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Meet Lori Matsuoka (Bill Walton’s Wife); Her Biography With Age and Net Worth 2023 | Career

Meet Lori Matsuoka (Bill Walton’s Wife); Her Biography With Age and Net Worth 2023 | Career

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Lori Matsuoka is a blogger and socialist who is in the media spotlight as the wife of former NBA basketball player, Bill Walton. Bill began his basketball player with the NBA Portland Trail Blazers in 1976. He earned the title of the Finals MVP and was successful in grabbing the title of NBA championship. 

Bill also has the title of All-NBA First Team and NBA’s First All-Defensive Team in 1978. He also has the title of NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.

Early Life of Lori Matsuoka

Lori Matsuoka was born on 1st January in California, USA. As of now, Matsuoka is in her late 40s and she cut her birthday cake on the 1st of January. Her birth sign is Aquarius. Her full name is Lori K Matsuoka.

X Oda is her father’s name and was raised with her siblings Betty J. Matsuoka and Edward T. Matsuoka. She holds citizenship in America and is of mixed (Japanese, Chinese, and Hawaiian ethnicity. She is a Christian. In 1986, she graduated holding a degree in business and sociology from UCLA.

Lori Matsuoka and Bill Walton’s Marriage

She is happily married to her husband, Bill Walton. Bill is an American retired professional basketball player and television sportscaster by profession. Lori met her future beau for the very first at a party in 1990. Lori is the second wife of Bill and is very younger than Bill.

Lori's with her husband
Caption: Lori’s with her husband (Photo: The family Nation)

After a year of relationship, they exchanged wedding vows in 1991. As of now, Lori and Bill are living happily with each other for more than 3 decades.

More About Her Husband

Her husband, Bill is an American television sportscaster and former professional basketball player. He was born William Theodore Walton III on November 5, 1952, in La Mesa, California, United States.

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Caption: Lori’s husband on the frame (Photo: Wikipedia)

Bill received national college player of the Year three times with UCLA. He became popular after being selected by Portland Trail Blazers as the first overall pick in the 1974 NBA draft.

Lori Matsuoka’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Lori has a net worth of $1.5 million which she earned from her professional career as a blogger at Her husband, Bill has a net worth of $20 million which he earned from his career as an American retired professional basketball player and television sportscaster.

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Caption: Lori’s with her husband in front of the house (Photo: FanBuzz )

Bill received a salary of $3 million from the NBA. He received $1.35 million from the Clippers between 1984 to 1984  Bill and Lori paid a whooping sum of $3.2 million for a home in San Diego, California in 2010.

Lori Matsuoka’s Career

  • Lori has worked with business firms in the position of marketing and promotion.
  • Lori is working for Giving Back Magazine as a blogger.
  • She is serving as a philanthropy editor and inspirational blogger.
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Caption: Lori’s with her husband on the frame (Photo: The family Nation)
  • Lori posts a blog related to music, charity, travel, creatures, and animals.
  • She worked for brands like Black & Decker, Allergan Pharmaceuticals, and Ray-Ban in sales and marketing.

FAQs of Lori Matsuoka

What is Lori Matsuoka’s Height?

Lori’s height is 6 feet 8 inches. She has beautiful brown color hair and brown color eyes.

Does Lori Matsuok work for animal welfare?

Yes, she is working for animal welfare. She has saved the injured animal and says:

“My love and appreciation for nonprofit work began in college when I was selected to represent UCLA’s undergraduate service organization. As a student, I didn’t have a lot of money to donate, but I quickly learned that I could make an impact by giving my time. All you have to do to make a difference in someone’s life is care.”

Does Lori Matsuok have children?

No, she doesn’t have her own children. Lori is raising her stepchildren from Bill’s previous marriage. She is the stepmother of Luke Walton, Nathan Walton, Adam Walton, and Chris Walton.

When did Bill Walton get injured?

During his playing career, Bill was injured multiple times. He injured his knee, and hands and couldn’t attend 680 games and said:

“My injuries piled up. Bad back, broken bones, ankle and foot problems, broken hands and wrists, knee injuries, and broken noses.”

How many games did Bill Walton play in his MVP season?

From 1976 to 1977, Bill played basketball for MVP. Altogether he played 65 games under the guidance of a coach like Jack Ramsay. He has also won his
first championship with MVP.

How many NCAA championships did Bill Walton win?

He won two NCAA championships. Bill won NCAA crowns while playing for UCLA in 1972 and 1973.