Diana Lorena Taurasi is a famous American professional player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) who is currently playing European Basketball league from UMMC Ekaterinburg, Russia. One of the top 15 all time players in WNBA history by fans in 2011. Diana Taurasi age is 34 years as of 2017. Taurasi has played eleven seasons of the WNBA from phoenix, four seasons from the Spartak Moscoe, one season in Fenerbahce Istanbul and a season in the Galatasaray Medical Park. She is the five times gold medalist from the national team. She has won several other titles and honors in her playing career that proved her to be one of the best influential and talented basketball player in the earth. Having earned huge net worth from her massive annual salary, Diana is living a happy life. Diana Taurasi biography is given below:
Diana was born in June11, 1982 and raised in Chino, California. Her Father is Mario Taurasi, a goalkeeper playing professionally from Italian club who was born in Italy and raised in Argentina. Her mother, Liliana Taurasi is an Argentinian. Both her parents had immigrants to an America before she born. Diana has been playing basketball since her childhood. As she became passionate about the basketball, she wondered to start her career in it. She went to Don Antonio Lugo High school and played for the high school team where her performance was highly applauded. She got 2000 Cheryl Miller Award presented by the L.A times. Taurasi was named the 2000 Naismith and parade Magagine National High School Player of the year and also been Basketball State player of the year.
With her highly graced high school career, she enrolled at the University of Connecticut and started playing basketball in the women’s team. She started to play as a point guard and shooting guard, With her skilled performance, she leads the team to three consecutive NCAA championships winning several titles
and honors. During her collegiate career, she got the legendary status by the fans. Her star sign is Gemini.
Salary and Net worth
Following her collegiate career, She was selected in WNBA, 2004 Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. Diana has played with Phoenix since 2004 till 2014. She quit the 2015 WNBA season at the request of her Russian Premier league team, UMMC Ekaterinburg. She will return to the team for the 2016 WNBA season. Diana Taurasi stood as the player in WNBA history in points per game, 5th in career points and 9th in career assists. She is well established and popular name in the Basketball. Diana Taurasi salary is $500 thousand annually while Diana Taurasi net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.
Is Diana Taurasi married with husband or gay?
Moving onto her Personal life, she kept her personal life privacy well maintained through the media. Nothing has been revealed, has no record of her past and present affairs, nor has been spotted dating any boyfriend. She is not married yet But there are some rumors in the media that she is a lesbian as she kissed Seimone Augustus. Diana is also revealed that she is attracted towards WNBA President Donna Orender. She once had a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Believe in Me’ with Jeffrey Donovan, 2006.
Height, Weight and Measurement
Diana Taurasi body measurement is 37-25-36 and white ethnicity, her hobbies are music and travelling a lot. She is tall, slim woman. Taurasi height is 6ft and her weight is 70 kg. She has a pretty good looking face, brown eyes and light brown hair. In daily life she often dressed casual in blouse or T-shirt and jeans.
Wiki and Facts
Diana has a huge fan following. She is an idol for many young female basketball players. Taurasi biography is available on Wikipedia and several other sites. Besides she can be followed in her Twitter and Instagram official accounts which can be helpful to know her recent activities and updates.