Short Bio- Who is Diana Taurasi?
| Date of Birth : Jun 11th, 1982
| Age : 37 Years old
Diana Taurasi is a well-known American basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia. The popular Diana Taurasi bio is given below.
Age- How old is Diana Taurasi?
Born on June 11, 1982, Diana Taurasi was born as Diana Lorena Taurasi to her parents Mario and Liliana Taurasi in Chino, California, United States. Diana Taurasi began playing basketball at her early age. She completed her high schooling at Don Antonio Lugo High School, where she participated in 2000 WBCA High School All-America Game and she successfully earned MVP honors. After then she joined the University of Connecticut, where she played basketball and became three-time NCCA champions. Diana Taurasi nationality is Americana and she belongs to White ethnicity.
Net worth and Salary
As a basketball player, Diana Taurasi has participated and won many competitions. As well as she has won numerous awards and honors for her game. Her basketball career has helped her to earn a massive sum and made her a millionaire. Currently, Diana Taurasi net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million. As well as Diana Taurasi salary is estimated to be $49 million annually which she receives from Phoenix Mercury.
Diana Taurasi began professional basketball after she got selected by the Phoenix Mercury in the 2004 WNBA draft. She joined Phoenix Mercury as the forward player. She made her debut against Seattle team where she scored 26 points. During her debut year, she won the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award, and also made the WNBA record with 121 three-pointers in a single season. In 2007, she won her first WNBA finals by defeating Detroit Shock. During that competition, she becomes the 7th player who achieved NCCA title, an Olympic gold medal, and WNBA title. She has also played against different international teams such as Spartak Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Fenerbahce Istanbul, UMMC Ekaterinburg, and Galatasaray Medical Park. Diana Taurasi has also played for the national team of United States in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Currently, Diana Taurasi is playing for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia.
Is Diana Taurasi married? Who is her husband?
Diana Taurasi is a married woman, and she is married to Penny Taylor. This marriage cleared her sexual identity as a lesbian. The couple got married in May 2017. The couple is together since then marriage and is living a happy life. Besides their relationship, she has not involved in any extra maternal affairs.
Height and Weight
Diana Taurasi is a tall woman and her height is estimated to be 6 feet. As sportswomen, she has made a muscular body with her body weight to be around 70 kg.
Wiki and Facts
As being sportswomen, Diana Taurasi is active in social media and she uses Twitter to update her fans. She can be followed on Twitter as @DianaTaurasi. More information about her personal and professional life can be found from Diana Taurasi Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.