Find More About Mariah Bird, the Daughter of Basketball Legend Larry Bird!

Find More About Mariah Bird, the Daughter of Basketball Legend Larry Bird!
Mariah Bird is the daughter of basketball pro Larry Bird. source: Tuko News
  • Mariah Bird is the adopted daughter of Larry Bird and his wife Dinah Mattingly.
  • The couple adopted Mariah on October 31, 1989.
  • Mariah grew up with her two siblings, Connor and Corrie Bird.

Who is Larry Bird’s daughter Mariah Bird?

Larry Bird’s daughter Mariah Bird was adopted by the basketball pro and his second wife Dinah Mattingly.

The couple chose to keep their adoption story private in order to protect their family from the public eye.

Bird is a professional event manager by profession. She works at Pacers Sports & Entertainment.

She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in recreation degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. During her high school days, Mariah even served as a cheerleader when she was a high school student.

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Mariah is an adopted child. source: Briefly News

The famous NBA star who is dubbed as one of the best basketball players in the world adopted Mariah on October 31, 1993, when she was an infant. She grew up with her two siblings, Connor Bird, and Corrie Bird.

At the time, Larry had already retired from the NBA.

Apart from Mariah, Connor is also adopted while Corrie is Bird’s child from his relationship with Janet Condra.

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Mariah Bird’s Education, Career, and Net Worth

It is not sure where Mariah got her high school education but after completing her school, she went to Boston University.

Despite growing up in lavish homes in Indianapolis and Florida, Mariah made sure to focus on her education.

She later got enrolled at Indiana University in Bloomington where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in science and recreation.

She then started working as an event manager at Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

Bird did not follow in her dad’s footsteps to become a sportsperson.

She also earns a decent salary from her job and is estimated to be worth $950,000. Her father, however, is worth more than $75 million.

The family lives in a lavish $2.35  million mansion that the basketball player built in 2002.

Did Larry land Mariah her current job?

Mariah has been working with Pacers Sports for quite some time now. But there were some who believe that it was her famous dad whose influence helped her land the job.

Though the athlete never played for the Indiana Pacers during his career, he served as the head coach of basketball operations on numerous occasions.

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Larry is one of the biggest basketball players. source: Legit

Due to this, there might be some influence on his daughter’s career.

Is Mariah Bird married?

Despite being the daughter of one of the most famous basketball players in the world, Mariah has managed to keep her relationship very private.

While it is not sure whether she is already married, many assume that she is already taken.

Mariah’s controversial brother

Mariah’s brother Conner was also an adopted child who was adopted in 1991. He went to Indiana University but made sure headlines for all the wrong reasons.

In 2011 he was arrested for underage drinking. In 2013, he was charged with battery after his ex-girlfriend accused him of pushing her down the car.

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