Larry Bird Net Worth
Who is Larry Bird?
Larry Bird is an American professional basketball player, basketball coach, an athlete, an actor and a business executive who has a net worth of over $55 million. He is depicted and amused as the greatest basketball player of all times. He also contrived as the head coach and the president of the Indiana Pacers in the NBA.
Biography & Wiki
Larry Bird saw the light of the day on December 07, 1956 in West Baden Springs, Indiana. He was born to Georgia and Claude Joseph “Joe” Bird. The family consisted of six children and survived in the poor backgrounds. When Larry was in his high school, the earners of the family had a divorcement and his father committed a suicide after a year from the splitsville. In order to awol from the situation, Larry used basketball as a weapon. He became his Springs Valley High School’s all-time scoring leader.
Larry has four brothers, Mike, Mark, Jeff, and Eddie and a sister Linda. He did his college education at the Indiana University Hoosiers.
Even after getting a basketball scholarship from the Indiana University, he left the campus within a month and returned to his hometown, French Lick. He joined Northwood University and preached various municipal jobs to support his family financially. Later, he finally enrolled at Indian State University in the year 1975. There he got an opportunity to play NCAA tournament. Although he was not able to win the match but bagged in many accolades.
Next, he was chosen by the Boston Celtics in the 1978 NBA draft. He had a great NBA career and was positioned as the small forward and the power forward. From 1997 to 2000, he practiced coaching and was the head coach of the team Indiana Pacers.
Awards & Achievements
Larry Bird is a home-name across the globe and almost all the basketball passionate look up to him. In the history of NBA, he’s the only star to receive the Rookie of the Year, Regular Season MVP, Finals MVP, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year awards. As a player, various accolades include:
• He’s three-time NBA champion
• He’s two-time NBA finals MVP
• He’s twelve-time NBA All-Star
• He’s nine-time All-NBA First Team
• He’s three-time NBA Most Valuable Player
Apart from these, as a coach, he received NBA All-Star Game head coach award and as a business executive, he was praised by the NBA Executive of the Year award.
Larry Bird net worth
Larry Bird has an estimated net worth of more than $55 million as of 2017 according to the celebritynetworth.com. He made his fortune by being a phenomenal NBA basketball player, coach, athlete and a business executive. In the year 1993, he received a salary of $2,300,000 from the Boston Celtics.
Larry Bird is a prodigy having a dynamic and versatile personality. He enshrined as a star even after going through adverse family palpability and critical financial scenarios. He not only gathered fame for himself but also supported his family. His golden heart is reflected by the fact that he and his wife Dinah Mattingly adopted two children. The couple also has a biological daughter. In all, they have three children, Connor, Corrie, Mariah. Later, Larry and his wife had a divorcement.