Maya Moore Biography

( 1989 - )
August 6, 2018
First published on:July 21, 2015
by therock

Facts of Maya Moore

Date of Birth: 1989, June 11
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: gemini
Birth Name Maya April Moore
Famous Name Maya Moore
Father Michael Dabney
Mother Kathryn Moore
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Jefferson City, Missouri
Salary $60 thousand
Net Worth $150 thousand
Weight in KG 79 kg
Affair with N/A
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A

Maya April Moore is an American professional Women basketball player by her profession and is considered as one of the most talented and smart female basketball players of the time. She plays from the forward position for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA.

 

Moore began her professional career in 2011 with the Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and is still continuing with it.

Maya Moore's Early Life and Career

Born on June 11, 1989, in Jefferson City, Missouri, Maya Moore was a sports lover from a very young age. She used to play different sports such as high jump, volleyball and was very interested to become a singer at the age of 5. She did her high school from Collins Hill High School where she helped lead her team to three Georgia state titles and one runner-up finish in basketball.

Later, she joined the University of Connecticut where she was the member of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball.

Moore won various titles such as "Naismith National High School Player of the Year", the Naismith, and Gatorade Awards as national basketball player of the year and so on for her brilliant performance and it turned out to be a career break point for her.

In the same year she also played for Ros Casares Valencia till 2012 and from 2012 to 2014 she played for the Shanxi Flame of the Chinese league. The list of achievements of this young enthusiast player is more than her age. 

Moore has won 2006 and 2007 Naismith Prep Player of the year, Rookie of the year, NBA most valuable player 2014, 3 gold medals with U.S. Women’s Basketball Team in 2010FIBA World Championship, 2012 London Olympics and so on.

Maya Moore's Personal Life

Moore currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is very close to her mother who had raised her as a single parent. She is also known for her famous quotes that inspire a lot of people to get motivated.

Till date, there are no any rumors of her dating anyone. Although she is very open about her personal life she has not opened up about her boyfriend. She has also not commented anything about her being gay/lesbian.

Maya Moore's Net worth and SAlary

Moore has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million in 2017, including all of her properties and earnings and enjoys the yearly salary of at least $60000 from her present club. She was the first female to sign an endorsement deal with Jordan which too s the source of her income. Standing 6 ft. tall with the weight of 79 kg, the star forward is also active in charity works.

She has launched an academy named ‘Maya Moore Academy’ in partnership with Life Time Fitness/Ultimate Hoops and Jordan Brand which is related to the training and educating about Basketball. Apart from this, she keeps on organizing various charity events like charity games, auctions and so on.

To know more about Maya Moore, she can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief biography of her.

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