- 1 Who is Mariah Riddlesprigger?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Mariah Riddlesprigger Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 4 Educational Background
- 5 Amateur Career as a Volleyball Player
- 6 Professional Career
- 7 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 8 Relationship with Giannis Antetokounmpo
- 9 Who is Her Boyfriend? Giannis Antetokounmpo Short Wiki/Bio
Who is Mariah Riddlesprigger?
Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger was born on 17 September 1992 under the sign of Virgo, in Fresno, California USA, and is a 27-year-oldformervolleyball player, but probably best recognized for being the girlfriend of Giannis Antetokounmpo, a Greek professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Milwaukee Bucks.
How rich is she, as of now? Mariah Riddlesprigger Net Worth
Mariah Riddlesprigger’s net worth is over $100,000,earned from her involvement in the sports industry. Moreover, it is assumed that she shares the wealth of her famous boyfriend, Giannis Antetokounmpo, whose net worth is reputedly over $60 million, as of early 2020.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
Mariah Riddlesprigger spent her early years in her hometown ofFresno, raised by her father, Patrick ‘Pat’ Riddlesprigger, and her mother Catherine ‘Cathy’ Riddlesprigger. Her father is a former basketball player. Her mother works as a regional sales manager at Allstar Fire Equipment, Inc. She has two younger sisters, named Maya and Makayla, both of whom are volleyball players. Mariah is American by nationality, and belongs to African-American ethnic group.
Mariah attended Bullard High School, and upon matriculation in 2010, she enrolled into Rice University in Houston, Texas.
There, she obtained her BA degree in Sport Management and Sociology in 2014. While there, Mariah was an excellent student and was a mamber of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. She was also a member of the Northpointe Community Church, as well as the African–American Student Union.
Amateur Career as a Volleyball Player
Mariah developed her love for volleyball very early. While in high school, she joined their team coached by Kieran Roblee, and earned the honor of Scholar Athlete, as well as the Junior League Senior Girl Athlete Award. Mariah would later continue to play for her university’s team – the Rice Owls – in the position of an outside hitter.
During her first season, she distinguished herself as a player scoring 193 kills, as a sophomore she scored seven double-doubles, as a junior appeared in 30 games, and in her senior year, Mariah scored 141 kills. She was named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week, and placed on the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Mariah Riddlesprigger once revealed that her career goal would be to work for a sports agency, but started her professional career while in university, since she served there at the athletic ticket office. Following her graduation, she did an internship for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA from May 2015 to June 2016.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Mariah Riddlesprigger has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while her weight is approximately 150lbs (68kgs). Her vital statistics, bra size, dress size, and shoe size haven’t been revealed.
Relationship with Giannis Antetokounmpo
Mariah Riddlesprigger and Giannis Antetokounmpo have been romantically involved into a relationship for a long time. Mariah gave birth to their first child, a son named Liam Charles Antetokounmpo, on 10 February 2020. The family’s current residence is in Milwaukee.
Who is Her Boyfriend? Giannis Antetokounmpo Short Wiki/Bio
Giannis Sina Ougko Antetokounmpo, also known by the nickname ‘The Greek Freak’, was born on 6 December 1994 under the sign of Sagittarius, in Athens, Greece. There, he was raised in the neighborhood of Sepolia by his father, Charles, a former association football player, and his mother, Veronica, who competed as a high jumper. His parents are immigrants from Nigeria. He has four brothers, named Francis, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alexis. Kostas plays for the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, while Thanasis plays for the same team as Giannis.
Giannis Antetokounmpo began playing basketball at the age of 14. Two years later, he joined the youth squad of Filathlitikos and started playing for them competitively. In 2011, Giannis played in the semi-pro Greek B Basket League for the senior men’s team of Filathlitikos, while he spent the following season playing in the Greek A2 League. In December 2012, Giannis signed a contract over the four next years with Spanish basketball club, called CAI Zaragoza. Since the contract started with the 2013-14 season, Giannis remained with the Filathlitikos in the 2012-13 season, during which he played more than 26 games and averaged 9.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 1.0 blocks per game.
In 2013, he was chosen by the coaches to appear as a special participant in the Greek League All-Star Game.
In April 2013, Giannis became eligible to play in the NBA. He was chosen as the 15th overall pick in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks and then signed a rookie contract with the team. Giannis made his NBA debut at the age of 18, which made him one of the youngest NBA players of all time. As a rookie, he appeared in 77 games and averaged 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.8 blocks per game, and played in the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.
At the end of the rookie season, Giannis was named to the 2013–14 NBA All-Rookie second team.
In September 2016, he signed a $100-million-worth contract over the next four years with the Bucks, and in the following season led the team in all five major statistical categories. He was a starter in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, becoming the first Greek NBA All-Star. During the same year, he won the NBA Most Improved Player Award, and was named to the All-NBA Second Team. In 2018, Giannis made his second NBA All-Star appearance as a starter, and won the 2018 Euroscar European Player of the Year Award.
In the following year, Giannis became the winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award. He was also named to the All-NBA First Team and NBA All-Defensive First Team. Most recently, Giannis was selected as a captain in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
Giannis represented Greece for the first time in 2013, when he joined with the Greek Under-20 national team at the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. In the following year, he played with the senior men’s Greek national basketball team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, and then played for them at EuroBasket 2015. Most recently, he represented the country at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.