The former basketball player with towering 6ft 6-inch height Doug Christie initially struggled a lot to shine. Doug played for several known teams like Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks before showcasing his full potential with Toronto Raptors.
Christie’s vital role as a shooting guard with another team Sacramento Kings made him one of the league’s best defenders. Following his retirement, the greatest player currently serves as a commentator for the Sacramento Kings on NBC Sports, California.
Besides, Doug also has collected considerable wealth from his career. Let’s take a close look at his net worth and salary.
What Is Doug Christie’s Net Worth?
Doug Christie has an estimated net worth of $20 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The player has earned the aforementioned figure from his basketball player and other endeavours.
How Much Is His Salary?
Doug Christie became the part of several established teams during his extensive career from 1992-2007. The details of his salaries are mentioned below:
|1994||Los Angeles Clippers||$1,445,000|
|1995||New York Knicks||$1,244,000|
|1996||New York Knicks||$1,466,000|
In 2006, Christie played for Orlando Magic and was paid $8,200,000 from the team. His last salary as a basketball player was $158,071 from the Los Angeles Clippers in 2007.
After his retirement, Doug landed the job as a commentator for the Sacramento Kings on NBC Sports, California. As per sources, the average salary of a basketball commentator is over $69,035 a year.
Where Is Doug Christie’s House?
Doug Christie previously lived in his former house, located in Bellevue, Washington. According to public records, the player bought the property for $730k back in July 2001.
The 10,640 sq ft home features five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Sources reported that Doug sold it in 2009.
Doug Christie was born on May 9, 1970, in Seattle, Washington, to John Malone and Norma Christie. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Black ethnicity.
Christie showed great temptation towards basketball since his early childhood. He widely played for Cascade Middle School and for Mark Morris High School.
Upon schooling, Doug got enrolled at Seattle’s Rainier Beach High School. He later studied sociology and played college basketball at Pepperdine University.
Doug Christie has been in a committed marital relationship with his wife Jackie Christie for over 26-years. The power couple tied the knot on 8th July 1993.
The pair is also blessed with three children, a daughter, Chantel Christie and a son, Douglas Christie Jr. The detail of their one child is, however, missing.
Their enduring married life was also featured in New Yor Times in 2002.