Chris Herren
Chris Herren
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Albert Herren
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chris Herren
Birth Place: Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 September 1975
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 195 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Al Herren
Mother – Cynthia Herren
Siblings: Michael Herren
School: B.M.C. Durfee High School
College: Boston College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Heather Herren
Kids/Children Name: Drew, Chris Jr., and Samantha Herren
Profession: Basketball player
Net Worth: $200 thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

Chris Herren is a former professional basketball player from the United States. During his career, he has played for many teams including Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, and Jiangsu Dragons. Chris has played in the NBA as well as in other leagues. He is also a motivational speaker.

Well, how well do you know about Chris Herren? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chris Herren’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Chris Herren to date.

Biography and Early Life

Christopher Albert Herren was born on September 27, 1975, in Fall River, Massachusetts. He is the son of Cynthia Herren and Al Herren. In his family, his older brother, father, and grandfather used to play basketball.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Herren in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Herren’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 27 September 1975. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 195lbs in Pound and 88 kg in Kilograms.


As a child, Chris Herren went to B.M.C. Durfee High School. He was very active in basketball from a young age and was able to amass 2073 points. In doing so, he became the first person to have the most career points in the history of the school. Even though he was offered to play for Duke University and the University of Kentucky, Chris decided to choose Boston College.

However, he failed a drug test for cocaine and marijuana. He even failed two more times for cocaine use and got subsequently expelled from the university and the team. Chris then got transferred to Fresno State and made his debut in December 1996. In his senior season, he was able to score 29 points. He played 86 games for Fresno State.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chris Herren has been successfully married to his wife Heather Herren for a long time. They are the parents of three children named Samantha, Drew and Chris Heren Jr. He has been faithful to his wife and never been in any other relationship.

Is Chris Herren Gay?

To call Chris Herren gay will be not wise as he has been married and is a father of three children. This proves that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In 1999, Chris Herren entered the NBA Draft. He became the 33rd overall pick by the Denver Nuggets. He was then named to Boston Celtics and became a regular starter. From 1999 to 2001, he has played 70 games for the Celtics and Nuggets. Herren has also been to other nations including Poland, Germany, and China. In much of his career, he struggled with drug use. Chris was charged with possession of heroin and even used to take painkillers like Percocet and Vicodin.

Additionally, he has also played for Skipper Bologna, Galatasaray, and Beijing Ducks. In 2003, he joined the Jiangsu Dragons. Other teams signed by him are Energy Braunschweig, Paykan, andAnwil Wloclawek. In 2008, he had an overdose and was allegedly dead for half a minute.

Following an intensive rehabilitation program, he became drug-free in August 2008. He then became the founder of a basketball player development company called Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren. He now travels across the US and shares his story through a program called Herren Talks. Chris is also a writer and has published a book called Basketball Junikie: A Memoir.


In 1994m Chris Herren was in McDonald’s All-American. He has also made in the First-team All-WAC in 1998. Additionally, he was in the Second-team Parade All-American in 1994. When he was in school, he was named as Gatorade Player of the Year. Chris has been named as Boston Globe Player of the Year. There was a book called Fall River Dreams where Chris Herren was the central figure.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Herren in 2024

Chris Herren Net Worth
Chris Herren Net Worth

As of 2024, Chris Herren has an estimated net worth of $200 thousand. Even though he got signed to many teams, he suffered from drug problems. He was even expelled from the university and failed drug tests on many occasions. However, he found a way to have a solid recovery.

Chris went on to become a writer and has also come up with Herren Talks. Apart from this, he has launched the company Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren. Part of his wealth also comes from his other endeavors. Chris is the founder of the wellness and health program, Herren Wellness. He is also the founder of the non-profit organization, Herren Project.

Despite being popular in basketball, Chris Herren did not have an impacting career. During his prime, he was addicted to drug abuse. However, he came out positively and went on to become a motivational speaker. Chris has also launched this non-profit project, and his story has been documented in the Emmy nominated documentary called Unguarded.


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