|January 11, 1949
|75 YEARS OLD
Chris Ford, renowned as a basketball coach in New Jersey, is widely recognized for his exceptional skills and expertise in the sport. Notwithstanding his coaching prowess, Ford has also accumulated a substantial net worth throughout his career. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated to be an impressive $140 million, a testament to his successful coaching career and entrepreneurial endeavors. Ford's vast wealth showcases his ability to excel both on and off the court, solidifying his position as one of the most influential figures in the world of basketball.
NBA player for the Detroit Pistons and Boston Celtics who became a coach in the 1990s, leading the Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers.
He attended Villanova University, majoring in business and leading the basketball team to a championship game against UCLA.
He scored the NBA's first three-pointer in a 1979 game.
He had four children with his wife Kathy.
He coached the Boston Celtics with future Hall of Famers Larry Bird and Kevin McHale, and together they won the 1981 NBA Championship.