Diana Taurasi Biography, Age, Husband, Career, Net Worth

Diana Taurasi

Diana Lorena Taurasi is an American professional basket ball player. She plays for Phoenix Mercury of WNBA. She is considered to be one of the greatest female basketball player of all time.

Diana Taurasi Age

Taurasi was born on June 11, 1982, in Glendale, California, she is 41 years. Growing up in Chino, a suburb of Los Angeles, Taurasi displayed exceptional talent from an early age. She developed a love for basketball and began honing her skills on the local playgrounds and school teams.

Diana Taurasi Education background

She attended Don Antonio Lugo High School where she excelled and later joined University of Connecticut.

Diana Taurasi Husband

She is married to Penny Taylor ( 2017) and together they have one child Isla Taurasi-Taylor.

Diana Taurasi Career Stats

In college, Taurasi played for the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies from 2000 to 2004. She had a remarkable career at UConn, leading the team to three consecutive NCAA championships in 2002, 2003, and 2004. Taurasi was named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player in each of those championship years and was a four-time All-American.

After her college career, Taurasi was selected as the first overall pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. She made an immediate impact in the WNBA, winning the Rookie of the Year award in her first season. Taurasi has spent her entire WNBA career with the Mercury and has become the face of the franchise.

Throughout her WNBA career, Taurasi has achieved numerous accolades and records. She is the league’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing the previous record held by Tina Thompson. Taurasi has won three WNBA championships with the Mercury in 2007, 2009, and 2014. She has been named the WNBA Finals MVP twice and has been selected to the All-WNBA First Team multiple times.

In addition to her success in the WNBA, Taurasi has had a remarkable international career. She has represented the United States in multiple Olympic Games, winning gold medals in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Taurasi has also won multiple gold medals in the FIBA World Cup and has been a key contributor to the dominance of the U.S. women’s basketball team on the international stage.

Diana Taurasi Net worth

Taurasi has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.