Brittney Griner is an American basketball player who was born on the 18th of October, the 18th of October, 1990. She was born in Houston, Texas.
The youngest among the four siblings and played sports since a very young age.
She was a student at Nimitz High School were she played basketball and volleyball for the Cougars and even took their team to Texas 5A girls basketball state championship, where they fell in the final. However, Griner was named as a WBCA All-American that year.
Her way to an incredible basketball career to follow.
Griner went to college on the campus of Baylor University, where she was a player with her team, the Baylor Lady Bears, quickly establishing her dominance even as a freshman, breaking the single-season record for blockers with 223 shots deflected. The team would ultimately be defeated at the final Four in the NCAA Tournament.
Next year , she had her most successful collegiate year, being awarded AP Best Player. She also won the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship after beating Notre Dame in the national final game.
She was picked as the top overall pick during the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. The year she was born was an absolute success and, by her sophomore season she already established a record for the most regular-season blocks in one WNBA game, with 11.
What do you think Brittney Griner’s wealth?
Her net worth is $5 million.
In her three years of playing in Russia She’s believed to have earned about $1.5 million .
With her highest payday from the WNBA was $227,000, the maximum amount the league can pay.