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Giannis Antetokounmpo: 4 Things to Know about His Girlfriend Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger

Published 03/26/2020, 4:00 AM EDT

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While the world went through a lot in 2020, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo had a good year. He won the 2020 NBA MVP after a splendid season with the Milwaukee Bucks. But the biggest positive for him was the new addition to his family.

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In February 2020, his girlfriend Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger, gave birth to a baby boy who they have named Liam Charles Antetokounmpo. After dating for a few years, they finally decided to add a new member to their small family.

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The Greek star is dating Mariah Danae Riddlesprigger. There is no information regarding how they met. Here is what we know about Riddlesprigger.

Her father was a basketball player

Aside from Giannis, Mariah’s dad, Pat Riddlesprigger, also played basketball. He played for Fresno State University in the late 1980s and early 90s. It seems like Mariah has an affinity for basketball players.


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Mariah Riddlesprigger played volleyball in college

Giannis and Mariah share a common love-they are both athletes. Mariah used to play volleyball when she was at Rice University. In high school, she became the team captain, followed by an MVP in her senior year. So it seems they both share the MVP title.

Mariah has a degree in sports management


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According to her LinkedIn account, Mariah finished her education with a Bachelor’s doctorate in sports management from Rice University in 2014. When she was in school, she worked at the university’s ticket department. She also interned with the Operations Department at the Philadelphia 76ers after she graduated.

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger love to travel

We have seen Giannis regularly uploading pictures with his girlfriend. Scrolling through the MVP’s Instagram, you would see quite a lot of vacation pictures of Giannis and Mariah together. The couple traveled to Rome after last year’s postseason.


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The couple is still dating and are in no hurry to tie the knot already, but it could happen soon. With Mariah supporting and cheering for him, the Greek Freak is doing his best and is excelling both as a father and also as a player.

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