Joel Embiid Biography and Family Members

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Joel Embiid Short Biography :

Embiid was born on 16 March 1994 Yaoundé, Cameroon to military officer Thomas Embiid and his wife Christine. He played volleyball and soccer in childhood and originally planned to play professional volleyball in Europe but started playing basketball at age 15 modeling his game after NBA Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon.

Joel Hans Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, who also holds French and American citizenship. After one year of college basketball with the Kansas Jayhawks, he was drafted third overall by the 76ers in the 2014 NBA draft.

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                           Joel Embiid





NBA Draft

2014 : 1st Round , 3rd  Overall Pick


Philadelphia 76ers



Jersey Number


Personal Information

Full Name

Joel han Embiid


The Process





Zodiac Sign


Date of Birth

16 March ,1994

Age (as in 2023)


Birth Place

Yaounde , Cameroon


American , French , Cameroonian
Height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Weight 127kg (280 lbs)
Net Worth (2023)
Around $ 85 Million

High School

Montverde Academy , The Rock School (Florida)


Kansas (2013-2014)

Family Members

Mother’s name

Christine Embiid

Father’s name

Thomas Embiid


2 ( Arthur Embiid , Muriel Embiid)



Marital Status



Anne De Paula


son – Arthur Embiid

Joel Embiid Parents : Father and Mother

His father Thomas was a military officer with a colonel ranking and a former professional handball player in Cameroon.

His Mother Name is  Christine and  she is  currently running her son’s Arthur Embiid and Angels Foundation. It’s dedicated to the memory of Joel’s younger brother, Arthur, who passed away in a car accident in Cameroon at the age of 13 back in 2014.

                             Joel Embiid Parents

Joel Embidd  Siblings : Brothers and Sisters

Joel Embiid has two Sibling name as – Arthur Embidd (brother ) and Muriel Embidd (Sister).

Embiid’s younger brother Arthur Embiid died in a car accident in 2014 at age 13.

Muriel Grew up playing mostly volleyball and soccer.

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           Joel Embiid  Sister(Muriel)

Joel Embiid Spouse : Wife

Embiid has been in a relationship with Brazilian model Anne de Paula since 2018. In September 2020 they had their first child together a son named Arthur that named After honor of his late brother. The couple was married in 2023. Embiid is known for his playful personality and social media presence, particularly for his trolling.

Anne De Paula is a well-known Brazilian fashion and swimsuit model. She was born on March 31, 1995 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Philadelphia 76ers star met the model through a mutual friend at a dinner in New York City in 2018.


                       Joel’wife Anne De Paula

Joel Embidd Kids and Children :

Yes , Joel Embidd have A kid (son ) name -Arthur Elijah de Paula Embiid that is named after the 76ers star’s late brother who passed away in a car accident in Cameroon at the age of 13 back in 2014.

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Joel’s Son – Arthur Embiid



Joel Embiid Biography and Family Members : Parents, Siblings, Girlfriend/Boyfriend, Wife/Husband, Kids and Many More

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