Chris Webber is a former American NBA player who has an estimated net worth of over $80 million. Chris Webber has made over 17,182 points, making 8434 rebounds and 3526 assists in his NBA career. He has also been a five-time All-Star NBA star. In 1994, Chris was also awarded the Rookie of the Year by NBA.
Biography & Wiki
Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III was born in 1973 on 1st March to Doris Webber and Mayce Webber Jr.
He completed his schooling from Detroit Country Day. He was also awarded National High School Player of 1990-91. Later he went to Michigan University where is also played basketball.
Chris Webber married Erika Dates in 2009 and the couple has two twin daughters together.
Chris Webber has been a part of multiple controversies in his career. In 2002, he was charged for being a part of a gambling operation. A documentary was made about this scandal by ESPN Films, titled ‘The Fab Five’. Webber refused to be a part of the documentary. The University of Michigan put a 10-year ban on Webber following the scandal which ended in 2013.
Chris Webber started off his career as a professional basketball player in 1993. He is known for playing Center and power forward position.
He has played with five NBA teams ‘Washington Bullets/Wizards’, ‘Golden State Warriors’, ‘Detroit Pistons’, ‘Sacramento Kings’, and ‘Philadelphia 76ers’. He has played with number 2, 4, and 84.
Chris Webber officially announced his retirement in 2009. Ironically he started and ended his career with the same team ‘Golden State Warriors’. However, he officially announced his retirement when he was a part of ‘Sacramento Kings’.
Soon after, his retirement people started assuming that Chris Webber will be joining an NBA team as a Coach, but he chooses to take a break from the game.
Chris Webber has also produced a hip-hop studio albums called ‘2 Much Drama’ in 1999.
In 1993, Webber founded a charity called ‘The Timeout Foundation’, which spreads positive for offering education opportunities for youth.
Since in 2016, Chris started hosting Podcast One’s ‘Fearless or Insane’.
Chris also has a restaurant chain called Center Court in California with C-Webb.
Awards & Achievements
Chris Webber won 5 All-Star, 3-second team All-NBA, 1 All-NBA first team and third team. In 1994 he won NBA Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie First Team. He also won rebounding Champ in 1999 NBA. In 1991 he was awarded Mr. Basketball of Michigan, McDonald’s All-America MVP and Naismith Prep Player of the Year.
Net Worth of Chris Webber
Chris Webber has an estimated net worth of more than $85 million as of 2017-2018. He has made most of his fortune with his NBA career. He has also made thousands from his record sales, endorsement deals and his other investments and business modules. Chris made $19 million alone in 2006 with 76ers.
Chris Webber is one of the most popular basketball player, who is loved and looked up by most sports players in the country. Despite retiring from Basketball he still remains as one of the most respected NBA players. He has made sure to stick with the game and can be seen playing the game and attending several NBA matches. Chris Webber, is also a good thing with his fame, encouraging his fans to gain a proper education while also promoting sports.