Elizabeth Balogun

by John Max 06 Jan,2022
Elizabeth Balogun
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Elizabeth Balogun
  • Country Nigeria NG
Facts
  • Birth Name Elizabeth Balogun
  • Birth Country Lagos, Nigeria
  • Famous Name Elizabeth Balogun
  • Position in Team Point guard
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Current team Louisville Cardinals Women's Team and Nigerian national team
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Basketball Player

Elizabeth Balogun is a Nigerian professional basketball player who plays for the  Nigerian national team. Also, she plays college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals Women's Team of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). 

Lagos, Nigeria native, Elizabeth Balogun (birth name:  Elizabeth Bunmi Balogun) was born on 9th September 2000, under the star sign Virgo. The twenty years old stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m). She holds a Nigerian nationality and is of Afro ethnic background.

Career

High School

Elizabeth Balogun finished her seventh grade in Lagos, Nigeria, and then moved to Hamilton Heights High SchoolTennessee.

She averaged 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.7 blocks, and 2.1 assists. At the end of Highschool, she made the ALL-USA Girls Basketball First Team.

College

In 2018, she committed to Georgia Tech for her collegiate career.

As a freshman season, she was named the 2018-19 ACC freshman of the year. She averaged 14.64 points per game. 

After freshman season, she transferred to Louisville Cardinals.

As a sophomore at Louisville, Balogun was named preseason All-ACC by Coaches and Blue Ribbon Panel. Also, she was named into the Citizen Naismith Watch List.

International 

Nigerian National Women's Basketball team named Balogum to play in the 2019 pre-Olympic Qualifying tournament in Mozambique. However, she was not released by Louisville.

Balogun was further named to represent the D'Tigress in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers in Belgrade.

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Followed Father Footsteps

Elizabeth Balogun is the daughter of Justina and Mark Balogun. She got involved in basketball at a tender age following her father's footsteps. 

Her father is a former basketball player who represented Nigeria for men’s basketball as well as played in the World University Games. Later, he coached the basketball team in Nigeria. Further, it was also reported that his father is a policeman as well. 

She has two siblings: an elder brother, Ezekiel who plays basketball at The Citadel in South Carolina, and a younger sister, Ruth, a sophomore on the Central Arkansas women’s basketball team. 

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Net Worth In 2022

Elizabeth Balogun is playing her senior season at the Louisville Cardinals Women's Team of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Though the college athlete does not have a salary playing for the college team they get full scholarships. 

Balogun's ultimate goal is to play in the WNBA where the annual average salary is $120,648 for this season. We wish luck to Balogun for WNBA. 

Besides, she has played a few international games for Nigeria. The national player gets compensation for representing the national side in the international tournaments. 

As of 2022, Balogun's net worth is under review. 

Is Elizabeth Balogun Dating?

Elizabeth Balogun has maintained her personal side far from the media's eye. There is no information available about her boyfriend or relationship. Additionally, she is nowhere to be found on social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter.

Seems like Elizabeth Balogun is much focused on her rising basketball career rather than anything in the world. She is believed to be single. 

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