Dinah Mattingly is an American woman who rose to fame after getting married to a former basketball player and former coach Larry Bird. The couple got married in 1989 and is happily together leading a successful conjugal life for three decades. They have adopted two kids; a son and a daughter, Conner, and Mariah.
Early Life And Wiki Of Dinah Mattingly
Dinah Mattingly was born on November 16, 1954, in the United States of America under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. People who are born under this zodiac sign have a personality like good leadership and are always aware of the situation.
Mattingly completed her high school education at Terre Haute. After she completed high school, she went to Indiana State University for further education. She belongs to American nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, Dinah is White American.
She stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches.
What Does Dinah Mattingly Do For A Living? Career Highlights
Dinah Mattingly is a normal American woman who is not known to be involved in any money-making work. She started to came to fame after she started dating a former basketball player and former coach Larry Bird. Mattingly hasn't revealed what she was involved in before she met her husband Bird.
Her husband, on the other hand, is a renowned basketball player. She started playing basketball in high school. He attended Indiana State University where he played for the team Sycamores. Under his leadership, his team was able to make an appearance at the NCAA tournament.
His team lost the championship but he was awarded the player of the year award for his incredible performance. While he was playing for Sycamores, he got many offers but he declined all those offers. After playing for Sycamores he was drafted by Boston Celtics for a whopping 3.25 million.
He won 3 championships with his team, and Bird has got three straight league MVPs, Two NBA Finals MVPs, NBA Rookie of the Year. He retired from NBA in 1992 after suffering from back injuries.
Dinah Mattingly has not disclosed her career path so her incomes and net worth are also behind the radar at the present. She is not known to be involved in any money-making work, so as of now, we can speculate that, she is just spending her time as a housewife.
What Is Her Husband Larry Bird's Net Worth?
Her Husband Larry Bird has an estimated net worth of $55 million, according to celebrity net worth, in 2019. In 1979, he signed with the Celtics for $3.25 million to play in their team for 5 years.
During his career, Larry earned about $26 million. Even after his retirement, he won the NBA coach of the Year award in 1998 and NBA Executive of the year in 2012.
In June 2019, Larry put his Tudor-style house up on sales for $2.35 million. It was built in 2002 on The 10,000-square-foot space. The house boasts five bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.
Personal life: Marriage, Family, Spouse, & Children
Dinah Mattingly, aged 67 years married NBA star Larry Bird on October 31, 1989, in Indiana, United States. Their wedding was organized privately which was attended by close friends and relatives only. They first met at their college and started dating there.
After dating for many years, they got engaged in the late 1980s and tied the knot in 1989. After their marriage, they adopted two children; a son and a daughter. In February 2013, their son Connor Bird made headlines when he was arrested at Indiana University.
He was charged with attempted murder after he tried to hit his ex-girlfriend with his car. He also faced several other charges including possession of marijuana, intimidation with a weapon, and criminal mischief. Later he was released after he was acquitted of all the charges.
Dinah Mattingly also has a stepdaughter Corrie Bird, who was born on August 14, 1977, to Larry and his previous wife Janet Condra.
by prabinn, 23 Jan, 2019