Meet Dirk Nowitzki's wife, Jessica Olsson: kids, age, net worth

Meet Dirk Nowitzki's wife, Jessica Olsson: kids, age, net worth

Claudia Kogi, Adrianna Simwa
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM

Dirk Nowitzki's wife, Jessica Olsson, is a former employee of the Dallas Art Gallery and currently serves as an associate director at the Goss-Michael Foundation. Her husband Dirk is a German former professional basketball player. He is the special advisor for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association.

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Dirk Nowitzki (R) and Jessica Olsson attend the 49th International Emmy Awards in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur
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Jessica Olsson gained widespread recognition as the spouse of Dirk Nowitzki. Here is everything you need to know about her life.

Profile summary

Full name

Jessica Olsson

Year of birth

12 July 1982


41 years (as of 2023)

Place of birth

Gavle, Sweden

Current residence

Dallas, Texas, United States of America










5’ 9” (175 cm)


132 lb (60 kgs)

Body measurements

34-24-35 inches (86-60-88 cm)

Eye colour

Dark brown

Hair colour




Marital status



Dirk Nowitzki




Philanthropist and administrator

Who is Dirk Nowitzki's wife?

Jessica Olsson is a prominent philanthropist and administrator of Swedish-Kenyan descent. She is most notably known as the spouse of Dirk Nowitzki. They have been married since 2012 and are parents to three children.

Where is Dirk Nowitzki's wife from?

Dirk Nowitzki's first wife was born and raised in Gavle, Sweden, alongside her two brothers, Martin and Marcus, famous football players. She has not disclosed much about her parents, except her father is from Sweden while her mother is from Kenya.

What is Jessica Olsson's race?

Jessica Olsson Dirk Nowitzki's wife is a Swedish national of mixed ethnicity from white and black parents of Swedish and Kenyan background.

How old is Jessica Olsson?

The Swedish national was born on 12 July 1982. Therefore, as of 2023, she is 41 years old.

What does Dirk Nowitzki's wife do?

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Jessica Olsson is an associate director at The Goss-Michael Foundation. Before joining the foundation, she worked at the Dallas Art Gallery.

What is Jessica Olsson's net worth?

According to Affair Post, she has an alleged net worth of over $1 million. She primarily earns her income from her career as an associate director at the Goss-Michael Foundation.

How did Dirk Nowitzki meet his wife?

Dirk Nowitzki and his wife met at a charity event organized for the Sports for Education and Economic Development, SEED project. The couple got married and had their wedding ceremonies in Dallas and Kenya.

Their first pre-wedding occurred at the bride's hometown in Nanyuki, Kenya. They later had another wedding on July 20, 2012, at Nowitzki's home in Dallas. After their wedding ceremony, the couple embarked on their honeymoon in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea.

irk Nowitzki and Jessica Olsson are blessed with three kids: a daughter, Malaika Nowitzki, born in July 2013, and two sons, Max and Morris, born in March 2015 and November 2016, respectively. Dirk Nowitzki's wife and kids reside in Dallas, Texas, United States of America.

How tall is Dirk Nowitzki's wife?

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Jessica Olsson attends the 13th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball 2017 at The Atrium at 60 Wall Street in New York City. Photo: Jim Spellman
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Jessica Olsson's height is 5 feet 9 inches (175 centimetres), and she weighs 132 pounds (62 kilograms). Her body measurements are 35-25-36 inches (89-64-91 centimetres). She has long black hair and dark brown eyes.

Quick facts about Dirk Nowitzki's wife

  • Her shoe shoe size is 8 (US).
  • Jessica has twin brothers.
  • Jessica's traditional wedding was held in her hometown of Nanyuki.
  • She enjoys sports, especially tennis.
  • She had three wedding ceremonies: in Kenya, Germany, and Dallas.

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