A Short Biography of Larry Bird 

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Larry Joe Bird, professionally known as Larry Bird, is a former American professional basketball player and coach.

DOB & Age

Born on 7 December, 1956, Larry Bird is currently 66 years old.


Larry Bird's parents were Claude Joseph "Joe" Bird and Georgia (née Kerns) Bird.

Height & Weight

Larry Bird is 6 feet, 9 inches (206 cm) tall, and he weighs around 220 pounds (100 kg).


Larry Bird completed his high school education at Springs Valley High School in 1974.

Later, he attended Indiana University, but he left after one month and transferred to Indiana State University.

Professional Career

In 1978, Larry Bird started his career with the Boston Celtics. He was 6th overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft.

He played his entire professional basketball career (13 NBA seasons) for the Boston Celtics.

In his 13 NBA seasons, he played 897 regular season games and 164 playoff games & scored 21,791 points.

He is 3x NBA champion (1981, 1984, & 1986) and retired from the NBA on August 18, 1992.


Larry Bird married twice in his life. He 1st married Janet Condra (1975–76) and later Dinah Mattingly (1989).


Larry Bird is the father of three children: two biological daughters and one adopted son.


Corrie Bird (1977), Mariah Bird (1991, Adopted), and Connor Bird (1992, Adopted).

Net Worth

Larry Bird is a successful basketball player and has an estimated net worth of $75 million.

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