Liz Larranaga Biography, Wiki, Family, Nationality, Professionalism and Personality

Liz Larrañaga is a retired New York real estate agent. She is well know as the wife of James Joseph Larraaga.

Profile Summary

Full name Liz Larranaga
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Children Jay and Jon Larranaga
Profession Celebrity wife
Famous as Jim Larrañaga’s wife
Spouse Jim Larrañaga

Liz Personal Life

Liz Larranaga is a celebrity wife, who happened to be the wife of Jim Larrañaga. Liz Larranaga is a former real estate developer from New York. She becomes famous for being the wife of Jim Larranaga, head coach of the University of Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team, and a collegiate basketball coach.


Liz Larranaga is a former real estate developer and loan officer. However, talking about her famous husband legendary Jim Larranaga’s professional career.

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James Joseph Larraaga also known as Jim Larraaga was born on October 2, 1949. Since 2011, he has served as the men’s basketball team’s head coach at the University of Miami Hurricanes, where he coaches collegiate basketball.

He started his coaching career in 1971. Larraaga was the head men’s basketball coach at American International College from 1977 to 1979, Bowling Green State University from 1986 to 1997, and George Mason University from 1997 to 2011, where he led the Patriots to 13 consecutive winning seasons and rose to fame after the team’s unlikely run to the Final Four in the 2005-2006 season, all before joining the University of Miami.

He guided the Miami Hurricanes to their first-ever appearance in the Final Four in the 2022–23 season. By the end of the 2022–23 season, Larraaga had won 725 games as a head coach and three national coach of the year awards.


Larraaga was raised in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City. Larraaga graduated in 1967 from Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, where he began playing varsity basketball for coach Jack Curran.

He continued playing basketball in college at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, where he served as the Friars’ senior team captain and guided them to a 20-8 record and a trip to the NIT.

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