Erika Dates is a social worker and the owner of Social Butterflies. She came to public attention after marrying a former professional basketball player, Chris Webber. Her husband Webber is a five-time All-NBA team member, a five-time NBA All-Star, a former NBA rookie of the year.
Early life and career
Erika Dates was born in the United States. She belongs to White-American ethnicity and holds American nationality. She attended in the Morgan State University.
Dates, the founder of the Social Butterflies, which provides opportunities to the girls from a low-income family. Dates alongside LaKeacha Jett founded the organization in September 2003. In 2007, the organization launched its first program, Social Butterfly Mentoring Program.
Her husband, Chris Webber is a retired professional basketball player. Chris has played five times in NBA All-Star games, five times in All-NBA games, and is a former NBA Rookie of the Year.
Chris is also active in charity work and started an NGO named Timeout Foundation in 1993. The organization was found to help youth providing educational and recreational opportunities.
Erika Dates is married and has two children. She married her longtime boyfriend, a former professional basketball player, Chris Webber in 2009. The pair tied the knot in a private ceremony at Webber's residence in Atlanta. The wedding ceremony was attended by 200 guests that included family and close friends.
Dates stayed in the relationship with her husband, Webber for eight years. The couple welcomed adorable twins in June 2017. They posted many pictures of their babies on Twitter as well as Instagram account.
Chris Webber was arrested in 1998. He was charged with resisting arrest, second-degree assault, possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of marijuana, and five other traffic-rule violations. He was pulled over to the practice center at the MCI Center, in Washington, D.C.
Webber paid $560 in fines for lesser violations. During the off-season in 1998, while leaving Puerto Rico on a promotional tour for Fila sneakers, the U.S. customs found marijuana in his bag.
Webber was dropped as an endorser by Fila. Soon after that, a three-member panel of arbitrators awarded him $2.6 million for breach of contract.
Erika Dates is active in charity works as well. She is the founder of the Social Butterflies. She has the net worth in millions.
Her husband, Chris Webber earns sum goof of money from his basketball career. He has the net worth of $143.4 million.
In 2014, the couple sold their Malibu house for $3.485 million. The house was built in 1995, on 0.65 acres land.