|Real Name/Full Name
|Ben Cameron Wallace
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|White Hall, Alabama
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|10 September 1974
|49 years old
|In Centimetres – 212 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 9″
|In Kilograms – 109 Kg
In Pounds – 240 lbs.
|Father – N/A
Mother – Sadie
|Central High School
|Cuyahoga Community College
Virginia Union University
|Bailey, Bryce, and Ben Jr.
|Former professional basketball player, businessman
Ben Wallace is a retired professional basketball player from the United States of America. He played most of his career in the NBA and many people regard him as the best-undrafted player in the history of the NBA. As a professional, he played for teams like Washington Bullets, Orlando Magic Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Detroit Pistons. His career was on the peak when he was playing for the Detroit Pistons. As a businessman, he is a minority owner and the president of the Grand Rapids Drive team of the NBA League.
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Biography and Early Life
Ben Cameron Wallace was born in White Hall, Alabama on 10 September 1974. He was born in a big family of eleven children where he was second from last. He was born to a single mother by the name of Mama Sadie, who he once said was the law in her house. Sadie passed away in 2003 after collapsing in a grocery store.
His love for basketball started from home where his seven older brothers taught him to play since he was young. At high school he joined the basketball team as well as the football team, receiving all-state honors in both. He was discovered by Charles Oakley, a former NBA player.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Ben Wallace in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ben Wallace’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 10 September 1974. Though, he is 6′ 9″ in feet and inches and 212 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 240 lbs in Pound and 109kg in Kilograms.
For his education, Wallace went to Central High School which is located in Hayneville, Alabama. It was at the school that he was a member of both the basketball and football teams, receiving all-state honors. After high school he went to Cuyahoga Community College where his basketball skills were further sharpened. After studying there for two years he transferred to Virginia Union University, where he majored in criminal justice.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
The former player is married to Chanda Wallace and together they have three children; Bryce, Ben Jr. and Bailey. Outside the court, Ben was arrested in 2011 and charged with concealing a weapon, leading to a sentence of one year of probation.
Is Ben Wallace Gay?
On his sexual orientation, Ben is straight and not gay. He has been straight for as long as is known and he has never been associated with gay activities at all. He is married to a woman by the name of Chanda and together they have three children.
Ben’s professional career started with the Washington Bullets in 1996. During the first season, he appeared in 34 games, and the following season he appeared in 67 games for the team. His performances with the team were not the best, and he was traded to the Orlando Magic in 1999.
He had his most productive time in his career with Detroit Michigan which he joined in 2000 after he was traded by the Orlando Magic. At the team, he improved as a defense, and he was placed second in the first season. He became even better the following season and even was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
In the 2002-2003 seasons he won the same award again, and he was selected to All-Defensive team. During the season, his team won a total of 50 games. He helped Detroit Michigan reach to the finals in the 2003-2004 seasons, being the first time since 1990, and they won the championship.
The 2005-2006 seasons marked the end of his career at Detroit Michigan because in 2006 he was signed by the Chicago Bulls. The contract worth $60 million was to last for four years. He also played for teams like Cleveland Cavaliers, and also returned to Detroit Michigan, retiring in 2013.
Some of the awards that Ben has scooped during his professional career include being named the NBA Champion, the Defensive Player of the Year (4 times), 5 times NBA All-Defensive First Team among many others
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ben Wallace in ’2024’
Ben Wallace had a very successful career as of 2024, he is worth $60 million, all of which has come from him playing professional basketball. He also makes a good amount of money as the minority owner of Grand Rapids Drive, a team on the NBA G League.
Ben’s story is that of pure determination and hard work. After finishing college he was not drafted, but that did not stop him from achieving his dreams as a professional player. Today, he is said to be the most successful undrafted player in the history of the NBA. When he retired, it affected him a lot, and he fell into depression for a couple of years, but his friends came through for him and he was able to accept the situation. He later got back to basketball as a minority owner of a team in the NBA League. Currently, he is doing very well.