Brittney Griner is an american basketball player born on 18th October, which was the 18th of Octoberin 1990. She was born in Houston, Texas.
The youngest of the four siblings, she was involved in sports from a old age.
She attended Nimitz High School where she played volleyball and basketball as a Cougars member and took their team to the Texas 5A girls basketball state championship, which they lost at the end. Griner was nevertheless named as an WBCA All-American that year.
Her path to an amazing basketball career that will follow.
Griner attended school in the college of Baylor University, where she was a member of her team named the Baylor Lady Bears, rapidly establishing her dominance as a freshman , breaking the single season record for blockers with 223 shots blocked. The team was ultimately defeated in the Final Four during the NCAA Tournament.
The following year , she had the most successful year of her collegiate career and was awarded AP the Best Performer. She also was awarded the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship after defeating Notre Dame in the national final game.
She was chosen as the number one overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. The year in which she was born was a complete success, and by the time of her second season, she had already recorded the record for largest block count in a regular season WNBA game, with 11.
What do you think of Brittney Griner’s wealthis?
Her net worth is $5 million.
The reports suggest that she made around $1.5 Million in the three years playing in Russia.
The highest amount she received at the WNBA was $227,000 which is the maximum amount that the league can pay.