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Skylar Diggins Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022 ,Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Skylar Diggins Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022 ,Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Facts of Skylar Diggins

Full Name: Skylar Diggins
Birth Date: August 2, 1990
Age: 32 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Basketball Player
Country: America
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
HusbandDaniel Smith
MarriedDaniel Smith(2017 )
Net Worth$400k
Salary$120,000
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceSouth Bend, Indiana
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfrican-American
EducationThe Washington High School
FatherTige Diggins
MotherRenee Scott
SiblingsMaurice Scott Jr., Tige Diggins Jr., Destyn Diggins, Haneefah Davis
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Notre Dame women’s basketball star point guard who was selected third overall by the Tulsa Shock in the 2013 WNBA Draft.

She was an All-American each of her four years at Notre Dame, setting school records for career points, steals, and double-figure scoring games.

What is the Age of Skylar Diggins?

Skylar Diggins was born on August 2, 1990, in South Bend, Indiana, in The United States of America. Her full name is Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith. As of 2020, her age is 30 years old with a sun sign is Leo. Skylar is the daughter of Tige Diggins and Renee Scott.

Who is Skylar Diggins Siblings?

Tige, Destyn, and Maurice are three younger brothers of Skylar and she has a younger sister Hanneaf. She was a born athlete and played basketball from her early childhood. Skylar holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Skylar Diggins
Caption: Skylar Diggins

She attended the Washington High School in South Bend, Indiana. Her basketball skills started to develop during high school. By the time she was ready to join college, she has scored an average of 25.9 per game which is the third-highest girl’s total score in Indiana.

Then she attended the University of Notre Dame in 2009. She was a player on the Notre Dame basketball team. She learned serious skills and techniques while with the team Notre  Dame that paved her way for the WNBA.

Is Skylar Diggins Married?

The star does not only shine brightly in her career but also in terms of relationship as she is doing pretty well, currently married to the love of her life Daniel Smith. The pair were said to be longtime lovers before Daniel finally popped the question in June 2016 and by May 2017 wedding plans were set.

Skylar Diggins with her husband
Caption: Skylar Diggins with her husband

Back in 2014, Skylar was in some form of a heated online war which was a result of renowned rapper Drake flirting with her online and Daniel who was her boyfriend at the time had to make it clear to him that she was taken by posting intimate pictures of them.

This online battle between the guys continued for months before finally coming to an end when Drake’s friend cleared the air that Drake was only admiring Skylar’s basketball skills.

How much is Skylar Diggins Net Worth and Salary?

Skylar Diggins is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $400 thousand dollars as of 2022. Sources have it that she earns nothing less than $120,000 as her yearly income. Added to this are sponsorship and agreement deals she has running which should be worth at least $26,100 per year.

Body Measurement (Height and Weight) 

Being an athlete subjects your body to rigorous workouts to maintain fitness in order to enhance your performance. For Skylar Diggins-Smith, being a basketball player naturally suits her height of 5 feet 9 inches which is considered a great advantage to her career. Her body weight at 66 kg. She has black hair and black eyes

Skylar Diggins in 2018

On June 28, 2015, Diggins-Smith suffered a torn ACL with 44 seconds left in a regular-season game victory against the Seattle Storm, she would miss the rest of the season, including the playoffs since the Shock had a playoff berth finishing 3rd in the western conference.

They swept in the first round by the Phoenix Mercury. Diggins-Smith only played 9 games and averaged 17.8 points per game, she was named a WNBA all-star starter for the second year in a row despite missing the all-star game due to the torn ACL injury.

Basketball player Skylar Diggins
Caption: Basketball player Skylar Diggins

After recovering from a torn ACL injury, Diggins-Smith returned in time for the 2016 season, her first game back from injury was on May 21, 2016. By this time the Tulsa Shock relocated to Dallas, Texas with the franchise renamed the Dallas Wings. She played 27 games and averaged 13.1 points per game throughout the season.

Similarly, she scored a season-high 30 points along with a franchise-record 7 three-pointers in an 81-69 win over the San Antonio Stars. Diggins-Smith was voted into the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game. On June 8, 2018, Diggins-Smith scored a new career-high of 35 points along with 12 rebounds in an 89-83 victory over the Indiana Fever.

Diggins-Smith was voted into the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game for her fourth all-star game appearance. Diggin-Smith would average a new career-high in assists. The Wings finished 15-19 with the number 8 seed in the league. They would lose in the first-round elimination game yet again by a score of 101-83 to the Phoenix Mercury.7

Career

  • In the 2013 WNBA Draft, Diggins was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock. Diggins-Smith averaged 8.5 points per game, 1.9 rebounds per game, 26.4 minutes per game, and led the Shock in assists per game (3.8).
  • She was named to the All-Rookie Team. Diggins had a breakout year in the 2014 WNBA season and was named a WNBA All-Star for the first time and also voted as a starter.
  • During the All-Star game, she had a team-high 27 points including a lay-up that sent the game into overtime.
  • She ranked second in the league in scoring with 20.1 points per game, fourth in assists with 5.0, and tenth in steals with 1.5.
  • She also holds the new record when Diggins passed former guard Deanna Nolan’s record for the most points in a Shock season with 683 points.