Chris Andersen Net Worth $10 Million
He’s brought in his net worth for playing in the center position for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Christopher Claus Andersen was born on July 7, 1978 in Long Beach, California. Nevertheless, he failed to make it to the University of Houston due to his classes. Instead, he went to Blinn College in Brenham and played for the Blinn Buccaneers. He directed the National Junior College Athletic Association players in blocks which in turn earned him a position in the NBA. Up currently, he’s the only Blinn pupil to ever play in the NBA. Andersen started his professional career with all the Jiangsu Nangan Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association since he was undrafted in the 1999 NBA Draft. Nicknamed the “Birdman”, he was called up by the Denver Nuggets and signed together with the team on November 21, 2001. He became a free agent in 2004 and signed together with the New Orleans Hornets to get a four-year, $14 million contract. He remained together with the team until 2006 when he was disqualified in the NBA after he failed a required drug test. He was waived by the team in the year 2012 and signed a 10-day contract with all the Heat on January 20, 2013 and now plays for the team.