Lisa Leslie

Muna 12 Dec,2022

Facts of Lisa Leslie

Full Name
Lisa Deshaun Leslie
Last Name
Birth Name
Lisa Deshaun Leslie
First Name
Famous Name
Lisa Leslie
Birth Date
Married to
Michael Lockwood
Currently Married
Michael Lockwood
Relationship Status
Walter Leslie
Christine Lauren Leslie
Michael Joseph Lockwood II, Lauren Jolie Lockwood
Elgin Leslie, Tiffany Leslie and Dionne Leslie.
No. of Siblings
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$2.5 Million
Famous for
Former NBA Player
Basketball player
Career Earnings
$ 5 million


Married to
Michael Lockwood
Currently Married
Michael Lockwood
Relationship Status

Lisa Deshaun Leslie, who is famous as Lisa Leslie, is the head coach for Triplets in the BIG3 professional basketball league. Besides, she is also a studio analyst for Orlando Magic broadcasts on Fox Sports Florida. Lisa is a former professional basketball player playing in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). 

The basketball head coach, Lisa, started her career in middle school, where she decided to play as right-hand dominant. During her high school career, she received hundreds of college recruiting letters. Likewise, Lisa attended the women's basketball powerhouse at the University of Southern California, where she spent four long years, i.e., from 1990 to 1994. The former basketball player started her professional career in 1996. However, she started playing in 1997 when the Los Angeles Sparks drafted Lisa as part of the Initial Allocation phase of the draft. While talking about her national career, she was the youngest player in the squad as Lisa was only 17 when she was listed in the USA Basketball Women's Junior National Team. 

What Is Lisa's Current Profession? 

Apart from Lisa's basketball career, she also has a great fashion modelling journey, and Lisa is also an aspiring actress. Likewise, Lisa has been featured in many sports publications like Vogue and Newsweek. So, since she retired from basketball, Lisa Leslie has also served as a sports commentator. 

Lisa Lisa Leslie also serves as a studio analyst  SOURCE:

Likewise, Leslie was an analyst for several sports networks, such as NBC, ABC, and Fox Sports Net. Furthermore, the former Center for L. A Sparks, Julia started working for Fox Sports Florida as a studio analyst on Orlando Magic broadcasts. Later Lisa was also appointed as Triplets' head coach in the BIG3. 

Lisa Leslie's Salary And Net Worth Explored 

Lisa Leslie is one of the most successful and talented basketball players who has been in the vocation since her early career. According to the latest update, her career earnings as of 2022 are $5 Million. Therefore, the current net worth of the former basketball player is $2.5 Million

Even after retirement, Lisa is still connected to basketball and is among the active personalities with that fans want to stay connected. So, while playing for WNBA, her salary was  $91,000. Lisa hasn't shared much about her present salary and earnings; however, she receives considerable money working as a studio analyst. 

Lisa Lisa Leslie flaunting her Halloween outfit SOURCE: Instagram @lisaleslie

Similarly, The former basketball player, Nick Young, has a net worth estimated to be $ 25 million. Four-time Olympic gold medal winner Lisa lives a luxurious lifestyle, and she shares her daily routine on her social media handle with her fans. Apart from that, we can also see different styles and fashion tastes in Lisa's Instagram posts. 

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Lisa Is Married To Michael Lockwood

Three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player is married to Michael Lockwood. The couple married in 2005 in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Lisa adores her partner, who has been together for over fifteen years. Similarly, the wedding ceremony was lavish and was performed in the presence of their close friends and relatives. 

Therefore, Lisa's fans are more fans of her married life than her professional career. The power couples were in a romantic relationship before tying the wedding knot, and they first met at the airport. 

LisaLisa Leslie with her husband and kids SOURCE: Instagram @lisaleslie

The duo lived together with their family of four as they welcomed their first child Lauren Jolie Lockwood June 15, 2007, in the United States. Again the married duo gave birth to their second child, a son, Michael Joseph Lockwood II, in 2010. 

Additionally, Lisa often shares quality time with her husband and kids. And she loves travelling and exploring new places with her loved ones and enjoying the vacation. 

Who Is Michael Lockwood? His Job And Professional Career 

Michael Lockwood is notably known as the husband of a basketball head coach and former basketball player, Lisa Leslie. Besides, Michael is also a retired American basketball player and pilot. Similarly, he is a successful businessman, and together with Lisa, he runs a real estate company, KW Realty Services

Unlike Lisa, Michael is private-natured and doesn't like to explore his personal life openly on web sources. Nevertheless, Leslie often shares pictures with Michael, and he is pretty active on Lisa's Instagram handle. 

How Old Is Lisa Leslie? Family Background 

Lisa was born on July 7, 1972, in her birthplace, Compton, California, US. Leslie was born and raised by her parents, Christine Lauren Leslie and Walter Leslie. More, her birthname is Lisa Deshaun Leslie. And She has a brother named Elgin Leslie, and her two sisters are Tiffany Leslie and Dionne Leslie

Lisa CAPTION: Lisa Leslie with her mother, Christine Lauren Leslie SOURCE: Instagram @lisaleslie

Following her birth details, Leslie's zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds American nationality. Furthermore, Leslie and her family follow Christianity to the core, and often, in interviews, she has expressed her faith in god. 

Leslie's mother, Christine, started her own business to take care of her kids, and she was four months pregnant then. Lisa was career-focused from an early age, and she started playing basketball at a young age. 

Short Details On Lisa's Physical Appearance

The fan's favourite, Lisa, is among the tall basketball players like Kia Vaughn. Further, Lisa is 6 feet 5 inches tall, also counted as 1.96 meters. Likewise, she weighs 77 kg or 170 lbs. The former basketball player promotes her healthy lifestyle on her social media handle, yet she follows a strict diet and healthy lifestyle. 

Lisa Lisa Leslie spotted during her workout SOURCE: Instagram @lisaleslie

To keep more updated about the player, we can follow Lisa on Instagram under the username @lisaleslie. The LootMogul Ambassador has amassed more than 295k followers on the platform, and her account is verified. 

Interesting Facts About Leslie

  • The Former basketball player is a four-time Olympic gold medal winner
  • Lisa has also won three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player
  • Lisa recorded history by becoming the first woman to dunk the ball in a WNBA game
  • Lisa also played volleyball in high school. 
  •  6 feet 5 inches tall, Lisa was the first WNBA player to score over 3,000 total career points. 
  • During her playing career, Lisa was the youngest player on the USA team. 

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