Rudy Gobert Parents: Meet Rudy Bourgarel and Corinne Gobert
Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel, born on June 26, 1992, is a French professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He also represents the French national team in international competitions.
Standing at 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall with a wingspan of 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m) long, he plays the center position.
He is considered one of the NBA’s best rim protectors.
Gobert has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award three times, tied for second-most in NBA history.
He is a four-time All-NBA Team member, six-time All-Defensive First Team member, and three-time NBA All-Star.
Gobert was also the NBA blocks leader in the 2016–17 season and the NBA rebounding leader in the 2021–22 season.
Gobert was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 2017, and the All-NBA Third Team in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Meet Rudy Bourgarel and Corinne Gobert
Rudy Gobert was born to Rudy Bourgarel and Corinne Gobert.
Who is Rudy Bourgarel?
Rudy Bourgarel is the father of French professional basketball player, Rudy Gobert.
Rudy Bourgarel is from Guadeloupe and played college basketball in the United States for the Marist Red Foxes from 1985 to 1988.
Bourgarel played professional basketball in Paris and Saint-Quentin, where he met Gobert’s mother.
Who is Corinne Gobert?
Corinne Gobert is the mother of French professional basketball player, Rudy Gobert.
Corinne took care of Rudy Gobert after she split with her husband, Rudy Bourgarel when Rudy Gobert was three years old.
Gobert started playing basketball in 2003 for the JSC St-Quentin club, before later joining the Saint-Quentin BB club.