Christian Donald Laettner is an American based former basketball player. He has played most of his games for the Duke Blue Devils. In National Collegiate Athletic Association, his career in the Duke Blue Devils has been the most successful. He stared in National Championship teams.
In 1992, his game in a final against Kentucky had been highly appreciated and hated at the same time by the opponent’s fans. He was the only college player to get selected in “Dream Team.” In his National Basketball Association career, he has played aggregate 13 seasons and has played for six different teams. Here is a quick summary of Christian Laettner’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Christian Laettner was born to a blue-collar Roman Catholic family on August 17, 1969, in Angola, New York. He along with his older brother used to work as farm laborers. He went to the Nichols School and received a scholarship to pay his academic fee. His family was financially weak, and hence he had to do janitorial work for an earning. He excelled in his game and scored 2,000 plus points and led his team to the semifinals. Later he joined the Duke University for further studies and continued his basketball career.
Christian Laettner had to do various jobs for an earning as he was financially weak and to defray the academic fee, he had to work as farm laborers and did janitorial work as well. Laettner began his basketball career at an early age. He was a star player of his school basketball team and had scored lots of points for his team. He was very strong to shoot three-pointers. Laettner used to score an average of 16.6 points and at least 7.8 rebounds in each game. He had his best career during his college days. He has been represented in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
Awards & Achievement-
Laettner has been honored with various awards and titles. He won his very first award which was 1990 All-ACC Second Team. He won the 1991 NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player title. His game was improving and hence next year he won even more titles such as 1992 AP Player of the Year, 1992 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, 1992 Consensus All-America, 1992 NABC Player of the Year, 1992 Naismith Award, 1992 Rupp Trophy, 1992 Sporting News Player of the Year, 1992 USBWA Player of the Year, 1992 Wooden Award.
He was the 1992 Olympic Gold Medal winner, and in the year 1997, he won the 1997 NBA All-Star title. He has a successful basketball career and hence won many titles throughout his career. Moreover, he holds various NCAA records.
Net worth of Christian Laettner-
Christian Laettner was born into a financially weak family. Laettner has earned huge success in his life. Christian Laettner has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has earned this net worth from his NBA career where he played around 13 seasons and was paid $61 million. He had an amazing National Basketball Association career.
Christian Laettner began his basketball career at an early age. He used to play in his school basketball team where he excelled in his game and later continued his game. He had his best career during his college days.
He has won several awards and titles throughout his career. He used to wear jersey number 20 which became very popular as he had fans all around the world and went for an auction afterwards.