Chauncey Billups is a retired American professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association. During his career in the NBA, he played with Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves, Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers.
Short-Bio Of Chauncey Billups
Chauncey Ray Billups aka Chauncey Billups was born on September 25, 1976, in Denver, Colorado, United States. He is the son of Faye Billups and Ray Billups who raised him alongside siblings Rodney Billups and Maria Billups.
For his schooling, he went to the George Washington High School which is located in Denver. After that, he joined the University of Colorado where he played basketball of the University team.
What Is His Net Worth As Of 2020?
Chauncey Billups has a net worth of $45 million as of 2020 from his longtime successful career as a basketball player. As per the celebrity net worth, his salary was around $14 Million. From his over 17 seasons in the NBA, he made around $106,836,936.
From his multi-million worth, he is leading a lavish lifestyle. Previously, he owned a house in Englewood, Colorado which he sold for $3 million in 2014 and also sold Rochester, Michigan house for $1.3 million in 2007.
His NBA Career
Chauncey Billups was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1997 NBA draft. A year later, he alongside Dee Brown, Roy Rogers, and John Thomas was later traded to Toronto Raptors in exchange for Kenny Anderson and two other players.
Besides this, Billups was a player for the Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic in 1990 and 2000 respectively. Following this, he played for the Minnesota Timberwolves until 2002 for two seasons. He left the club and went as a free agent.
Soon after that, he was signed by the Detroit Pistons. He played for the team until 2008. In 2008, he was injured after his entanglement with Orlando Magic player, Jameer Nelson. He was one of the seven players who entered the 7th straight conference finals alongside Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
Also, he played for other NBA teams such as Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks and at last, he played for Detroit Piston and retired in 2016.
- Height - He has a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches(191cm).
- Weight - His body weight is around 95 kilograms (209 lbs).
Leading a Happy Married Life With Piper Riley Billups
The 43 years old, Chauncey Billups has been married for around two decades with Piper Riley Billups and still shares a very strong bond. They shared the wedding vows in July 2001 in the lavish ceremony after several years of a dating relationship.
While talking about the love story, the pair met each other at a barbecue at the age of fifteen as per Colorado shared while being interviewed by The Baller Life.
Together they have shared three daughters: Sydney, Clara, and Cenaiya. His friend, Kevin Garnett is the godfather of his daughter named Clara.
Chauncey Billups and his teammate Ron Mercer was accused of sexual hara s sment. The incident occurred in their friend, Antonie Walker's home. The case was settled in a civil suit in 2000 with no criminal charges.
by samriddhi, 18 Aug, 2020