Mariah Riddlesprigger is a professional volleyball player from Fresno, California. Mariah Riddlesprigger is better known as the girlfriend of American basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger is the eldest daughter of Fresno’s native parents, Cathy and Pat. She was born on September 17, 1992, in Fresno, California, United States. Currently, she is 27 years old. She grew with her younger sisters Makayla and Maya.
Just like Mariah, her sisters are also excellent volleyball players. The girls were inspired by father Pat Riddlesprigger, who played basketball at Fresno State. Moreover, their mother’s name is Cathy Riddlesprigger but she is not an athlete. She works as a manager played basketball at Fresno State. Her father is of African origin whereas the mother is on American nationality. Thus she belongs to African-American ethnicity.
Mariah completed her schooling from Bullard High School, California. She enjoyed sports since childhood and took volleyball in school. She was coached by Kieran Roblee who considered her as an asset to the school team.
After high school, in the year 2014, she got into Rice University in Texas. She decided to take her degree in Sociology and sport management.
Career and Professional life
Mariah’s career had started during her days at Rice University. There she worked at the university’s athletic ticket office for 2 years.
Looking into her volleyball statics at the university, she entered the University’s volleyball team Rice Owls in her freshman year. In the very year, she scored 193 kills standing at forth on her tram.
In the following year, she scored 7 double-doubles. Similarly, she was ranked no. 17 and no. 6 in the third and fourth year respectively. Throughout her 4 years in college, she was a star player. As a result, she got placed on the ‘Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.’
Besides volleyball, she participated in high jump and javelin throw events. After graduation, she works as an intern for the basketball team ‘Philadelphia 76ers from May 2015 to June 2016.
Awards and Net Worth
Since her school, Mariah has been a sportswoman. She had won the ‘Scholar-Athlete’ and the ‘Junior League Senior Girl Athlete Award’ during highschool. Besides this, she also won the title of ‘Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week’ in her senior season at the university team.
Most of Mariah’s earning comes from her Volleyball Career. However, her exact net worth is unknown. Similarly, her star athlete boyfriend Giannis’ net worth is estimated at $25 million! He earns an annual salary of $25,000,000 on average.
Moreover, as per Giannis’ new contracts, he signed a 4 year / $100,000,000 contract with Bucks which includes $100,000,000 guaranteed.
Despite being an excellent Volleyball player Mariah usually appears in the media as the girlfriend of the famous basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo. He plays for Milwaukee Bucks at NBA.
Mariah met Giannis at her home town ages before they were popular and have been together for a long time. Although they kept the relationship secret for some time, they eventually disclosed it to the media.
Currently, both of them are very open about the relationship and they even live together. Mariah recently gave birth to a child on 10th February 2020. It’s the lovers’ first baby and they are planning to marry soon. Also, its a boy and they named him Liam Charles. As Mariah is not much active on social media, her partner took shared the happy news on Twitter with a photo of a sleeping baby while keeping the baby’s face hidden.
Moreover, the couple showed up with a baby bump in September 2019 and in January 2020, they had a baby shower. Furthermore, Mariah has not been a part of any controversy in her personal or professional life.
Body Measurements and Social Media
With an athletic physique and tan color skin tone, Mariah is a very beautiful lady. She stands 5 feet 10 inches tall in height. Moreover, her body measurements are 36-32-34 inches and she weighs about 67 kgs. She is a fitness freak and works out regularly to maintain a healthy and fit body. Moreover, her eye color and hair color are brown.
One can find Mariah on different social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. She goes by the username @mariahdanae15 on Twitter where she has more than 11.4k followers. However, her Instagram account is private and has around 400 followers.