Boonton native, Brenda Milano has been with Becky Hammon since 2015
Becky Hammon’s partner used to play basketball at Wagner college before she stopped due to an injury
Just like Hammon, the mother of two started working as a coach after she retired from playing basketball
Becky Hammon’s wife Brenda Milano is a former basketball player and head coach. She has been with Becky Hammon since 2015 and they share two children.
Like her partner, Milano used to play basketball but her career ended due to an injury. Her coaching career began shortly afterward. She has coached teams such as the women’s basketball team at St. Francis College.
|Full name||Brenda Milano|
|Relatives||Ronaldo Paul Milano|
|Children||Cayden & Samuel|
Born and raised in Boonton, New Jersey, Brenda Milano has not shared details about her family however, it is known that she attended Wagner College on Staten Island, where she played basketball. She graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Her LinkedIn profile also states also has a Master of Business Administration in Sports Management from Seton Hall University.
Brenda Milano’s Basketball Career
While at Wagner College, Brenda Milano made the record as an All-Conference athlete. During her sophomore season in 1992/1993, she received quite a number of accolades including three NEC Rookie of the Week awards, and was also named the NEC All-Newcomer.
As a junior student, Milano was named to the Preseason All-NEC First Team. She also graduated with 1,046 points in 84 career games and made it among the top 10 with 382 assists and 148 steals.
As one of the best basketball players, Brenda Milano was inducted into the college’s Hall of Fame during her first year of eligibility in 2010.
Unfortunately, Becky Hammon’s partner had to end her playing career after she sustained an injury. Regardless of that, she continued working as a coach. In 2003, Brenda Milano decided to start coaching hence becoming the head coach of the women’s basketball team at St. Francis College in Brooklyn.
As the coach of St. Francis, Brenda led the team to three NEC playoffs. In addition to that, she is also a certified personal trainer.
When Did Brenda Milano and Becky Hammon Marry?
There have been speculations that the pair got married in secret. However, neither of them has come out to publicly confirm or deny that they are legally married.
According to reports, Brenda and Becky started dating way back in 2015 and allegedly married some years later. While their marital status is still under speculation, the lovebirds are raising two sons Cayden and Samuel together.
What is Brenda Milano’s Net worth?
Becky Hammon’s wife does not have a specified net worth at the moment but there are sources that are suggesting she might be worth around $500,000. As a head coach, she earned about $87,559 so it would be safe to say her net worth has been accumulated from her career as a head coach.
Becky Hammon on the hand currently earns around $200,000. Her net worth is also speculated to be around $500,000 to $1 million. As an athlete, Hammon might have other endorsement deals that add to her wealth.
Besides that, Becky is a renowned athlete in the WNBA where she works as a head coach. Before she went on to become a coach, she played for the Colorado State Rams of the NCAA Division, the San Antonio Spurs, and the New York Liberty of the WNBA.
After she retired, the Russian-American became the assistant coach for San Antonio Spurs. Brenda’s partner has been working as the head coach for the Las Vegas Aces since December 2001.
Where is She Now?
The former basketball player currently lives in San Antonio, Texas. Besides playing basketball and coaching, Brenda Milano is also a certified personal trainer. Nevertheless, she is now more focused on raising her boys with her partner.
Following a stellar career as a basketball player in college, Brenda Milano went further to become an experienced coach as well. The former Wagner athlete has joined the likes of Lauren Jackson after ending her career as a result of an injury.
Milano and her partner, Becky Hammon are now raising their two boys together as a family despite the speculations surrounding their alleged marriage.