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Dave Bing was born on the 24th November 1943, in Washington, D.C., USA, he is a retired professional basketball player, who played point guard in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons, Washington Bullets, and Boston Celtics. Bing was selected to seven All-Star games, was NBA Rookie of the Year (1967), NBA scoring champion (1968), and was a two-time All-NBA First Team member (1968 and 1971). Bings’ playing career started 1966 and ended in 1978. He is also known as the Mayor of Detroit from 2009-2013.

Have you ever wondered how rich Dave Bing is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bing’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his careers in basketball, in business as he owned the Bing Steel, and from his political position.

Dave Bing Net Worth $5 Million

Dave Bing was born the second of four children of Hasker Bing, a bricklayer and deacon for the Baptist Church, and Juanita, a housekeeper. Dave suffered a house accident when he poked his left eye with a rusty nail and his eyesight was damaged as a result. That didn’t limit him to excel at baseball, but especially in basketball at Spingarn High School, where he was a top player and emerged as one of the best in the country.

From 1963 to 1966, Bing attended Syracuse University and was excellent at basketball, finishing as the fifth in scoring in the US and was named the Syracuse Athlete of the Year as a senior. The Detroit Pistons selected Bing as the second overall pick in the 1966 NBA Draft, and he won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award after averaging 20 points per game. The next season he finished as the NBA top scorer with 27.1 points per game and won his first NBA All-Star appearance. Until 1975, Bing was selected to the All-Star game on six more occasions. Dave then spent two seasons with the Washington Wizards from 1975 to 1977, where he participated in another All-Star game in 1976. He ended his playing career in 1978 with the Boston Celtics, and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990.

In 1980, Dave started his own business named Bing Steel, and although he lost all of his money in the first six months, the business started booming after he signed a deal with General Motors, and within two years the company made over $4 million in profit. In the next five years, Bing Steel expanded to 63 employees and revenue of $40 million; the company was sold in 2009.

In October 2008, Bing announced that he would run for the Mayor of Detroit and was elected after beating 14 other candidates. He served as a Mayor of Detroit from 2009 to 2013 when the city became the largest one in the U.S. history to declare bankruptcy; he declined to re-contest..

Regarding his personal life, Dave Bing has married twice – his second wife is Yvette, and he has two children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 24, 1943
Birth place: Washington, D.C., United States
Height:1.91 m
Weight:84 kg
Profession:Former Mayor of Detroit
Education:Syracuse University, Spingarn High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Yvette Bing
Parents:Hasker Bing, Juanita Bing
Awards:All-NBA Team 1971, NBA Rookie of the Year Award, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, NBA All-Rookie Team, National Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kenne
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Elected mayor of Detroit. Bing will serve the balance of the term of Kwame Kilpatrick, who resigned in September 2008, and was jailed after admitting to perjury. [May 2009]
2Played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Detroit Pistons (1966-1975), Washington Bullets (1975-1977), and Boston Celtics (1977-1978).
3Founded Bing Steel in 1980
4Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980.


Filmography

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Street Fighting Man2014Documentary post-productionHimself - Detroit Mayor
This Week2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Courage in Sports, 20102010TV MovieHimself
Dateline NBC2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2009TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Beyond the Gold1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1985TV SeriesHimself
1976 NBA All-Star Game1976TV MovieHimself
1975 NBA All-Star Game1975TV MovieHimself
1974 NBA All-Star Game1974TV MovieHimself
1973 NBA All-Star Game1973TV MovieHimself
1971 NBA All-Star Game1971TV MovieHimself
1969 NBA All-Star Game1969TV MovieHimself
1968 NBA All-Star Game1968TV MovieHimself - Eastern Conference Guard

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Detropia2012DocumentaryHimself

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