Cheryl Miller has made her name as one of the prominent women's basketball players of the all-time. Winning five gold and a silver with the USA National Team on the international platforms, she is also a well-known reporter and analyst for the NBA games.
With that, she has earned a good amount of fortune as her net worth hits the million-dollar mark.
Career & Net Worth
Cheryl Miller has accumulated a net worth of $5 million. She has mostly derived her fortunes from her career as a basketball player and NBA reporter/analyst.
The NBA analyst in the United States earns an average salary between $106K-$116K which does not include cash bonuses, tips, and commissions. Likewise, former NBA players receive more than $750K per year. And with more than 23 years of experience in the field, she has surely earned a significant amount to muster her net worth.
Cheryl's passion for basketball started way back in her high school days. She played for the Riverside Polytechnic High School from 1978 till 1982.
Then, she joined the University of Southern California and played for the USC team for 4 years (1982-86).
Likewise, she was also part of the USA national team winning 5 gold and 1 silver. In 1983, she had won a gold and a silver medal in the Pan American Games and FIBA World Championship. The next year, she won two gold in the Olympic Games and Jones Cup. Then in 1986, she grabbed two golds in Goodwill Games and FIBA World Championship.
After Cheryl graduated from the university in 1991, she worked as an assistant coach and television sportscaster at the University of Southern California. From 1987 to 1993, she increased her fortunes by serving at ABC Sports/ESPN as the reporter for ABC's Wide World of Sports.
In 1993, she became the head coach in USG, where she also coached the Basketball team, Phoenix Mercury, until she resigned in 2000 after her team lost to Houston Comets in the finals.
Cheryl is a women's basketball coach at California State University in Los Angeles. Since September 1995, she is serving as an NBA sideline reporter on Turner Channel, TNT Sports.
Joining CBS 6 News as an anchor/reporter in Sepptember 1984, she celebrated her 30th anniversary at WTVR during the show Virginia This Morning in September 2012.
Is Cheryl Miller Married?
Cheryl, at the age of 57, is reportedly single at the moment. She is neither married nor is in a dating relationship.
And that may be the reason why one of his friend Danielle Kaelin once tried to set her up on a date in April 2012. To everyone's surprise, it was her younger brother Reggie Miller on the other side.
At that time, Danielle was unaware of the fact that Reggie was her sibling. He thought that Reggie loved basketball just like her and it would be a perfect match for Cheryl.
Reggie loves basketball as much as you do. He played in college and even a few years in the NBA. I won’t lie to you Cheryl—he’s not the best looking guy out there. But he’s still in really great shape for his age, and he’s really rich, too.
Being a prominent figure, Cheryl Miller has been active in various interviews. In most of her interviews, Cheryl talks about her career at USC and her relationship with her family. She also shares a beautiful bond with her close friends and her .
Cheryl Miller and her younger brother Reggie Miller (Photo: nba.nbcsports.com)
After the stress from her close friends, Cheryl agreed to go on a dinner date with the American retired professional basketball player.
But to date, Cheryl hasn't found anyone who she can call her husband or boyfriend. However, her brother Reggie is in a dating relationship with his girlfriend Laura Laskowski.
Is Cheryl Lesbian?
As per the journal International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies, in 1997, Cheryl's fans wrote on the internet asking about her sexuality. The Journal consists of a talk about the views of fans regarding the public figure Michelle Timms and Cheryl Miller's sexuality under the chapter 'Breaking the Silence: Lesbian Fans, the Internet, and the Sexual Politics of Women’s Sport.'
But Cheryl has never come up with any comments regarding the matter. So without any official statement, we cannot come to any conclusion.
Just like Cheryl, her brother Reggie was also on the radar of being gay, but the rumors turned out not to be true. And just like that, Cheryl's sexuality speculations also not be the same as expected by her fans.
Cheryl Miller was born on 3 January 1964 in Riverside, California. She grew up in southern California with her family.
She attended the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California, where the basketball coach studied organic chemistry and quantum physics. As per wiki, she won WBCA Player of the Year in 1985.