Austin Rivers is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.
Austin Rivers’ Early Life and Profession:
He was born on August 1, 1992, in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is the son of the head coach of Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers, and his mother Kristen Rivers. Austin grew up with his three siblings, Callie, Jeremiah, and Spencer. He belongs to African-American heritage and his star sign is Leo.
When it comes to his academics, Austin attended Winter Park High School and later attended Duke University.
Austin Rivers’ Professional Career:
His career began when he became one of the top-rated high school basketball players in the class of 2011. Rivals.com rated him No. 1 player. In 2010, he began playing for Dule University and gained further recognition after making a heroic game-winning 3-pointer against Duke rivals North Carolina in 2012.
His professional began when New Orleans Hornets selected him in the 2012 NBA draft. He gave his debut on October 21, 2012, in the Hornets’ season opener opposite to the San Antonio Spurs. There, he scored seven points on 1-of-9 shootings. He then played for the team till 2015 when he was traded to the Boston Celtics. He joined his father on the Los Angeles Clippers three days after. On January 16, 2015, he became the first NBA player to play for his father Doc Rivers.
After playing with the Clippers for three years, in June 2018, he was traded to the Wizards. In December 2018, he then joined Houston Rockets. After two years, he was acquired by the New York Knicks. The following year, he joined Oklahoma City Thunder. Moreover, the same year on April 20, 2021, he joined Denver Nuggets on a 10-day contract. After that, they signed him for the rest of the season.
Austin Rivers’ Personal Life:
Austin Rivers is currently in a relationship with Audreyana Michelle. The couple began dating somewhere between 2019 to 2020. Michelle gave birth to their first son in March 2021. They are living a delightful life together. However, the couple isn’t married yet but are lucky to have each other.
Before her, he was engaged to his long-term girlfriend Britany Hotard. The couple got engaged in November 2017 after dating since the 10th grade. They announced their engagement on social media. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in 2019. Together, they have a son, Kayden was born in 2018.
Austin Rivers’ Net Worth:
Te famous player Austin Rivers has an estimated net worth of around $23 Million as per different sources. A wide range of his fortune comes from his basketball games. However, his annual income is yet under evaluation but, viewing his growing success, it is quite certain to be in millions of dollars every year.
Furthermore, Rivers lives a luxurious and lavishing life with his partner and son. He surely owns a million dollars mansion and enjoys a comfortable life.