Habiba Abdul-Jabbar is a fashion designer and the ex-wife of legendary NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
She is a well-known figure in the world of basketball for being the ex-wife of the legendary player.
Over the years she has done so well for herself despite life after his husband who she’s left a very long time ago.
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar Biography
She was born in the United States of America, but details about the exact time have been kept a secret.
As of now, nobody knows how old she is with many just going by figures of imagination.
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar is roughly in her 60s as of 2022 and no exact date of birth has been made known to the media or public.
She was born as a Christian with the name Janice Brown by her parents who are from New York, United States of America.
Her name was switched when she converted into being a Muslim later on in her life which brought about her new ID.
Growing up wasn’t that bad as her parents gave her everything ensuring things went well for her.
There are so many things about her that are kept on a low as she is not the kind of person that puts herself in the public eyes.
Nothing much about her growing up and education life, but it is believed she might have attended the same college as her ex-husband.
She is a mother of three kids and she gave birth to her ex-husband Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
She is into fashion design and making clothes, and owns a clothing line brand called Tutu Glam.
The names of her offspring are Habiba Alcindor and Sultana Abdul-Jabbar who are both females, and their son Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jr.
She has never been married again since leaving her husband who she was with for seven years of marriage.
They equally subsist in the life of their offspring who are performing very well in their respective endeavors.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wife
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar is the ex-wife of legendary basketball player and coach, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Their relationship started well with both of them inseparable before they made it official.
The couple met during a game by the LA Lakers when they were still very young with them in school.
They both connected instantly, Kareem was in senior year at the University of Los Angeles, while Habiba was also a student then.
Their relationship commenced after their first meeting at UCLA which saw them falling in love with each other and taking things seriously.
They took their relationship to the next level and decided to get engaged at this point Janice Brown already converted to Muslim and changed her name.
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar got married on 28th May 1971 in a small gathering.
It was claimed that the former NBA player did not invite his parents because they were not Muslims.
There were so many twists leading to them getting married as he had a feeling for another woman.
He was talked into getting married to Habiba by his religious leader who advised him to get married to her.
Although things didn’t go well as their marriage lasted just seven years as they got divorced in 1978.
The marriage did prove to bring something good for them as they welcome three children together.
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Their first daughter Habiba Alcindor is a journalist, while the second born of the family Sultana Abdul-Jabbar life is private.
Their son Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jr started his life following his father’s legacy playing basketball.
As of now, he is currently not Into that anymore as his life has taken a new turn in the public eyes.
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar Divorce
Her divorce from her ex-husband did not go well right before they got married.
Their marriage was official in 1971 which was after an encouragement from Kareem religion leader to get married to Habiba.
Despite being married, they lived separately just two years after their marriage when the wife was still pregnant for their second child.
Things officially ended in 1978, both of them remarried to another person and had one child each from their new marriage.
They have since then supported each other as parents who have children together despite not being married anymore over the years.
Habiba Abdul-Jabbar and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are now living separate lives, but they always support their children in their respective lives.