Arella Guirantes

by John Max 28 Nov,2021
Arella Guirantes
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Rob Guirantes
  • Mother Demetria
  • Birth Name Arella Guirantes
  • Net Worth $0.1 Million
  • Birth Country Long Island, New York
  • Salary $62,774
  • Famous Name Arella Guirantes
  • Position in Team Guard
  • Nationality American
  • Current team Los Angeles Sparks
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession WNBA Player

Arella Guirantes is an American basketball player for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played her college freshman year at Texas Tech before being transferred to Rutgers. She was picked by the Los Angeles Sparks in the 2021 WNBA Draft. 

Long Island, New York native, Arella Guirantes was born on 15th October 1997, under the star sign Libra. She holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. She stands 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall and weighs 165 lb (75 kg). 

How Much Is Arella Guirantes's Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract

Arella Guirantes is currently under a 3 year / $193,370 contract with the Los Angeles Sparks, including an annual average salary of $64,457.

In the 2022 season, Guirantes; a base salary is $62,774 while carrying a cap hit of $62,774. Nneka Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver are the highest-paid roosters of the Sparks.     

As of 2021, her net worth is approximately $0.1 million. 

Is Arella Guirantes Dating?

Arella Guirantes, a social butterfly shares every bit of her life on IG. From her basketball to girls' night to party she has shared it all with her 38.8k IG family. But there is one thing she is concerned about, her relationship. 

ArellaArella Guirantes SOURCE: Instagram @arella_karin

Yes, the Spaks'guard is yet to come out with her lover or she is just focused on her career. 

Personal Life

Arella is the daughter of Rob Guirantes and Demetria. Her father is from the Bronx and her mother is from Somers, NY.

She was just 3 when her parents first got a sense of her competitive nature.

Her dad used to help coach the JV and varsity boys basketball teams in Bellport. At that time he didn’t think much at first of Arella’s new passion. Demetria, who was also a girls basketball coach at Bellport Middle School said, “When Rob saw she was serious, he jumped on board.” 

Bellport To Rutgers To WNBA

Guirantes enrolled at Bellport High School where she played basketball for the college team, scoring over 2,000 points, and was selected to the NYSSWA All-State First Team. At IMG Academy, she averaged 33 points, 13 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 3 steals, and 2.6 blocks per game. 

Guirantes committed to playing for the Texas Tech Lady Raiders. She was named Freshman of the Week for the Big 12 one time. As a freshman, she scored 9.9 points per game and started 27 out of 29 games.

For sophomore, she transferred to Rutgers but sat out due to NCAA transfer rules. As a redshirt Sophomore in 2018-19, she appeared in all 32 contests with 21 starts scoring at 12.1 points per game. She was Honorable Mention All-Big ten and Met Player of the Week on 17th December. 

As a redshirt junior, she played in 30 contests with 30 starts, leading the team with 37.1 minutes per game. Her 2019-20 Awards includes: 

  • AP, USBWA & WBCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • First Team All-Big Ten by Coaches 
  • First Team All-Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association
  • WBCA All-Region 4 finalist
  • Rutgers Werblin Award

In the 2021 WNBA Draft, Guirantes was the 22nd pick by the Los Angeles Sparks in round two. 

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