Ralph Sampson is an American former professional basketball player who has a net worth of $6 million.
Ralph Sampson was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia in July of 1960.
Even before his career in the NBA, Sampson quickly distinguished himself as a towering 7'4″ center and power forward who led his team at Harrisonburg High to two straight AA basketball championships.
He played his college basketball at the University of Virginia where he was named the ACC Player of the Year from 1981 to 1983.
Sampson was also College national player of the year and a consensus first-team All-American from 1981 to 1983 and was named First-team All-ACC all three years.
His #50 was retired by the University of Virginia. Sampson was the #1 pick of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets.
He played for the Rockets from 1983 to 1987, going on to play for the Golden State Warriors from 1987 to 1989.
After that, Sampson played for the Sacramento Kings from 1989 to 1990 and then for the Washington Bullets in 1991.