Who Is Bill Walton’s Second Wife Lori Matsuoka? Their Marriage, Career, & More

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Who Is Bill Walton’s Second Wife Lori Matsuoka? Their Marriage, Career, & More
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Lori Matsuoka is a philanthropist & professional lifestyle blogger for bdakine.com. Apart from her successful professional life, she is recognized as the wife of former NBA basketball player Bill Walton.

Besides being a basketball player, Lori’s husband Bill is also an actor. He has appeared in movies like Game (1998), Forget Paris (1995), and Little Nicky (2000).

Well, what more do we know about Lori?  Here are some exciting details about Lori Matsuoka’s career, siblings, net worth, and more. Let’s also discuss Matsuoka’s marriage with Walton.

Lori Matsuoka Wiki: Her Childhood & Education

Lori Matsuoka was born in California, USA. Though she is American by nationality, belongs to Japanese, Chinese, and Hawaiian ethnic backgrounds. Both her mom and dad belong to mixed ethnicity.

Talking about her education, Matsuoka is a graduate of sociology and business. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, finishing her graduation in 1986.

Before making her career in blogging, she served in the sales and marketing department for Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Black & Decker, and Ray-Ban.

Matsuoka Is a Philanthropist And A Blogger

Lori is a successful blogger and philanthropist. As of 2022, she works as a philanthropy editor for Giving Back Magazine. 

Likewise, she is also been a blogger for Bdakine.com since 2009. She mostly writes about nourishment, music, travel, charity, and creatures.

With an incredible appetite for charity, she also works out to help other activists. Lori is pretty much directly or indirectly involved in helping pets, physically impaired kids, child abuse issues, and more.

She has also helped raise money for numerous non-profit organizations.

Lori Matsuoka Is Married To Retired NBA Star Bill Walton

Lori is a married woman. She is married to former basketball player Bill Walton. Matsuoka and Walton tied the knot in 1990 after dating for around a year. The lovebirds reportedly first met at a party organized by the rock band, Grateful Band.

The husband and wife are together for over 30 years, and they are as happy as ever.

Lori Matsuoka with her husband Bill Walton
Lori Matsuoka with her husband Bill Walton

Despite being married for over three decades, the couple doesn’t have a kid of their own. However, Lori is the stepmother to Bill’s children from his previous relationship.

Her Spouse Bill Was Once Married To Susan Guth

The celebrity spouse is not the only wife of Bill. He was married to Susan Guth in the past. Bill and Susan tied the knot in 1979. Unfortunately, they divorced in 1989, almost after ten years of marriage.

The former couple welcomed four children together, Luke Walton, Nathan Walton, Adam Walton, and Chris Walton.

About Bill And Susan’s Children: One of Their Sons Is a Head Coach For An NBA Team

Adam is the eldest of all and is a basketball player as well. He has even played for national collegiate athletic association basketball at Louisiana State University.

Likewise, Bill’s second kid Nathan played basketball as a student at Princeton University. But Nathan later quit basketball and moved on to the corporate world.

Bill With His Four Children
Bill With His Four Children

In addition, Nathan is also an MBA graduate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. As of 2022, he is the president of SGS Holdings LLC.

The third child in the family, Luke is more like his father. He is interested in basketball and has even played for the Los Angeles Lakers. He even won the 2009 and 2010 NBA finals with his team. Luke also served as the head coach of the Lakers from 2016 to 2019. As of 2022, he is works as the assistant coach at Cleveland Cavaliers.

Adding to this, Luke is a married man. He is married to his girlfriend Bre Ladd and also has two children from his marital relationship.

Bill’s youngest son Christopher is also a basketball player and plays for San Diego State.

Lori’s Husband Is Also An Actor

Apart from his immense success as a basketballer, Lori’s husband Bill is also an actor. He has appeared in a few commercials and movies as well.

Walton has made a cameo in some films like 88 and 1, Celtic Pride, Little Nicky, and Semi-Pro. Likewise, he was part of the 1984 motion picture Ghostbusters.

Similarly, he has also made an appearance in Game (1998), Forget Paris (1995), and Little Nicky (2000).

Lori Matsuoka’s Net Worth

While Lori has not revealed her net worth, her husband Bill Walton is worth over $20 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.

As a sportscaster, he earns a salary of around $50,000 annually.

She Is Not On Social Media

Despite being so famous, Lori is not on any social media platform. She is neither on Instagram, Twitter, or any other platforms. It looks like she does not enjoy being on social media as much. Anyway, we hope, we will get to see her on social media platforms soon in the future.