Brittney Griner

John Max 15 Jun,2016

Facts of Brittney Griner

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012), WBCA High School Player of the Year (2009), AP Player of the Year (2012), & WNBA champion (2014)
Full Name
Brittney Yevette Griner
Birth Name
Brittney Yevette Griner
Famous Name
Brittney Griner
Married to
Glory Johnson (2015-2016)
Affair with
Currently Married
Raymond Griner
Sandra Griner
Decarlo, Pier, & Shkera
No. of Siblings
three siblings
No. of Twitter Followers
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$3 million
Basketball Player
Currently Club
UMMC Ekaterinburg
Started career as
a basketball player


Married to
Glory Johnson (2015-2016)
Affair with
Currently Married

Brittney Griner's full name is “Brittney Yevette Grinner is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association, WNBA and in Russia for UMMC Ekaterinburg. She is the only NCAA basketball player to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots. She also played college basketball for Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

She was in an affair with a basketball player, Glory Johnson. Her current net worth as of 2022 is reportedly around $3 million.

Net Worth and Salary of Brittney Griner

The 31 years old professional basketball player, Brittney who has a net worth of $3 million.

On 12th March 2017, Brittney signed a 3 year $339,000 contract extension with Phoenix. 

CAPTION: Brittney Griner SOURCE: The Philadelphia Tribune

She is reported to earn close to $1 million annually playing in Russia.

Back in 2019, she was the highest-paid WNBA player who make just over $100,000 in base salary. She earned an annual salary of $107k from her club.

On 14th Feburary 2020, he signed a 3 year $664,544 contract extension with Phoenix. In 2022, Griner will earn a base salary of $227,900, while carrying a cap hit of $227,900.

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Brittney Griner's Personal Life; Is she a Lesbian?

There are lots of controversies and rumors in her private life. As she announced herself as a lesbian in 2013, she does not have a boyfriend. She revealed her sexuality through an interview. She was in an affair with a basketball player,  Glory Johnson

They both were involved in a relationship for a long time and after having an affair, the couple celebrates their engagement on August 14, 2014. After 9 months of their engagement and relation, they married each other on May 8, 2015. However, they both are separated after 1 year of their marriage.

CAPTION: Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson SOURCE:

Currently, Brittney engaged to Cherelle Watson.

Many of her fans are attracted by her dynamic personality. She has a height of 6 feet and 8 inches. She is one of the richest WNBA celebrities and earning a lot via her salary. Her total salary helps her to boost her net worth. She has enormous fans that followed her on social networking sites.

Her photos and status can be seen on Instagram. Her games and stats are the inspiration to many girls who want to enter into a basketball world.

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Early Life of Brittney Griner

Brittney Grea was born as Brittney Yevette Griner on 18 October 1990, in Houston, Texas, the United States. She was born to American parents Sandra Griner and Raymond Griner. She carries a nationality of American.

It seems she is Afro-American by her ethnicity. Her birth sign is Libra. She is popular all over Instagram and Twitter. Raymond and Sandra Griner are her parents. She has three older siblings. She attended Nimitz High School.

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Professional Career of Brittney Griner

She plays at the position of the Center. She also has played college basketball at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She was very professional and also the second NCAA basketball player ever since Yavey Jones to score 2000 points and block 500 shots. 

Throughout his high school time, she has shown her great devotion and commitment to the game of basketball. She was not only a superb player of basketball.

She also played volleyball for a short period. She was outstanding and excelled in her career and goal. She gave a sensational and record-breaking performance with 52 dunks in 32 games.

She also made a record of the maximum number of blocks by a female player in the high school game. After finishing her high school career, she played collegiate basketball at Baylor University, Texas. At Baylor, she played outstandingly and set many records in her name. Best Female Athlete ESPY Award also honored her in 2012.

She started her professional career at Phoenix Mercury after Mercury picked her during the 2013 WNBA Draft. Currently, she has emerged as the best players on her team. She was detained at a Russian airport in February 2022 and got released on Dec. 8 in a prisoner swap with the United States.

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