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Brittney Griner is an American basketball player and here is more about her net worth, salary, records, and endorsements

Brittney Griner is a WNBA player who currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury. Let’s know more about her net worth.

Brittney Griner Facts

Birth PlaceHouston, Texas
Father’s NameRaymond Griner
Mother’s NameSandra Griner
Star SignLibra
CollegeBaylor University
Net Worth (2021)$4 million
Salary (2021)$221,450
Date of BirthOctober 17, 1990
Height (ft)6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight (kg)93 (205 lb)
WNBA Draft Year2013
WNBA Draft PickRound 1/ Pick: 1st overall
Playing Career2013-present
TeamsPhoenix Mercury, Zhejiang Golden Bulls, UMMC Ekaterinburg
AchievementsWNBA champion (2014)
7× WNBA All-Star (2013–2015, 2017–2019, 2021)
2× WNBA scoring champion (2017, 2019)
7× WNBA blocks leader (2013–2019)
WNBA Peak Performer (2017, 2019)
2× All-WNBA First Team (2014, 2019)
3× All-WNBA Second Team (2015, 2017, 2018)
2x WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award (2014, 2015)
3× WNBA All-Defensive First Team (2014, 2015, 2018)
3× WNBA All-Defensive Second Team (2016, 2017, 2019)
WNBA All-Rookie Team (2013)
Gold at Olympic Games (2016, 2020)
Gold at World Cup (2014, 2018)
Wife/GirlfriendCherelle T Watson, Glory Johnson
ChildrenAva Simone, Sole Diem
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Brittney Yevette Griner was the 2013, Round 1, 1st overall draft pick by the Phoenix Mercury. She plays in the position of center and is one of the tallest female basketball players in the WNBA.   

Brittney Griner used to play for Baylor University in Waco, Texas. In her freshman year, Griner blocked 223 shots and set the all-time single-season record. Griner also established herself as one of the greatest shot blockers in women’s basketball history.

In her sophomore season, Griner averaged 23 points per game and received First Team All-American honors. In 2012, Griner won the NCAA championship by defeating Notre Dame.

In 2013, Griner was the first overall draft pick by the Phoenix Mercury. In her rookie season, Griner averaged 3.0 blocks per game and was subsequently named a WNBA All-Star.

In 2014, Griner averaged 15.6 points per game, 8.0 rebounds per game, and 3.7 blocks per game. She also won the 2014 WNBA championship by defeating the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Finals.

In 2017, Griner re-signed with the Mercury to a multi-year deal once her rookie contract expired. Griner also won two Olympic gold medals in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and 2020 Tokyo Olympics, representing the U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team.

Griner has also played overseas in countries like China and Russia. In Russia, she played for UMMC Ekaterinburg and in China, she played for Zhejiang Golden Bulls.

Brittney Griner in action. (Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Brittney Griner Net Worth and Salary

According to, the 30-year-old is reported to have a net worth of $4 million in 2021. Most of her net worth is acquired from her salary and endorsements.

According to Spotrac, Griner signed a 3 year / $664,544 contract with the Phoenix Mercury, including an annual average salary of $221,515.

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In 2021, Griner will earn a base salary of $221,450, while carrying a cap hit of $221,450.

Brittney Griner Personal Life

Born in Houston, Texas, Griner is the daughter of Raymond Griner and Sandra Griner.

Griner has three siblings named Shkera Griner, Pier Griner, and Decarlo Griner.

Griner is reportedly married to Cherelle T Watson. Cherelle is a 29-year-old blogger and has 30,000 followers on Instagram.

The Phoenix Mercury center was previously married to Glory Johnson in 2015. However, Griner and Glory got divorced in 2016.

Griner has two daughters named Ava Simone and Sole Diem.

Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury looks on during the game against the Dallas Wings on August 10, 2019 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, in Phoenix.
( Photo by Michael Gonzales/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brittney Griner Endorsements

Brittney Griner has an endorsement deal with Nike. The earning from the Nike deal is reported to be $1 million.

Griner has also appeared in some television commercials, promoting various products.  

FAQs about Brittney Griner

What is the age of Brittney Griner?
Brittney Griner is 30 years old and was born on October 17, 1990.
What is the net worth of Brittney Griner?
Brittney Griner has a net worth of $4 million.
Where was Brittney Griner born?
Brittney Griner was born in Houston, Texas.
What is the height of Brittney Griner?
Brittney Griner’s height is 6 ft 9 in.
What is the weight of Brittney Griner?
Brittney Griner’s weight is 93 kg.
Who was the wife of Brittney Griner?
Brittney Griner’s current wife is Cherelle T Watson and she was previously married to Glory Johnson (m. 2015-2016).
In which year was Brittney Griner drafted?
Brittney Griner was drafted in the year 2013/ Round 1/ Pick: 1st overall.
In what position does Brittney Griner play?
Brittney Griner plays in the position of center.
How many WNBA Championship did Brittney Griner win?
Brittney Griner has won one WNBA Championship (2014).

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