Basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki married his girlfriend, who is a Kenyan, in 2012 in a traditional African wedding ceremony in Kenya.
Nowitzki, who plays as a forward for the NBA team Dallas Mavericks, Married Jessica Olsson in two weddings one in Kenya and the other in Texas. Olsson is said to have wanted a Kenyan wedding.
Olsson’s mother is Kenyan and her father is from Sweden. The 35-year old first met her hubby, who is a German, in 2010 while he was vacationing in Scotland before officially tying the knot at his palatial estate in Preston Hollow, Texas.
Nowitzki’s wife was born in Kenya to a Swedish father and Kenyan mother, her younger twin brothers are Martin and Marcus Olsson, 26, both soccer players.
The couple has two children.
Nowitzki, 38, just signed a two-year $50 million (Ksh500 Million) deal for the next two NBA seasons.
Nowitzki led the Mavericks tо 13 NBA Playoffs (2001–2012; 2014), including thе franchise’s first Finals appearance in 2006 and оnlу championship in 2011.