Lauren Jackson is a Basketball player playing for Australia. She’s normally called with the nick names “Loz”, “Jacko” and “LJ”. In the year 1997, she was given a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). At the youthful age of 17, she directed the AIS side in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) tournament to success. Lauren got a spot in the in the Australian under 20 team when she was only a 14 year teen girl. She scored a spot in the Australian Women’s National Basketball team when she was 16 years old. She was a person in 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics teams. She was also part of the 2012 Summer Olympics where the Australian team won a Bronze Medal. In the year 2001, Lauren entered the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft and was decided by the “Seattle Storm”. She helped the Thunderstorms win two titles, in the years 2004 and 2011. In the year 2011, she was also given the “WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award”. She’s also played basketball for teams not only in Australia but also in Europe. They comprise the Russian team “WBC Spartak Moscow” and the Spanish Club “Ros Casares Valencia”. Besides these she also participated in the Korean Basketball League for girls and Women’s Chinese Basketball Association. In the Korean Basketball League she was named as the Most Valuable Player of the whole league. Despite the fact that she’s a successful career, she also has suffered many harms. During the 2008 summer Olympics, she endured an injury to her ankle that she had to get a surgery. In the year 2009 she endured an injury to her back that was recognized as stress fracture. During December 2010, she suffered an Achilles injury. Besides playing Basketball she’s studied for a Psychology degree at Lomonosov Moscow State University and continued via correspondence from America. She’s also in the class of getting her university degree at the Macquarie University, majoring in gender studies. On the personal front she isn’t married and is yet to locate a suitable husband. Her net worth is estimated to be about $5.88 Million.