Jessica Olsson Bio: Married, Dirk Nowitzki, Net Worth & Children Details

Published Date: 01 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 27 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Mixed race Jessica Olsson has made her name among the paparazzi as the wife of a German professional basketball player, Dirk Nowitzki. Jessica found her bliss in Dirk when the couple walked down the aisle together in 2012.

Besides cherishing the romantic journey with the Dallas Mavericks’ superstar forward, Jessica has made her professional presence felt with her love in arts. Courtesy of that, the Swedish sensation has earned a rightful amount of fans and well-wishers.

Short Bio: Parents, Brothers

Jessica Olsson was born in 1982 to a Swedish father and Kenyan mother thus possessing a Swedish-Kenyan ethnicity. She is the only daughter to her parents and shares the sibling bond alongside her twin brothers, who are professional soccer players.

Jessica’s brother, Martin Olsson plays for the English club, Swansea City, whereas her other brother Marcus Olsson is associated with another English side Derby Country.

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Career, Net Worth

Jessica has always been hugely enticed by the evolving colors of art. Subsequent to that, she has chosen art as her way of living and currently, she serves at the Dallas Art Gallery. Apart from that, she is also the associate director of the art research library named Goss-Michael Foundation.

It is no doubt that Jessica is going well with her art career; however, in terms of net worth and earnings, she is largely overshadowed by her sports-star husband’s tremendous earnings. Dirk Nowitzki amasses the compelling net worth of around $140 Million with his salary getting past the figure of $22 Million.

Other than that, the resounding couple owns an $8-million worth mansion in Dallas, Texas which is composed of a three-car garage and inbuilt tennis and basketball courts. Besides, Jessica enjoys traveling around in her beau’s collection of Audi and BMW.

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Married Life With Dirk Nowitzki

After two years of initial meet-up and romantic friendship, Jessica and Dirk decided to share each other’s company for a lifetime when the lovebirds shared wedding vows on 20 July 2012. Their togetherness was not just a ceremony but in fact a brisk slap towards racial muddle. The auspicious occasion was centered in Dirk’s Dallas area home located in Preston Hollow, Texas. 


Jessica Olsson and Dirk Nowitzki shared each other’s culture and tradition on their wedding day in Dallas, Texas in 2012 (Picture:  Players GF)

As Jessica’s mother inherits the Kenyan culture, the wedding ceremony was organized in both Germany and Kenya which provided the couple to an opportunity to understand and get accustomed to each other’s tradition.

Jessica and Dirk’s togetherness was already on the cards when the couple first met eyes at a charity event organized for the Sports for Education and Economic Development (SEED) Project in 2010. Subsequently, they became inseparable with the time being and carried their romance to a better height. 


Jessica Olsson spends a quality tennis time alongside her husband and their three beautiful kids (Picture: Sportsday  DallasNews)

At this point, Jessica is steering her married life with the company of her husband and their three beautiful kids; one girl and two boys. The couple welcomed their first daughter named Malaika in July 2013. Subsequently, the pair was blessed with a baby boy named Max on 24 March 2015 and another son named Morris on 11 November 2016.

Body Measurements

Jessica stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters) and weighs around 132 pounds (60 kg). Her hair color is black and eye color is brown. Besides, her body measurements are 35-25-36 inches, wears a bra size of 33B, and shoe size of 8 US.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jessica Olsson

  • Though being the wife of a popular basketball player, Jessica always desires to keep herself out of the reach from the media attention. She believes in paying her dues and living a simple life.
  • When it comes to social media, Jessica appears to be old school as she is not active on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  • Jessica went to the Caribbean for her honeymoon with Dirk. Their relationship has been getting along fine since tying the wedding knot.
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