Brittney Griner is a WNBA i.e. Women’s National Basketball Association’s star. You’re sure shot going to get awestruck by her talent and ability in basketball. She scored 50 points out of 2000 in the Yavey Yones. Isn’t that unbelievable?
She has even been names an AP player of the year and has been honored with the most outstanding Player of the Final 4.
Of course, it is easy to get curious about the income of this basketball queen. You guessed it right. She earns fortunes. She makes as much as 600,000 dollars in a year. Different sites on the internet would suggest different figures for her net worth.
Nonetheless, as per the accumulated facts, her net worth has been guessed to be more than 2 million dollars. She is considered as one of the highest paid female basketball player in today’s date. She gets a yearly salary of $600,000. Her net worth graph has been as follows in the past years-
- Year 2012- $1,000,000
- Year 2013- $ 1,350,000
- Year 2014- $1,560,000
- Year 2015- $1,800,000
- Year 2016- $2,000,000
Current Professional Happenings and Earnings
At present, she is in contract with Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA. Brittney is the 1st women basketball player who has blocked 500 shots and has scored more than two thousand points.
She is working in China for Zhejiang Golden Bulls and is earning a lot! She is getting a huge amount of $600,000 in a country that gives her basketball players $100,000 on average. The highest earner has been Anthony Bennet. But Brittney has even trumped him. In the beginning she only made $49,000.
Having a great height of 6’8”, she is surely blessed for the game of basketball and she knows very well how to use it as a weapon perfectly. She wears US size for men.
She is definitely bold and beautiful. Most of her clothes are men oriented due to two reasons- one, her tall stature, second, her sexual orientation. Yes, you have guessed it right. She is a lesbian and hence her preference for male clothing over female clothing.
Personal Life of Brittney Griner
Her personal life has been a little complicated. She was married to Glory Johnson and it lasted for just 28 days. According to the reports, they were both unhappy in the marriage and hence decided to part ways so early.
Nonetheless, she has found her love again. She is now in a stable relationship with her girlfriend Lola. They are both very happy together. Also, she now has twin baby girls.
She is highly interested in the welfare of LGBT children. She likes to educate kids about LGBT and about bullying which they confront.
According to reports, she has confessed that she had to face a lot of bullying herself back in her childhood days and she understands how tragic it can be for so many children.
- She has been WNBA All-star twice in the year 2014 and in the year 2015.
- She was a WNBA champion in the year 2015
- She has won ‘Defensive Player of the year’ award in WNBA in the year 2015
- She was 2 times WNBA blocks leader in the year 2014
These are just some of her important accomplishments and achievements of the never-ending list.
Full name: Brittney Yevette Griner
Date of birth: 18th October, 1990
Birth place: Houston, Texas
Profession: Basketball Player
Height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Net worth: $3 million