Chris Webber is the nickname of Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III. He is a retired American professional basketball player. The athlete became famous for earning himself a five-time NBA All-Star and NBA Rookie of the Year in 1994. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he devoted his career to Basketball and became known throughout the country. He is also a producer and actor. As of 2017, his estimated current net worth is around $143 million. Let’s have a look into some eye-catching facts like age, height, family and wiki bio.
Chris Webber Parents
Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III is the son of father Mayce Jr. and mother, Doris. Growing up, he had to watch his father, plant foreman for General Motors, and his mother teaching special needs children in the Detroit school system. It wasn’t easy either since he grew up in a tough lower-middle-class Detroit neighborhood. The basketball star benefited from a caring family under supportive but strict parents. It was his father’s idea to take up sports because he was exceptionally tall for his age. From that, he started the journey of Basketball and became a legend in his profession.
Chris Webber Relationship Status, Spouse
The athlete is formally married to Erika Dates since the year 2009. They met in 2007 and dated each other for around two years before exchanging the rings. Erika currently is the president of the Social Butterflies Mentoring program which is an association of private ceremony held at her home in Atlanta. Chris and his then-girlfriend Erika got twin children. The couple has been together for approximately ten years now. Their intense relationship is reflected in their support for each other professionally as well as in daily life.
Chris Webber Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Being a retired basketball player, he has collected a considerable amount of money. In 1995, he entered into a contract with a big name, Washington Bullets with the humongous amount of $58,500,000 for around three years. After playing for Washington Bullets for three years, he started playing for Sacramento Kings where he received a salary of $10,000,000 per season which makes the bulk of his net worth. In the later years, he played for Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, and Golden State Warriors.
Apart from basketball, Chris has been seen doing charity works. He created The Timeout Foundation in 1993 whose motto was to provide educational and recreational opportunities to youth. Besides, he has also released hip-hop songs and is also a producer and actor, known for Unexpected (2015), Little Sister (2016) and Digging for Fire (2015). These things have been the sources of income for him. With an estimated current net worth of around $143 million, he continues to be one of the most productive basketball players of America.
House and Cars in Chris Webber Net Worth
The athlete once owned a big house in the Big Rock area of Malibu, which he had bought in the year 2007 for $3.75 million. However, he sold it at a loss of $3.485 million.
Besides this, he also owns a 140-acre estate in Atlanta suburb of Tyrone, Georgia, which he bought in 2005 for $2.8 million. The property features a three-story customized house with 8,000-square-foot party barn and a human-made beautiful sand beach adjacent to a lake.
When it comes to his rides, it’s no secret that Chevrolet is his favorite brand, but there is not much info about his car collection.
Chris Webber Body Measurements
The basketball player is tall with an athletic body structure. He is 6 feet and 9 inches (2.06m) in height and weighs 111 kg.
Chris Webber Date of birth, Star sign
Chris Webber Short Wiki
This Five-time NBA All-star champion is also the same time all NBA team member. And another feather to the cap is that he was Rookie of the year in NBA.
Webber did not play much basketball until his sixth grade. With a little idea of the game, he joined a summer basketball program. Webber almost quit because the other kids teased him for his awkwardness. A local coach helped him and spent hours working with him to improve his performance. This mentorship came a long way much later in his professional career.
In 1986 he won the city championship in Riverside Middle school. His high school team of Detroit Country Day won three high school basketball championships, and he got the national high school basketball champion of the year idol. The basketball star led the school to three state basketball championships. In 1991 he was named Michigan’s Mr. Basketball and National High School Player of the Year.
As a collegiate athlete, he showed the same excellence in-game and led his team to many national championships. A federal grand jury charged Webber, and the NCAA took all his All-American honor as a result of him being a part of Ed Martin scandal. Chris later played remarkably well and gained popularity in national games.
|Name||Mayce Edward Christopher Webber II|
|Date of Birth||March 01, 1973|
|Birth Place||Detroit, Michigan|
|Net Worth||$143 million|
|Height||6 feet and 9 inches (2.06m)|
|Parents||Mayce Webber Jr (Father),
Doris Webber (Mother)