Sultana Abdul-Jabbar: all about the daughter of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


Sultana Abdul-Jabbar is a star child who became famous as one of the children of Kareem Abdul Jabbar. He is an American former professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in National Basketball Federation (NBA).

Likewise, Sultana’s father is also regarded as one of the most outstanding players and named in the list of top 3 players in the NBA team. Likewise, her mother is a fashion designer who raised her children alone after her divorce from her ex-husband. Despite being a famous child, Sultana always preferred to keep calm. Even though she was the youngest child of her father and mother, she could not spend much time with her father in her early days.

So, where is Sultana these days? Is she single or in a relationship? Dive into the article below to discover the undiscovered details about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s daughter, Sultana Abdul-Jabbar. Let’s start!

Sultana Abdul-Jabbar is 43 years old

Sultana Abdul-Jabbar was born in the United States in 1979, which makes her 43 years old as of 2022. She was also supposed to celebrate her birthday in April, but she has not disclosed her date of birth. She is one of three daughters born to father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and mother Janice Brown, also known as Habiba Abdul-Jabbar.

Born into a Muslim family, Sultan follows the Muslim religion just like her parents. By the way, speaking of her ethnicity, she is an American with an African-Trinidadian ethnic background.

Many of you may not know this, but Sultana’s father divorced her mother when she was only three months pregnant. She grew up with her single mother for most of her life.

Her education

Sultana was home-schooled before moving on to higher education. She reportedly enrolled at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2000 and graduated in 2002. She has a bachelor’s degree in literature.

Who are Sultana Abdul-Jabbar’s parents?

As we said before, Sultana Jabbar is the youngest daughter of her parents; father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and her mother Habiba Abdul-Jabbar. The couple walked down the aisle during a private wedding in Washington DC on May 28, 1971

Her mother is reportedly a fashion designer and owns a clothing brand Tutu Glam. Habiba’s original name is Janice Brown, which she later changed after dating her ex-husband. Likewise, she also changed her religion from Christianity to Muslim, as her former partner insisted she do.

Sultana Abdul-Jabbar's Mother Habiba Abdul Jabbar, Father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar When They Were Young
Sultana Abdul-Jabbar’s mother Habiba Abdul-Jabbar and father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attend an event together

On the other hand, her father is an American former professional basketball player who ranks among the top 3 players in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. In fact, he played 20 seasons in the NBA and was a member of six NBA championship teams as a player and also as an assistant coach on two teams.

Sultana’s mother and father divorced after seven years

Despite sharing three children and being married for over half a decade, the ex-couple’s marriage didn’t last long. Sultana’s father and mother separated in December 1973.

According to the sources, the former lovebirds lived apart for a short period shortly after their marriage. Later the marriage of the then husband and wife was dissolved in a religious ceremony at Kareem’s request.

Despite the detachment of the former couple, they did not stop having children. As a result, their daughter Sultana Abdul-Jabbar and son Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jr. born. Well, the lovebirds Kareem and Habiba officially divorced in 1978.

On the contrary, many tabloids had suggested that his then-girlfriend, Cheryl Pistono, influenced the couple’s separation. She reportedly convinced him to end the courtship with his ex-wife.

Does Sultana have any brothers or sisters?

Well, Sultana has two biological siblings, a sister Habiba and a brother Kareem Jr. & two half siblings Amir & Adam. Her sister Habiba Alcindor is the eldest child of her parents, born in 1972. After Habiba’s birth, her mother and father had relationship problems.

After four years after the birth of the first baby, Kareem and his ex-wife Habiba welcomed their second bundle of joy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jr. in 1976. He was born after his parents divorced. She also has a half brother Amir from her father’s second wife Cheryl Pistono.

Sultana Abdul-Jabbar as a child with her parents and siblings
Sultana Abdul-Jabbar with her father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and siblings Habiba Alcindor, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jr. and half brother Amir

As of now, all the siblings of the Sultana are all adults and have arranged their careers well. Her eldest sister Habiba is a journalist, while her brother is pursuing a career in football following in his father’s footsteps.

Is Sultana Abdul-Jabbar Married or Dating a Boyfriend?

At the moment there is no information that she is in a relationship with anyone. Unlike her siblings, she does not prefer public interference in her life. She keeps her life very private and has not talked about her marriage or having a boyfriend in the media. Therefore, we cannot say for sure if she is single or engaged to a man.

Sultana Abdul-Jabbar is apparently not married and not in a relationship with a friend
Sultana Abdul-Jabbar with her father Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a friend Zac Effron

Meanwhile, in 2014, she was found hanging out with actor Zac Effron. However, we’re not sure if they were just friends or something else as she hasn’t talked about their relationship.

Where is Sultana Abdul-Jabbar now? Her career

Kareem’s daughter Sultana currently lives in Los Angeles, California, USA. To mention her career, according to her LinkedIn profile, she worked as an Executive Assistant at Children’s Defense Fund from 2015 to 2017. This is the latest vacancy update on her profile.

Before that, the star child operated in two different places. She was an administrative assistant at Children’s Institute, Inc. from 2009 to 2014. She was also an assistant to the Los Angeles Lakers for five months.

How rich is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? The wealth of Sultana

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a multimillionaire who has a net worth of $20 million. As one of the most famous players in the sports world, he has only succeeded in his craft. In fact, he has won multiple awards in his NBA career. No wonder how he got rich and settled.

On the other hand, the total assets of his daughter Sultana have not yet been disclosed. But if she looks at her profession, she probably earns enough for herself.


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