Doc Rivers is a former American basketball player who spent most of his career with the Atlanta Hawks. He is one of the most successful coaches. He is well-known for his defense, a trait that has carried over into his coaching.
Who is Doc Rivers Wife?
Doc Rivers is happily married to his wife Kris Campi. Doc and Kris met the first time in college. Then they began dating each other. The college sweethearts got married on 31 May 1986. Since then Doc and Kris are living together for a long period of time.
The couple has enjoyed their marriage for over three decades. The couple blessed their first child Jeremiah Rivers, before their wedding. From their married Doc and his wife, Kris welcomed 2 sons and a daughter Austin Rivers, Spencer Rivers, and Callie Rivers respectively.
Doc elder son Jeremiah played basketball at Georgetown University and Indiana University. Their son Austin is also a basketball player playing for Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. Then their youngest son Spencer played basketball for UC Irvine.
The couple daughter Callie has welcomed a girl child with Seth Curry in May 2018. She was a volleyball enthusiast during her time at the University of Florida.
Between 2015 to 2017, his son enjoyed two mediocre seasons with LA Clippers. After that, there are rumors accusing Doc using his influence in the organization to hand his son $35 million NBA contract gained traction. Father and son kept on asserting that the two maintained a professional relationship and nothing else.
The father-son duo doesn’t even get along outside of the court opposite to the rumors. His son Austin revealed the strenuous relationship between them in the 2016 interview mentioning that he and his dad have never shared empathy for one another.
“He and I don’t know each other like that. We know each other as strictly basketball. A lot of people on the outside don’t understand that because people think we have a relationship like every other father and son. We just don’t. That’s because he’s been gone my whole life, and that’s fine.”
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Doc Rivers?
Former American basketball player and current head coach, Doc Rivers has an estimated net worth of around $40 Million. He has collected this hefty amount of worth form his professional career.
Similarly, he earns an annual salary of $10 Million form his coaching career. From his hefty eaning, he is living a luxurious life with his wife.
On October 13, 1961, Doc Rivers was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The name of his parents Grady Rivers (father) and Betty Rivers (mother).
By nationality, Doc is American and belongs to an Afro-American ethnical background. He has a younger sibling brother named Grady Rivers Jr. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches. He has a black hair color with black eyes color.
Doc has completed his high school education from Proviso East High School located in Maywood, Illinois. Then he attended Marquette University located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In the year 1983, he graduated from there. For three years, he played basketball at Marquette University.
From Marquette University, Doc started his basketball career playing as a defense. In the year 1982, he represented the United States FIBA World Championship and won a silver medal for his national team. For two years, he played for New York Knicks then played for one year Los Angeles Clippers.
Form the year 1994 to 1996, Doc played for San Antonio Spurs. Similarly, he retired from his professional basketball player in the year 1996. After that, Doc started his coaching career with the Orlando Magic after three years of his retirement in 1999.
In the year 2000, he won the Coach of the Year award for his first club. However, he was fired by the club in the year 2003. Then he became a commentator for the NBA on ABC. In the year 2004, he took over the Boston Celtics coaching position.
In the year 2006, he was criticized for his coaching style & fired. Also, he won his first NBA Championship as a head coach on June 17, 2008. In the year 2013, he left the club and signed for Los Angeles Clippers in the same year.
Also, he became the Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations on the team. Currently, he is working as the coach and Vice President of the team.