Brittney Griner Biography
Brittney Griner is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is currently imprisoned in Russia after cartridges containing less than a gram of hashish oil were found in her luggage. She pleaded guilty to the charges on July 1, 2022, and was sentenced to nine years in prison on August 4, 2022.
Regarding her education, she attended Nimitz High School in Houston. While there he played basketball and many other sports including volleyball. As a freshman in college, she practiced with the boys basketball team and worked with a Nimitz soccer coach to develop her leg strength in preparation for learning to dunk. She even dated Shaquille O’Neal after her duck videos went viral on YouTube.
During her senior year, she led the Nimitz Cougars to the Texas 5A girls basketball state championship game, where they lost 52-43 to Mansfield Summit High School. He dunked 52 times in 32 games as a senior, setting a single-game record with seven dunks against Aldine High School. Additionally, he recorded 25 blocks in a game against Houston Aliff Hastings on November 11, 2008.
In 2009, she was named the nation’s No. 1 female high school basketball player. After that, she was selected to the Phoenix Mercury All-American basketball team in 2009. Later, she received the ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete in 2012. She also signed an endorsement with Nike in 2013.
In 2016, she was on the 2016 United States Women’s Olympic team and led them to victory at the Rio Olympics. She protested the Star Spangled Banner and stated that she would not be on the field while the national anthem was played during the opening ceremony in 2020. In 2021, she was named to the United States women’s national team for the 2020 Olympics.
Brittney Griner Age
How old is Griner? Griner he is 31 years old as of 2021. He was was born on October 31, 1990 in Houston, Texas, United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on October 31 every year herself the sign is Scorpio.
Height of Brittney Griner
Griner stands on an average height of 6 feet 9 inches and is of medium weight weighing 93 kg (205 lb).
Brittney Griner Family
Griner is his proud daughter Raymond Griner (father) and Sandra Griner (mother). Her father is a former Harris County Sheriff and a Marine veteran. He served in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969. He has three older siblings, Shkera Griner, Pier Griner, and Decarol Griner.
Brittney Griner Partner | Lesbian | twins
Griner in public came out as a lesbian on February 11, 2013, during an interview with SI.com. She was married twice. She was first married to Glory Johnson whom she married in 2015. They were blessed twins, Ava and sun who were born on October 12, 2015. Unfortunately, they broke up in 2016. Currentlyshe is happy married to Cherelle Grinner whom she married in 2019.
Brittney Griner Net Worth
Griner has an estimated net value between $1 million – $5 million. His main source of income is his successful career as a Pharmacist.