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Kristen Rivers - NBA Star Austin Rivers' Mother

chand Published On Sun Aug 22 2021   Modified On Sun Aug 22 2021
Kristen Rivers - NBA Star Austin Rivers' Mother

Kristen Rivers is the mother of Austin Rivers' who is a professional Basketball player. He has played for Los Angeles Clippers in NBA. Currently, he plays for Denver Nuggets.

Kristen is a private person and she doesn't like the spotlight of media, so we can only see her in her son's game. To know more about Austin's mother Kristen Rivers keep scrolling!

RIvers was born in 1961 in Wisconsin. She attended Marquette University in Milwaukee for her university studies. 


Kristen Rivers met Doc Rivers in her University, at that time both of them were students at Marquette University in Milwaukee. First Doc fixed Kristen to one of his colleagues but when that friend went overseas to play one summer they fell in love with each other.

Kristen Rivers with Doc Rivers.
Kristen Rivers with Doc Rivers.

From there they dated for almost a decade and got married in 1986. At the time she got married to Doc she had faced a lot of racism, her car's tires were slashed, she got life-threatening phone calls, people even spray painted her home with racist slurs.

Despite going through all those hard times she never left Doc. Doc Rivers is a former NBA Basketball player turned into an NBA coach. Currently, he coaches the Philadelphia 76ers. 


There have been rumors of Docs divorcing Kristen for another young woman. He was even seen with a woman who looked to be in her twenties. After more than 3 decades together the pair seems to be getting a divorce. They have already been separated for more than six years but their divorce is yet to be finalized. 

The rumors of their divorce must be real, as when her son Austin joined his Father's Team he said that her mom was Wreck the day he told her he was joining his father's team.

River's Children

River is a Mother to her four talented athletic children. 

Her daughter Callie played Volleyball, her son Jeremiah played for Georgetown and Indiana in past and later joined Maine Red Claws, her Son Spencer is playing for UC Irvine, and her younger son Austin is a professional basketball player who played NBA for New York Lnickers and currently is playing from Philadelphia 76res where his father is coach.

Her Son is NBA Player 

Kristen Rivers is mostly known for being the mother of her professional NBA player son Austin River. Even if she isn't active in the media spotlight she is active in watching her son's game. You can often find her in their son's game.  

Austin playing from Clippers.
Austin playing from Clippers.
Source: Playerswiki

Her son Austin was born on 1 Aug 1992 to Doc Rivers and Kristen RIvers. Since high school, he was interested in basketball. He played from WInter Park Highschool in 2010, and in the same year was named co-MVP on 5 Aug 2010 in the Fifth Annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 game. In 2011 he was even named Naismith Prep Player of the year on March 11, 2011. 

He even played in Duke's exhibition game in China And Dubai. In 2012 he officially debuted in NBA through Hornet's which was later knowns as Pelicans. In 2015 he was traded to Boston Celtics but later he joined his father's team Los Angeles Clippers. Currently, he is playing from Denver Nuggets.

Net worth

There is no information on what River's job is or what her net worth is as there is no information anywhere on what she does or how much she earns for now.

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