions totaling more than $1.5 billion.

Although real estate may be more profitable, Robinson could not pass up the chance to invest in the NBA that made him a millionaire.

The Admiral Capital Group bought a 1.88 percent stock share in the Spurs in 2004.

According to Forbes, the NBA team San Antonio Spurs are now valued at around $1.8 billion.

Admiral has established a strategic private equity investment in the sporting and hotel industries, including collaborations with KKR and Kohlberg & Company. Basketball


David Robinson, a basketball Hall of Famer, has numerous lucrative endorsements and partnerships from several international corporations.

Having said that, he makes around $10 million each year from sponsorships and endorsement deals.

Furthermore, Nike, Jordan, and many other major corporations have endorsed David Robinson.

Further, he has done a commercial for Nike in 1991.

In addition, he has signed an endorsement agreement with the Japanese firm Sega.

In honor of Hall of Famer David Robinson, Sega released the video game named David Robinson Supreme Court in 1991.

This game, on the other hand, does not have an NBA license and instead includes four distinct fictitious American teams.

Subsequently, he has featured in yet another Sega game entitled NBA action games.

Houses and Cars


Throughout his NBA career, David Robinson spent a lot of time above the level.

After more than a decade away from the game, the former Spurs center is back in the spotlight, residing atop a 20-story condo tower in San Antonio, Texas.

Further, a member of the Hall of Fame, David Robinson has a magnificent mansion in San Antonio.

The house sits on 8,175 square feet with five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a stunning jacuzzi.

Unsurprisingly, the house includes a lot of areas dedicated to sports and outdoor activities, including a gaming room, pool, sand volleyball court, tennis court, and full-size basketball court.

David Robinson's Mansion
David Robinson’s Mansion

Meanwhile, this mansion features stone floors with marble countertops and a convenient four-car garage for his expensive automobiles.


David Robinson, a multi-millionaire, can afford to buy whatever automobile he wants to ride and keep in his vast garage.

First and foremost, he owns a stunning SUV, the Chevrolet Equinox, with a starting price of $23,800 and may go up to $31400.

Robinson also has a beautiful 2018 Ford Focus with an estimated price range of $15,799 to $43,433.

Third, he has a premium SUV, the 2021 Lincoln Navigator, which costs approximately $90,000.

Last but not least, NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson owns one of the renowned SUVs, Land Rover, which starts at $92,000 and may go up to $131,000.

Furthermore, due to his unusually tall height of 7 ft 1 inch, he favors luxurious SUVs over flashy sports cars.


Collegiate Career

Robinson was a basketball player at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Further, he led the team to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament in 1985, 1986, and 1987.

Even though Robinson was one of the best college players in the country, some analysts considered it a gamble when the Spurs selected him with the first pick in the 1987 NBA draft.

Besides, he had to serve two years of intensive duties and responsibilities in the United States Navy after graduation.

NBA Career

David Robinson joined the San Antonio Spurs in 1989 after finishing his naval time.

During his first season, he immediately established himself as among the greatest centers in the NBA, averaging 24.3 points, 12 rebounds, and 3.9 blocked shots per game.

As a consequence, he was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 1989.

Furthermore, he assisted the Spurs in winning 35 more games than the previous season, which was the biggest one-year increase in league history at the time.

The next season, Robinson kept playing exceptionally well, earning the All-NBA first team and the All-NBA defensive first team.

Robinson received individual honors throughout his early career, including being named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1992 and Most Valuable Player in 1995.

Moreover, he was named to the league’s official list of the 50 greatest players in NBA history (1996).

In the 1998–99 season when Robinson and second-year power forward Tim Duncan led the Spurs to their first NBA title.

Robinson lifting NBA trophy
Robinson lifting NBA trophy

Sadly, Robinson retired after the 2002–03 season, following which the Spurs won their second NBA title.


Aside from his NBA success, Robinson was indeed a part of two gold medal-winning US men’s basketball teams

Further, he was in the NBA mega star’s “Dream Team” that conquered the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Similarly, David won his second Olympic gold medal in 1996.

In addition, He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009 for his outstanding career.

Major Awards and Achievements

  • Two times NBA champion in 1999 & 2003
  • NBA’s most valuable player in 1995
  • U.S. men’s college basketball national player of the year awards in 1987
  • NBA rookie of the year in 1990
  • Two times Gold medalist in Olympic
  • Ten times NBA All-star team
  • Four times NBA First team

David Robinson Charity

Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson is a compassionate, kind-hearted person and down-to-earth guy.

In addition to his successful NBA career, Robinson and his wife Valerie established the David Robinson Foundation in November 1992.

Robinson’s charity endeavors are as impressive as his on-court accomplishments.

Beginning in 1991 at San Antonio’s Gates Elementary School, he gave a $2,000 scholarship to each and every fifth-grade student who graduated from high school and went on to college.

Robinson with kids of Gates Elementary School
Robinson with kids of Gates Elementary School

David is still involved with IDEA and its ambitions to develop twenty additional schools in the San Antonio area.

In 2000, he was honored with the Patriot Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for their effort and dedication towards society.

moreover, the David Robinson Foundation donated about $3 million in total for numerous Covid-19 relief funds in San Antonio.

Likewise, his foundation also provided safety gear such as face shields, PPE suits, masks, Oxygen cylinders, and ventilators.

Some Interesting facts

One of the greatest moments of the NBA was when The Spurs ended 56 wins 26 losses in the 1989-90 season, winning 35 more games than the previous season and the largest turnaround in history at the time.

He waived his right to re-enter the draft when he signed a 10-year, $26 million contract with the Spurs in December 1987, which included salary for the first two years whilst he served in the U.S. navy.

Nike-produced commercials entitled Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood that was released in 1991. Alongside David Robinson, this advertisement features former NBA bad boy forward Charles Barkley.

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FAQs about David Robinson

Who is David Robinson?

David Robinson is a retired two-time NBA winner with San Antonio Spurs and an NBA Hall of Famer.

Was David Robinson in U.S. Navy?

Yes. Indeed he studied mathematics at U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and served the Navy for two years after graduation.

How tall is David Robinson?

NBA legend Robinson is one of the tallest players in the NBA standing at 7 feet 1 inch.



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