Chris Webber’s full name is Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III (born March 1, 1973) is a former NBA basketball player and sportscaster from the United States. He is a 5-time NBA All-Star, a 5-time All-NBA Team member, a former NBA Rookie of the Year, and a former Golden State Warriors number one overall lottery pick. He began playing for the Washington Bullets, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons, among others. In 1991, he has crowned Mr. Basketball USA.
Webber was the most recruited Michigan high school basketball player since Magic Johnson when he attended Detroit Country Day School from 1987 to 1991. Country Day won three MHSAA State Championships under Webber’s leadership. Webber averaged 29.4 points and 13 rebounds per game as a senior in high school. He was selected Mr. Basketball in Michigan and the National High School Player of the Year in 1990–1991. In both the McDonald’s and Dapper Dan All-Star games, he was chosen MVP.
His NBA career began in 1993 when he joined the Golden State Warriors and won Rookie of the Year in his first season. Chris began playing for the Washington Bullets / Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons before returning to the Warriors for his last season in 2008.
In addition to teaching at colleges like Wake Forest University and Morehouse College, he currently offers on-air analysis for NBA games. Webber was elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2021 on May 16, 2021, after being eligible since 2013.
His schooling was finished at the Detroit Country Day School. He proceeded to the University of Michigan for his higher education. Chris Webber helped his country day school win three state titles. He was the leader of the fab five, a player’s group in college. The group was instrumental in getting the squad to the NCAA finals. The ensemble was also well-known in the game for its Hip-Hop flair. He later joined the NBA.
Family & Marital status:-
Mayce Chris Webber Jr. is his father (Nov 20, 1946), and Doris Marie Webber is his mother (July 1, 1951). His father worked at the GM factory in Detroit, while his mother, Doris, was a special education teacher, choir director, and deaconess. She is presently a member of the Chris Webber Foundation’s board of directors.
Jeffrey Marcus Webber (Brother) was born on June 28, 1975, Jason Raphael Webber (Brother) was born on August 16, 1977, David Ranier Webber was born on May 4, 1980, and Rachel Nicole Webber was born on April 23, 1982.
Chris Webber married Erika Webber (Jan 30, 1972) in September 2009, and they have two children. Erika is a humanitarian and a social worker. She founded the Social Butterflies Mentoring Program with the goal of assisting young girls from low-income homes in achieving success in their post-secondary professions.
For long years, the couple wished for children but struggled with infertility until they were blessed with lovely twins. Mayce Christopher Webber IV (boy) and Elle Marie Webber (daughter) were born on May 4, 2017.
|Name||Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III|
|Nick Name||Chris Webber|
|Date of Birth||1 March 1973|
|Place Of Birth||Detroit, Michigan|
|Height||6 feet 9 inches|
|Family||Father – Mayce Chris Webber Jr. |
Mother – Doris Marie Webber
|Schooling||Detroit Country Day School|
|College||University of Michigan|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||15 Million USD (Approx)|