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Christian Laettner Net Worth

Christian Laettner Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Christian Laettner net worth is
$20 Million

Christian Laettner Wiki/Biography

Christian Donald Laettner was born on the 17th August 1969, in Angola, New York USA, and is of Polish ancestry. He is best known to the world as a former basketball player who spent 13 seasons in the NBA, playing for six different teams, including Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks. His career was active from 1992 until 2005, after which Christian embarked on a business career with his college friend Brian Davis, which also added to his net worth and popularity.

Have you ever wondered how rich Christian Laettner is? According to sources, it is estimated that Christian Laettner`s overall net worth is $20 million, an amount which has been accumulated through his successful basketball career and his business ventures, which has become the main source of his net worth since his retirement from basketball in 2005.

Christian Laettner Net Worth $20 Million

Ever since his high school days, Christian was a devoted basketball player; he attended the Nichols School, where he started playing basketball, and during his high school career, he set a few records, including most points scored in the school’s history. Furthermore to his career, he won two state titles with the team.

After graduation, Christian enrolled at Duke University, where he continued in the same fashion, dominating in every category, and setting several records. He won 2 NCAA titles, and was named the National college player of the year in 1992. Furthermore, in 1991 and 1992 Laettner was named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player.

Christian also was the only college player that was part of the 1992 USA Olympic team, later named “The Dream Team”, which led to his induction into the Olympic Basketball Hall Of Fame and also Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall OF Fame.

His professional career began in 1992, when he was drafted by Minnesota Timberwolves, as the third overall pick. In his first season, Christian was selected for the All-Rookie First Team, and in the next few years, Christian established himself as a solid basketball player, averaging 16.6 points and 7.6 rebounds. Per game

In 1996, Laettner was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, where he earned his first and only All-Star appearance in the1997 season.

In 1999 he was traded to Detroit Pistons, and from that point on his career had spiraled downward until his retirement, as he moved to four different teams, including Miami Heat, Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks, but from which contracts his net worth benefited.

After his retirement, Christian teamed-up with his college friend Brian Davis, and started a community development company Blue Devil Ventures, which worked in the Durham area. Furthermore, the duo has expanded their area of business to sports, buying the Major League Soccer team D.C United. However, despite their supposedly successful business ventures, the media reports state that Laettner and Davis are in several credit debts, which are estimated at $30 million, which has decreased Laettner`s overall net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Laettner has been married to Lisa since 1996; the couple has three children. The Laettner family currently resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida USA. Christian is also recognized for his philanthropic work, as he has funded numerous training camps at Duke University.


Full NameChristian Laettner
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 17, 1969
Place Of BirthAngola, New York, United States
Height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight236 lbs (107 kg)
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Businessperson, Basketball player, Basketball Coach
EducationNichols School, Duke University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseLisa Thibault (m. 1996)
ChildrenSummer Laettner, Tor Laettner, Sophie Laettner
ParentsGeorge Laettner
NicknamesChristian Donald Laettner
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/laettnerbball
IMDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm1716917
AwardsNCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, John R. Wooden Award, NBA All-Rookie Team, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, ACC Athlete of the Year, Outstanding Performance Under Pre...
#Fact
1Father of Sommer Laettner, Sophie Laettner, and Tor Laettner.
2Brother of Christopher Laettner, Leanne Laettner, and Katie Culpepper.
3Son of George Laettner and Bonnie Laettner.
4On 28 March 1992 Laettner caught a long inbound pass and made a desperate shot that won the game for Duke University over the University of Kentucky, 104-103, and sent Duke to the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament. "Laettner's Hail Mary" was ranked #4 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July 2005 issue]
5Basketball player.

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Duke 91 & 92: Back to Back2012TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302015TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302015TV Series documentaryHimself - Duke University Basketball Player
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - Former Duke University Basketball Player
Sixth Man: Bluesanity2013Documentary
The 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2012TV SpecialHimself
The Dream Team2012DocumentaryHimself
Duke 91 & 92: Back to Back2012TV MovieHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball2005Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Beyond the Glory2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Sports List2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest Speaker
1997 NBA All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself
Duke vs. Kentucky 1992: The Greatest Game Ever1993TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - Former Duke University Basketball Player
Runnin' Rebels of UNLV2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Band of Pirates: The Story of Seton Hall's Magical Run to the 1989 NCAA Championship Game2009DocumentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball2005TV Movie documentaryHimself

Known for movies


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