Maya April Moore is an American basketball player by profession. She is considered as one of the sexy, witty and smart female basketball player of the time. She plays from the forward position in the game. She started her professional career in 2011 where she played for Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and is still continuing with it. 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. She 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.
Born on June 11, 1989 in Jefferson City, Missouri, she was a sports lover from a very young age. She used to play different sports such as high jump, volley ball 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 University of Connecticut where she was member of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball. She 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.
Moving on to her personal life, she 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 but the boyfriend question has been quite a mystery. She has also not commented anything about her being gay/lesbian.
Moore has an estimated net worth of $150 thousand and enjoys the yearly salary of at least $60000. She was the first female to sign shoes endorsement deal with Jordan brand. 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 trainings 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 on her.