Giannis Antetokounmpo Girlfriend: Mariah Riddlesprigger & Baby

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When Antetokounmpo won the 2019 NBA MVP award, it seemed like nothing better could happen after that. However, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s girlfriend, Mariah Riddlesprigger, broke the news that she was pregnant with his child the same year. 

The 2019 MVP, who is a formidable threat to his opponents on the court, is without a doubt a formidable father to his two children and a loving partner to his beautiful girlfriend. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo Girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger
Giannis Antetokounmpo Girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger (Source: People)

Unquestionably, his lovely supportive girlfriend is the focal attraction of this article. So if you have any queries like, what does she do? How old is she? Are the two lovebirds married?

We have covered all the details concerning her private and professional life. So, keep reading to learn more about the woman standing firm behind the successful MVP star.

But before that, here are some quick facts about Mariah Riddlesprigger.

Quick Facts

Full Name Mariah Riddlesprigger
Date of Birth September 17, 1992
Birth Place Fresno, California, United States
Marital Status In a Relationship
Boyfriend Giannis Antetokounmpo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed (African-American)
Religion Christianity
Height 5 feet 10 inches/1.77 m/177 cm
Age 31 Years Old
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s name Pat Riddlesprigger
Mother’s name Cathy Riddlesprigger
Siblings Two sisters (Makayla Riddlesprigger and  Maya Riddlesprigger)
Weight 149 lb
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Children Liam Charles Antetokounmpo
Education Rice University
Graduation Year 2014
Salary Not Available
Net Worth $70 Million (Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s Net Worth)
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Last Update March 2024

Early Life, Family, & Education

Mariah Riddlesprigger was born in Fresno, California, on September 17, 1992. Her mother, Cathy Riddlesprigger, was a regular housemaker.

On the other hand, her father, Pat Riddlesprigger, played basketball for Fresno State University during the late 80s and early 90s.

Mariah Riddlesprigger With Her Family (Source: Latestcelebarticles)

She grew up with two siblings, Makayla Riddlesprigger and Maya Riddlesprigger.


Mariah attended Rice University and earned a bachelor’s in sports management in 2014.

In addition to her academic pursuits, Riddlesprigger was also an active participant in college athletics. Specifically, Mariah was a valued member of the college’s volleyball team.

Mariah Riddlesprigger playing volleyball in her college years
Mariah Riddlesprigger Playing Volleyball In Her College (Source: Firstsportz)

During high school, she served as the team’s captain and bagged the MVP title in her senior year.

Age, Body Measurements & Nationality

Born in the year 1992, Mariah is 31 years old as of March 2024. According to her birth date, she is Virgo, known for being humble, self-effacing, industrious, and practical.

Moving on, Riddlesprigger stands 1.77 meters tall and weighs around 149 lb. In contrast, her boyfriend measures 2.11 meters tall and weighs about 242 lbs.

Aside from that, Mariah has luscious black hair and dark brown eyes. 


Mariah spent two years working in the Rice University ticket office. After that, she quit to start her professional career as she got the opportunity to work with the Philadelphia 76ers.

She interned from May 2015 to June 2016, including the NBA Summer League.

However, it was during her second stint with the organization that Mariah really made a mark.

Overall she worked with the 76ers for one year and two months.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis started his NBA journey with the same franchise he plays for, Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks selected Antetokoumpo as the 15th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.

Since then, Giannis has become an NBA champion one-time, one-time NBA Finals MVP, and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player with seven NBA All-Star appearances.

NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo(Source: Hoopshabit)

In the 2023 season, he led his team to a final record of 58-24, finishing the regular season as the best record in the league for the third time in the past five seasons. 

Nevertheless, the Bucks were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in five games by the 8-seeded Miami Heat. With this elimination, Bucks made history by losing a playoff series against an 8-seed.

Net Worth & Income

Well, there is no information when it comes to Mariah’s net worth.

However, we know that Giannis is making big bucks in the NBA. As of March 2024, Gainnis has a net worth of $70 million.

Giannis Antetokounmpo Contract

On December 15, 2020, Giannis signed a whopping $228.2 million designated maximum contract extension with the Bucks, which includes a 2025 Player Option.

This contract remains number three of the largest in NBA history.

His contract pays him a staggering $45.65 million in average annual salary,


Well, just when Antetokounmpo thought 2019 could not get any better, it did. Mariah broke the news that she was pregnant and that Giannis would be a father.

To commemorate the occasion, Mariah posted a photo with a tiny little stuffed toy and a mini-sized jersey of Antetokounmpo. Being the comedic genius, Giannis sarcastically commented, “Who’s the father?”

Then, in February 2020, Giannis announced via Twitter that he was officially a dad. Subsequently, the couple named their son Liam Charles Antetokounmpo.

Interestingly, the baby’s middle name Charles is a homage to Antetokounmpo’s late father, who passed away in 2017.

The couple later welcomed a second baby boy, Maverick Shai Antetokounmpo, into the happy family of three on August 18, 2021.

NBA MVP Announcing The News Of His Newborn Baby Boy (Source: Greekreporter)

The NBA MVP shared a photo of him with his sons on social media with the caption “Love my boys”  in September 2021, announcing the news to his fans and well-wishers.

Moreover, on May 22, 2023, Wednesday night, Mariah and Giannis delighted fans by taking to social media to announce the upcoming arrival of their third child.

In an Instagram post, Riddlesprigger expressed her excitement, saying, “Our dreams are becoming reality.” It’s clear that the couple is thrilled to be expanding the Antetokounmpo clan and embarking on a new chapter of their lives together.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Where is Mariah Riddlesprigger from?

Mariah was born and raised in Fresno, a city in California's San Joaquin Valley.

How did Mariah and Giannis first meet?

According to sources, Giannis and Mariah met each other when Mariah interned with the NBA.

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