Chris Herren
Chris Herren
Celebrated Name: Chris Herren
Real Name/Full Name: Christopher Albert Herren
Gender: Male
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 27 September 1972
Birth Place: Fall River, Massachusetts
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 M
Weight: 88 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Heather Herren
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Drew Herren, Chris Herren Jr., and Samantha Herren)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Chris Herren Gay?: No
Profession: Basketball Player, Motivational Speaker
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $200 Thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

Chris Herren is a well-known name in the basketball fraternity. He is among many celebrities who have risen to become an inspiration to those who look upon him. Not only has he been in the court, but also over the years, he has been a motivational speaker mostly talking about drug addiction.

Maybe you know about Chris Herren very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Chris Herren’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Chris Herren was born and raised in a city known as Fall River in the United States of America.  He was enrolled in Durfee High school from 1990 to 1994. During his time in the school, he managed to score 2,073 points, which was the best score to ever been scored by a person in that school. His mastery in basketball made him to get featured in the book named Fall River Dreams as well as being named as the basketball player of the year by both Boston Globe and Gatorade.

Personal Life

Chris Herren is one of the few richest basketball players who has kept his family away from the limelight. All is known is that he has a wife who is called Heather Herren, a daughter by the name Samantha and two sons, namely Chris Herren Jr. and Drew Herren.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 27th September 1975, Chris Herren is 48 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.


Chris Herren commenced his carrier since he was in B.M.C  Durfee High School. After completing high school, he joined Boston College, where his skills in basketball continued to blossom, enabling him to be featured in a couple of magazines such as Rolling Stone and Sports Illustrated.

However, his career was not a walk in the park as he suffered from drug addiction. In 1994, he failed a drug test after it was confirmed he had used marijuana and cocaine. His drug addiction led him to expulsion from both the school team and the university.

He later moved to Fresno State, where he joined Coach Jerry Tarkanian and continued to play basketball. He played for two years, but unfortunately, in 1997, he was again tested and failed a drug test. He then went to a rehabilitation center for a month and later joined the team to continue with his career.

In 1999, Herren started playing professional basketball and joined the NBA, where the Denver Nuggets selected him and later became a member of the Boston Celtics. His love for basketball made him play for big teams in Poland, China, Germany, and many others.

Awards & Achievements

Despite the hiccups in his career over the years due to substance abuse, Herren has achieved a lot. He has scored many points and will always be recognized as one of the best basketball players.  Despite his addiction, he was continued to play and eventually decided to get into a rehabilitation center where he sorts help and has been clean since 2008.

He later started a basketball development company called Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren, whose aim is to help players. He has also written a book by the name Basketball Junkie, where he talks about his career on and off the court.

In 2011, he was featured in a documentary called Unguarded, where his issues with substance abuse and his basketball career were aired. In 2012, the documentary was nominated for outstanding Sports Documentary and Outstanding Editing of the year.

Herren is also the founder of a non-profit organization, where together with his team, they empower the community and schools through pep talks. Herren has also succeeded in founding the Herren Wellness, which he uses to help individuals and the society in discovering themselves and recovery from substance abuse.

Net Worth & Salary of Chris Herren in 2024

Chris Herren Net Worth
Chris Herren Net Worth

As of July 2024, Chris Herren has a net worth of $200 thousand. He has achieved his wealth from his career as a basketball player since he started playing professionally. It is evident that Herren is one of the wealthiest basketball players that is celebrated by many. Although not much is said about the kind of life he is leading now, it is clear that his time as a basketball player earned him a lot of money.

Chris Herren is a testimony that anyone can recover from any addiction and be an icon to the world. His story has been used by many as an inspiration to encourage and give hope to many people across the globe. Together with his wife, they have helped both families and persons suffering from different unhealthy substance abuse. Herren has been a blessing to many people through his talks and personal story.


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