Brittney Yevette Griner (born October 18, 1990) is an American Professional Basketball Player from Houston, Texas. She is famous because she is the only NCAA basketball player to score 2000 points and block 500 shots. Furthermore, the 27-year-old player currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association).
In 2009, Griner was named as the nation’s no. 1 High School women’s basketball player by Rivals.com. She also led the Baylor University in 2012 women’s national championship.
In 2013, Brittney remained in a lot of controversies after came out as a lesbian. During the interview, she also revealed how she was extremely bullied for being bigger. Moreover, her father also didn’t accept her as a lesbian. Later, she began a first open lesbian player who ever signed by the Nike brand.
Brittney Griner Biography, Age, Parents & Spouse
How old is the Basketball Player? She was born on 18th October 1990 in Houston, Texas, USA. Therefore, Brittney Griner’s age is Twenty-seven (27) years old, as of 2018. Her father name is Raymond Griner. She is very close to her mother “Sandra Griner”
Furthermore, Brittney has three siblings. She has a brother “Decarlo Griner” and two sisters Shkera Griner and Pier Griner. The player attended Nimitz High School for school education. Later, she went to the Baylor University.
On May 8, 2015, Griner married her wife “Glory Johnson”. But the couple divorced each other after one year due to some unsolved issues. Currently, she is in a relationship with girlfriend “Cherelle Watson”.
Brittney Griner Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Spouse, Net worth, Parents, Girlfriend, Siblings & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Brittney Yevette Griner.|
|Working As||Professional Basketball Player.|
|Age||Twenty-seven (27) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||18th October 1990.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Houston, Texas, USA.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Current Residence||Houston, Texas, USA.|
|Famous for||1. Playing basketball for Phoenix Mercury.
2. Only NCAA basketball player to score 2000 points and block 500 shots.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 9".
Centimeters: 206 cm.
Meters: 2.06 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 93 Kg.
Pounds: 205 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (US)||17.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
Mother: Sandra Griner.
|Siblings||Brother: Decarlo Griner.
Sister: 1. Shkera Griner.
2. Pier Griner.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Brittney Griner Husband & Relationship|
|Marital Status||In the Relationship.|
|Dating History?||Glory Johnson.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Glory Johnson (ex-wife).|
|School||Nimitz High School.|
|College/ University||Baylor University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Playing Volleyball & Basketball, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Food.|
|Brittney Griner Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $3 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
|Social Media Accounts|
|Facebook Profile||Facebook Brittney Griner|
|Instagram Account||Brittney Griner Instagram|
Facts about the Lesbian Basketball Player
- She received the Best Female Athlete ESPY Award in 2012.
- Griner used to play varsity volleyball as a freshman.
- Furthermore, Bill White (the Houston mayor) declared May 7, 2009, as a Brittney Griner Day.
- As of 2018, the estimated Brittney Griner’s Net worth is $3 million US Dollar.
- In 2014, she received the FIBA World Championship All-Star Five title.
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- On April 22, 2015, Glory and Brittney arrested on charges of assault and disorderly conduct.
- Both the player suffered from minor injuries.
- Later, Griner was suspended for seven games by WNBA along with her wife.
- The couple’s divorce finalized in June 2016.