Sue Bird (born October 16, 1980) is an American Professional Basketball Player from Syosset, New York. She first overall pick by the Seattle Storm in the WNBA draft of 2002. Furthermore, the 38-year-old player completed her rookie season averaging 14.4 points in 32 game plays.
She later named All-WNBA First Team. Moreover, Bird also became runner-up for the Rookie of the Year Award. The player guided the Storm to win their first WNBA Championship in 2004.
In addition, her real full birth name is Suzanne Brigit Bird. She also played for Dynamo Moscow and assisted the team to reach the finals of the Russian Championship. Suzanne also led the Spartak Moscow Region to win the Russian Super League. In fact, she also assisted to win the Euro League Championships during 2006-07.
During the 2012 season, Sue suffered a knee injury which led to a surgery. Therefore, she was unable to play in the 2013 season. Later, the champion returned in 2014 and was featured in 33 games.
Moreover, Sue finished the season averaging 10.6 points per game. Recently, Bird was hired by Denver Nuggets (NBA) to hold a position in their front office as their Basketball Operations Associate.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
This WNBA player was born on the 16th of October 1980 in Syosset, New York, United States. Hence, Sue Bird’s age is 38 years old, as of 2018. The star player was to a father “Herschel Bird” who is a cardiologist.
Furthermore, her mother “Nancy Bird” worked as a high school nurse. Sue also has an elder sister named “Jennifer Bird” who was an athlete. Her childhood nickname was a peanut. At the age of 11, Bird started to take interest in Basketball sport.
In fact, she used to participate in several competitions like the Amateur Athletic Union competitions and St John’s Basketball game. She attended Syosset High School. Later Suzanne transferred to Christ the King Regional High School after completing her rookie and sophomore years.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Spouse
Moreover, she also played for the Huskies of the University of Connecticut during her college career. She directed the Huskies to win two National Championships. Also, the player was honored with Nancy Lieberman Award. She finished her college career scoring 1,378 points, 585 assists, and 23 steals.
Sue Bird has come out openly as a lesbian on July 20, 2017. She started her relationship girlfriend Megan Rapinoe. She is an American professional soccer player. Megan associated with the Seattle Reign FC of the National Women’s Soccer League.
|Full Birth Name||Suzanne Brigit Bird.|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player.|
|Age||Thirty-eight (38) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||16th October 1980.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Syosset, New York, United States.|
|Current Residence||New York, USA.|
|Famous for||Playing Basketball Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 150 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||37-29-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Herschel Bird.
Mother: Nancy Bird.
|Siblings||Sister: Jennifer Bird.|
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Sue Bird Husband & Relationship|
|School||1. Syosset High School.
2. Christ the King Regional High School.
|College/ University||The University of Connecticut.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Kate Winslet.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Reading, Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset||Approx. $5 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary||$350,000 per annum.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Amazing Facts about Sue Bird (WNBA Player)
- She also won three back-to-back championships with UMMC Ekaterinburg of the Russian League.
- In 2017, Sue became the player with the most All-Star appearances, as well as, WNBA leader in assists with a career total of 2,600 assists.
- Furthermore, the player is also a four-time Olympic gold medalist with the United States National Team.
- Financial Stats: The estimated Net worth of $5 million US Dollar in 2018.
- Her team also won three gold medals and a bronze at the FIBA World Championship.
- The 38-year-old player’s height is 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 centimeters).
- Bird’s body weight is 68 kilograms (150 Pounds).