Christian Laettner Bio
The former NBA star Christian Laettner was born in Angola, New York City and belongs to a Catholic family. He has his ancestry from Poland and his grandparents had Polish as their first language. His family was financially unstable and he and his brother had to work as farm helpers in order to contribute their family’s living. Christian attended Nichols high school which was a private institution and his father couldn’t afford to pay the tuition fee. Although he was on a scholarship and had to pay a comparatively lesser percentage, his father still faced difficulties to manage it. In order to contribute to it as well, he used to work as a domestic helper. He was a basketball star since his school time and set a school record by scoring 2000 pointers. Christian led his team to state titles twice.
Christian Laettner enjoyed a successful basketball career putting the ball in the basket hundreds of time for his team and filling his bank account with $60 million. Yes, this is the accurate amount of the total salaries he received in his basketball career. After retirement, Laettner became an entrepreneur and is now involved in a few business ventures along with his close friend and former team-mate Brian Davis. Both own an MLS club and a real estate development in Durham. It was reported that they attempted to buy the NBA team Memphis Grizzlies but failed to do so.
Christian and Brian have been a part of controversies since they started these business ventures. Cases were reported that Brian Davis and Christian Laettner owes more than $30 million to several parties and they do not intend to return that. But no solid proof is present about the pair’s bankruptcy and so nothing could be claimed about their guilt with surety.
Christian Laettner Net Worth
Christian Laettner Net Worth is $20 Million.
Full Name: Christian Donald Laettner
Birth Date: August 17, 1969
Birth Place: Angola, New York
Profession: Basketball player, Entrepreneur, Businessman
Height: 6 ft 11 in
Weight: 236 lbs
Spouse: Lisa Thibault
Children: Summer Laettner, Tor Laettner, Sophie Laettner
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