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Biography - A Short Wiki

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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino is one of the famous professional basketball coaches in America. He is the head coach of Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and EuroLeague. Pitino also holds the position of the head coach of Greece senior national team. Today we shall look at Rick Pitino net worth considering he has been a head coach of other NBA and NCAA Division 1 team such as the Boston Celtics (1997–2001), Boston University (1978–1983), the New York Knicks (1987–1989), and University of Louisville (2001–2017).

Career Highlights

Rick Pitino has been very successful throughout the years.

Pitino started his coaching career in 1974 as an assistant coach at the University of Hawaii. He took over as the head coach in 1975 but later would be fired by the University for providing misinformation. In 1978 he took the job of the head coach of Boston University and led the team to its first NCAA tournament appearance after two decades of missing the event but would later quit in 1983 to join Providence College head coach. With Providence, he led the team to final four, but in 1987 left the college for Kentucky University a job he took from 1989 to 1997. His last college job was with Louisville, which started in 2001 and ended in 2017 after their emerged an escort sex scandal allegation and also “Pay to Play.”

Family and Personal Life

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Pitino is a husband to Joanne Minardi, who he married in 1976. The couple has five children that are Ryan, Richard Jr, Jacqueline, Michael, and Christopher. Pitino and his wife Minardi had a son but died when he was just six months due to congenital heart failure prompting them to establish the Daniel Pitino Foundation to help children in such a state.

Family Information
Wife/Spouse (Name):Joanne Minardi
Children/KidsYes (Ryan, Richard Jr, Jacqueline, Michael, and Christopher)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Rick Pitino - Childhood Pics

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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameRichard Andrew Pitino
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)70 years
Date of BirthSeptember 18, 1952
Place of BirthNew York City, New York
Height1.83 m, 6 feet
Weight74 kg, 163 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$50 million
OccupationProfessional Basketball Coach

Height, Weight, and Age

Rick Pitino's height is quite tall measuring 1.83 m. Rick Pitino weighs 74 kg. Being born on September 18, 1952, translates to an age of 70 years as of todays date (March 23, 2023).


Passion and hunger are the two ingredients that I look for in first making the judgment on – whether an athlete, an assistant coach, or a horse trainer or anybody I do business with.

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Avoid cynical and negative people like the plague. They are killers of potential.

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Tackle the difficult things first in the morning; make changes in the way you network. Treat everyone with respect and dignity. This stops you from cynicism and negativity. End your day with that same attitude you started. Renew your contract with a day well completed.

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He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball. All along, he was the wise one.

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I think I do regret leaving Kentucky because I took over a team with 15 wins banking everything on the Tim Duncan lottery, and once we didn’t get Tim Duncan, I realized that leaving Kentucky was not a good move.

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