Larry Bird Net Worth Money and More(RTR)

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 Net worth: $23 Million

Profession: American Basketball Player and coach

Introduction

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Larry Bird was born on 7th December 1956. West Baden, Indiana is the birth place of Larry Bird. He is an American Basket ball player. His height is 6 feet 9 inches and his weight is 100 kg. He completed his graduation from Spring Valley school which is located in French Lick, Indiana. He completed his graduation from Indiana State. He is not just an NBA player but is also a coach. Currently he is the president of Indiana Pacers of NBA. He was said to be the league’s most valuable player. Three NBA championships were won by him. He was also awarded with two NBA Finals Most valuable player award. He is a focused man. In year 1992 he took retirement because of his chronic back problem. Later he joined 1992 United States men’s Olympic basket ball team. Along with this team he even won the gold medal in 1992 summer Olympics. In year 1996 people voted Larry for NBA’s 50th Anniversary all time team. In year 1997 he joined Indiana Pacers and served as a coach. He maintained the position of coach for three years. In year 1993 he handled all the responsibilities of president for basketball operation. In year 2012 he retired from the position of president. He was also the member of 50-40-90 club. He is a very popular player.

Early life

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Claude Joseph “Joe” Bird and Georgia were the parents of Larry. He had five siblings and his mother used to do two jobs to raise all her children. Larry says that poverty is the factor which encouraged him to move so high in his career. When Larry was in High School, his parents got separated. Larry has so many family problems in his childhood and to distract himself from all those problems he used to play basketball. He started his career in basketball from Spring Valley high school. In his childhood he scored 31 points and 21 rebounds.

 

Career

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In year 1994 he received a scholarship to play basketball for Indiana Hoosiers. For three consecutive years he worked with Sycamores. His experience with Sycamores was outstanding. He helped them reaching NCAA tournament. He is a very famous and multi-talented personality. His profession has given new heights to him.

Awards and Honors

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He won the NBA Champion award three times in his career. Twice he was honored as NBA Finals MVP. He even won the most valuable player award for NBA. Twelve times he was tagged with the NBA All Star. He was also given John R. Wooden Award. He won many other precious awards like Naismith College player of the Year, AP National Player of the Year, NABC Player of the Year, and MVC player of the year, NBC Executive of the Year and NBC coach of Year.

 

Personal Life

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In year 1989 he got to marry Dinah Mattingly. After their marriage they adopted two children. The names of their children are Mariah and Connor. A girl named Corrie is the biological Daughter Bird. She is the daughter of his first wife. He had five siblings named Mark, Mike, Eddie, Jeff, and Linda. he is one among the richest players of the world

 

Richness

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Larry is a very famous personality. His profession earns a lot of money for him. He leads a very lavish and luxurious lifestyle. He is said to be the highest paid basketball player in the world. His estimated net worth is said to be $23 Million. He has a house which is located Florida. The estimated market price house is $ 4.8 Million. The house covers a total of 6000 square foot of area. The house has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. There is a pool is a separate area of house. The presence of pool further increases the beauty of the house. A bar is also present in the house of leisure activities. The most unique feature of the house is the presence of salt water aquarium. There is a huge garden in front of his house. The house encompasses a summer kitchen. It also has a Tiki hut and a home theater. He bought this house in year 1998. The interiors of his house are outstanding.

Other Activities

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Bird is not just an excellent player and coach. He is also good at acting. He played a variety of significant roles in many movies. Basically he has worked in three movies. His first movie was Blue Chips which were released in year 1994. The movie was produced by Paramount. The name of his next movie was The Warner brothers. The movie was released in 1996 and his co-stars in the movie were Michael Jordan and Bill Murray.  His last movie was Celtic Pride which was again released in year 1996. His co-actors in the movie were Daniel Stern and Dan Aykroyd. Several video games have an image of Larry in them. There is a song which is dispatched by a band and the song is based on Larry. The name of the song is “Just like Larry”. Larry has also written a book which is named as The Game was ours. Larry wrote this book in collaboration with Magic Johnson. The logo of twitter is inspired from the name of Larry Bird.

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