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How much is WNBA Diana Taurasi's Net Worth? Her Journey to Becoming WNBA's highest Scoring Player

News by Saburo Published on 22 Jun,2017 Updated on 08 Aug,2017

The three-time Olympic gold medalist, Diana Taurasi is a Glendale-based athlete and professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA and UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia. Diana gained a lot of fame after she broke WNBA Score records. Here, we’ ll discuss WNBA career as well.

Diana is widely recognized after she took home the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award while drafted by the Phoenix Mercury and a gold medal for defeating Australia in the year 2004.

Today we discuss Diana Taurasi's net worth here. 

How Much Is Diana Taurasi’s Net Worth?

Diana Taurasi’s current net worth is $1.5 Million. Taurasi was paid $500 thousand annually as salary in 2012. But now her salary is $100,000 per year. Playing with WNBA has helped her extend the net worth. Diana resides in Chino, California. 

Image: Olympic Gold Medalist, Diana Taurasi

Image: Olympic Gold Medalist, Diana Taurasi

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Also, Diana Taurasi married her for former teammate and current director of the Australian lady’s national group, Penny Taylor on 13th May 2017. Her lesbian partner, Penny Taylor,36, has $2 million dollar net worth.

Taurasi Breaks W.N.B.A. Scoring Board

Diana Taurasi is considered one of the excellent players in the WNBA. Taurasi became the Women’s National Basketball Association’s highest scoring leader, passing Tina Thompson in the 90-59 loss against Los Angeles.

Diana required 14 points coming into the game. She broke Thomson’s record late in the first half on a layup along with the Phoenix Mercury trailing big.

Also Read: From Basketball Court to Wedding Aisle: Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor's Lesbian Wedding

Notable NBA players like LeBron James, Kein Dur?ant, and Kobe Bryant gave Taurasi a warm ovation witnessing her new record.

 

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 Diana Taurasi is now one of the most recognized basketball players in America. 




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