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Lisa Leslie Net Worth: Biography & Wiki in 2017

How rich is Lisa Leslie?

Lisa Leslie net worth is
$5 Million

Lisa Leslie's salary (annual):
$91 Thousand

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Lisa Leslie Biography & Wiki 2017

Lisa Deshaun Leslie was born on the 7th July 1972, in Gardena, California, USA of African and American ancestry. She is a retired professional women’s basketball player, who played in the position of center for the Los Angeles Sparks, the team of the WNBA. Her career was active from 1997 to 2009. Currently, she is a sports analyst for Fox Sports Net, and ABC, and is the owner of the Sparks and the Lisa Leslie Basketball & Leadership Academy.

Have you ever wondered how rich Lisa Leslie is as of early 2016? According to sources, it is estimated that the size of Lisa’s net worth is over $5 million; her salary per season was over $90,000. She has been accumulating his fortune not only in the sports industry, but also in the entertainment industry as an actress and fashion model. Another source is coming from selling her autobiographical book “Don’t Let The Lipstick Fool You”.

Lisa Leslie Net Worth $5 Million

Lisa Leslie was born to Walter Leslie, a basketball player, and Christine Lauren Leslie, a businesswoman. She was raised with three siblings by her mother, after their father abandoned them. Although in a middle school Lisa was the highest in her class – she started playing basketball when she entered a middle high, after which she attended Morningside High School in Inglewood, California. There, she excelled in basketball, and became one of the top players in the country, as she led the team to the California State Championship. After high school, she became a student at the University of Southern California, where she earned a BA degree in Communications, and later in 2009 she graduated with an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

While in college, Lisa had a tremendous career, playing a total of 120 games, in which she averaged 20.1 points, with a record of 89 wins and 31 losses. During her time at the USC, Leslie earned several recognitions, including the Rookie Of The Year award, and National Player of the year in 1994.

Lisa’s professional began in 1996, as she participated in the first ever WNBA Draft, being selected as the 7th overall pick by the Los Angeles Sparks. However, her professional debut was with the USA Women Basketball team at the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta, where she won her first gold medal. Leslie was also on the team in Olympic Games held in Sydney, Athens, and Bejing, in which she also won the gold medal, becoming one of only two players to have four gold medals from Olympic Games.

To speak of her career in the WNBA, she debuted in 1997, when the league started. She stayed with the Los Angeles Sparks until the end of her playing career in 2009, having quite a successful career, winning two WNBA Championships in 2001 and 2002. She was also named the MVP of the WNBA finals, and was the MVP of the league three times, in 2001, 2004, and 2006. Leslie also made eight WNBA All-Star appearances, from 1999 to 2003 consecutively, and in 2005, 2006, and 2009. Thanks to her great performances, Leslie’s net worth also benefited, from a new contract she signed with the Sparks, prolonging her stay with the team. To speak further of her accomplishments, she was also the WNBA Defensive player of the year twice, in 2004, and 2008.

Apart from her successful career as a basketball player, she has also been involved in the entertainment industry, firstly as a model, but later as an actress, which also helped increase her net worth. She has appeared in the pages of such magazines as Newsweek, Vogue, and ESPN. Some of the films and TV series in which she has shown her skills include “Think Like A Man” (2012), “The Simpsons” (2003), and many others.

Regarding her personal life, Lisa Leslie has been married to Michael Lockwood since 2006; the couple has two children.

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Lisa Leslie Quick Facts

Birth date: July 7, 1972
Birth place: Gardena, California, USA
Height:6' 5" (1.96 m)
Profession:Basketball player
Education:University of Southern California, Morningside High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Michael Lockwood (m. 2006)
Children:Michael Joseph Lockwood II, Lauren Jolie Lockwood
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Lisa Leslie Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2Gave birth to her second child, a son, on April 6, 2010 named Michael Joseph Lockwood II.
3Leslie and Lockwood, a pilot and former Air Force basketball player, wed in Maui in November 2005.
4At age 34, gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Lauren Jolie was born June 15, 2007. Lauren made her debut over a week early arriving at 4:05 or 4:11 am, weighing in at 8 lbs. 11 oz and 20 inches long.
5Named to women's All-America basketball team in 1993 and 1994 while playing for USC.
6Named MVP of the 2002 All Star Game.
7Named MVP of 2002 NBA Championship
8Member of the Olympic gold-medal-winning USA women's basketball teams in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008.
9Became the first WNBA player to dunk in a game on July 30, 2002.
10Plays basketball for the WNBA.


Lisa Leslie Trademarks

#Trademark
1Towering height


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Lisa Leslie Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Think Like a Man2012Lisa Leslie
Inconceivable2005TV SeriesLisa Leslie
One on One2002TV SeriesRochelle
Arli$$1997TV SeriesLisa Leslie
Martin1997TV SeriesLisa Leslie
Pipe Dreams1976Maryalyce

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Apprentice2017TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2016TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Now2015TV SeriesHerself - guest
Exhale2015TV SeriesHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2013TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Celebrity Wife Swap2013TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
The BET Honors2013TV MovieHerself
Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHerself
The Superstars2009TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
17th Annual Trumpet Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Game2007TV SeriesHerself
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHerself
The 6th Annual Family Television Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Wanda Does It2004TV SeriesHerself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
ESPY Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Dennis Miller2004TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHerself
The Jazzspel with Eric J2003TV SeriesHerself (2003-2008)
The Simpsons2003TV SeriesHerself
All That2002TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares1999-2001TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996-2001TV SeriesHerself
Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad2000TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Jersey2000TV SeriesHerself
Sister, Sister1998-1999TV SeriesHerself
The Most Fascinating Women of 19961996TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hang Time1996TV SeriesHerself
Moesha1996TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself

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