Brittney Griner: Wiki, Age, Bio, Net worth, Relationship, Net worth, Family

Brittney Griner: Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Gender, Husband, Net Worth, Career, Parents, Siblings, Instagram, Stats, Education, Weight, Nationality, Facts, Family: Brittney Griner is famous for being an American National Basketball player. She played for the Phoenix Mercury which is associated with the Women’s National Basketball Association. She has received a lot of awards and titles for her talent. Brittney was named AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. 

Even in high school, she was known to be the nu, ber 1 basketball player among women in the nation. Brittney even was selected for the Olympics team and made quite a great impression. She won the 2016 Olympics and secured a second position in the 2020 Olympics. Read more about Brittney Griner below to know about her early life, career, net worth, family and dating life.

Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner Early life and Background

Brittney Griner was born on 18th October in the year 1990. Her full name is known to be Brittney Yvette Griner. She is originally from Texas as she was born in Houston. She did not give many details about her private space during her early life. We know that she attended Nimitz High School and started playing basketball there. She was always enthusiastic about sports. 

Brittney wanted to pursue her career therefore, she even played basketball with the boys’ team of her school and practice leg work for strength with a football coach. As a freshman, she even played varsity volleyball. She always carried a talent and worked hard to reach her goal. It is found that she went to Baylor University and played college basketball there.

In match

Parents and Siblings of Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner did not speak much about her parents. It is known that her father’s name is Raymond Griner and her Mother’s name is Sandra Griner. They supported her in her career throughout. They always wanted what was best for her. She also has three other siblings. 

Her brother’s name is Decarlo Griner and her sisters are called Shkera and Pier Griner. We do not know much about them. She wishes to keep their lives private as well. Brittney grew up with her family in Texas for the most part of her life. They were always there for her at her matches. She stayed in Texas till she had to move out for college. She shares a special relationship with her mother.

In olympics

Career of Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner started her career in basketball when she joined college. In her first year, she even leads the college team to victory. In her college years, she was named AP Player of the Year and Premier Player of the Women’s College Basketball in 2012. This kick-started her career and soon she became a professional after graduation. She got drafted in Phoenix Mercury after that. 

She has been playing there since 2013 and currently, she is still the best player. Brittney also joined the National Team in the US for basketball. She joined in 2011 and in 2016, helped the team to get the first position in Olympics, In her second Olympics in 2021, she again won.

With Glory

Brittney Griner Personal Life (Girlfriend, Wife & Children)

Brittney Griner identifies herself as a lesbian. She did not speak much about it but she reported being bullied for it as a child. Her life was very hard for it. Her father never accepted her sexuality and this led to an issue. She first got engaged with Glory Johnson, a WNBA player in 2014. But they got arrested for resorting to domestic violence. Even after that they got married in 2015. 

Later that year, Glory announced that she was pregnant with twins. Brittney immediately filed for divorce. It was an extremely rough patch for her for quite a long time. After getting divorced in 2016, Brittney got engaged to Cherelle Watson in 2018. They married in 2019 and Cherelle even changed her last name to Griner.

Brittney’s Net Worth

Brittney Griner has been playing for a very long time. She started earning by playing varsity basketball. Soon she became a professional player and the club teams provided a lot. She earns quite a lot for being a famous player. Mostly basketball is her source of income. She also collaborates with other brands in commercials. We do not have an accurate estimate but her worth is somewhere around $5 million.

Here is the bio/wiki of Brittney Griner, her family, mother, father, siblings, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, girlfriend, spouse, cars,  game, address, email, house, hometown, lifestyle, basketball, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, phone number, school, her Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, earning/income/net worth, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, date of birth.

Brittney Griner Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real NameBrittney Yvette Griner
NicknameNot known
GenderFemale
ProfessionBasketball Player
Height (approx.)In centimeters – 173 cm

In meters – 1.73 m 

In feet inches – 5’8”

Weight (approx.)In kilogram – 70 kg

In pounds – 154 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.)Not Known
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Date of Birth18th October 1990
Age (as in 2022)32 years
Birth PlaceAustralia
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityAustralian
HometownHouston, Texas
SchoolNimitz High School
Higher EducationBaylor University
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionChristian
EthnicityNot known
CasteNot Known
AddressNot Known
Hobbies and InterestsNot known
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Boyfriends/GirlfriendsNot known
SexualityLesbian
ParentsFather: Raymond Griner

Mother: Sandra Griner

SiblingsBrother – Decarlo Griner

Sister – Shkera Griner, Pier Griner

Husband/Wife/SpouseCherelle Watson
ChildrenN/A
Net Worth$5 million

Some Lesser Known Facts About Brittney

  • Brittney Griner was arrested in Russia in 2022 for a drug case.
  • She is the first woman who got drafted into NBA.
  • She was not a part of the team in the 2012 Olympics.
  • Brittney is so famous that there is Brittney Griner Day in Houston.
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