Rui Hachimura is one of the best Japanese professional basketball players who play for Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He used to be among top players for Japanese under-19 and under-17 national teams during FIBA competition. He was also the first Japanese player to play in the NCAA Division I men’s tournament in 2017.
He is counted among top international basketball players and has high hopes in Washington Wizards. He plays both the power forward and small forward positions. He also appeared in 37 games for Gonzaga during 2017–18 campaign, including two starts, averaging 4.7 rebounds and 11.6 points per contest.
Rui Hachimura is also one of the members of Japanese national team who represented the country in 2013 FIBA Asia U16 Championship, 2014 Albert-Schweitzer-Tournament in Germany, 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships, and 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup.
If you talk about Rui Hachimura net worth 2023, it is estimated around $12 Million. His primary source of earning is sports only.
Rui Hachimura Net Worth 2023
The way Rui Hachimura is playing he will soon finds his position in the richest NBA players club. He gained huge popularity after achieving success at the youth level in Japan. Check out his net worth along with other details regarding his personal life, parents, age, early life, career and many more.
|Full Name||Rui Hachimura|
|Popular As||Rui Hachimura, Hachimura|
|Team||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Rui Hachimura net worth||Estimated $12 Million|
Rui Hachimura Biography
Rui Hachimura was born on February 8, 1998 to a Beninese father Zakari Jabil and a Japanese mother Makiko. His place of birth is Toyama, Japan. He was a big fan of baseball and therefore, his grandfather gave him name “Rui” which means “base” or “fortress” in Japanese. He also played baseball as a pitcher and catcher during his childhood days.
He has three siblings including two sisters and one brother. His younger brother, Allen, is also a basketball player who plays at Tokai University in Japan.
He completed his high schooling from Sendai University Meisei High School and attended Gonzaga University during 2016–2019.
He led the Meisei High School basketball team on December 29, 2013 in the All-Japan High School Tournament and helped the team to win its second title.
|Full Name||Rui Hachimura|
|Born on||February 8, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Toyama, Japan|
|Rui Hachimura Height||6 ft 8 in|
|Rui Hachimura Weight||230 lbs (104 kg)|
|Rui Hachimura Father’s Name||Zakari Jabil|
|Rui Hachimura Mother’s Name||Makiko|
|Rui Hachimura Wife Name||He is unmarried|
|Rui Hachimura Girlfriend||Model Briana Delgado|
|Education||High School- Sendai University Meisei High School College- Gonzaga University|
|No. of Children||No children, he is still unmarried|
|Rui Hachimura age||25 years|
Parents: The father’s and mother’s name of Rui Hachimura are Zakari Jabil and Makiko respectively.
Parents Accident: There was a rumour spread over social media about Rui Hachimura family car accident where his parents and younger sisters died and Rui Hachimura announced that he will be out of play for an indefinite time. However, later various media reports and younger brother of Rui Hachimura, Allen Hachimura updated that “it was a fake news”.
Sibling: Rui Hachimura has three siblings includingtwo sisters and one brother. All his siblings are younger to him. His younger brother Allen Hachimura plays basketball for Tokai University in Japan.
Marriage: Rui Hachimura is still unmarried.
Girlfriend: Various digital platforms claimed that Model Briana Delgado is Rui Hachimura’s Girlfriend.
Rui Hachimura Career
We’ll explore here Rui Hachimura early career, college career, professional career, and national career one of one:
Early Career: Rui Hachimura started his basketball career when he led the Meisei High School basketball team during the All-Japan High School Tournament.
Later, on November 21, 2022, he signed a document to play college basketball for Gonzaga Bulldogs in the United States. This document is otherwise known as “National Letter of Intent” which means a student athlete has signed a commitment to participate in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
College Career: After playing for the Gonzaga Bulldogs against Utah Valley on November 11, 2016, he became the 5th Japanese player who played NCAA Division I basketball.
Later, he played 37 games for Gonzaga during 2017–18 campaign and his performance was amazing. He was also chosen as the 2019 WCC Player of the Year.
Professional Career: Rui Hachimura has been playing for Washington Wizards since 2019. He was the 2nd player after Yasutaka Okayama to be drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA).
National Career: Being a member ofJapanese national team he represented the country in 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup, 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships, 2014 Albert-Schweitzer-Tournament in Germany, and 2013 FIBA Asia U16 Championship.