Sydney Colson Biography

March 28, 2020
First published on:March 28, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Sydney Colson

Birth Name Sydney Justine Colson
Birth Place Houston, Texas
Famous Name Sydney Colson
Father Stephanie Colson
Mother Simmie
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $68,000
Position in Team Guard
Current team Chicago Sky
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball Player

Sydney Justine Colson a.k.a. Sydney Colson is a professional basketball player currently signed to the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted by the Connecticut Sun in the 2011 WNBA draft and also played for San Antonio Stars, Minnesota Lynx, and Las Vegas.

Born on 6th August 1989, Colson finished her collegiate career at Texas A&M University, where she helped the college team to win the NCAA title during her senior season.

Net Worth & Salary As Of 2020

No. 51 – Chicago Sky guard, Sydney Colson is currently under a 1 year / $68,000 contract with the team, including an annual average salary of $68,000. As per the deal, she will earn a base salary of $68,000, while carrying a cap hit of $68,000 in 2020. Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley, and Stefanie Dolson are the highest-paid rooster of the team. 

A professional since 2011, she has played for other WNBA league teams earning tremendous sum. Additionally, during the off-season, Colson went on to play for other leagues such as Sleza Wroclaw—Poland (EBLK), H.R. Le-Zion—Israel (D1), and Lider Pruszkow—Poland (PLKK) which helped her to add six-digit figure per season. 

Sydney Colson is endorsed by various clothing brands SOURCE: Instagram @sydjcolson

Besides, she is endorsed by various clothing brand, K-Swiss, Blade Brown, and Vertigo. 

As of 2020, Colson's net worth is approximately $1 million

Is Sydney Colson Dating?

Sydney Colson, 30 has maintained her personal life as secret as possible. The basketball player has never been spotted with a guy in media neither open about her sexuality. There is less to no information about her love life, not even her relationship status. Hence, she is possibly single. 

Family & Education

Sydney Justine Colson was born to Simmie and Stephanie Colson, in Houston, Texas. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. She grew up alongside two siblings, Simmie IV and Simone. 

Colson's siblings SOURCE: Instagram @sydjcolson

Besides playing basketball, she majored in sociology at Texas A&M. She said she would like to pursue a television career as a sports commentator after a WNBA career.

WNBA Transaction

  • April 16, 2011: Selected by the Connecticut Sun in the second round (16thoverall) of the 2011 WNBA Draft
  • April 16, 2011: Traded to the New York Liberty in exchange for Kalana Greene.
  • May 16, 2012: Waived by the Liberty
  • May 14, 2015: Signed a free agent contract with San Antonio
  • Feb. 12, 2018: Re-signed with San Antonio
  • March 13, 2018: Re-signed by the Las Vegas Aces
  • May 17, 2018: Waived by the Las Vegas Aces
  • Aug. 14, 2018: Signed contract with Minnesota for the rest of the season
  • May 13, 2019: Signed as a free agent with the Las Vegas Aces

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