Sue Bird Biography

( 1980 - )

Facts of Sue Bird

Date of Birth: 1980, October 16
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Suzanne Brigit Bird
Famous Name Sue Bird
Father Herschel Bird
Mother Nancy Bird
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Syosset, Town of Oyster Bay, New York
Salary $350,00
Net Worth $5 million
Weight in KG 67 kg
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Full Name Suzanne Brigit Bird

Sue Bird is a basketball player who currently plays for the Seattle Storm and US Women's Basketball team as a point guard. She also played for Dynamo Moscow and Spartak Moscow Region.

 

Bird has won 2 WNBA titles with Seattle Storm in 2004 and 2010 and has been included 11 times in the WNBA All-Star. She has also won 4 Olympics Gold medal with the US National team.

Sue Bird Early Life

Bird was born on October 16, 1980, in Syosset, New York. She is the daughter of Herschel Bird and Nancy Bird and has a sibling named Jen Bird. She is an American by her nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Sue Bird was born and raised in Syosset, New York. Her father is an Italian-born Russian Jew and as a result, she also holds the nationality of Israel since 2006. However, she represents herself as an American player in Intl. competition.

Professional Career of Sue Bird

From her early age, Sue was interested in sports influenced by her older sister. Apart from basketball, she also played soccer, tennis and ran track. She was a very good player and started playing AAU basketball from her sixth grade.

She played excellently in his high school and college career.  From 2004 to 2006, she played for Dynamo Moscow. She also played for Spartak Moscow Region for five years. From 2011, she is continuing playing for UMMC Ekaterinburg team.

She has won many championships and titles, some of them are, the World Championship of 2002 (China), World Championship 2010 (Czech Republic), World Championship 2014 (Turkey), she also won Olympics games in years 2004, 2008, 2012. 

WNBA Career

Sue Bird was picked 1st overall in the 2002 WNBA Draft by Seattle Storm where she combined with Lauren Jackson to win her first WNBA title in 2004. She won her 2nd WNBA title with Storm in 2010 but had to miss 2012 season due to injury.

Storm with Bird became WNBA favorites in 2016 after the addition of Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd but had to remain out of the court in 2017 due to a knee injury. Bird went on to win the third WNBA title in 2018 with Storms and was a key player in the campaign along with Stewart.

Bird also came in limelight recently after she told that her team Storms won't visit Whitehouse after WNBA title win.

Sue Bird Personal Life 

Sue Bird came out of the closet and revealed that she is a lesbian on July 20, 2017. She also disclosed that she has been dating soccer player Megan Rapinoe for several months.

Her partner Megan came out as a lesbian in 2012 and has previously dated Sarah Walsh and Sera Cahoone.

They also featured on the cover of ESPN's Body Issue and became the first same-sex couple to do so. 

Also Read: Megan Rapinoe Biography

 

Net worth and Salary of Sue Bird

She is one of the highest paid female athletes. Her annual salary is $350,000. Her estimated net worth is $5 million. She is magnificent and has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches and his weight is around 67 kg.

She is actively followed on social networking sites. Her photos and uploads can be seen on Instagram. Moreover, info about her life and bio can be taken from Wiki.



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