Brittney Yevette Griner, also known as Brittney Griner, is an American professional basketball player for Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association.
After being drafted in the first round, she joined the WNBA’s, Phoenix Mercury. She was also named a WNBA All-Star in her first year. She was the #1 Women’s Basketball player in the country in 2009 and excelled at Nimitz High School in Houston, Texas.
She was also the Division I Player of Year at Baylor University, where she led the women to the national championship in 2012. Griner helped Baylor win a national title in the same season as legendary coach Pat Summitt, who was suffering from dementia.
She was also named to the United States women’s national team for the 2020 Olympics in June 2021 where she won her second medal.
|Place Of Birth
|Houston, Texas, the U.S.
|Raymond Griner (father) and Sandra Griner (mother)
|Nimitz High School
|Source of Wealth
|Basketball playing career
|6 ft 9 in or 206 cm
|93 kg or 205 lb
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Why is Brittney Griner’s famous for?
American professional basketball player.
To play for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association.
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Brittney Griner, a versatile woman with a net worth of $5 million as of 2022, is Brittney Griner. For many years, she has been a player for the Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg. Griner will earn $228,000 from Mercury for the 2022 season.
Nike’s endorsement deal with Griner was the first to be signed with an openly homosexual athlete. Her main source of income comes from basketball, and she is content with her job.