Chris Webber Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height, Brother
Facts of Chris Webber
|Full Name:||Chris Webber|
|Birth Date:||March 1, 1973|
|Height:||6 feet 9 inches (2.06m)|
|Married||Erika Dates (2009)|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Birth Place||Detroit, Michigan|
|Education||Detroit Country Day School, University of Michigan|
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The former star of the University of Michigan and leader of the notorious Fab Five. Elected by the 1993 Golden State Warriors for the first time in the NBA Draft standings, he played five NBA All-Star games and led the Sacramento Kings in several deep playoffs.
Early Life of Webber
Chris Webber was born on March 1, 1973, in Detroit, Michigan, The United States of America. Currently, he is 46 years old under the zodiac sign Pisces. Chris holds an American nationality and belongs to the African ethnicity.
His mother’s name is Doris Webber and his father’s name is Mayce Webber Jr. He has a brother named David Webber. He attended Detroit Country Day School.
Chris has a tall and athletic body structure. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 9 inches (2.06 meters). He weighs 111 kg. Chris has black eyes as well as black hair.
Is Chris Webber Married?
Chris’s first relationship began with a model named Tyra Banks in 1992. The couple, however, decided to break up after only five months of the relationship.
Later, on February 2, 1993, he was romantically engaged to an actress named Nia Long. This time, the pair remained in a relationship for two long years before separating on September 26, 1995. After his breakup in 1996, he dated a beautiful actress named Tracee Ellis Ross. This time, too, his relationship lasted only three years when they split in 2000.
At last, he found the lover he had been waiting for. Her name is Erika Dates and he married her on September 6, 2009. After the married for several years, he became the father of twins in June 2017 (a boy and a girl).
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Chris Webber?
Chirs Webber has been recognized as one of the largest NBA players who has a net worth of around 80 million US dollars. He is also involved in brands such as Nike and Fila. His love for the NBA has not expired as he currently works as an NBA analyst, earning around $125,000. Chris was sold to the Golden State Warriors and signed on October 17, 1993, a 15-year contract worth $74.4 million.
But Chris played with the Warriors for a season, earning $1.6 million in base salary. Then Chirs moved in 1994 to Washington Wizards (then Bullets), where he played until 1997 together with his college teammate and friend Juwan Howard. As reported, Chris’s annual salary in the 1997 season was $8 million. In the same season in which Michael Jordan earned the highest annual salary of $33,140,000 earned by an NBA player in one season.
After Chris Weber’s contract with Washington Wizards was over, he moved on 14 May 1998 to Sacramento Kings. With the Kings, Chris received an annual salary of $10 million, $11 million, and $12 million in 1998, 1999, and 2000.
After Chris Webber had signed a seven-year contract worth $127 million with the Sacramento Kings on July 27, 2001, the salary in 2001 was $12.7 million, up until the 2004 season raised $17.53 million. Chris played for the Philadelphia 76ers for 2 seasons until the 2006 season, earning an average annual salary of $18.36 million.
Chris then joined the Detroit Pistons on January 16, 2007. He played for them and got only 602,173 US dollars. At the moment he is living his luxurious life.
After graduating from Detroit Country Day School, Webber enrolled at the University of Michigan for two years. Webber was a Wolverine from Michigan and led the group of the Fab Five, to which he, Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson belonged.
This group, all newcomers to Michigan in the fall of 1991, twice reached the NCAA final with the basketball team and lost both times. The Fab Five, who wore long, loose shorts and black socks, became very popular as they brought a hip hop touch to the game. Four of the Fab Five (Webber, Rose, Howard, and King) made it into the NBA. In their first season, Michigan lost in the championship game against Duke.
Webber was selected by the Orlando Magic with the first choice of the NBA Drafts of 1993, making it the first second choice since Magic Johnson, the number 1 draft overall achieved.
The Magic immediately traded him against Penny Hardaway and three future first-round draft picks against the Golden State Warriors. In his 15-year NBA career, Webber earned over $ 176 million.
High School Career
- Webber attended Detroit Country Day School and was the most recruited basketball player at Michigan High School since Magic Johnson.
- Chris Webber led Country Day to three MHSAA State Championships.
- As a high school graduate Webber scored an average of 29.4 points and 13 rebounds per game.
- He was named Mr. Basketball of Michigan and National High School Player of the Year 1990-1991.
- Chris was named MVP in both the McDonald’s and Dapper Dan All-Star games.