Some Facts Interesting About Mariah Riddlesprigger

Mariah Riddlesprigger

Mariah Riddlesprigger is a well-known name in the world of Volleyball. Some people became famous due to their partners. We all know Kanae Miyahara. She became famous due to her marriage to Nick Vujicic. The case of Mariah is somewhat similar.

Mariah became famous due to her relationship with Giannis Antetokounmpo. Giannis is a famous basketball player. He has won the NBA MVP award, back to back in 2019 and 2020. Apart from that, he was also the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2020. At present, he plays for the Milwaukee Bucks. However, Mariah had made some name for herself in her game. But she rose to fame due to her relationship with the “Greek Freak”. 

Last year Mariah Riddlesprigger revealed that she had been a fan of the Lakers since childhood. To this, her boyfriend reacted humorously. This small issue made her a news material. Now you can easily guess her fame. Do you want to know more about Mariah Riddlesprigger? Then it’s time to go through this article.

Mariah’s Early Life

Mariah Riddlesprigger was born on 17th September 1992. She is from Fresno California. On the other hand, it’s also worth noting that she belongs to a family of players. For instance, her father was also a Volleyball player who played for various teams. Mariah was inspired by her father. Therefore she started to learn Volleyball form in her childhood days. In her school days, she became a good player. In fact, she played for her high school team in Volleyball. 

Between 2006 and 2010 she completed her high school education at the Bullard High School in Fresno. She loved sports since her childhood days. Therefore after completing her high school education, she decided to do a sports degree. She, therefore, joined Rice University in Houston TX. From there she got her B.A. degree in Sports Management and Sociology. 

Mariah’s Family 

Mariah RIddlesprigger’s family is very supportive. Her parents, her brother and her sisters have always supported her. The name of Mariah’s father is Mr Pat. He was a volleyball player. In fact, he represented his nation in many Volleyball matches. He was also a member of the Fresno State University team. 

Mrs Cathy is Mariah’s mother. She is an RSM. She works at ‘All-star Fire Equipment, Inc.’. Maria also has two younger sisters. Their names are Makayla and Maya. They have always been super supportive of her.

Mariah’s Career

Mariah has a highly successful career. She has great academic records. Apart from that she also has great working records. In fact, in her initial days, she was associated with many communities and teams. The North Pointe Community Church and African-American Students Union are two such examples. She also served as a member of the Rice University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. In fact, she started working while attending the University. Therefore, Maria Riddlesprigger also worked at Rice University Ticket Office for 2 years.

During her internship programme, she had the chance of getting acquainted with many sports people.  Maria met many basketball players. In fact, she also met with Mark Cuban. Cuban is the owner of the NBA team, “Dallas Mavericks”. She also met with many high-profile coaches and team presidents. Later, she tried to use these connections in her career. She wanted to work with any popular sports agency. In fact, she also worked as a basketball operations intern with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Volleyball Records of Mariah

Mariah Riddlesprigger was good in her studies. But she also loved Volleyball. Her father was a Volleyball player. So, we can say that it was he who inspired her to learn the game. She trained under coach Kieran Roblee. She even received the title of Scholar-Athlete. In fact, she was a member of the Rice University Volleyball Team. This team was popularly known as ‘Rice Owls’. In her beginning days she played as the outside hitter. Later as she became an expert, she stood fourth in the team.

In her first season, she scored 193 kills. In her Volleyball career, she successfully scored 7 double-doubles. Playing against the ‘University of Alabama team’ she also recorded 18 digs. That season she also became the highest scorer with 141 kills. She spent years at the college. During this time she was a popular star player. She also received the honour of ‘Conference USA Commissioner’s Honour’. She also became the ‘Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week’.  

Relationship Status

Mariah is in a relationship with  Giannis Antetokounmpo. He is a famous basketball player. He plays for the Milwaukee Bucks. The couple has not yet married. They are in a live-in relationship. So, the fans of Maria would know that she regularly post pictures with him on social media. In 2019, Mariah conceived Giannis’s child in her womb. He was very happy with the news. In fact, he gifted a $1.3 million mansion in Wisconsin to Mariah. Later in February 2020, Mariah gave birth to a son. They named their son Liam Charles Antetokounmpo. 

Again on May 2021, the couple announced that they were expecting their second child. Finally, on 29 September Mariah posted a picture of their second son.


Mariah Riddlesprigger has a great personality. Her height is approximately 5’10”. With her cute smile, bold eyes and dark complexion, she looks adorable.  Her relationship with Giannis is going really well. Both of them love each other dearly. As far as Mariah’s career is concerned, she is highly successful both on and off the field. 

That is all for today.