Brittney Griner Biography

( 1990 - )
June 21, 2019
First published on:June 15, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Brittney Griner

Date of Birth: 1990, October 18
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Brittney Yevette Griner
Birth Place Houston, Texas
Famous Name Brittney Griner
Horoscope Libra
Father Raymond Griner
Mother Sandra Griner
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $600,000
Past Team Phoenix Mercury & Zhejiang Golden Bulls
Siblings Decarlo, Pier, & Shkera
University Team Baylor Lady Bears basketball team
Date 2009
Sponsors Nike
No. of Twitter Followers 77.9K
No. of Instagram Followers 261K
Weight 93 Kg
Position in Team Center
No. of Siblings three siblings
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a basketball player
Currently Working For UMMC Ekaterinburg
Awards NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012), WBCA High School Player of the Year (2009), AP Player of the Year (2012), & WNBA champion (2014)
University attended Baylor University
School attended Nimitz Senior High School
Graduated year 2013
Currently Married Unmarried
Married to Glory Johnson (2015-2016)
Past married if any Glory Johnson
Divorce N/A
Children N/A
Affair with Relle
Girlfriend Relle

Brittney Griner's full name is “Brittney Yevette Grinner is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association, WNBA and in Russia for UMMC Ekaterinburg. She is the only NCAA basketball player to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots. She also played college basketball for Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

She was in an affair with a basketball player, Glory Johnson. Her current net worth as of 2019 is reportedly around $3 million.

Net Worth and Salary of Brittney Griner

The 28 years old professional basketball player, Brittney who has a net worth of $3 million. Griner made $61,800 base salary last season under terms of her four-year WNBA rookie contract.

CAPTION: Brittney Griner SOURCE: The Philadelphia Tribune

She is reported to earn close to $1 million annually playing in Russia. The highest paid WNBA players make just over $100,000 in base salary. She is currently receiving an annual salary of $107k from her club.

Brittney Griner's Personal Life; Is she a Lesbian?

Her personal life is not as successful as her job. There are lots of controversies and rumors in her private life. As she announced herself as a lesbian in 2013, she does not have a boyfriend. She revealed her sexuality through an interview. She was in an affair with a basketball player,  Glory Johnson

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They both were involved in a relationship for a long time and after having an affair, the couple celebrates their engagement on August 14, 2014. After 9 months of their engagement and relation, they married each other on May 8, 2015. However, they both are separated after 1 year of their marriage.

CAPTION: Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson SOURCE: ESPN.com

Currently, Brittney engaged to Cherelle Watson.

 
 
 
 
 
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Many of her fans are attracted by her dynamic personality. She has a height of 6 feet and 8 inches. She is one of the richest WNBA celebrities and earning a lot via her salary. Her total salary helps her to boost her net worth. She has enormous fans that followed her on social networking sites.

Her photos and status can be seen on Instagram. Her games and stats are the inspiration to many girls who want to enter into a basketball world.

Early Life of Brittney Griner

Brittney Grea was born as Brittney Yevette Griner on 18 October 1990, in Houston, Texas, the United States. She was born to American parents Sandra Griner and Raymond Griner. She carries a nationality of American.

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It seems she is Afro-American by her ethnicity. Her birth sign is Libra. She is popular all over Instagram and Twitter. Raymond and Sandra Griner are her parents. She has three older siblings. She attended Nimitz High School.

Professional Career of Brittney Griner

She plays at the position of the Center. She also has played college basketball at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She was very professional and also the second NCAA basketball player ever since Yavey Jones to score 2000 points and block 500 shots. 

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 Throughout his high school time, she has shown her great devotion and commitment to the game of basketball. She was not only a superb player of basketball.

She also played volleyball for a short period. She was outstanding and excelled in her career and goal. She gave a sensational and record-breaking performance with 52 dunks in 32 games.

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She also made a record of the maximum number of blocks by a female player in the high school game. After finishing her high school career, she played collegiate basketball at Baylor University, Texas. At Baylor, she played outstandingly and set many records in her name. Best Female Athlete ESPY Award also honored her in 2012.

She started her professional career at Phoenix Mercury after Mercury picked her during the 2013 WNBA Draft. Currently, she has emerged as the best players on her team.


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