A well-known face in the sports industry, Roy Hibbert is an American professional basketball player. He is widely known as a player of Denver Nuggets wearing a jersey number 34. He is a happily married man and living a blissful life with his wife, Valerie Cooke. Hibbert is a married man and has two children.

Roy Hibbert is a happily married man. He married his long-term girlfriend, Valerie Cooke. The couple first met each other at the Georgetown College.

Roy Hibbert Early Life & Education

Roy Denzil Hibbert was born on 11th December 1986, in Queens, New York. He is the son of Roy Sr. and Patty Hibbert. He is of African-American ethnicity and has a Jamaican-American nationality.

At the age of two, his family went to Adelphi, Maryland. Growing up in the Maryland area, he went to attend Georgetown Prep High School. In 2004, he enrolled Georgetown College where he was often referred as ‘Big Stiff’.

Roy Hibbert Career

Roy Hibbert joined the Georgetown Preparatory School’s basketball team. In his college time, he played for Georgetown Hoyas and named to the All-Big East Second Team in 2006.

In 2008, Hibbert was chosen by the Indiana Pacers as the first round, 17th overall pick. He resembled twice during the NBA All-Star in 2012. Roy Hibbert began playing basketball professionally from the Pacers signing a contract on 15 July.

On 13th July 2012, he retired a four-year contract extension worth $58 million and got a career-high record with 11 blocks against New Orleans Hornets.

On 9th July 2015, Roy was purchased to the Los Angeles Lakers and did a debut playing against Minnesota Timberwolves recording 12 points and 10 rebounds.

He signed with Charlotte Hornets and secured a debut against Milwaukee Bucks record 15 points and 9 rebounds on 7th July 2016. On 2nd February 2017, he purchased to Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Miles Plumlee.

Roy was again purchased to Denver Nuggets without even playing a single game. Since then he has been playing for the Nuggets wearing a jersey number 34.

In 2008, Roy played for Jamaican national team. He converted captain of the team and served them in the 2010 Centrobasket

Roy Hibbert Personal Life

Roy Hibbert is a happily married man. He married his long-term girlfriend, Valerie Cooke. The couple first met each other at the Georgetown College.

After dating around a year the couple decided to get married. Their marriage date was set on 31st August 2014. Cooke is currently working in a marketing filed in Indianapolis. There isn’t any reliable proof which points towards his children.

Their relationship status is going very well however, he faced a controversy when his wife was rumored to be napping with Paul George.

Roy Hibbert Net Worth

Roy earns a good sum of money in his career. Being a two-time NBA All-Star, and gaining an NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors, his estimated net worth has $15 Million. He endorsed a new $58 million contract with the Pacers in July 2013 that makes him the 26th highest paid player in the NBA for the 2013 season with a salary of $13.668 million.

In 2008, his salary from Indiana Pacers is $1,400,000. Contract with Indiana Pacers on 2012 is $58,400,000. He is also earning his handsome salary from endorsements. To know more about him you can follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.