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Winning the heart of millions of fans of Minnesota Vikings, Chris Doleman had created a valuable space in the team as in the year 2010; he was able to put his name among the 50 Greatest Vikings to play for Minnesota Vikings. Though Chris played for Minnesota Vikings for most of his career, he played for Atlanta Falcons and Francisco 49ers as well.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October 16, 1961, Chris belonged to African-American ethnicity. According to his birth sign, he was Libra. Chris was an American. He attended William Penn High School and later joined the University of Pittsburgh.
Death Cause and Funeral Details
One of America’s renowned NFL League players Chris lost his life to brain cancer. On January 28, 2020, Chris left the world at the age of 58. He was battling his experience with cancer. On January 25, 2018, he had brain surgery, which was later diagnosed as glioblastoma. The disease took the life of Chris. The details on his funeral are yet to be revealed as his family is mourning the death.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
At a young age, Chris commenced playing football, and he played on the High School team as well as for the University of Pittsburgh. From 1981 to 1984, he was a star linebacker and defensive end for the Pitt Panthers. In the 1985 NFL Draft, Chris was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round. During his career, he played for the Atlanta Falcons as well as the San Francisco 49ers; however, he played for Minnesota Vikings for most of his career.
Moreover, he was a first-team All-Pro in 1987, 1989 and 1992. His glorious career and robust performance in the games helped his elect for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Before his death, Chris’s net worth was estimated at $2 million.
Married to Wife, LaTresa Doleman
Chris was a family person with a happy married life. He married Toni Doleman, and the couple was blessed with two children. He had a son, Taylor Doleman, and a daughter, Evan Doleman. Nevertheless, Chris kept his personal life under the radar, revealing very little information out in the media.
Later, he married LaTresa Doleman. The duo couldn’t celebrate their marriage anniversary more than once, as they tied the knot in September 2018. His wife, LaTresa, was former competitor for Miss USA and holds Mss Georgia title.
Parents, Sibling, Family
Many times Chris had mentioned his parents that supported him and his choice of career. Though the early life of Chris is not available, he was raised by his parents, along with five siblings in York. Chris was proud of his father, John Doleman and his mother, Mary Doleman. Moreover, he was choked up talking about his parents in many past events. Apart from that, no information is available regarding his parents and siblings.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Despite being 58, Chris had maintained his body weight at 131 kg. The height of Chris was 6 feet 5 inches, which is enormous compared to other people. Similarly, he had black hair with black eyes as well.