On March 1, 1973 Chris Webber was born as Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is the son of Mayce and Doris Webber. His father was a factory worker in Detroit General Motor plant. He went to Detroit Country Day High school in Beverly Hills, Michigan. Then he went to Michigan College from 1991 to 1993. He graduated from the University of Michigan Wolverines. He is known by his nickname C-Web. Chris Webber has a brother, David who plays in the NBA as well.
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Chris Webber married Erika Dates in 2009 after years of dating and loving. Before marrying Erika he dated a well-known model Tyra Banks for two years from 2002 to 2004, but unfortunately their relationship didn’t turned out well, and they finally broke up.
Webber’s basketball career started from his high school, Country Day, where he led three state championships and his remarkable performance earned him superstar attention. His mind blowing score earned him the title of Michigan's Mr. Basketball. Chris Webber reached celebrity status by his early 20s. He was titled Rookie of the year 1994.
After joining University of Michigan, Webber was given a chance to extrapolate his skills by joining with a team of four new members. Although the team became famous as “Fab Five”, Webber was not able to perform to his highest potential. So, he decided to separate himself from the team, and that was his best decision as is evident from his individual success trend.
Chris Webber has also faced crises in his career; he was suspended for eight games for violating the NBA's drug policy and pleading guilty for lying to grand jury.
Chris Webber, after 15 years of experience in basketball career has retired.
Webber also tried his luck in rapping by releasing a rap album in 1999. It was named "2 Much Drama." However, it ended up being a major sales flop.
Chris Webber stands at an amazing height of 6 ft. 10 inch. He has a charming personality and a kind heart, but sometimes he can emotionally cut himself off from all the people around him. He gives generously and selflessly, either it includes emotional help or financial help.
From his childhood Chris possessed a philanthropic heart as is evident by a charity established in 1993 when he was only 20. The charity is called “Timeout Foundation” that helps kids with educational and recreational opportunities.
According to online search Chris Webber’s estimated net worth is $80 Million in USD. He is included in the list of one of the richest people in the world.
Chris Webber can be followed on Twitter and Instagram. For more information you can also visit his official website http://www.chriswebber.com and his complete life history is available on Encyclopedia.com.
Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020