Who is Valerie Robinson? All About David Robinson’s Wife of Over 30 Years

Valerie Robinson is an African-American philanthropist better known as the wife of David Robinson, a former NBA star she married on December 16, 1991. She is also the co-founder of a charity organization called IDEA Carver Academy, an NGO that supports education for the less privileged.

Valerie spends most of her time conducting charitable works, and other times, taking care of her family. However, her popularity and fame are largely influenced by her husband, who is a renowned former NBA professional.

Valerie Robinson’s Biography Summary

  • Full name: Valerie Hoggatt Robinson
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Nationality: American
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Valerie Hoggatt’s Husband: David Robinson
  • Valerie Hoggatt’s Children: David Jr., Corey, & Justin
  • Valerie Hoggatt’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 2 inches
  • Valerie Hoggatt’s Weight: 65kg
  • Famous for: Wife of David Robinson

What is Valerie Robinson’s Age?

Valerie Hoggatt was born in the United States to American parents. However, her birth date and exact place of birth are unknown. According to our analysis, Valerie may be between the ages of 40 and 50 years old.

She is an African-American of black ethnicity and was raised in a decent Christian family in the US. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Hoggatt, who also are both African-Americans.

Valerie Robinson Got Famous as David Robinson’s Wife

Valerie Robinson’s husband is a former popular NBA star named David Maurice Robinson. Valarie and David got married on December 16, 1991. The couple met when David was in the twilight of his basketball career and started dating for a couple of months before getting hitched. Their marriage has lasted for over three decades without any major controversies.

The duo seems, by all indications, to be each other’s first love. There has been no news of the couple’s separation or the issue of extramarital affairs. They share an extraordinary bond that withstands both the good and the ugly, unconditionally. Considering David and Valarie’s firm commitment to Christ and Christianity, it is safe to say that the pair framed their love-life, marriage, and family in the foundation of the Christian community.

How Long Has Valerie Robinson Been David Robinson’s Wife and What Is The Secret?

Valerie and David have been married for over thirty years, and unlike most couples, there have been no reported cases of separation, infidelity, or extramarital affairs. This is not far-fetched from the fact that the both of them love each other so much and have fought together through thick and thin.

The marriage, which has been blessed with three wonderful kids, has escaped media attention and as such, we cannot confirm if the couple has experienced any disagreement. There are indications that, because both partners share similar beliefs and values, their marriage has been an easy ride. David is a stern believer in Christianity, same as Valeria, and both of them are kind and generous towards humanitarian works.

Meet Valerie Robinson’s Children with David

Valerie’s marriage to David has produced three offspring; David Jr., Corey, and Justin. Their first child and son David Jr. was born in 1993, whereas Corey was born in 1995, and Justin, their last child was born on October 14, 1996, in San Antonio. 

David Jr. is a Director of a Real Estate Company

  • Full name: David Robinson
  • Occupation: Realtor and entrepreneur
David Robinson Jr.
David Robinson Jr.

David and Valerie’s first son David Jr. works as a director for a firm called Weston Urban company. He is the founder of this real estate and business company. David Jr. is the only son amongst Valerie’s children who took a career outside sports.

Corey Robinson was a Football Player

  • Full name: Corey Robinson
  • Date of Birth: January 1995
  • Age: 27 years old,
  • Occupation: Former American footballer, now TV personality
David and Corey Robinson

Valerie’s second child Corey Robinson attended Notre Dame where he played as a wide receiver on the football team. However, he retired early in 2016 due to medical concerns mostly as a result of multiple concussions. This, unfortunately, affected his chances of playing in his senior season.

Notwithstanding, the young American was very active on campus in his final undergraduate year. In February 2016, he was elected student body president for the 2016–17 academic year.

Justin Took to Basketball Like His Father

  • Full name: Justin Robinson
  • Date of birth: October 14, 1996
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Occupation: Basketball player

Justin is a 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) tall basketball player who plays as a forward. He is also a two-time all-state selection in Texas. In August 2015, he began attending Duke. He was initially recruited to the official Duke team to serve as a “preferred walk-on” with the chance to eventually earn a scholarship, but was, however, placed on scholarship before he arrived at Duke.

Mornar Bar of Erste Liga announced on September 18, 2020, that they had signed Justin Robinson, marking the start of his professional basketball career.

What Does Valerie Robinson Do for a Living Now?

Valerie Robinson is a philanthropist. She is the co-founder of an academy called IDEA Carver, dedicated to helping the less privileged gain access to education. She spends most of her time actively participating in charitable work and other times taking care of her family. Mrs. Robinson gets much of her financial support from her wealthy husband to support her charity works.

Valerie Robinson’s Net Worth

Valerie Robinson’s net worth hasn’t been estimated, neither is her main source of income known to the public. However, her husband, David Robinson is influential and has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He is a retired American professional basketball player who has successfully played center for the San Antonio Spurs, actively, for his entire career, spanning from 1989 to 2003.

Is Valerie Robinson on Social Media?

Valerie is not available on social media. She is focused on her family and running her academy which is taking her mind off social media activities. Nonetheless, we’ll update this section, should the IDEA Carver cofounder decide to join one of the platforms.

Notwithstanding, Valerie’s husband, David Robin is available on Instagram with the handle @davidtheadmiral with over 1424 followers but hasn’t posted on the platform so far. He is also active on Twitter with the username @DavidtheAdmiral.

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