Nicknamed “Birdman” for his wingspan and fascination for aerial aerobics, Chris Andersen is an American retired professional basketball star.
He started his NBA career with the Denver Nuggets in 2001, then played for different teams in the following years, including the Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and the New Orleans Hornets, until his ACL tear in the 2019 season, forcing him to quit.
Within the years of his NBA career, Chris Andersen won one NBA championship with the Miami Heat in 2013.
Chris Andersen was born Christopher Claus Andersen on the 7th day of July 1978 in Long Beach, California, to Danish immigrant father Claus Andersen and Tennessee native mother, Linda Holubec.
Their family moved to Iola, Texas, where he grew up and went to Blinn University in Brenham for college.
His professional basketball career started when he joined the Chinese Basketball Association and minor leagues.
Read on to learn more about Chris Andersen, the excellent former basketball star, and his life and affairs!
Previous engagement with Bandy Newman
A series of unfortunate events happened to Chris Andersen when Hurricane Katrina came and destroyed his possessions and home in 2005.
Shortly afterward, his fiancée, Bandy Newman, broke off their engagement because of Chris’ drug addiction problems.
The former basketball player had gone through such a hard time during that phase in his life.
Chris Andersen is not married to wife: Dating fiancée Tina Wiseman
Due to Chris’s challenges in his life, family, and relationship-wise, he had leaned on and got addicted to things he thought could help him, drugs and alcohol, later causing his two-year NBA ban.
Then, a girlfriend named Tina Wiseman helped him build his life back. They were first spotted together at the Hard Rock Café in Florida in June 2013.
Chris proposed to her in the same year. Their longtime engagement still has not ended as they have not married yet, but it is widespread for the media to address Tina as Tina Andersen.
Tina Wiseman biography
Tina Wiseman was born in the United States of America to Taiwanese parents. According to sources, she is an American model. Her details are not known as she appears to be a private person.
Unfortunately, there was no Wikipedia profile of Chris Andersen’s fiancée, Tina Wiseman, available, but we will update this article as soon as one is found.