Elena Delle Donne Biography

( 1989 - )
Elena Delle Donne

Facts of Elena Delle Donne

Date of Birth: 1989, September 5
Age:28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Sign::virgo
Birth NameElle Delle Donne
Famous NameElena Delle
Birth Place/CityWilmington, Delaware, United States
Working Forprofessional basketball player
Salary$800 thousand
Net Worth$1.4 million
Weight in KG187 lb (85 kg)
Affair withAmanda Clifton
Married toAmanda Clifton
Childrennot yet

Elle Delle Donne is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Washington Mystics of the Women's National Basketball Association, WNBA. She won a gold medal during 2011 World University Games held in Shenzhen, China through the team competition.

She is currently playing in the Chicago Sky in Women’s National Basketball Association. She is one of the rising names in the American Women’s Basketball. She started her professional career in 2013 and has been contributing in glorifying the American Women’s Basketball. She holds the capability to stand out best in the game.

Early Life of Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne was born on 5 September 1989 in Wilmington, Delaware, the United States to a real estate developer father, Ernie, and mother, Joanie. She has two older siblings; an older sister Lizzy, who is deaf and blind and has autism and an older brother, named Gene.

She was raised in Delaware and has completed her studies there. While attending her high school education at Ursuline Academy, she gained the national recognition as a high school basketball star.

During that time, she stood the first and only student at Ursuline to score more than 2000 points in her high school career and set the girl’s high school national record for consecutive free throws making a score of 80 in the 2005-2006 season. She was also named as a WBCA All-American and had participated in 2007 WBCA High School All-America Game. Besides, she also was involved in volleyball during her high school winning the volleyball DIAA state championship.

Professional Life of Elena Delle

Being an avid lover of basketball since her childhood, she started playing it from the early age at her home and with friends. Gradually, it became her passion. She developed her skills and through training, she even polished them, putting her best in every of her game and establishing her. Elena already started her legacy in Basketball from her high school being the most highly touted women’s basketball recruit.

Following her outstanding records, she received a basketball scholarship from the University of Connecticut and began to play for the University’s team. She established herself as one of the very skilled players on the team making impressive records under her name. She was also voted as CAA’s Player of the year and Rookie of the Year in the women’s basketball.  With the increasing experience and skills, she impressed a lot of her fans and came along with their expectations. She has won several of the awards and recognition at the time of her collegiate career.

It was in 2013 WNBA draft, she was selected as the second overall pick by the Chicago Sky that made her a professional basketball player playing in the league. She was then voted as 2013 WNBA All-Star Game for her performance in her debut match. Elena is regarded as one of the gems in the women’s Basketball arena.

She is a promising athlete holding a very successful and bright future. Within the short time of her professional career, she has won WNBA Rookie of the Year Award and WNBA Award for two times in a row.

Some of her Olympic national teammates are Diana TaurasiBrittney Griner, Maya Moore etc.

Elena Delle's Personal Life

Talking about her personal life and affairs, it is quite confusing. Elena Delle is a lesbian, she is married to her longterm loving girlfriend, Amanda Clifton who is the director of Elena Delle Academy.  The couple first met each other at the Illinois University.

After a decade-long of their relationship, the couple tied their knots on 3 November 2017, in a gorgeous castle ceremony. She hasn't been a part of any controversies or negative rumors yet, she is happily living with her partner. She is a great fan of Michael Jordan.

Net Worth and Endorsements of Elene Delle

Twenty-eight-year-old Elena Delle has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million in 2018, including all of her properties and earnings. Her net worth is $.7 million more compared to the fellow NBA player, Maya Moore

She is currently receiving an annual salary of $800 thousand from her present club. She stands tall at the height of 6 feet and five inches. She has the body weight of 77 kg. She takes a great advantage of her height and weight in the game.

 She was named Global Ambassador to Special Olympics. Elena has a long career journey adding up more on her legacy. She has a growing fan base and can be followed on Twitter. There is no any record of her past and present affairs. She is not dating anyone. She is single and has no boyfriend as suggested by her biography and other information found on different internet sites including Wikipedia.

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