Pat Riley Bio: Wife, Net Worth, Coach, NBA & Heats

Pat Riley is a former basketball player and coach who served in the National Basketball Association. Currently, he is the executive president of the Miami Heat.

Moreover, he is a nine-time NBA Champion. The former basketballer won his first NBA title while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

After that, he won his second NBA Championship as an assistant coach of the Lakers. Finally, he won five NBA titles while serving as a coach in the league.

Besides that, he is a two-time NBA champion while serving as the executive President of Miami Heats. The former coach is regarded as one of the greatest and most successful coaches in the franchise’s history.

Patrick Riley
Executive President Pat Riley

Furthermore, Pat received NBA Coach of the Year three times in his coaching career. He was named one of the 10 Greatest Coaches in NBA history in 1996.

Not to mention, he was the recipient of NBA Executive of the Year in 2011. There is rarely any role in his life where he isn’t immensely successful.

In 2012, Riley received a Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award for all of his successful endeavors. On top of that, his college team retired his jersey number in his honor.

Before getting into details about one of the most successful NBA players turned executive president, here are some quick facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full NamePatrick James Riley
Birth DateMarch 20, 1945
Birth PlaceRome, New York, the United States
Nick NameThe Godfather
ReligionRoman Catholicism
EducationUniversity of Kentucky
Father’s NameLeon Riley
Mother’s NameMary Riley
SiblingsFive; Leon, Leonard, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Mary Riley
Age77 Years Old
Height6 feet 4 inches
Weight205 lb (93 kg)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
ProfessionExecutive President, Former NBA Player, and Coach
Current TeamMiami Heats
NBA ChampionshipsNine
Active Years1967 – Present
Marital StatusMarried
WifeChristine Rodstrom 
KidsTwo; Elisabeth and James Riley
Net Worth$80 million
Social MediaNone 

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Last UpdateNovember, 2022

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