Sylvia Fowles Biography

May 17, 2019
First published on:May 17, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Sylvia Fowles

Three times WNBA Defensive Player Of The Year Sylvia Fowles is an American professional basketball player who plays in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) for the Minnesota Lynx as their center. She was drafted in the 2008 WNBA draft by the Chicago Sky.

The 2 times WNBA Finals MVP Sylvia Fowles inspired Minnesota to the 2015 and 2017 WNBA Championships. Professional since 2008, she has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2019 and earns around $113,360 as her annual salary.

Is Sylvia Fowles Married? Her Sexual Orientation and Personal Life

Sylvia hasn't claimed any information on the media regarding her personal life and relationship status so we cannot guess her current relationship status. As per some sources, she reportedly is a lesbian but no official confirmation is available on that.

CAPTION: Basketball Player Sylvia Fowles SOURCE: Liverampup

The 34 years old WNBA player might have been in a romantic relationship with someone but she doesn't seem to be sharing much to the media. Discussing her hobbies and passions, she has mentioned that she is very fond of drawing and sewing.

Besides, Sylvia also plays saxophone and guitar and she is very fond of latest gadgets and remote controlled helicopters. She was motivated to play basketball by her brother since she belongs to a supportive family. Fowles is involved in several charity works and has founded the Sylvia Fowles Family Fund.

Sylvia Fowles Body Measurements (Height, Weight, and Age)

The 24 years old WNBA player is 6 ft 6 in (1.9 8 m) tall and has a weight of about 220 pounds (100 kg). 

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Sylvia Fowles Net worth is 2019; How much does she Earn?

Sylvia Fowles has an estimated net worth of above $2 million as of 2019. She has been in her professional basketball career for over a decade so she is supposed to have earned a lot of money and her career earnings is estimated above $5 million.

In addition to this, Fowles is currently earning an annual average salary of around $113,360 from the Minnesota Lynx while her salary in 2018 was around $111,180.

Besides, Sylvia's weekly salary is reported to be around $2180 in 2019 and $2138 in 2018. She has been earning a cumulative salary of around $224,540 in 2019 as reported by the Her personal assets include a house and a nice collection of cars.



Furthermore, she has signed an endorsement deal with Nike since she has been promoting the brand in several posts on her official Twitter account.

Sylvia Fowles Early Life, Parents, and Education

Sylvia Fowles was born to mother Arrittio Fowles on October 6, 1985, in Miami, Florida, United States. She is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group and has a sun sign Libra.

She had an awesome childhood with her three brothers Walter, Jeremy, Morris and a sister Dorothy. She began her schooling with the Little River Elementary School and later she was graduated from Gulliver Preparatory School scoring an average of 20.6 points and 11.6 rebounds.

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Sylvia Fowles Professional WNBA Career

Sylvia Fowles started her professional career after she ended her college career with the Louisiana State University. Besides her, some of the other famous basketball players are also from the Lousiana State University including Shaquille O' Neal and Brandon Bass.

Fowles began her professional WNBA career after she was drafted in the 2008 WNBA draft by the Chicago Sky in the 2nd overall pick. She played for over several seasons with the Sky team and after that Sylvia was traded in 2015 to the Minnesota Lynx.

In addition to her WNBA career, she played for the Spartak Moscow during the offseasons of WNBA. She also played for the United States women's national basketball team and represented the team in several games including the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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