|Born Name||Cedric Bryan Maxwell|
|Birth Place||Kinston, North Carolina, USA|
|Height||6 feet 8 inches|
|Profession||Pro American Basketball Player and Radio Broadcaster|
|Net Worth||$750 thousand|
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Many basketball players have emerged in America, making it a hard task for players to cement their legacy so that everyone remembers them. Cedric Maxwell, on the other hand, is one of those basketball players, who made this task look like a walk in the park with his excellent playing abilities.
6 feet 8 inches tall, Cedric, made a name for himself in the basketball game where he played 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played a key role for Boston Celtics in two crucial championship matches. He made such an impact in this game that his name will be very difficult to forget while enlisting basketball players of all times.
Who is Cedric Maxwell?
Cedric Maxwell is an American retired professional basketball player, who is currently working in radio broadcasting. He was a star forward/center for the UNC Charlotte 49ers. Cedric was the 12th overall pick in the 1977 NBA draft.
Nicknamed as Cornbread, Cedric was born on November 21, 1955, in Kinston, North Carolina, USA. He joined Kinston High School and later enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Youtube: Cedric Maxwell against Rockets in 1981 finals.
Cedric, who made his NBA debut on October 19, 1977, is a veteran basketball player that many teams feared, in a skill level perspective. Maxwell was famous for his moves near or beneath the basket.
Cedric Maxwell’s Net Worth: How Much Does He Earn?
Cedric Maxwell possesses an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2019, which seems pretty less compared to a professional basketball player from China, Yao Ming with the fortune of $120 million. He earns $41,800 as a basketball commentator which will help to increase his wealth in the upcoming time.
Maxwell is living an affluent life with lots of luxuries, which can be perceived from the posts on his social profile. He posted a video of the place he visited on his Instagram and asked his followers to guess the name of the place. His Instagram profile @therealcedricmaxwell has 3,478 followers and provides him with estimated earnings of $44.25 – $73.75 per post.
Cedric Maxwell’s Personal Life: Is He Married?
Cedric Maxwell is not married but he has four children – two sons, Madison and Devin and two daughters, Shemeka and Morgan. The name and details of a mother of these four children still remain a mystery. There are rumors that Renee is their mother, however, it is not verified until now.
Story Behind The Nickname Cornbread
Father of four children, Maxwell, got his nickname as Cornbread from his college teammate Melvin Watkins after the pair went to see the movie Cornbread, Earl and Me. Melvin opined that Maxwell looked like the title character (played by Jamaal Wilkes) and so began calling him Cornbread.
Maxwell, however, did not like this nickname so it was passive. The nickname came into highlight when Cedric won the title, MVP of the NIT tournament in 1976 and The New York media picked up on it.
Cedric Maxwell’s Body Measurements:
Former Pro basketball player, Cedric Maxwell, stands tall at a towering height of 6 feet 8 inches which is 8 inches taller than another American basketball player Damian Lillard. He weighs about 92.9 kg and has black eyes.
Quick Facts of Cedric Maxwell
Where is Cedric Maxwell originally from?
Kinston, North Carolina, USA
What is Cedric Maxwell’s nationality?
Which ethnic background does Cedric Maxwell follow?
What is Cedric Maxwell’s profession?
Pro American Basketball Player and Radio Broadcaster
Under which birth sign was Cedric Maxwell born?
How old is Cedric Maxwell?
63 years old (As of 2019)