Diana Taurasi who is an American Prefessional Basketball Player was born on 11th June 1982. She plays for Phoenix Mercury in WNBA and UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia. She is the native of Glendale, California. As a child, she was named as Diana Lorena Taurasi. She was grown up in Chino, California. She is the daughter of Mario Taurasi and Liliana Taurasi. Her father has been the professional Football Player in Italy. Her parents got emigrated to Unites States from Argentina before the birth of her. She also has an elder sister who is named Jessika.

Diana attended the Don Antonio Lugo High School. There, she was a recipient of 2000 Cheryl Miller Award which was presented by Los Angeles Times to best player in the Southern California. She also competed in 2000 WCBA High School All-America game where Taurasi scored 12 points as well as earned VP honors. After completing her schooling, she went on to join University of Connecticut where she began to play for Women’s Basketball team during the season 2000-01. During her time there, she earned herself many of the personal accolades which includes 2004 and 2004 Naismith College Player of Year Awards, 2003, Wade Trophy and 2003 Associated Press Player of Year Award.

Taurasi had one of her best statistical seasons of the career in the year 2012, she has achieved almost every goal but her passion for game has not waned yet. She just does not want people to know her just because of the basketball. She also want to be known as only basketball player. Prior to that, she also had a cameo role in 2006 film titled Believe In Me. In addition to that, she also has launched her own official website “www.dianataurasi.com. Besides that, Taurasi is one of the 1st professional athletes who have an official Myspace page “www.myspace.com/dianataurasi”.

To talk about her personal life, Diana is not married yet, she is single currently. During the chast conversation with one of her fans, she told that she is limited to herself and also said that she is single and ready to mingle. There are now any new about whether she has boyfriend or has any relationship. When Taurasi was asked about her crush on the Celebrity, she replied “Yes, WNBA President Donna Orender”. She has an annual salary of $100 thousand and her net worth is estimated as $500 thousand.

Apart from that, she is now at the age of 32 and stands tall at the height of six feet. She was voted as one of the top 15 All-Time Players in the history of WNBA by her fans. She was also named as 2000 Naismith and the Parade Magazine National high school player of the year as well as 1999 and the 2000 Ms. Basketball state player of the year. She wished to play one-on-one match against Magic Johnson. She always wears the Jersey Number 3 and she dips the saltine crackers in the hot tea for her breakfast. It is typically the Argentinean thing. Her Mercury Jersey became the sixth Best-Seller in WNBA in the year 2008. She is also active in social networking sites and to know more about her and her updates, we can also follow her on her facebook, Instagram and twitter account.


  • American
  • 183 cm
  • 1982-06-11
  • Basketball player
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  • $1.5 Million Dollars
  • 70 kg
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  • 37-25-36 inches (approx.)
  • White
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  • University of Connecticut (UConn)
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  • Glendale, California
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  • /wiki/Diana_Taurasi
  • Basketball
  • UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia
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