Matee Ajavon Biography

( 1986 - )
December 3, 2019
First published on:December 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Matee Ajavon

Date of Birth: 1986, May 7
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Liberia
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Matee Ajavon
Birth Place Monrovia, Liberia
Famous Name Matee Ajavon
Mother Princeton Wilson
Net Worth $2 million
Siblings 3
Weight 73kgs
Position in Team Point guard
No. of Siblings 3
Current team Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Nationality American Liberian
Ethnicity African
Profession Basketball player
Currently Working For Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi

2008 WNBA All-Rookie Team, Matee Ajavon is a Liberian American professional basketball player who plays for Mersin Büyüksehir Belediyesi in Turkey as a point guard. Further, she also played in Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) for different teams like Houston Comets, Washington Mystics, and Atlanta Dream. 

Matee Ajavon was born on May 7, 1986, in Monrovia, Liberia, to the mother Patience Wilson. She is a Liberian-American by nationality and African by ethnicity. Further, she has three siblings. Matee attended Malcolm X Shabazz High School and later joined Rutgers University for further studies. 

Net worth and Salary in 2019

Matee, who has played basketball for a decade, has an estimated net worth over $2 million as of 2019. Additionally, she previously played in WNBA, representing the teams like Houston Comets and Washington Mystics. Reportedly, the average wage for the WNBA player is expected to be around $71,635, however, the player can earn more depending upon their skills and achievements. 

As of 2019, she currently plays for the Mersin Büyüksehir Belediyesi of the Turkish league. In particular, the players playing outside united earns much higher when compared to the wage of WNBA. As per the reports, the players are expected to earn between $6,000 and $7,000 a month, playing in countries like Russia, Spain, Turkey, France and many more. In contrast, the player with WNBA experience can earn as high as $13,000 per month as a salary.  

Endorsement and Assets

The 2008 WNBA draftee, seems to have colleceted a decent fortune and assets from her professional career. Especially, she owns a house and a car which she has flaunted on her Instagram account. She has a Toyota car whose price starts from $24,000.  

Matee Ajavon house and Toyota car SOURCE: Instagram @ajavon2you2

2007 Pan American Games gold medalist, Matee has an endorsement deal with the Nike brand and is earning a significant amount of money from the deal. 

Matee Ajavon is Single

Malcolm X Shabazz High School graduate, Ajavon is currently single and yet to walk on the altar on her wedding dress. Additionally, she must be focusing on herself being emotionally, physically and mentally strong. Further, she seeks to inspire people by her deeds and career.

Matee Ajavon enjoying her time in beach SOURCE: Instagram @ajavon2you2

Former Rutgers University graduate, Matee often goes on vacation to spend quality time. Also, she likes to dwell on nature and beaches. Further, she is a great believer in god. On her feed, she often mentions her faith in god's destiny and his planning.

Matee Ajavon quotes SOURCE: Instagram @ajavon2you2

Talking about her body measurements, she has a perfect athlete body and is a gym freak. Further, she has a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) and a weight of 73 kgs (160lbs). 

As a Point guard

The famous Point guard, Matee currently plays for the Mersin Büyüksehir Belediyesi of the Turkish league. Previously, she played for teams like Houston Comets, Fenerbahçe Istanbul, Washington Mystics, Optimum Ted Kolejliler, Atlanta Dream and many more.

Ajavon was first drafted by the Houston Comets as a first-round 5th overall pick in the 2008 WNBA draft. Additionally, she also has represented the USA team in the 2007 Pan American Games, winning the gold medal in the tournament. 

In her playing career, she has played along with the players such as Layshia Clarendon, Tamera Young, Bria Holmes and many more. 

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