Kareem Abdul Jabbar Wife (Habiba Abdul Jabbar) Age, Height,Divorce, Kids

Janice Brown is well-known for being the wife of a famous personality. You might be thinking who is Janice Brown, she none other than Kareem Abdul Jabbar wife.

Janice changes her name to Habiba Abdul Jabbar after marrying her husband. Everything was done according to her husband. Even she changed her religion to Islam from Christianity.

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Habiba Abdul Jabbar age is 75 years as of 2022

Her husband, Kareem Abdul Jabbar is a well-known former NBL player. He has marked his name in the stone for being one of the best players during that time. To more about Janice aka Habiba dive into the article.

Quick facts: Habiba Abdul Jabbar

Full Name Habiba Abdul Jabbar
Famous as Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s Wife
Nick Name Habiba
Birth Date October 1947
Birthplace New York, USA
Age 75 years old
Father’s Name Under Review
Mother’s Name Under Review
Siblings Under Review
Partner Under Review
Children Kareem Abdul Jabbar Jr., Sultana Abdul Jabbar, and Habiba Alcindor
Education Graduate
Religion Islam
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Sexuality Straight
Zodiac Sign Under Review
Gender  Female
Marital Status Divorced
Height 5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm or 1.65 m
Weight 55 kg
Body Measurements Under Review
Shoe Size N/A
Dress Size N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Profession Fashion Designer
Net Worth Under Review
Social Media Presence None
Last Update December 2022

Wedding | How did Kareem and Habiba first meet?

Everyone dreams about having a wedding with every happiness they could grab. It is a very important moment for the bride and groom and also their family. But for Habiba, it didn’t go as per the plan.

Before talking about their wedding let’s talk about how they met. The couple met with each at a LA Lakers game. During that time, Kareem was in his senior year at UCLA. It was not love at first sight for them but they worked through it.

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Kareem Abdul Jabbar with his wife Habiba Abdul Jabbar
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After dating for several years, the couple eventually married each other. In 1971, the ceremony took place in a mosque. The couple married in a Muslim way even though Habiba was Christian.

Everything was going right until their parent was not allowed to enter the mosque as they were a catholic believer. This was a heart-wrenching moment for them. Even Kareem was unaware of it till the marriage ceremony was completed. For a few years, it created some difficulties between them but everything was chilled out later.

Children| How many children does Habiba has?

Kareem Abdul Jabbar wife and Kareem himself are blessed with three children. Just after two years of marriage, they were blessed with their first child, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Jr.

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Habiba Abdul Jabbar Family
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And after that, Habiba and Sultana Abdul Jabbar were born. Altogether, they had a family of five members.

Kareem’s son, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Jr. is an actor. He hosted a show The Drop and also worked in a movie.


This is a very heart-wrenching moment for anyone. Even for Habiba, it was hard but she eventually ended up giving divorce to Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

Everything started after the birth of their first child. The couple did not get have much time for each other during that phase as Kareem was engaged in his games and was far from home.

Not only with games but also Kareem was having affairs with Cheryl Pistono. Habiba was unaware of it until she found out about them.

The couple’s life was shattered after that and in 1978, they ended up getting divorced. Since then Habiba has made herself private.

Age and Height

As of 2022, Habiba has turned to the age of 75. She is getting old daily but her passion for fashion design is still strong. Jabbar was born to a Christian family, though she changed her religion after marrying Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

Rumors are Habiba was born into a family of White ethnic descent, but this might not be true. Information regarding Habiba is mostly filled with rumors. So it is quite impossible to find her exact information.

Likewise, Jabbar stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 55 kg which is very normal for a 75-year-old lady. Although of her age, she still has impressed her beauty to many. And also her black curly hair and black eyes make more of her beauty.

Early life and Education

Kareem Abdul Jabbar wife, Habiba Abdul Jabbar was born in October 1947 in New York, USA. She grew up and spent most of her childhood there. Her family believed in Christianity, so most of the time Habiba used to spend in Church.

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This fashion designer completed her schooling at a local school. There is no more information regarding her education though rumors are she did graduate from a university.


We do not many things to talk about in her career as she hasn’t talked much about herself. Some say it ended before it was started.

This might be the reason behind her untold career. But after some review and findings, we have come to the conclusion that she was into fashion design but after her divorce from Kareem, everything was over for her, even her fashion designing career.

This was a very devastating phase of her life. Since then has not appeared in the media and kept herself away from all those things.

Net Worth

Kareem Abdul Jabbar wife was a fashion designer before quitting it after her divorce. She was devasted and was not ready to face the world.

Also, she has not revealed her earnings yet but assuming her career life, her net worth might be around $100k.

Social Media Presence

Habiba was interested in having an account on social media account. Also, social media was just introduced a few decades ago, she was already divorced from Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

After, her divorce from Kareem, she made herself private. So, considering it, her not making any social media account is understandable.

Interesting facts about Kareem Abdul Jabbar Wife Habiba

  • Habiba Abdul Jabbar’s original name is Janice Brown.
  • She was a fashion designer before quitting it.
  • Habiba spent her married life with her husband for 7 years and later got divorced.
  • She has three children among them one is an actor.

Frequently Asked Questions about Kareem Abdul Jabbar Wife

Who was Kareem’s wife?

Habiba Abdul Jabbar was his wife which lasted for almost seven years.

How old is Habiba Abdul Jabbar?

Habiba was born in October 1947 and is 75 years old.

When did Habiba and Kareem get married?

Habiba and Kareem married in 1971 but divorced later in 1978.

How many children does Habiba have?

Habiba Abdul Jabbar has three children, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Jr., Sultana Abdul Jabbar, and Habiba Alcindor.