Tacko Fall (born December 10, 1995) Senegalese Professional Basketball Player, and NBA Star Personality from Dakar, Senegal. He plays for his team in the center position. In fact, he is the tallest person in the world with a height of 7 feet 7 inches.
Actually, he scouted in the maximum basketball High School teams because of his height. However, Fall was undrafted in the NBA 2019. Later on, the Boston Celtics signed him. He was least interested in basketball when he was 16 years old. Earlier, Tacko played soccer in his High School.
His first organized basketball match was in Houston, Texas. Moreover, he took formal training from Hakeem Olajuwon (Former NBA Star). He involved in the team to play in the NCAA certified events. During his senior year, he was among the 80 people who were selected in the NBA G League Elite Camp.
Then, he transferred in the NBA Draft Combine. He has compared with his fellow player Manute Bol for his physical statistics. Additionally, he possesses large hands and the wingspan of about 8 feet 4 inches (2.54 meters). Therefore, Tacko’s standing reach is 10 feet 2 inches (3.10 meters).
Early Life, Parents & NBA Profile
Tacko Fall was born on 10th of December 1995 (age 23 years old) in Dakar, Senegal. He shifted to the United States. In fact, Tacko‘s mother Marianne Sene feels proud of her son’s achievements. His uncles and a young brother are tall like him.
The Boston teammate’s full name is “Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall”. Tacko received his first opportunity to play with Jamie’s House Charter School, Houston. Furthermore, his team also won the state championship. He also selected in the ISTI all-stars summer travel team. Then, Mr. Fall joined the Liberty Christian Preparatory School, Tavares (Florida).
Around 40 schools showed interest in him. He had officially signed on October 24, 2014, by the University of Central Florida, Orlando. He secured a Computer Science major degree in from the University. Additionally, Fall expressed his interest to play for UCF Knight Team in the guidance of Donnie Jones.
He tried to build a strong academic profile by scoring 4.0 grades in high school. He studied Science and Advanced Mathematics. Meanwhile, he was weak in the English language. So, he took English training classes and scored 95 percentile in SAT.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Real Birth Name||Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall.|
|Nick name||Tacko Fall.|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player.|
|Famous For||Selected by Boston Celtics basketball team.|
|Age (As of 2019)||23 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 10, 1995|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Social Media Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/tackofall99.
|Awards||1. Defensive Player of the Year by ACC (2017).
2. All-ACC Third Team (2019).
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||Houston, Texas (USA).|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 7' 7".
Centimeters: 231 cm.
Meters: 2.31 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 141 Kg.
Pounds: 311 lbs.
|Biceps Size||17 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||44-38-40.|
|Shoe Size (US)||22.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Parents||Father: Will update soon.
Mother: Marianne Sene.
|Siblings||Brother: Young Bro (Name Not Known).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Highest Qualification||Majored in the Computer Science Degree.|
|School||1. Jamie’s House Charter School, Houston.
2. Liberty Christian Preparatory School, Tavares (Florida).
|Alma Mater||University of Central Florida, Orlando.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celeb||Actor: Hugh Jackman.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Cape Town.|
|Love to do||Playing Soccer & Basketball.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$200,000 US Dollars.|
|Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income||Under review.|
|Home Details||House in Houston, USA.|
|Email Address||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Tacko Fall
- Wikipedia: Tacko aspired to be an Electronics Engineer.
- He wanted to get a job in companies like Microsoft.
- Currently, his full focus is on basketball and he is not sure about his plans.
- The 23-year-old made considerable improvements in his playing style.
- As a result, Tacko ranked on the second place in the national ranking.
- He also received the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year
- Physical Measurements: Tacko Fall’s height is measured at 7 feet 7 inches tall physique (231 in cm). Additionally, his body weight is around 141 Kilogram (311 in pounds).
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- He also helped the Knights team to win the NCAA tournament.
- In his last game against the Dukes, he scored 15 points and 6 rebounds.
- However, the UCF team could not win an important match.