- Full Name: Brittney Yevette Griner
- Birth Date: October 18, 1990 (age 27 years old)
- Birthplace: Texas, USA
- Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brittney_Griner
Brittney Griner: Personal Life, Education, Family, Marriage, Siblings
Brittney Griner was born on October 18, 1990, to parents Raymond and Sandra Griner. She attended Chester W. Nimitz Senior High School in Houston, Texas. Griner went to Baylor University, Waco, Texas, where she played college basketball. Brittney has 3 siblings.
Griner came out as a lesbian in an interview with SI.com in 2013. She was bullied as a child for her tall figure and her sexuality.
Griner got engaged to Glory Johnson in 2014 and married the next year. The couple was arrested in April 2015 because of a fight that led them both to suffer minor injuries. They were charged with disorderly conduct charges and suspended for 7 games.
Johnson was pregnant with twins in June of the same year through IVF treatment. However, Griner admitted she had no biological connection to the babies and filed for a divorce. She called their marriage a "fraud and duress". The couple separated legally in June 2016.
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: NA
- Hometown: Houston, Texas, USA
- Height: 6 ft 9 inches
- Weight: 93 kg
- Education: Nimitz Senior High School, Baylor University
- Wife: Glory Johnson (2015-2016)
- Children: None
- Parents: Raymond and Sandra Griner
Brittney Griner: Professional Life and Career
Brittney Griner is a professional basketball player who plays for Phoenix Mercury. She joined the team in 2013. Griner played for the U.S National Team for two weeks in 2011 as a part of a European training tour.
Griner has many honors under her name. Some include Honda Sports Award, ESPY Award, Wade Trophy, etc.
- Profession: Basketball Player
- Worked for: NA
- Working for: Phoenix Mercury in WNBA
Brittney Griner: Net worth, Salary
Brittney Griner is a renowned name in the history of women's basketball. She has an estimated net worth of 3 million dollars. Griner makes almost a million annually playing in Russia. The famous player also has an endorsement with Nike.
- Net Worth: $3 million
- Salary: NA
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