Reggie Miller is a retired NBA (National Basketball Association) player who was a star performer in his team, Indiana Pacers. He is also known as one of the greatest basketball players of all times. After retirement, he started doing commentary for the NBA games. Let’s find out more about how much is Reggie Miller’s net worth in 2018.
Reggie Miller was born as Reginald Wayne Miller on 24th August 1965 in California, USA. He is the fourth child of Carrie Turner Miller and Saul Miller. Saul Miller worked as computer systems superintendent at the Air Force, and Carrier Miller worked as a registered nurse.
Reggie has four siblings, His elder brother Saul Miller Jr. is a saxophonist. His sister Cheryl Miller and brother Darrell Miller are professional basketball and baseball players, respectively. His younger sister Tammy Miller is a former volleyball player.
Reggie Miller completed his high school graduation from Riverside Polytechnic High School. Later on, he went to the University of California and earned a degree in History.
Coming from an athletic family, Reggie was into sports from an early age. He played basketball at school and college level and was selected for the NBA in 1987. He played professional basketball for 18 years as the member of the Indiana Pacers team.
Reggie Miller was married to Marita Stavrou who is a model and actress. The couple has two children, a son, and a daughter. They divorced after eight years of marriage in 2001. Reggie became a father a third time in 2016 when his second daughter was born.
Currently, Reggie is working as a commentator with NBA.
Reggie Miller was born with hip bone deformities and had to wear braces from a very young age. But eventually his legs became strong, and he joined his siblings at the home backyard playing basketball with Darrell and Cheryl.
Having played successfully for his school and college teams, Reggie was drafted for the NBA in 1987. He was selected to play for the Indianan Pacers team.
Reggie soon became a star player of the team and started scoring match points. He played more than a thousand games in his 18 years basketball career, scoring an average of 18 points per game.
Miller was also selected in the US national basketball team and went on to play the FIBA world championship in 1994 and 2002 and Olympics in 1996. The US team won the gold medals for 1994 world championship and 1996 Olympics.
Miller retired from professional basketball in 2005 and joined TNT as an NBA commentator and analyst. Miller has also appeared on various TV shows like The Dan Patrick show and Live with Regis and Kelly.
Awards & Achievements
Reggie Miller has had an illustrious basketball career and won various awards and accolades during his active years.
Reggie was a gold medallist in the Summer Olympics in 1996. He was included in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.
Reggie Miller is considered as one of the greatest basketball players of all times. At the time of his retirement, he was the record holder of most career 3-point field goals. He is also the five-time all-star selection and is famous for his precision three-point shooting.
Reggie was awarded the Kennedy Citizenship award in 2004 and was selected as the USA Basketball male athlete of the year in 2002.
Net Worth of Reggie Miller
Reggie Miller is estimated to have a net worth of $100 million which he has earned mostly from his basketball career.
Miller has played 1389 games as the member of NBA and earned more than $105,000,000 from his salary alone.
He is also known to have signed a contract of $9 million per season for four years with Indiana Pacers during the later part of his career.
He is also the owner of two homes, one in Malibu, California and another one in Indiana.
Reggie Miller is a gifted basketball player who achieved success against all the odds. Despite being physically challenged by birth, Reggie defied all medical norms and went on to not only walk normally but to become a star basketball player. An inspiration to many, Reggie continues to motivate young players from his commentary box even today.