Erika Date is a brilliant and supportive social worker who became popular after her relationship with the legendary former basketballer, Chris Webber came to light. She founded the non-profit organization The Social Butterflies Mentoring Program, which has been focused on giving back to society by providing activities for low-income and at-risk girls in a meaningful and impactful way. Dates has been a loyal partner to Webber over the course of his career journey and together, they have built a wonderful life for themselves.
Her superstar beau joined the NBA in 1993 after his selection as the first overall pick in the first round by Orlando Magic. He then went on to play for the Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Pistons, and Golden State Warriors, where he rounded off his sterling career in 2008. He currently works as a sports analyst for the NBA’s Gametime Live. While he is busy unraveling the intricacies of the sports world, his lovely wife Erika spends her time serving society and trying to make the world around her a better place through her remarkable charity works.
Erika Dates Bio (Age)
Erika Dates was born on January 30, 1972, in America and she is of mixed African and American race. However, she has managed to keep details about her family and early background away from the public as she considers such matters to be her private concerns. Regardless, she has not been able to keep everything completely secret, as it was recently revealed that her father was a single parent who raised her on his own.
After completing her high school education, Erika went on to enroll in Morgan State University. Instead of pitching her tent with the corporate world, she decided to pursue a career that has charity work at its center. She has since dedicated her life to giving back to society, helping young kids better themselves and keeping them out of trouble. She works as a social entrepreneur and activist, who provides financial and educational aid to young girls who are not so well-to-do. Erika currently serves as the president of a non-profit organization called Social Butterflies, which she co-founded with LaKeacha Jett in 2003.
The platform has since gone on to establish diverse impactful programs such as The Social Mentoring Program, which helps girls from marginalized communities with recreational and educational support. Her husband is also actively involved in charitable work and has his own non-governmental organization known as Timeout Foundation.
Before Chris Webber and Erika Dates crossed paths, the star basketball player had a very interesting dating life. His fame allowed him to have his pick of women and they were just as interested in him as he was in them. His first relationship was with supermodel Tyra Banks. He also dated actresses Tracee Ellis Ross, and Nia Long for a while, but none of those relationships lasted very long.
After a while of searching, he fell in love with the beautiful and generous Erika Dates. They headed for the altar on September 6, 2009, to make things official. Their wedding ceremony was held at the athlete’s Atlanta home, and it had over 200 guests in attendance including friends and close relatives. It has been nine years and counting and the couple’s marriage is still going strong. In June 2017, their union was blessed with a gorgeous set of twins, a boy and a girl named Mayce Christopher and Elle Marie.
Erika Dates’ Height
The social activist and wife of the retired basketball player is a woman of average height. Erika Dates stands at 5 feet 4 inches tall and she weighs around 54 kg. Her beau, on the other hand, towers above her at 6 feet 9 inches. She is a gorgeous woman with striking physical and facial features.
Facts About Chris Webber’s Wife
1. Erika Dates has accumulated a decent net worth all on her own. She is estimated to be worth about $1.5 million while her athlete husband has been estimated to have a net value of $80 million.
2. Her husband is also a record producer on top of all his achievements.
3. She is very close to her parents-in-law, and they love her as well.
4. She earns an annual salary of $65,000 from her non-profit organization.