About Shane Battier
It has been claimed that the overall amount of Shane Battier net worth is as high as 25 million dollars. In addition to his high net worth, it has also been stated that his annual earnings reach as much as 3 million dollars. This sum, no doubt, also adds up to the total estimate of Shane Battier net worth. Shane Battier is mostly known for his career as a professional basketball player, although today he is no longer active in this career. His last team in which he played was the Miami Heat of the NBA. In addition to playing in this team, Shane Battier is also known as a member of the US national basketball team. Thus, playing in both of these teams has added up a lot to the total size of Shane Battier net worth.
The basketball player was born in 1978 in Michigan, where he was also raised. He was a student at Detroit Country Day School. There, he also got some awards, such as Mr. Basketball award, which he received in 1997. When he was studying at Duke, he also played basketball there for four years. In 2001, he also played in the National Championship. Moreover, he got the National Player of the Year award a couple of times.
In 2001, he participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen as the sixth overall pick by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Soon, the team changed its name into the Memphis Grizzlies. Five years passed and he was traded to the team of the Houston Rockets. However, for the season of 2010-2011 Shane Battier was traded back to the Memphis Grizzlies. In 2011, he signed a contract with the Miami Heat. His playing number has been retired by Duke as well as by Detroit Country Day School.
Shane Battier is also known as the only basketball player who became a winner of two awards – Naismith College Player of the Year Award and Naismith Prep Player of the Year Award. Thus, besides increasing Shane Battier net worth, basketball has also earned him some awards. As a player for the Miami Heat, Shane Battier became a winner of two NBA Championships – one in 2012 and another one in 2013.
In 2004, Shane Battier married Heidi Ufer, who was his high school sweetheart. Their first kid was born in 2008 and he was named Zeke Edward Battier. In 2011, their second child came to the world who was named Eloise.