Reggie Miller Biography

Updated On Jul 05, 2019 Published On Jan 15, 2016
Facts of Reggie Miller
Date of Birth: 1965 , August-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
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1996 Summer Olympics gold medalist, Reggie Miller is a former professional basketball player from the United States. As a player, he played from Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association for about 18 years.

Reggie Miller's early life and education

Reggie who was born as Reginald Wayne Miller on 24th August 1965. As a child, he was born with hip deformities. He also had a problem to walk as a child.

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He was born in Riverside, California, United States of American in an athletic family. He is an American and his ethnicity is African-American.

Reggie Miller's education

As a child, Reggie got enrolled at Riverside Polytechnic High School. After his high school graduation, he joined the University of California and there he majored in history.

He finally completed his undergraduate degree in 1987.

Reggie Miller's married life

On 29th of August 1992, Reggie got married to Marita Stavrou. Marita Stavrou is an actress and she is famous for her role in Dinner Rush, Strictly Business, featuring Halle BerryTommy Davidson and Samuel L. Jackson, and Family Matters.

After being married for about a decade, they announced their separation with the start of 2001 and finally got divorced on 2nd of April 2001.

Reggie Miller's career

In the 1987 NBA draft, he was selected by the Indiana Pacers. He was booed by the Indiana Pacers fans for being selected in front of Steve Alford. However, later he was well acclaimed by his fans as he led Indiana Pacers to become a perennial playoff team.

Reggie Miller also established himself as the Pacers greatest player of all-time. He also had a successful career as a national player. In 1994, he appeared in the FIBA World Championship representing US national team.

They also won a gold medal in this championship. His last game for Indiana Pacers was with Detroit Pistons on 19th of May 2005 and they lost this match to 88–79.

Reggie Miller's net worth

His net worth is said to be around $90 million. During his time with the Pacers, he had signed a contract of $36 million.

Reggie Miller facts on timeline

Born in Riverside, California

August 24 , 1965

Reggie who was born as Reginald Wayne Miller was born with hip deformities. He also had a problem to walk as a child. He was born in Riverside, California, United States of American in an athletic family. He is an American.

Graduated from University of California

1987

As a child, Reggie got enrolled at Riverside Polytechnic High School. After his high school graduation, he joined University of California and there he majored in history. He finally completed his undergraduate degree from there in 1987. 

Won NIT championship

1985

After he joined University of California in 1983, he became the member of UCLA Bruins men's basketball team and then he led them to NIT championship glory in 1984 1985 session. He also won several other championships with them.

Won Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball

1987

As a Bruins senior player, he led UCLA Bruins to several glories. He was also selected in the All-Pac-10 for the two consecutive years. And then in 1986-1987 sessions, he played an important role to win Bruins their first Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball tournament championship.

Joined Indiana Pacers

1987

In 1987 NBA draft, he was selected by the Indiana Pacers. He was booed by the Indiana Pacers fans for being selected in front of Steve Alford. However, later he was well acclaimed by his fans as he led Indiana Pacers to become a perennial playoff team.

Married to Marita Stavrou

August 29 , 1992

On 29th of August 1992, Reggie got married to Marita Stavrou. Marita Stavrou is an actress and she is famous for her role in Dinner Rush, Strictly Business and Family Matters. It is also said that they got married after being in love for several years. 

Divorced with Marita Stavrou

April 2 , 2001

After being married for about a decade, they announced their separation with the start of 2001 and finally got divorced on 2nd of April 2001. The actual reason why they got divorced is unknown. He is single these days.

Became the host of the show, The Reggie Miller Show

1996

At the end of 1996 session, he got a serious injury. He fell in the floor and got a serious injury in his eye. He was unable to play several games and that session Indiana Pacers also got relegated. During this free time, he worked as the host of the show, The Reggie Miller Show. 

Won the gold medal at the 1994 FIBA World Championship

1994

He also had a successful career as a national player. In 1994, he appeared in the FIBA World Championship representing US national team. They also won gold medal in this championship. He also won the gold medal in the 1996 Olympic with the men's basketball team.

Announced his retirement

2005

As a player, he played from Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association for about 18 years. His last game for Indiana Pacers was with Detroit Pistons on 19th of May 2005 and they lost this match to 88–79. 

Joined TNT

2005

After he retired from basketball, he began his broadcasting career. In August 2005, he joined TNT as an NBA analyst. Later he served as the guest host of the show, Live with Regis and Kelly. These days, he is working as the host on TNT's NBA coverage.

Was introduced into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

2012

Reggie Miller is one of the successful NBA player and the Pacers greatest player of all-time. He also won several honors and awards in the national and club level. At the end of 2012, he was introduced into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.