Skylar Diggins-Smith

Skylar Diggins-Smith

Personal Information

Full Name Skylar Diggins-Smith
Date of Birth August 2, 1990
Age 33
Nationality American
Height 5 foot 9 inches
Weight 145 lb,66kg
Father Tige Diggins
Mother Renee Scott

Skylar Diggins-Smith: A Brief Biography

Skylar Diggins-Smith
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Skylar Diggins-Smith is a point guard who is playing for Seattle Storm of the Women’s National Basketball Association. In high school, Smith received the National Gatorade Player of the Year and Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year honours. She went on to play college basketball for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, where she guided the team to three straight Final Fours and back-to-back NCAA championship games. For this She became the most decorated college player in the history of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish College At the end of her college career she became a two-time winner of the Nancy Lieberman Award as the best point Guard in the country.

In the 2013 WNBA draft, the Tulsa Shock selected Diggins with the third overall pick. From that point, she became a star in the WNBA and in the next year became the most improved player in the league. Smith was also one one-time gold medalist for USA Women's basketball in 2020 Tokyo. In the junior section of USA Women's basketball under 18 and 19 level, she won the gold medal at the international level.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Early Life

Skylar Diggins-Smith was born in South Bend, Indiana where she grew up with her parents and siblings. She played for four years at Washington High School in South Bend. Smith led the Panthers to multiple state championship games, including a title-winning season in 2007. Over her high school career, Smith scored 2,790 points, which ranks as the third-highest girls' scoring total in Indiana history, with an impressive average of 25.9 points per game. Her exceptional performance earned national recognition, including the prestigious Naismith Prep Player of the Year award for best point guard.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal Life

Diggins-Smith has emerged as an advocate against childhood obesity and has taken on roles such as a guest interviewer for ESPN and a model for Nike. She has been featured in Vogue magazine and participated in a swimsuit shoot for Sports Illustrated. Since the 2020-21 NBA season, Diggins-Smith has also been a guest commentator and broadcast team member for the Phoenix Suns games.

Additionally, she hosts "Shoot 4 The Sky" camps for boys and girls in grades 2–12 worldwide. She makes her contribution to TV programs like Wild 'n Out through music videos and in 2017, she became Co-executive producer of short clips named Little Ballers Indiana.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Family Background

Tige Diggins and Renee Scott are the parents of Skylar Diggins-Smith. Smith has three brothers named Tige, Destyn, and Maurice, as well as a sister named Hanneaf.

Skylar Diggins-Smith husband

In June 2016, Diggins was engaged to her longtime college boyfriend, Daniel Smith, who previously played as a wide receiver for Clay High School and Notre Dame.

The couple were married in May 2017, and she adopted the last name Diggins-Smith. After suffering an ankle fracture, Daniel Smith had to halt his playing career and chose to pursue his passion for art. Eventually, he began designing logos for various clothing brands. Now, Smith owns Doberman Studios in Dallas, Texas, and his work has been featured at the Life is Beautiful music and art festival.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Kids

Skylar Smith and Daniel Smith had two children. They welcomed their first child, a son named Seven, in April 2019. On October 17, 2022, Diggins-Smith announced they were expecting their second child, and she had recently given birth to their daughter.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Social Media

Skylar Diggins-Smith is active on major social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly known as Twitter). She has a significant fan following, particularly for her contributions to basketball and her advocacy for fashion sense. On Instagram, she has 1M followers under the handle @skylardigginssmith. On Facebook, she has no official account and on X, she has 5.4L followers under the handle @skylardigginssmith.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Net Worth

Skylar Diggins-Smith has an estimated net worth of $400k in 2024 according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Brand Ambassador

In 2013, Diggins-Smith made history by becoming the first female athlete to sign with Roc Nation Sports. She also secured an endorsement deal with Nike that same year. In 2014, Diggins-Smith expanded her endorsement articles by signing a deal with Bodyarmor SuperDrink which is an energy booster. Those three are the main endorsement deals which generate big money for her. Other than those there are some small products which tie up with this star.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Investments

Skylar Diggins-Smith invested in Dibbs on Jul 27, 2021. This investment - Series A - Dibbs - was valued at more than a million.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Career Stats

Career9 years, 2 teams252.4172.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Achievements

In high school, Skylar Diggins-Smith was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year, Indiana Miss Basketball, and a McDonald's All-American in 2009. Her college years were equally impressive, earning the Nancy Lieberman Award twice (2012, 2013), the Dawn Staley Award (2013), and being named a First-team All-American by AP twice (2012, 2013) and a Third-team All-American once (2011). She was also the Big East Player of the Year twice (2012, 2013).

Upon entering the WNBA, she was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2013 and won the WNBA Most Improved Player award in 2014. Diggins-Smith has been a 6-time WNBA All-Star (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022), earned 4 All-WNBA First Team honors (2014, 2017, 2021, 2022), and 2 All-WNBA Second Team selections (2018, 2020).

Skylar Diggins-Smith Contract

Skylar Diggins-Smith signed a 2-year deal, a $422,685 contract with the Seattle Storm, including $422,685 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $211,343.As a breakdown of that deal In 2024, Diggins-Smith will earn a base salary of $208,219, while carrying a cap hit up to $208,219 and a minimum value of $208,219.

Skylar Diggins-Smith Diet

According to Celebwell, Diggins-Smith is very conscious about her food because she is a freak athlete who gives the best in the game so for that he just reduces the consumption of junk foods, sugary drinks, and unhealthy fats. She normally eats a plant-based diet, with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains

Skylar Diggins-Smith Cars

Although there is not much information about her car collection, it is known that she has a Mercedes-Benz which she regularly uses.

FAQ's On Skylar Diggins-Smith

A. Skylar Diggins-Smith and her husband have two children.

A. Skylar Diggins-Smith is 5 foot 9 inches tall.

A. Skylar Diggins-Smith was born in South Bend, Indiana.

A. Tige Diggins and Renee Scott are the parents of Skylar Diggins-Smith.

A. Skylar Diggins-Smith attended Washington High School.

A. Skylar Diggins-Smith plays as a point guard for the Seattle Storm.

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