Diana Taurasi Biography

Published On Dec 23, 2015
Facts of Diana Taurasi
Date of Birth: 1982 , June-11
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Harvey Levin
Birth Name Harvey Robert Levin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession Television producer, lawyer, legal analyst, and celebrity reporter
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $15 million
Body Measurements 36-27-36 inches
Weight in KG 52.2 kg
Married Yes
Married to Gordan Stead
Children N/A
Divorce No
Education University of Chicago
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Siblings Josh Hutcherson
Eye Color Brown Light
Hair Color Brown Light
Boyfriend Drew Lammert
Movies Splinter
TV Show Wipeout Since 2008
Religion Christianity
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Father David Wagner
Mother Michelle Fightmaster
Famous for Actress
Nick Name "Chris" "Boomer"
Salary N/A
Face Color White
Girlfriend Dr. Andy Mauer
Affair with N/A
Books Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You, MORE
Breast Size 36in
Waist size 27in
Hip Size 36in
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Diana Taurasi has not been married yet and there is also no any information about her love affairs. But there are some rumors in the media that she is lesbian as she kissed Seimone Augustus. She also revealed that she is attracted towards WNBA President Donna Orender.

During the WNBA 2004 draft, Diana Taurasi was signed by the Phoenix Mercury. As a basketball player, she plays as a guard but when she joined Phoenix Mercury in 2004, she played as a forward as most of her players were short. She then joined Spartak Moscow in 2006 and she played there for the next four years. In 2010, she earned the salary of 49,000 USD.

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Born in Glendale, California

1982

One of the Top 15 all-time players in WNBA history by fans, Diana Taurasi was born as Diana Lorena Taurasi in Glendale, California, United States of America. Six feet tall, Diana is an American and is of Italian and Argentinean descent.

Graduated from University of Connecticut

2004

She received her primary education from Don Antonio Lugo High School. Tall with the big talent in basketball, Diana won 2000 Cheryl Miller Award and then she joined University of Connecticut in 2000. She remained there till 2004.

Joined Phoenix Mercury

2004

During the WNBA 2004 draft, Diana Taurasi was signed by the Phoenix Mercury. As a basketball player, she plays as a guard but when she joined Phoenix Mercury in 2004, she played as a forward as most of her players were short.

Was named Ms Basketball State Player of the Year

1999

She has been receiving several prestigious honors since she was child. While she was in senior year of her high school, she was named Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year. She received this award in 1999 and 2000.

Won NCAA championships

2001

After she joined University of Connecticut with the completion of her high school graduation, she took UC to three consecutive NCAA championships. She particularly played as a point guard and shooting guard and UC were really happy to have her. 

Won FIBA Americas Championship

2000

Besides having the successful professional club career as club player, she also had an outstanding international career. In 2000, she took part in FIBA Americas Championship as one of the member of USA Women's U18 team and she also won the gold medal in this competition.

Took part in 2004 Summer Olympics

2004

As a senior basketball player, she took part in 2004 Summer Olympics representing US Women's National Basketball. Like the FIBA Americas Championship, she also claimed the gold medal in this tournament. They played against Australia in the final game.

Joined Spartak Moscow

2006

After playing for Phoenix Mercury for about two years since 2004, she entered into her international career in 2006 by joining WBC Spartak Moscow Region in 2006. She played there till 2010 but at the end of 2010 she became involved in the doping allegations.

Was found positivist in the doping test

2010

In 2010, she joined the Turkish club, Fenerbahçe Istanbul. While she played with this club she was found positive in the doping test. After that she was suspended from the league till the next session. However, two months later in February, her doping allegation was cleared and her allegation was absolved. 

Appeared in Believe in Me

2006

WNBA Most Valuable Player Award and Naismith College Player of the Year award winner, Diana Taurasi is also an actress. In 2006, she made her acting debut. That year, she appeared in the movie Believe in Me playing the role of Believe in Me.

Won WNBA Most Valuable Player Award

2009

She was displaying an impressive play playing with Phoenix Mercury but she became invisible after she joined Spartak Moscow in 2006. She played there for the next four years and she was won four consecutive Euroleague championships as a member of this team.