Tacko Fall: height, team, age, Instagram, stats, family, nationality

Tacko Fall: height, team, age, Instagram, stats, family, nationality

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:12 PM

Tacko Fall is among the best basketball players out there, with his height being a massive boost to his success. Fall is one of the tallest athletes in basketball history as well as one of the tallest people ever. He made headlines lately when it was revealed he co-authored a new children's book with Justin Haynes and Reggie brown.

Tacko Fall’s contract
Tacko Fall warms up before a game against the Cincinnati Bearcats in 2018. Photo: Alex Menendez
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The Senegalese giant, Tacko Fall is one of the tallest players ever to grace the game. The former Cleveland Cavaliers player enjoys life in the G-League playing for the Cleveland Charge. Despite not being drafted in 2019, the star athlete still made it to the NBA getting immense love from the fans.

Profile Summary

Full name

Tacko Fall

Birth date

10th December 1995


26 years (As of September 2022)





Current residence




Height in feet


Height in centimetres

229 cm

Weight in kilograms

141 kg

Weight in pounds

310 lbs

Hair colour



Marianne Sene



Marital status


Social media



Dakar, Senegal

Tacko Fall's height

The talented player is one of the tallest players ever in NBA history and one of the tallest humans on the planet. He stands at an astonishing 7'6" or 229 cm without shoes and 7'7" with shoes making him go head to head with the tallest NBA player ever, Bol Bol. Tacko fall weighs around 141kg or 310 lbs.

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Tacko Fall's team

Fall just signed a contract with a team in the Chinese Basketball Association named Xinjiang. Tacko fall signed a one-year contract with the Chinese team. However, he is still young, and his NBA days might not be over.

How old is Tacko Fall?

The star was born on 10th December 1995 in Dakar, Senegal. Tacko is 26 years of age as of September 2022.

Tacko Fall's Instagram

The star boasts over 1 million followers as of 28 September 2022. He uses his account to share his daily endeavours with his fans and celebrate other commendable athletes. He also has a Twitter account with more than 62.5 thousand followers.

Tacko Fall’s height
Tacko Fall dunks the ball in a match against the Memphis Tigers on 15th March 2019 at FedEx Forum. Photo: Joe Murphy
Source: Getty Images

Tacko Fall's stats

He is an incredible player who has broken records just by his body stats. His short stint in the NBA was quite successful. Here are some of the towering player's stats:



Games played

Goals per game

Rebounds per game

Assists per game


Boston Celtics






Boston Celtics






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Tacko Fall's family

He is originally from Senegal, where his original family is located. While new to the United States, he was hosted by a family of Davis and Weinstein for six and a half years before he got to see his mother again. After being reunited with his mother, Sene, Fall said the following about the hosts,

"They have done so much for me, I can't even say how much they have sacrificed themselves. It's hard given all the attention that I attract. But they've been there for me, and I'm very thankful to have them in my life."
Tacko Fall’s team
Tacko Fall stands with his teammates during a game for Florida Knights against the Memphis Tigers. Photo: Joe Murphy
Source: Getty Images

His mom sacrificed alot to have her son play in the best basketball league in the world and make something out of himself. She said,

"I'm so happy to see Mandy try to make me see my son, and I'm so happy that she did. It's the first time i've seen him in seven years, I'm so happy."

He also has a younger brother Fallou and other half siblings back in Senegal. Unfortunately, his father's name is unavailable at the moment. Fun fact, his brother is only 5'9".

Tacko Fall's nationality

The star player was born in Dakar, Senegal. So he is originally Senegalese.

Tacko Fall's salary

In the 2021/2022 season, he earned a steamy $1.5 million. This is a vast salary affording him his lavish lifestyle.

Tacko Fall's contract

He currently has a year contract with the Chinese side, Xinjiang. He is expected to be back in the NBA soon.

Tacko Fall's brother

Tacko Fall’s brother
Tacko Fall with his mother, brother and head coach Johnny Dawkins on 7th March 2019. Photo: Alex Menendez
Source: Getty Images

He has a younger brother named Fallou. He recently moved to the US to study and live there. The star's brother is reportedly 5'9", contrasting his brother's tall frame.

Is Tacko Fall still in the NBA?

No, he is not. Right now, he plays for Xinjiang. The team is in the Chinese Basketball Association.

What is Tacko Fall doing now?

He still plays basketball. However, he is not in the NBA at the moment.

What is Tacko Fall's 2k rating?

The incredible player has a 71 overall rating in NBA 2K. He has a 51 in defence, 58 in inside scoring, 54 outside scoring, 52 in athleticism, 38 in playmaking, and 82 in rebounding. No wonder he is known as the king of rebounds.

Tacko Fall’s family
Tacko Fall poses for a photo while at the Harold and Carole Pump Foundation Gala at the Beverly Hilton on 19th August 2022. Photo: Rodin Eckenroth
Source: Getty Images

How tall is Tacko?

He is currently 7'6" without shoes. He is a towering figure and one of the tallest players ever in the NBA and on the planet.

Where is Baye Fall from?

Baye Fall was born in Senegal. However, he is from Denver, Colorado.

Tacko Fall is one of the tallest players in the history of the NBA, with his height going unnoticeable. He is known as the king of rebounds. Many consider his move to the Chinese league a downgrade, but he is still young and can make a comeback.

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