Chris Mack Biography

March 19, 2020
First published on:March 19, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of Chris Mack

Birth Name Christopher Lee Mack
Birth Place Cleveland, Ohio
Famous Name Chris Mack
Birth Date 30 December 1969
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Danny Mack
Mother Debbie Mack
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $4 million
Siblings Danny Mack
No. of Twitter Followers 80200
Height 6' 5''
No. of Siblings 1
Profession Head Coach at Louisville University
Currently Working For Louisville University
University attended University of Evansville
School attended St. Xavier High School
Currently Married Christi Hester
Children Lainee Mack, Hailee Mack, and a Son Brayden Mack

Christopher Lee Mack is an American college Basketball coach who currently works for the University of Louisville. He is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and for his collegiate years, he enrolled at the University of Evansville then again transferring to Xavier where he played collegiate basketball.   

Chris was born on 30 December 1969 under the star sign Capricorn. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio alongside an older brother Danny Mack, who was named after his father, and the extended Denis Catholic Church. His parents are Danny Mack and Debbie Mack.  

Chris Mack Net Worth: How much salary does he earn?

Mack currently works as the head coach of the University of Louisville. He agreed to sign a seven-year contract worth about $4 million annually on 27 March 2018. He will be due a $250,000 raise in 2021 and again in 2023 unless he guides the team to the NCAA Tournament's sweet 16 before those years. His buyout starts at $6 million and starts decreasing by $500,000 each season.

Furthermore, Louisville paid an additional $2.9 million to buy out Chris Mack's contract plus cover his tax bills. Mick Cronin, head coach of UCLA, also has a similar salary. 

Year Salary
2018 $4 million
2019 $4 million
2020 $4 million
2021 $4.25 million
2022 $4.25 million
2023 $4.5 million
2024 $4.5 million

His previous contract with Xavier University isn't revealed in any Media but certainly, the 50-years-old, Mack would have received some big fat cheques during his stay with the Xavier University. Although his previous earnings are not revealed, his estimated net worth is $20 million. Although he isn't ranked among the top head coaches such as Mike Krzyzewski, John Calipari, and Bill Self. He will certainly prove himself worthy in the upcoming days. 

Chris Mack House in Kentucky, Louisville SOURCE: The Business Journals

With earnings in millions, there is certainly no reason to hesitate while buying a house, the former Xavier University head coach bought a new house in Kentucky in 2018 which is worth 3.1 million.

From all of his career earning, 6' 5'' height Mack is living a healthy and happy life alongside his family and having occasional men's basketball meetup in his house.  

Chris Mack: Coaching History  

The Ohio native started his coaching career in the year 1993 although he started coaching in the High School and later moved to collegiate basketball coaching.

Year  Team
1993-1994 McAuley HS (JV)
1995-1999 Mount Notre Dame HS
1999-2001 Xavier (assistant)
2001-2004 Wake Forest (assistant)
2004-2009 Xavier (assistant)
2009-2018 Xavier
2018-present  Louisville 

Through all of his struggles, he is living a healthy lifestyle and earning quite a lovely sum from his career. 

Chris Mack Family: Wife and Children

The Head coach of Louisville Cardinals is married to Christi Hester who is a native of Louisville. She was a former guard of the University of Dayton. She graduated from her collegiate year in the year 2000. They were married in the year 2003 when he was a assistant coach for Wake Forest University. 

Chris Mack alongside Wife and Son SOURCE: [email protected]

The couple is blessed with three children. They are Daughter Lainee Mack, Hailee Mack, and a Son Brayden Mack.

They are active in giving back to the community, they were active in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky via the Mack Family Foundation which works to help students and schools in low-income districts. Christi is also helping the foundation to transition to Louisville. 

Championship and Awards 

  • Big East regular season (2018)
  • 2 Atlantic 10 regular season (2010, 2011)
  • Big East Coach of the Year (2018)
  • Henry Iba Award (2016)
  • Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year (2011)
  • Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award (2011)

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