Diana Taurasi is one of the most renowned names in the niche of women basketball players so much so that she is one of the best paid WNBA players.

She is considered as an inedible figure for the varied contributions she has made in the field of basketball.

She has defined the place of women in the game and has earned the love of a wide number of audiences through her charm.

She has won a wide array of professional awards and honors through which she has earned a place in the top 15 players in the WNBA.

Born on June 11, 1982, in the United States., she is the daughter of a soccer player in Italy, Mario and Liliana Taurasi.

Dian Taurasi grew up in Chino, California where she attended Don Antonio Lugo High School and later she enrolled at the University of Connecticut.

Here she began playing for the women’s basketball team. Here, she got to refine her skills in both shooting and point guard.

In her early life, she had set commendable records in both education and sports sector.

She officially started her WNBA career at the Phoenix Mercury where her performance bagged an award for rookie of the year.

Diana currently plays for UMMC Yekaterinburg which is a Russian team that plays in both Euro league as well as Russian Premier League.

Diana Taurasi has been accepted as almost a legend of female basketball now.

She had also been nominated by Senator Thomas Gaffey for the heroine of the state. Her annual salary is $500 Thousand. But she made more money by playing overseas.

In the year 2014, her income from other countries was $1.5 million.

Thus, her estimated total net worth reached $1.5 million. 

Quick Summary

Full name: Diana Taurasi

Date of birth: June 11, 1982

Birth Place: Glendale, California, United States

Age: 34 years

Profession: Basketball Player

Height: 1.83m

Weight: 70 kg

Net worth: $1.5 million