Lauren Jackson

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Basketball Player (1981)
Tue Aug 04 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Lauren Jackson is a famous Australian Former professional basketball player. Lauren was born with a golden spoon on her hand. Lauren has played in every possible international game worldwide, as is part of medal-winning teams in the Olympics. 

Lauren Jackson was born as Lauren Elizabeth Jackson on May 11, 1981, in Albury, New South Wales. She is among the two children born to Gary Jackson and his wife, Maree Bennie. Her father is a retired Australian basketball player, so does her mother. Both of them were part of the national team of Australia. Jackson studied for a psychology degree at Lomonosov Moscow State University. 

Blissful Married Life With Paul Byrne

We are living in the age of technology. We can know about whatever we want just by connecting ourselves with the Internet. Meanwhile, following the information available out there, Lauren Jackson is living a happy married life and her husband and children in Australia. 

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Image: Lauren along with her husband in event 
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Lauren is married to her long time boyfriend, Paul Bryne. The duo walked down the wedding aisle in 2014. Like that of some other famous personalities, Lauren had a private wedding ceremony. Only a few members from both the families and some close friends attended the ceremony. 

They had been dating for sometime before exchanging their wedding vows. Their first meeting instance is still not shared with the media. Their exact date of the wedding is under investigation. 

Mother of Two Children

Yes, It is a matter of the fact that Lauren is a proud mother of two children. Until 2016, Lauren was professionally a basketball player and was focusing solely on her career. However, She had a debilitating knee injury in 2016. This led her to retire from her career.

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Image: Lauren along with her son 
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In October 2016, Jackson announced, she is pregnant with her first child through her social media. Then in February 2017, The duo welcomed their first child, a son, Harry. The family of three was living a happy life. Later in the mid of 2018, Jackson confirmed about her second child. 

In December 2018, Lauren and Paul were blessed with another son, Lenny. Lauren is very much private about her children. She wants to give them a healthy life, away from the reach of the media. 

Net Worth and Earnings

Lauren Jackson has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million which is similar to Kari Wahlgren. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her two-decades-long careers in Basketball. Tyreke Evans is a famous American Basketball Player with a net worth of $32 Million.

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Image: Lauren Jackson at a match
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Lauren has won several national and international awards for her two-decades-long careers. Jackson was named the Australian International Player of the year in 1999, 2000, and 2002. In 2020, Jackson will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

She was a member of the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics teams and captain of the 2008 Summer Olympics team, winning three silver medals. She was also part of the Australian team that won the bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

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