Yolanda Moore

by John Max 04 Dec,2019
Yolanda Moore
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Yolanda Moore
  • Birth Place Port Gibson, Mississippi
  • Famous Name Yolanda Moore
  • Birth Date July 1, 1974
  • Net Worth $0.5 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Currently Working For Yolanda Moore Global
  • University attended University of Mississipp
  • Children 4

2× WNBA champion, Yolanda Moore is a retired basketball player who played for Houston Comets and Orlando Miracle. Upon retirement, she went to serve as the post-game radio analyst for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2007 and subsequently a coach for DeSoto Central HS (2007–2008), Heritage Academy (2011), LSU Eunice (2013–2014), and Southeastern Louisiana (2014–2016). 

Port Gibson, Mississippi native, Yolanda Moore, was born on July 1, 1974, under Cancer. She is an American by nationality who belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. 

Financial Aspects

Started career as a basketball player Moore ended a career in the sport serving a decade as a basketball coach. Though the veteran coach has not disclosed her exact earnings from basketball, Moore's total earning from basketball is assumed to be in thousands of dollars. 

As reported, the average Women Basketball Coach salary in the USA is $46,176. Entry-level positions start at $18,000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $78,499 per annum. 

Yolanda Moore SOURCE: Instagram @yolanda__moore

Currently, she stands as CEO of Yolanda Moore Global. The firm has managed departmental budgets of over $700,000.

From player to radio analyst to coach and now entrepreneur, Yolanda Moore's net worth is approximately $0.5 million as of 2019. 

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Personal Life

Moore is a proud mom to her four children. She had her first child during her freshman year and a second time at the end of her senior years at the University of Mississippi. 

Yolanda Moore and her two children SOURCE: Twitter @yolanda__moore

Despite the naysayers, she still went on to pursue her dream of playing in the WNBA, and the two siblings were there each step of the way, Moore said. 

However, she has not disclosed the father of her children. It seems like, the mother of four prefers her personal life private. 


In addition to her undergraduate degree at Mississippi, Moore has a master's degree in workforce educational leadership from Alcorn State University and later enrolled at Mississippi State University to pursue a Ph.D. in instructional systems and workforce development.

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In the 1999 WNBA Draft, Yolanda Moore was picked by the Orlando Miracle. She played three years in the WNBA, a total of 66 games, and 740 minutes of playing time. Furthermore, she won a WNBA Championship with the Houston Comets twice in 1997 and 1998.

In 2007, she pursued a career in the coaching field as an assistant boys' basketball coach and honored English teacher at DeSoto Central High Schoo.

ln 2011, she was named girls' basketball coach at Heritage Academy in Columbus, Mississippi, prior to being fired in December. In April 2014, Moore was appointed the fifth head women's basketball coach for Southeastern Louisiana University. She served for two seasons, in which she had an 11–47 record.

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