Born In: Fresno, California, United States
Mariah Riddlesprigger is an American former volleyball player. She is known as the girlfriend of basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo. A 'Rice University' alumnus, Mariah has been a sportswoman since her school days. She played for her high-school team and received the honor of ‘Scholar Athlete’ and the ‘Junior League Senior Girl Athlete Award.’ She later emerged as a remarkable player while playing for her university’s team. With her outstanding records, Mariah has earned numerous titles as a star volleyball player. She was named the ‘Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week’ in her senior season. She later interned for a ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA) team for 2 consecutive years. Mariah and Giannis have been dating since a while now and are in a live-in relationship.
Also Known As: Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger
father: Fresno natives Cathy, Pat Riddlesprigger
mother: Fresno natives Cathy, Pat Riddlesprigger
siblings: Makayla, Maya
Born Country: United States
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In 2010, Mariah graduated from 'Bullard High School.' She then earned a BA degree in sport management and sociology, with a minor in business, from 'Rice University' in 2014. Mariah holds an excellent academic record. She was also associated with the ‘African–American Student Union’ and the ‘Northpointe Community Church.’ At ‘Rice,’ Mariah was a member of the university’s ‘Student Athlete Advisory Committee.’
While at 'Rice,' Mariah was featured in a story about her internship with the ‘NBA’ team. The story mentioned that during her internship, she had met several high-profile sports personalities, such as American businessman, investor, and the owner of the ‘NBA’ team 'Dallas Mavericks' Mark Cuban and Canadian–Bahamian actor, businessman, retired basketball player, and e-sports franchise owner Rick Fox. Additionally, she also got acquainted with many team presidents, general managers, 'ESPN' executives, and sports agents. She also revealed in the article that she was looking forward to use her high-profile contacts to achieve her career goal, which was to work for a sports agency.
Mariah is in a relationship with Greek professional basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, who plays for the 'Milwaukee Bucks' of the ‘NBA.’ They live together in Milwaukee and often post about each other on their respective social-media accounts. Mariah and Giannis love to travel. The basketball player often takes his lady love to Greece to help her get acquainted with his culture and heritage. In 2018, Mariah’s pregnancy rumors surfaced after Giannis reportedly bought a $1.8 million home in Wisconsin and was also spotted shopping for a crib.
The couple welcomed their son Liam Charles in February 2020. The couple were blessed with their second child in early 2022.
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