Rebecca Lobo Biography

( 1976 - )
November 18, 2019
First published on:November 18, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Rebecca Lobo

Date of Birth: 1976, October 6
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin
Birth Place Hartford, Connecticut
Famous Name Rebecca Lobo
Horoscope Libra
Father Dennis Lobo
Mother RuthAnn Lobo
Weight 64kg or 141lbs
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession basketball player
University attended Connecticut University
Married to Steve Rushin
Children Siobhan Rushin, Maeve Rushin, Thomas Rushin, and Rose Rushin

An American basketball analyst, Rebecca Lobo is a former professional basketball player in Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) who played for various teams like New York Liberty, Houston Comets and Connecticut Sun. Lobo who was initially selected by New York Liberty.

Rebecca Lobo was born on October 6, 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut. Further, she is American by nationality and mixed by ethnicity. Also, Rebecca was born under a zodiac sign of Libra. 

Net Worth: $6 Million

The 2019 summer Olympics gold medalist, Rebecca has an estimated net worth over $6 million. Although the details about her career earnings is not in the media yet, the WNBA players are expected to earn between $20,000 to thousands of dollars per annum.

The former WNBA reportedly earned about $30,000 as a player. During her career as a player, she had an endorsement with a sportswear company named Lady Foot Locker.

Rebecca Lobo promoting Lady Foot Locker SOURCE: [email protected]

On the other hand, she also works as an analyst for the ESPN network. Particularly, the ESPN analyst is expected to earn $59,684 as a salary. Reportedly, her yearly estimated salary is somewhere around a six-digit figure.

Additionally, she also earns additional cash from endorsement as well as from her financial planner, Carol Colton of Ronald Blue & Co. Moreover, she has invested her money in real states, which compromises up about 10% of her overall portfolio. 

Expensive Mansion In Granby, Connecticut

The famous retired basketball player, Rebecca, and her husband, Steve currently reside in a luxurious and expensive mansion in Granby, Connecticut (CT), US.

Rebecca Lobo's house SOURCE: superbhub

Although the financial details about her house are not in the media yet, the land in Granby, CT reportedly cost around $20,000 to $539,000 per acre on average.

Happily Married to  Steve Rushin

Rebecca Lobo, who is an American television basketball analyst, is happily married to her beloved husband Steve Rushin. Further, they exchanged their marital vows on April 12, 2003, at Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massacheutes. 

Rebecca Lobo with her husband SOURCE: fabwags

According to the sources, Rebecca met Steve in the Manhattan bar in 2001 and in the meantime she said: "Aren't you the guy who just mocked women's basketball in Sports Illustrated ."

Steve replied: "Yes A few weeks earlier, I had written that although Wilt Chamberlain claimed to have slept with 20,000 women in his lifetime, I had once slept with 7,138 women in a single night: We were all snoring in the stands at a WNBA game".

After that, they started to date each other and 23 months later, the couple got hitched.

Rebecca Lobo family SOURCE: ecelebritymirror.com

Rebecca and Steve have four children altogether namely Siobhan Rushin, Maeve Rushin, Thomas Rushin, and Rose Rushin. Their first daughter Siobhan was born in December 2004; Maeve Elizabeth was born on August 10, 2006, their third daughter was born on 2013 and their son was born on October 6, 2008.

In addition, she has a decent height of 6 feet and 4 inches and a weight of 64kgs. 

Family Background

Rebecca Lobo was born to the parents Dennis Lobo and RuthAnn Lobo. Further, she has two siblings namely Jason Lobo and Rachel Lobo. Rebecca's mother was a teacher and her father was a basketball coach from where she raised her interest in basketball.

As a Social Activist

Rebecca is also famous as a breast cancer advocate and health spokesperson. Lobo along with the late mother, Ruth Ann Lobo published a book named The Home Team which has the details about Ann's battle with breast cancer.

Together with her mother, Lobo has founded the Lobo Scholarship, offering a scholarship to the UConn School of Allied Health for Hispanic students. In addition to this, working as a spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day fundraiser, Rebecca has raised millions of dollars for breast cancer research and education.

Professional Career  

Lobo went to Southwick-Tolland for her high school degree and the University of Connecticut for further studies. She started her playing career from the basketball team of the University of Connecticut, where she was a member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame alongside Tracy McGrady and Muffet McGraw in 2017.  

After being selected by the New York Liberty, she later played for the team Houston Comets and Connecticut Sun. Additionally, Lobo also played for the national team of the United States and has won 1196 summer Olympics with the team.    

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