Quick Facts of Tacko Fall

  • Full NameTacko Fall
  • Net Worth$200 thousand
  • Date of Birth1995 /12 /10
  • NicknameFall
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceDakar, Senegal
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ProfessionBasketball Player
  • Nationality Senegalese
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildAthletic
  • Height7 ft 5 in (2.26 m)
  • Weight311 lb (141 kg)
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • HoroscopeSagittarius

Are you basketball enthusiastic? If yes then you might be familiar with the name Tacko Fall. To the world, he is a Senegalese professional basketball player. He played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Similarly, Fall played College Basketball for the University of Central Florida.

Fall is one of the world’s tallest basketball player, with a height of 2.29 meters high. To know more about Tacko, we suggest you read the whole article.

Early Life of Tacko Fall

Tacko Fall was born on December 10, 1995, in Dakar, Senegal.  He holds a Senegalese nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Along with his family, Tacko moved to the USA from Dakar at the age of 16.

He is a graduate of Jamie’s House Charter School. Talking of his further educational qualifications, he graduated from the UFC in computer science. He played only football during his time in Senegal and showed no interest in basketball.  Besides, there is no further information about his family background and early life.

Career as a Basketball Player

Tacko Fall started playing for the Central Florida University and began playing for the Knights of the UFC. He was rated to be the top player in college basketball during his sophomore year. Also, he was named as the Year’s Defensive Player of the American Athletic Conference in 2017.

Tacko Fall
Tacko Fall at the time of his game, Picture Source: Bangor Daily News

During his initial phase, the NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon trained him. He declared for the draft of the 2017 NBA, but for the junior year, he returned to UCF. In his final game with UFC Knights, Fall scored an average of 15 points and six rebounds.

He is currently awaiting the 2019 NBA draft and 10 other participants have been assigned to the NBA Draft Combine. Nneka Ogwumike, Larry Bird, Shawn Kemp, and Mario Chalmers are some other renowed basketball players

What’s his net worth?

Although Tacko has earned massive fame from his career, there are no exact details about his salary and net worth. However, his estimated salary is around $200 thousand which he made from his basketball career. College basketball players’ average salary is estimated to range from $36,832 to $45,564, which for experienced players can surpass $50,000.

Tacko Fall at the time of his game
Tacko Fall at the time of his game, Picture Source: Instagram @tackofall99

He is waiting in the NBA draft for his pick and if he gets drafted he will earn more than $51 million as a salary. Besides, Fall’s sucess in his career has to lead him to promote several big brands which include Nike. With such earnings, Fall is definitely enjoying a rich and lavish lifestyle. He is active in his social media account, i.e Instagram where hs often shares his pictures during his games. Despite earing such a hefty amount, Tacko is yet to reveal the details about his house and cars.

Age, Body Measurements

Talking about Tacko’s age, he is 24 years old as of 2019. Similarly, he has a height of 7 feet 7 inches or 2.31m tall and weighs around 289 lbs. In the same way, Fall has a pair of black eyes. In addition, he wears a shoe size of 22 and his wingspan is 8 feet 4 inches. Fall also has a max vertical leap of 2 feet 2.5 inches.

Personal Life

There are several people who are eagerly waiting to know about Fall’s relationship status. However, Tacko is a professional man, who loves to keep his personal details far from the media.  So, there is no information about his girlfriend and love affairs. As per his low key life, it seems like Fall is currently living a single life without the involvement of any opposite or same-sex partner.

Many of her fans speculate that she may be bisexual or lesbian since she’s single to date. However, Fall has not made an official statement about her sexual orientation. Therefore, his love life specifics are pretty hard to dig into. In the same way, Tacko has rarely made any media appearances.

Unlike the father-son pair of Manute Bol (now deceased) and Bol Bol (9.25 in size, 9.50 in width), Fall’s hands are considerably larger, measuring 10.5 inches in length and width, enabling him to palm the ball with one arm. In the NBA draft of 2019, he was seen as a great shot blocker with very little lane flexibility and three-quarters sprint pace

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