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Matthew Allen Geiger was born on the 10th September 1969, in Salem, Massachusetts USA, and is a retired professional basketball player, who spent 10 years playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA), for teams the Miami Heat (1992-1995), Charlotte Hornets (1995-1998), and Philadelphia 76ers (1999-2001). His career started in 1992 and ended in 2002.
Have you ever wondered how rich Matt Geiger is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Geiger’s net worth is as high as $15 million, an amount earned mostly through his successful career as a basketball player, after which he started working as a real estate investor, which has also improved his wealth.
Matt Geiger Net Worth $15 Million
Matt went to Countryside High School, located in Clearwater, Florida, where he played basketball at a competitive level. After matriculation, he enrolled at Auburn University on a sports scholarship, and continued to play basketball. However, he faced limited playing time, and as a result, transferred to Georgia Institute of Technology. He had a somewhat successful career in college, and after graduation declared for the 1992 NBA Draft, from which he was selected as the 42nd overall pick by the Miami Heat. He was a part of the Heat franchise until 1995, and as the seasons passed his numbers doubled, however, that wasn’t enough for a contending franchise. He was traded to the Charlotte Hornets with Khalid Reeves, Glen Rice and a 1st round pick of the 1996 draft, which turned out to be Tony Delk, for LeRon Ellis, Alonzo Mourning and Pete Myers. He continued to improve, hwever, and in Charlotte averaged 11.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.
Unfortunately, Hornets’ front office decided not to renew his contract, despite these good performances. Instead, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers as a free agent on a five-year contract, close to $40 million, which certainly increased his net worth to a large degree.
He played his best basketball while in Philadelphia, averaging 13.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, during the 1998-1999 season. However, into the new millennium, Matt began to battle with injuries which limited his performance, and eventually forced him to retire.
Matt settled in Florida, and has been investing in real estate which has at least maintained his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Matt lives in Tarpon Springs, Florida. He has two children, however, other details about his private life remain unknown in the media.