Cheryl Miller

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Former Basketball Player (1964)
Thu Jun 24 2021
By   Akriti Sharma

Cheryl Miller is one of those sports personalities who is well-recognized as an American former basketball player. After her retirement, Miller currently serves as the secondary reporter for TNT Sports at NBA games and a reporter for NBA TV.

During her time as a player, the multi-talented athlete grabbed attention as one of the most iconic shooters in NBA history. Here in the section below, let's explore Cheryl's net worth, personal and professional life in detail!

What is the Approximate Net Worth of Cheryl Miller? 

A former sports presenter for TNT earned her wealth from her successful career as a player, women's basketball coach, and sports presenter. As of 2021, Cheryl Miller has a net worth of $5 million.

Cheryl Miller led USC women's basketball team.
Cheryl Miller led USC women's basketball team.
Photo Source: Los Angeles Times

According to the online media, an NBA reporter has an average salary between $106,000 to $116,000. Cheryl surely accumulated a fortune from her successful basketball, coaching, and sportscasting career.

Besides Cheryl's brother, Reggie Miller is an American former professional basketball player who played his entire basketball career for the Indiana Pacers and is also considered one of The Pacers' greatest players. Currently, he is an NBA commentator for TNT and holds approximately $80 million.

Cheryl Miller: Professional Career Highlights

Like, Boris Becker, an Olympic Gold Medalist, Miller first gained popularity as a high school basketball player. Cheryl Miller was given the tag of the first person to be named an All-American by Parade Magazine four times and set the California State records for total points scored in a single season.

Cheryl Miller and her brother Reggie Miller used to hustle the playground games together.
Cheryl Miller and her brother Reggie Miller used to hustle the playground games together.
Photo Source: NBA Sports

At the 1984 Olympics in Moscow, Cheryl got the chance to guide the US Team to a gold medal. Later, in 1983, the US National Team won the Pan American Games and the Goodwill Games in 1986. 

During her stay at USC in the early 90s, Miller was a four-time All-American, three-time Naismith College Player of the year, leading the Trojans to two NCAA championships. Unsurprisingly, she was named the NCAA tournament MVP during those two championship runs.

Cheryl Miller then guided the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA. Lastly, she became the first woman to dunk a basketball in a women's basketball game.

The 56 years old Cheryl, guided the Women's Basketball at Cal State LA.
The 56 years old Cheryl guided the Women's Basketball at Cal State LA.
Photo Source: Oklahoman

To this day, Miller is famous as the all-time leading scorer and rebounder and steals leader at USC. During her stay in college, she averaged 23.6 points and 12.0 rebounds. In 1982, in Riverside Poly's game with Riverside Norte Vista, Cheryl Miller scored 105 points for Riverside Poly, setting a national record.

Unfortunately, in 1986 Cheryl Miller injured her knee during a pick-up game at USC, ending her basketball career. However, she served as a sportscaster for ESPN and then worked for TNT in 1995. 

Is Former Phoneix Mercury's Coach Cheryl Miller Single or Married?

The aspiring American basketballer has not disclosed her personal life to the public yet. She is secretive regarding her relationship and loves to be in her own private space which is why she even does not have an Instagram account.

However, it seems like Miller is single and has not tied the knot to anyone before. Rather than dating someone, she is working hard to pursue her professional career in basketball in a better way.

Cheryl Miller with her other basketball teammates.
Cheryl Miller with her other basketball teammates.
Photo Source: Houston Chronicle

Since Cheryl is not linked romantically to anyone yet, her fans were curious about her sexual orientation and suspected that the sportscaster is interested in girls.

Due to her single status, some online media questioned her sexuality as many assumed her to be a lesbian. But, Miller has never answered anything to clarify questions about her sexuality. 

Cheryl Miller: Family and Educational Background

On January 3, 1964, Cheryl Miller was born Cheryl D. Miller in Riverside, California, the United States. She comes from an athletes' family. Her father is Saul Miller, and her mother, Carrie Turner Miller.

The outstanding basketball player spent her childhood with three siblings Reggie Miller, Darrell Miller, a former American baseball catcher, and Saul Miller Jr., a musician.

After her high school career, Miller attended Riverside Poly High School and later joined Southern California University in Los Angeles. She graduated with a degree in Organic chemistry and quantum physics.

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