Brittney Griner Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Wiki Bio

Brittney Griner Family

Brittney Griner Family and Parents – Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player born to her parents Sandra Griner (Mother) and Raymond Griner (Father) know all about her in this Blog.

Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played college basketball for the Baylor Lady Bears in Waco, Texas.She is the only NCAA basketball player to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots.In 2012, the three-time All-American was named the AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.

Brittney Griner Wiki / Biography

Name Brittney Griner
Date of Birth 18 October 1990
Age ( 2022 ) 31 years
Place of BirthHouston, Texas, United States
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse / PartnerGlory Johnson (m. 2015–2016)

  Cherelle in Relationship

ChildrenNot Yet
Mother Name Sandra Griner
Father Name Raymond Griner
SiblingsShkera Griner, Pier Griner, Decarlo Griner
EducationNimitz (Houston, Texas)
ProfessionAmerican professional basketball player
Net Worth$3 Million
Last Update 2022

Brittney Griner Family and Early Life

Brittney Griner was born on 17 October 1990 and belongs to Houston, Texas. She grew up in Houston with her family. Her nickname is Brittney. Brittany started her school education at Nimitz High School in Houston also completed her graduation from Baylor University in Waco.During her junior season, a YouTube video featuring her dunks was watched more than 6.6 million times, leading to a meeting with Shaquille O’Neal.

Brittney Griner Parents
Brittney Griner Parents

Brittney Griner Parents

Brittney Griner Parents Name is Sandra Griner (Mother) and Raymond Griner (Father). Her father is a former Harris County sheriff and Marine veteran who served in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969. She has three older siblings.

Brittney Griner Wife, Partner

Brittney Griner Partner

Brittney Griner Firstly married with Glory Johnson ( 2015 – 2016 ) but they seperated. Currently she is in relationship with Cherelle. Cherelle is a blogger, according to her IG bio, and her LinkedIn bio states that she is currently enrolled as a law student at North Carolina Central University. The WAG is also working as a teacher and graduated Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and government.

Brittney Griner Net Worth

Brittney Griner has an estimated Net Worth around $3 Million in 2022.She is an American professional basketball player earns a good fortune from her hard work, which she devotes a lot of time to and where she presents oneself entirely.

Brittney Griner Career

Griner attended Nimitz High School in Houston. In addition to lettering in basketball throughout high school, she played varsity volleyball as a freshman. Starting in her sophomore year, Griner practiced with the boys’ basketball team, and worked with a Nimitz football coach to develop her leg strength in preparation for learning to dunk.During her junior season, a YouTube video featuring her dunks was watched more than 2.7 million times,leading to a meeting with Shaquille O’Neal.

Griner played college basketball at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. As a freshman, Griner’s 223 blocked shots set the all-time single-season record, establishing her as one of the greatest shot blockers in women’s basketball history.On December 16, 2009, Griner recorded Baylor’s first triple-double with 34 points, 13 rebounds, and Big 12 Conference record 11 blocked shots.

On March 3, 2010, Griner and Texas Tech player Jordan Barncastle were battling for position near the lane. As a foul was being called on Barncastle, Griner took two steps forward and threw a right-handed roundhouse punch which broke Barncastle’s nose. Griner was then ejected from the game. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey then imposed another one-game suspension in addition to the one-game suspension mandated by NCAA rules.

In the 2013 WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected Griner as the first overall pick. Griner would flourish in her rookie season, being named a WNBA all-star and would be a dominant defensive force in the league, averaging 3.0 blocks per game. In her debut on May 27, 2013 against Chicago Sky, Griner equaled the WNBA dunk record, recording two dunks to equal Candace Parker’s career total.

On March 12, 2017, Griner re-signed with the Mercury to a multi-year deal once her rookie contract expired. In 2017, Griner would have the best season of her career thus far. On June 7, 2017, Griner scored a career-high 38 points along with 9 rebounds in a 98–90 overtime win against the Indiana Fever.

In 2019, Griner would be voted into the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game, making it her sixth career all-star game appearance. On August 25, 2019, Griner scored a season-high 34 points in a 94-86 loss to the Chicago Sky. By the end of the season, Griner led the league in the scoring for the second time in her career and would continue to lead the league in blocks for the seventh straight season.

In 2016, Griner played for the U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team for the Summer Olympics and earned her first Olympic medal as they beat Spain 101–72 for the gold medal, becoming one of 11 players who have earned an Olympic gold medal, FIBA World Cup gold medal, WNBA title, and NCAA title, joining Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings, Cynthia Cooper, Asjha Jones, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart, Sheryl Swoopes, Diana Taurasi, and Kara Wolters on the list.Griner was selected again for the US Olympic women’s basketball team for the 2020 Olympics.

Who is Brittney Griner‘s new wife?

Brittney Griner Firstly married with Glory Johnson ( 2015 – 2016 ) but they seperated.Currently she is in relationship with Cherelle.

What is Brittney Griner salary?

Brittney Griner signed a 3 year / $664,544 contract with the Phoenix Mercury, including an annual average salary of $221,515. In 2022, Griner will earn a base salary of $227,900, while carrying a cap hit of $227,900.

What is Brittney Griner Net Worth ?

Brittney Griner has an estimated Net Worth around $3 Million in 2022.She is an American professional basketball player earns a good fortune from her hard work, which she devotes a lot of time to and where she presents oneself entirely.

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