NBA legend profile lister Reggie Miller announced his retirement in 2005 to pursue his career as an NBA commentator. Miller is one of the most dominant shooters of any era who ended his career in 12th place on the league`s all-time scoring list.
Career & Net Worth
Reggie Miller will always shine in the National Basketball Association (NBA) list when three-point shooters come to mind.
Miller has secured many records and positions in the NBA, becoming the first player to sink 2,200 three-pointers.
He joined the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) basketball team in 1983. He got the Most Valuable Player award for scoring nearly 60 percent of his shots at the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship in 1985.
In the year 1987, the Indiana Pacers in the NBA draft drafted Reggie Miller. During his first year in the team, Miller broke the record of Larry Birds by scoring in sixty-one three-pointers. He had also been awarded the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 2002.
After playing his trademark No. 31 for 18 seasons, he finally hung off his boot in 2006. During his illustrious career, he achieved everything there is to succeed.
Over his 18-years of NBA career, he had his salary over $105 million. And as of now, his net worth is estimated to be more than $90 million.
He currently works as an NBA commentator for TNT and provides his expert views.
Troublesome Married Life
Though the star player had an excellent run in the game league, his personal life was the complete opposite.
He married Marita Stavrou in 1992 after she was introduced by the Los Angeles Lakers superstar Magic Johnson.
The couple was blessed with two children, a son and a daughter. But after eight years of marriage, they filed for divorce on August 2 when Marita accused him of giving a hefty sum of money to one of his friends so that his net worth could remain hidden.
In the end, the divorce was settled with a colossal amount of $5 million paid to Marita.
New Relationship & Children
Moving on from his divorce, Reggie found love and settled down with his girlfriend, Laura Laskowski. They have welcomed three children, a son and two daughters.
Their son Ryker was born on 2013, daughter Lennox was born on 2016, and their second daughter was born on 2021.
The happy family of five relishes quality time in Malibu, California, which is also quite evident from their Instagram.
Before dating Laura, Reggie was in a relationship with two actresses, including Rachel Nichols, Natane Boudreau, and Jaimyse Haft.
Reggie's Short Bio:
Reggie was born Reginald Wayne Miller on August 24, 1965, to military father Saul Miller and housewife mother. He was raised alongside his siblings, Cheryl, Darrel, Tammy, and Saul Miller Jr.
Cheryl and Darrel are former basketball players, while Saul is a musician who later pursued a career in the military.
He earned his high school degree from Riverside Polytechnic High School and later completed his graduation from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in history.
He stands a towering height of 6 feet and 7 inches and weighs around 88 kgs.