Relation Between Cheryl Pistono and  Kareem Abdul Jabbar


Do you know about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s girlfriend? Her name is Cheryl Pistono, and everyone wants to know about her. People claim that Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s marital status is divorced, and her ex-wife was Habiba.

However,  Kareem is a popular American Professional basketball player, and  Cheryl Pistono is famous as her girlfriend. Let’s explore the couple and know all the details about them.

Who is Kareem Abdul Jabbar?

Kareem Abdul Jabbar is a well-known American basketball player, and everyone knows him by his performance, as he has played 20 seasons in the NBA. He performed for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.

He is considered the most valuable and most outstanding player of all time. Recently, he came into the limelight for his relationship with Cheryl Pistono. The couple is not married but also has a son together.

Early Life

The American basketball player was born in April 1947 in Harlem, New York, United States. He was the only child of Cora Lillian and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. His mother was a department store price checker, and his father was a transit police officer and jazz pianist.

The player was raised in the Dyckman Street slums in the Upper Manhattan district and then shifted from here at the age of three. Kareem went to Power Memorial School for basic education and then went to UCLA University for higher education.Kareem Abdul Jabbar personal life

Professional Life

When Kareem started his career as a basketball player, the Globetrotters offered him $1 million to play with them. However, he turned it down and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in 1969.

The Bucks won a coin toss with the Phoenix Suns. Furthermore, The New York Nets selected him first overall in the American Basketball Association draught in 1969. The Nets had the advantage that he belonged to New York, and both the Bucks and the Nets knew this.

Alcindor said he would select one and reject the others, so he denied The Nets because of the lower price. Milwaukee offered him $1,4 million, and then the Nets guaranteed $3.25 million, but he said it would make me feel like a flesh salesman I don’t want to be.

Well, he became successful in his career and earned a lot of money. According to some sources, Kareem’s estimated net worth is $5 million.

Who is Cheryl Postono?

Cheryl Pistono was born in the United States on 9th September 1956, in LaSalle, Illinois. Her parents’ names are John Joseph Pistono Jr. and Sylvia Ann Waclaw. She was her parents’ eldest child and was raised alongside her four siblings.

She has three brothers and a sister named Kay Boehm. Cheryl’s brothers are  John, James, and Jeffrey Pistono. Being an elder daughter and siblings, she always took care of and loved them so much.

Early Life of Cheryl Pistono

Cheryl Went to LaSalle Peru Township School, and then she shifted to the West  Coast for higher education. Yes! She left her family there and went to the University of California, Los Angeles, where she completed her graduation.

Cheryl is an animal lover and loves to hunt and fish. She owns two pet dogs named Miles and Bronson. Meanwhile, She is a food enthusiast and chef who loves to cook in her free time.Cheryl Pistono

Cheryl Pistono and Kareen Abdul Jabbar’s Relationship

Kareem and Cheryl met in 1977, and they have been dating for almost seven years. Initially, she did not like Kareem because he was a decade older than her—another major reason to dislike Jabbar was that she had zero interest in gaming.

However, Kareem always told her how much he meant to her. Kareem said many times that Vheryl had a great impact on his life. Once Chry convinced him to divorce his wife, Habiba, he did that.

Despite that, the couple did not marry and separated their ways in  1984. According to Cheryl, they are still in a healthy and friendly relationship.

Both said they have an internal link with each other but have never married. The couple also has a son named Amir Abdul Kareem, and Vhjeryl had his custody after their backup.

Their son was born in 1980 and studied medicine at the University of San Francisco. He has a successful career as an orthopedic and spine surgery surgeon in Los Angeles.

The shocking fact is that Cheryl is now married to Steven Jenkins. They have three children: two daughters and a son named Jessi, Taj, and Brianna.

Yes! The total number of Cheryl’s kids is four, one from Kareem Abdul Jabbar and the other from marriage with Steven Jenkins.

Hafsa Qayyum
Hafsa Qayyum
Hafsa Qayyum is a dedicated content writer and copywriter with plenty of experience in creating content for multi-niche blogs and service pages. She mostly talks about mental health, technology, and entertainment in a unique tone and manner.

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