Rebecca Lobo Net Worth

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Rebecca is of mixed heritage; she traces roots from Cuba, Poland, Ireland, Spain and Germany, through both her mother and father. Rebecca grew up in Southwick, Massachusetts, with her brother and sister, who later also played basketball.

Influenced by her father who was a teacher, but also a basketball coach, Rebecca took the basketball in her hands, and played in high school, and became the state scoring record holder with 2,740 points.

After high school, Rebecca enrolled at the University of Connecticut; she was in position to choose between 100 universities, but chose Connecticut, as she thought they had the best educational system.

While in college, Rebecca received numerous prestigious awards, and even won the WNCAA championship with the team, recording 35-0 through the season. She is the recipient of the 1995 Naismith and College Player of the Year award, and also the Honda-Broderick Cup for 1994-95, among others.

As early as 1995, Rebecca joined the women national basketball team, firstly in tryouts for the first team, and when she got selected, she was a part of the squad which won the gold medal at the Olympics held in 1996 in Atlanta.

In 1997, WNBA was officially in augurated, and she was selected by the New York Liberty, marking the beginning of an increase in her net worth, signing a professional contract with the team. She played for the New York Liberty until 2001, when she was selected by the Houston Comets in the expansion draft. However, she played for the Comets for only one season, after which she was traded to the Connecticut Sun, and then retired after the season ended.

While her career lasted, Rebecca received several prestigious awards, including the All WNBA Second team selection, and selection into the WNBA Eastern All-Star team. Thanks to her contribution to basketball, she was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010, crowning her outstanding career.

After retirement, Rebecca started a career as an analyst and commentator, joining ESPN to analyses WNCAA and WNBA games.Regarding her personal life, Rebecca has been married to Steve Rushin, a sports writer hired at Sports Illustrated, since 2003. The couple has four children.

She has also been recognized for her humanitarian activities; she was a part of the 1996 Lee National Denim Day, helping raise funds for breast cancer research and education. Furthermore, she has been the national spokesperson and backer for Body1.com since 2000. Also, her mother and Rebecca wrote a book, about her mother`s battle with breast cancer, entitled “The Home Team”, and started the RuthAnn and Rebecca Lobo Scholarship at the UConn School of Allied Health for Hispanic students.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Rebecca Lobo
  • Net Worth: $1.5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: October 6, 1973
  • Place Of Birth: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Height: 6′ 4″ (1.93 m)
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Profession: Basketball Analyst
  • Education: University of Connecticut, Southwick Regional School
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Steve Rushin
  • Children: Siobhan Rose Rushin, Thomas Joseph Rushin, Maeve Elizabeth Rushin
  • Parents: RuthAnn Lobo, Dennis Lobo
  • Siblings: Rachel Lobo, Jason Lobo
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rebecca.lobo.espn
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/rebeccalobo
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1821234/
  • Awards: Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, Best Female College Basketball Player ESPY Award, Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year, Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year
  • TV Shows: WNBA on ESPN

Facts

  • Her father is of Cuban and Polish descent. Her mother has Irish and German ancestry.
  • She is the youngest daughter of RuthAnn (née Hardy) and Dennis Joseph Lobo. She has a brother, Jason, and a sister, Rachel.
  • Has three daughters and one son: Siobhan Rose Rushin (b. December 25, 2004) Maeve Elizabeth Rushin (b. August 10, 2006) Thomas Joseph Rushin (b. October 6, 2008) and Rose Rushin (b. October 16, 2010).
  • A street named “Rebecca Lobo Way” in Southwick, Massachusetts, where she attended high school, was named after her.

Filmography

Actress
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Mad About You 1997 TV Series Rebecca Lobo
Self
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Mike & Mike 2014-2017 TV Series Herself – ESPN Women’s College Basketball Analyst / Herself – ESPN Women’s Basketball Analyst / Herself – ESPN Basketball Analyst
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Jeopardy! 2010-2014 TV Series Herself – Clue Giver / Herself – Contestant
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Herself
Pros vs. Joes 2006 TV Series Herself
2000 Hispanic Heritage Awards 2000 TV Special
The Rosie O’Donnell Show 1996-2000 TV Series Herself
Sister, Sister 1999 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1997-1998 TV Series Herself
The Daily Show 1997 TV Series Herself
What’s Wrong with Sports in America? 1997 TV Movie Herself
Martin 1996 TV Series Herself
Charlie Rose 1996 TV Series Herself – Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1995 TV Series Herself