Glory Johnson Net Worth 2017, Age, Height, Weight

Glory Johnson Net Worth 2017, Age, Height, Weight

Glory Johnson is a well known  American basketball player of the WNBA ( Women National Basketball Association).

Early years

She was born on July 27, 1990 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She attended Webb School of Knoxwille, a college preparatory day school in Tennessee. During her college years she played for Lady Vols of the University of Tennessee. She was a part of their team since 2008.She has a degree in communications and global studies from her 3 years college studying.

She played for the USA National team at the 2011 University Games which were held in China. The USA team won the golden medal at that event.

Career development

In 2012 she was chosen ( in the 2nd round) by The Tulsa Shock on the WNBA draft to play for their team.

In 2015 her career made a turn due to her pregnancy and taking a maternity leave after giving birth to twins.

She returned the very next year to her old team, only they were now going under a different name: The Dallas Wings. Obviously, the team moved from Tulsa to Dallas.

In the period of three years ( from 2012 to 2015) she was playing for two Russian basketball teams and from 2016 she became a great asset for Xinjiang Tiashan basketball team from China.

Personal life

She was in a relationship with Brittney Griner, who is also an WNBA player. The two of them even got engaged in 2014 and were married for 28 days. After that, the relationship went down because Glory got herself pregnant and gave birth to twins in 2015 without Brittney knowing. She had an IVF treatment  and the two of them got divorced as soon as they could.

Glory had a tough pregnancy which resulted with her babies premature birth, when she was only 24 weeks pregnant. They stayed in the neonatal care unit for three months and even had surgery. This was a very stressfull period for Glory.

Brittney felt she was pressured into having a family with Glory so soon. They divorced in 2016 and Brittney had to pay Glory some support money for the kids, even though she wasn’t included in any og Glory’s decisions.

Glory is now in a relationship with a boy from her hometown and she emphasizes that she is heterosexual today. She was her childhood friend whom she reconnected after moving to her parents with her babies. She is very grateful for all the help she gets from her family, especially from her  mother and sister. They gave her shelter when she was all on her own with two little girls.

Philantropic work

She participated in fundraising events she was invited to. For example she was on A Night To B-aMAZED, in order to raise money for a nonprofit charity organization B.Maze Elite AAU Basketball Club.

Quick summary

Full name: Glory Johnson

Date of birth: July 27, 1990

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Age: 27

Profession: women basketball player

Height: 1,91 m

Weight: 77 kgs

Net worth: $0,5 million

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