Who is Chris Bosh and what is his net worth 2018? Christopher Wesson Bosh was born In the year 1984. His story with begins at a very young age. He grew up tall which gave him an advantage over most of the other kids in school, especially in terms of rebounding. Most of the athletic kids always played more than one sport and Bosh was no different.
Along with basketball, he enjoyed playing baseball. He was an ordinary kid, who played basketball and coped well academically only until he led his school to a perfect season in the USA Today National Championship. From there on, his career just skyrocketed. In 2003 NBA draft, he was the fourth pick, selected by Toronto Raptors.
He joined as a rookie but left Toronto as a legend. In 2010, when he made the much publicised move to Miami Heat, Bosh had the highest points tally, rebounds, blocks and double-doubles for Toronto Raptors. This in itself gave him a legendary status. At Miami, he won two NBA titles, back-to-back, in 2012 and 2013. With two rings and a number of records to his name, Chris Bosh is almost definitely a future Hall-of-Famer.
From very early on in his life, he has been a family man. He grew up in Dallas, Texas where he used to accompany his father for his pick-up basketball games. It is over there that he learnt how to play the game basketball. His first opponent was his younger brother, Joel, with whom he began playing at the age of around four. For Chris, it is because of his parents, Noel and Ferida Bosh, that he is who he is today. In the year 2011, he married Adrienne Williams in an extremely grand fashion. Today, he is the father of four children, three sons and one daughter.
Education: The boy grew up in Hutchins, Texas and it was only when he led his high school team, Lincoln High School, to the USA Today National Championship with a perfect record that, colleges started to give him attention. There was another reason why a lot of colleges were interested him from very early on. He was the perfect student. Apart from his extraordinary basketball skills, he was really good at academics too.
Out of all the colleges that wanted him, University of Florida, University of Memphis and Georgia Tech were the most-well known. It was the coach of Georgia Tech, Paul Hewitt, that left a lasting impression on young Chris. In the year 2003, he left Georgia Tech as a freshman to pursue basketball professionally. He still aspires to one day, get a professional college degree under his name, something that he is very capable of.
Net Worth of Chris Bosh
Chris Bosh has an estimated net worth of $60 million. His move to Miami Heat in 2010 really benefited his cash flow. In July 2014, he signed a new contract with Miami Heat for $118 million, for a span of five years. In terms of earnings, according to the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes (2016), he came 55th in position.
What do you do when you have so much money? Chris Bosh chose to invest a major chunk of his wealth in a $15 Million mansion in Miami, Florida. He owns one of the most expensive houses among all the NBA players, including those who earn more than him.
He has two notable ‘rides’. A Range Rover and a Chevy Avalanche.
There are four main factors that contribute to Chris Bosh’s wealth.
Sponsorships (Nike, Panini etc.)
After nearly seven fruitful years at Miami Heat, Chris Bosh and the club might be parting ways sooner rather than later. One of the names that’s popped up as his possible next destination is the Chicago Bulls. Does the move materialise, he will be re-united with his ex-teammate and good friend, Dwayne Wade.