Erika Dates - Updated Jun 2024

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Erika Dates

Erika Dates is an active social activist and wife of the famous Basketball star Chris Webber. Erika Dates has done quite some notable social work and is fairly active in charity events. She is currently the President of the Social Butterflies Mentoring Program which helps and funds girls from low-income families to pursue and succeed in the career of their choice.

Early Life and Childhood

Erika Dates was born on 30th January 1972. The American-born activist is currently 50 years old and her star sign is Aquarius. Not much is known regarding her parents but she has three brothers whose names are currently unknown. The childhood and other details about her childhood are still a mystery as the African-American woman keeps a very quiet internet profile.

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Erika poses for a photo (source: starsgab)


Erika Dates obtained her formal education from Detroit Country Day School located in Southeastern Michigan. She, later on, went on to attend Morgan State University, which is located in Maryland, Baltimore. Moreover, The name of the course and the year of her graduation is unknown.

Chris Webber the husband of the social activist also attended Detroit Country Day school and played for its basketball team. After completing high school Webber attended the University of Michigan. During his University days, he led the team called ‘Fab Five’ which included Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King, Ray Jackson, and himself.

Erika Dates – Career and Professional Life

Erika is active as a social activist and works to uplift the girls of low-income families by funding and guiding them to pursue a career of their interest through a non-profit organization named The Social Butterfly. She is actively working in various recreational, rehabilitative, and educational aid programs which benefit many non-privileged individuals.

Talking about her husband’s career, Webber is a retired NBA star who started his NBA journey from the year 1993. He was initially drafted for the Orlando Magic but the team immediately traded him to the Golden State Warriors. During his time at the Golden State Warriors, he performed very well during his first year but soon picked up a conflict with his coach Don Nelson. Washington Kings picked up Webber after things between Webber and his coach heated up.

During his time at the Washington Bullets, he caught up with his college friend Juwan Howard. He played 15 games for the team during his 3-year term. Despite his injuries, Webber led the team to playoffs but got swept by Micheal Jordon-led Chicago Bulls. He was again traded to the Sacramento Kings.

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Chris Webber during a match. (source: peoples blog)

Chris had the best years of his NBA career during his time at the Sacramento Kings and almost took the team to the NBA finals. He signed a seven-year contract with the Kings for 127 million dollars on July 27, 2001. Webber went on to play for the Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons. During his 15-year NBA career Shaw has gained much fame and popularity.

Achievements and Social Media

Erika Dates has not won any awards yet however, her husband has bagged quite a few awards such as  National High School Player of the Year 1990-91, NBA Rookie of the Year 1994, 5 times all-star, 5 times all NBA 2001-first Team, 1999, 2002, & 2003 second team, 2000 third team.

She has a net worth of $1.5 million US dollars and earns $65,000 annually. Her husband has a net worth of 80 million dollars which he earned through his NBA career.

Erika Dates – Relationship status

Erika Dates married her high school love, Chris Webber. The couple met in high school and tied the knot on 6th September 2009 in a private wedding in Atlanta with only 200 guests consisting of close friends and relatives.

After Struggling to conceive she finally welcomed twins, a boy and a girl named Mayce Christopher and Elle Marie born in June 2017.

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Chris And Erika Dates with their Twins (source:


Erika Dates has personally stayed miles apart from any sort of scandal. Her husband got arrested and charged with second-degree assault, possession of marijuana, and resisting arrest in the year 1998 and was fined $500. Later in the year, 2002 Webber was charged with lying to the jury on an investigation related to gambling and tax evasion.

Erika Dates – Body measurement and Social media

Erika stands tall at 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 54kg. She has black-colored eyes with brown eyes. Her body measurement is approximately 36-25-36. She is only active on Instagram and has 6188 followers at the moment.