Boris Diaw

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Boris Diaw’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Boris Diaw

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Val-d’Oise, France


40 years old

Birth Date

April 16, 1982

Star Sign


Boris Diaw Facts

Child Star?



Basketball Player

Education & Qualifications

National Institute of Sports, Expertise and Performance (INSEP)

Net Worth

$23 million


Issa Diaw, Elisabeth Riffiod


Paco Diaw, Martin Diaw


2m (6'7"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Dog

About Boris Diaw

Boris Diaw is a well-known French Basketball player, a power forward who was recognized by the audience as the Most Improved Player in the league. Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffiod, usually called Boris Diaw, started his professional career in Pro A. The position of Boris Diaw is mainly the power forward, and he was called the NBA's 'Most Improved Player' in the year 2006.
Boris Diaw is said to have a good passing ability and better skill in handling the ball. He is a basketball player from France, is currently playing for Utah Jazz, and has won many championships. He has also played for teams like Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Levallois Metropolitans, and San Antonio Spurs. He won the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship with the French junior national team. Boris Diaw was born on April 16, 1982, in Val-d'Oise, France.

Boris Diaw's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Boris Diaw's net worth?

The net worth of Boris Diaw is $ 22 million, and he makes money from his successful career by winning championships.

How much does Boris Diaw earn per year?

Boris Diaw's monthly salary is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Boris Diaw?

Boris Diaw is 6 ft 7 in (203 cm) tall, and his weight is around 249 lb (113 kg), respectively.

How old is Boris Diaw?

Boris Diaw is 40 years old as of 2022, as he was born on April 16, 1982.

Childhood And Education

Boris Diaw was born in Cormeillese-en-Parisis, Val-d’Oise in 1982, April 16th. He has African and French mixed ethnicity. His father's name is Issa Diaw, and his mother is Elisabeth Riffiod, a basketball player on the French National team. Issa Diaw, the father of Boris Diaw, is said to be a former high jump champion (Senegalese). He has two siblings named Paco Diaw and Martin Diaw.|
Boris Diaw completed his degree at the National Institute of Sports, Expertise, and Performance (INSEP). It was his mother who taught him to play basketball and to enter the sports industry. Boris Diaw also plays soccer, track & field, rugby, and volleyball.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Boris Diaw dating? (OR) Who is Boris Diaw's partner?

Borris Diaw is single, and there are no solid proofs regarding his dating or marriage relationship and children. His fans were curious to know about his personal details, but he didn't want his stuff to be in the limelight as his career information was.
(Boris Diaw won the NBA championship with the San Antonio Spurs in 2014.)

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Boris played for a professional French Basketball league named 'LNB Pro A' starting from 2001 to 2003. He also played for two league's All-Star games and Slam Dunk Contest games.
In the FIBA World Championship league of 2006, Diaw led the team and won the gold medal at the tournament (EuroBasket).
In 2009, Boris Diaw was the vice-president of the JSA Bordeaux Basketball club and also was a shareholder of the Basketball Club. In 2010, he became the president of the Basketball Club.
In the 2014 International Play, Boris Diaw represented the French National Basketball Team under the senior division and won medals.
Boris Diaw is best known to the world as a famous basketball player who had won three bronze and one silver medal in different events.

Charity Work

Boris Diaw has launched a fan club for helping the local young people who need education, health-related issues, men's and women's rights, and civil responsibilities.
The charge to join his fan club is $25, and Boris Diaw funds five dollars from the fan club charge to the charity works that are concentrated on two continents, Africa, and South America

What awards has Boris Diaw won?

Most Improved Player Award in 2006 by NBA.
A Bronze medal in FIBA World Cup in 2014.
A silver medal in EuroBasket in 2011.
Two Bronze medals in EuroBasket in 2005 and 2015, respectively

Boris Diaw's Hobbies And Interests

His personal details, including his hobbies and interest, are unknown as per the media reports. However, his main interest has been playing basketball since his childhood.

Other Interesting Boris Diaw Facts And Trivia

  • Boris Diaw's father is a Senegalese, whereas his mother is French. He is a French Basketball player, but after winning his French championship title in 2003, he started playing for Atlanta (USA). Boris Diaw was regarded as the 'Best Man' in the wedding of Tony Parker with Eva Longoria.
  • Apart from the French team, his sports activities extend to teams like Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Levallois Metropolitans, and San Antonio Spurs.
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