Larry Bird Net Worth, Bio, Hometown, Education, Siblings, High School, Parents

Larry Bird Net Worth, Bio, Hometown, Education, Siblings, High School, Parents

Facts about Larry Bird

Net Worth  $55 million
Salary  Over $3 million annually
Earnings  Over $3 million annually
Income Source  Former professional basketball player, former coach and former business executive
Birthday December 7, 1956
Wife  Dinah Mattingly
Education (High School and College)  Springs Valley High School, Northwood University and Indiana State University
Residence  Indiana, United States
Religion  Christianity
Parents  Claude Joseph Bird (Father) and Georgia Bird (Mother)
Kids  Connor Bird (Son) and Corrie Bird (Daughter)
Siblings  Linda Bird Campbell (Sister), Mike Bird (Brother), Mark Bird (Brother), Jeff Bird (Brother) and Eddie Bird (Brother)
Height  6 ft 9 inches (2.06 m)
Weight  220 lb (100 kg)
Nationality  American
Ethnicity  White
Hometown  West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States
Zodiac Sign  Sagittarius

Larry Bird Biography and Early Life

Larry Bird is an American former professional basketball player, former coach and former business executive. He was born Larry Joe Bird on December 7, 1956 in West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States. He was born to his parents named Claude Joseph Bird (Father) and Georgia Bird (Mother). He grew up with five siblings named Linda Bird Campbell (Sister), Mike Bird (Brother), Mark Bird (Brother), Jeff Bird (Brother) and Eddie Bird (Brother).

Larry Bird Net Worth

Larry Bird has an estimated net worth of $55 million. He earns over $3 million as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as a basketball player, coach and business executive.

Larry Bird Career

Larry Bird began his basketball career while attending Springs Valley High School. In 1974, he received a scholarship to play College basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers. After a month at Indiana University, he dropped out and enrolled at Northwood University and in 1975, he enrolled at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. He played for the Sycamores basketball team and they reached the NCAA tournament. In the 1978 NBA draft, he was selected by Boston Celtics. Bird played for the Bolton Celtics from 1979 until 1992. The 1987-1988 season was his best scoring season. In the summer of 1992, he joined Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and many other NBA stars to play for the United States basketball team in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. In 1996, he was voted to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. At the 2019 NBA Awards, he received NBA Lifetime Achievement Award. From 1992 until 1997, he served as Boston Celtics coach and in 1997, he began to serve as Indiana Pacers coach. In 2003, he was hired as the Pacers’ president of Basketball operations. He has starred in three films titled Blue Chips in 1994, Space Jam in 1996 and Celtic Pride in 1996.

Larry Bird Wife

Larry Bird is married to his wife Dinah Mattingly. They married in 1989. He was previously married to Janet Condra, they were married from 1975 until 1976.

Larry Bird Education (High School and College)

Larry Bird studied at Springs Valley High School. He also studied at Northwood University and Indiana State University.

Larry Bird Residence

Larry Bird resides in Indiana, United States.

Larry Bird Height and Weight

Larry Bird stands at a height of 6 ft 9 inches (2.06 m). He weighs 220 lb (100 kg).

Larry Bird Nationality and Ethnicity

Larry Bird is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.

Larry Bird Religion

Larry Bird practices Christianity as religion.

Larry Bird Parents

Larry Bird was born to his parents named Claude Joseph Bird (Father) and Georgia Bird (Mother). His parents divorced while he was in High School.

Larry Bird Kids

Larry Bird has two kids named Connor Bird (Son) and Corrie Bird (Daughter).

Larry Bird Siblings

Larry Bird grew up with five siblings named Linda Bird Campbell (Sister), Mike Bird (Brother), Mark Bird (Brother), Jeff Bird (Brother) and Eddie Bird (Brother).

Larry Bird Hometown

Larry Bird hometown is West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States.

Larry Bird Zodiac Sign

Larry Bird was born on December 7, 1956 and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Social Media Presence

Bird has over 50 thousand Twitter followers and he is a bit active on other social media networks.

Controversies, rumours and legal issues

Since coming to limelight as a basketball player, coach and business executive, Bird hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumours and legal issues.

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