Interesting fact about the tall German standing with President Uhuru Kenyatta

His wife Jessica Olsson, a Kenyan from Nanyuki.

Former Basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki with President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Banquet. [Photo/PPS]

In Brief

-5. His wife Jessica was born in 1982 in Gavle, Sweden to a Swedish father and Kenyan mother, Njeri Waikwa, from Nanyuki. 

President Uhuru Kenyatta went viral on Monday, February 24 after a photo of him and a towering man surfaced online.

Well here are some interesting facts about the tall german who stood at 7′ 00” feet compared to Uhuru’s 6′ 1” which is by no means short.

How Kenyans are related to Dirk Nowitzki

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  1. The tall German is former NBA player Dirk Nowitzki.

2.  His wife Jessica Olsson, a Kenyan from Nanyuki

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3. Dirk Nowitzki retired from the game in  April 2019
4.  According to a 2019 Forbes report, Nowitzki value stands at Sh24 billion.

 

5. His wife Jessica was born in 1982 in Gavle, Sweden to a Swedish father and Kenyan mother, Njeri Waikwa, from Nanyuki.

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How Dirk met Jessica

6. Nowitzki and Jesica met at a charity event in 2010 and tied the knot in 2012.

7. They hosted a traditional ceremony at Nanyuki, and a formal wedding in Dallas, Texas. .

8. The Nowitzki’s are blessed with three children, Malaika Nowitzki, Max Nowitzki, and Morris Nowitzki.


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