Lauren Jackson was born in the year 1981 and she is Australian who was a professional basketball player. Her parents were also national basketball players. He was awarded the scholarship for Australian Institute of Sports in the year 1997 at the age of 16. She was the leader of the AIS side that got Women’s National Basketball League or WNBL championship. She joined Canberra Capitals in the year season of 1999 while she was turning 18. She was playing on and off in the team up to 2006. She won 4 WNBL championships. Since 2010 up to 2016, Jackson was playing in Canberra Capitals and continued to play with Women’s National Basketball Association.
Lauren Jackson started to play for under 20 team at only 14 years old and she got called to join Australian Women’s National Basketball Team at the age of 16 years old. She became the member of 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics team while she was the captain of 2008 Summer Olympics team where they won three silver medals. Lauren Jackson was a member of an Australian team which won a bronze in 2012 Summer Olympics. She was the member of Australian Senior Women Team which got a silver medal in 2002 FIBA World Championship for Women that took place in China. She was the co-captain of a team which won gold medal in 2006 Commonwealth Games that took place in Melbourne and she was the captain for the team which won the gold for 2006 FIBA World Championship of Women based in Brazil.
From her biography, Lauren Jackson suffered many health issues. After the Olympics of 2008, she had to undergo surgery for her ankle. In the year 2009, she had two stress fractures in the back. In the year 2010, she got Achilles Injury and she sustained it when she played in Australia. Since 2011 until 2012, she had to undergo surgeries to help her with a hip and Achilles injuries.
Lauren Jackson is easily recognized in the entire world especially in the countries like Japan and Portugal. For her private life, she said that she does not have a private life and it is hard for her when it comes to maintain a relationship. However, she just got married, recently and her husband is Paul Byrne. They are yet to get children.
Lauren Jackson is a tall woman and she had the height of 6 feet and 5 inches which is around 1.96meters. She is hot with the perfect sexy figure. Even if she is popular, she likes to keep private her personal life. Until the time she got married, it was hard to know if she is in relationship or not and some even speculate that she may be lesbian or gay. Her salary is over 1 million per year while her net worth is around 2 million dollars.