Reggie Miller is a retired American professional basketball player whose career in the NBA (National Basketball Association) lasted for eighteen years. Among the teams that he has played for does include Indiana Pacers. His excellent precision three-point shooting was his trademark. By the time he was retiring from active basketball playing, he had held the record for the most career 3 point field goals that had been made. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career, and earnings of Reggie Miller in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Reggie was born in 1965 on 24th August in Riverside, California. When he was born, he had a hip deformity that made him have problems while he was walking. After several years of wearing braces on both of his legs, his strength was enough, and he could walk well.
He comes from an athletic family as he has a brother, Darrell who played Major League Baseball and a sister who played volleyball at the Cal State Fullerton. His sister, Cheryl, is a Hall of Fame basket player. They used to practice with his sister, and up to today, he says that he owes his sister so much.
He is a married man as he has a wife, Marita, Stavrou, who works as a model and an actress. The couple has two children, a son, and a daughter. The marriage hit rock bottom after eight years of being together, and they got divorced in 2016.
Career, Awards & Nominations
During a 1987 NBA Draft, he was selected by Indiana Pacers as their 11th Pick in the first round. His selection brought a lot of controversies as they felt he was not good enough compared to Steve Alford. AT one time, fans that were watching 1987 NBA draft booed the then Pacers President, Donnie Walsh for selection. Miller was wearing jersey no 31 while he was playing for pacers. He proved his worth as he excelled in his career with the Indiana Pacers and fans respected him.
In 1992, he became the Pacers major scoring threat. During the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals that were against Knicks, he received a standing ovation for his shooting prowess in which he scored 39 points in Pacers. They received a win which many people believed that they were not going to get it. Miller has hosted a talk show on the WTHR that was titled ‘The Reggie Miller Show.’
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Reggie Miller is over $110 million. The fortune has been gained from his career as a basketball player. Miller has played in over 1300 games as a member of NBA and has earned over $105,000,000 from his salary alone.
Reggie is among the very few players that have played for long with a single team. He played with the Indiana Pacers for eighteen years, and up to date, he has still been recognized as among the best and greatest shooters in the NBA history. He currently works as an NBA analyst.