On 11th June 1982 in Chino, California Lili a soccer player in Italy and Argentinean mother Mario blessed with another daughter named Diana Taurasi. She was a second daughter child of her parents after elder sister named Jessica. She got her schooling from Don Lugo High School in Chino, CA. At the school level, she was awarded with best player in Southern California. In 1999 She won the title of Basketball State Player of the Year.
She is one the greatest basketball player in the world. She represents UMMC Ekaterinburg. In 2011, She was one of the players nominated in all time players in WNBA history.
She started her career by representing the University of Connecticut women's basketball team. At the start of her career, she was placed at the point guard and the shooting guard, but later on she successfully helped her team to win three successive championships. She also received different awards as well. As a result of a fabulous season 2003-2004. She was the “Naismith College Player of the Year”. Not only this, she was also awarded with “Wade Trophy and Associated Press Player of the Year. After joining the WNBA as a professional player, Diana was unanimously named to the Western Conference all-star team member and also Rookie of the year.
She is a gifted basketball player and she is a class act to watch when she is playing. She can perfectly handle all areas of the game, including defending, score, pass and even rebound. She is born to play basketball. She always played her part in winning the game for the team. With tireless and effortless moves She turned around the games for the team she played for.
In 2006, she acted in the only movie she had done the movie name was believe in me. In the same year she also announced her first ever website through which she will communicate with all her fans. If you like Diana Taurasi, you can also get connected through her official MySpace web page.
She always kept her personal life personal. She is still single and probably not dating anyone. Once she was asked about the plans about the marriage, she replied that she is looking for someone to whom she can get married.
She is an expensive player and her net worth is about $5 million dollars. Diana Taurasi monthly salary is roughly estimated to be about $100 thousand.
She always loved to wear Number three Jersey and she likes to have saltine crackers in a hot tea, some people say that she has got the taste of her mother.
After joining Russian league team UMMC Ekaterinburg, She announced that she will not be participating in the 2015 WNBA season; obviously it was money that made Diana Taurasi take this kind of decision. UMMC Ekaterinburg offered She more money than WNBA and she earned almost $ 1.5 million playing for UMMC Ekaterinburg. She is planning to come back and play for the WNBA in season 2016.