Sue Bird 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


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

Sue Bird is a WNBA basketball player who is famous for her playing stint with the Seattle Storm. Let’s know more about her net worth.

Sue Bird Facts

Birth PlaceSyosset, New York
Father’s NameHerschel Bird
Mother’s NameNancy Bird
Star SignLibra
CollegeThe University of Connecticut
Net Worth$8 million
Date of BirthOctober 16, 1980
Height (ft)5 ft 9 in (175 m)
Weight (kg)68 (150 lb)
NBA Draft Year2002
NBA Draft PickRound 1/ Pick: 1stoverall
Playing Career2002-present
PositionPoint guard
TeamsSeattle Storm, Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow Region, UMMC Ekaterinburg
Achievements4× WNBA champion (2004, 2010, 2018, 2020), 12× WNBA All-Star (2002, 2003, 2005–2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021), 5× All-WNBA First Team (2002–2005, 2016), 2× WNBA peak performer (2009, 2016), Gold medal at 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 Olympics
Wife/GirlfriendMegan Rapinoe
EndorsementsNike, Symetra, State Farm, American Express, Mendi, and Glossier
Sue Bird is one of the highest paid WNBA stars in the history of the league
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Suzanne Brigit Bird was the 2002, Round 1, 1st overall draft pick by the Seattle Storm. She plays in the position of point guard and is widely considered as one of the greatest players of all time.

Sue Bird used to play basketball for the University of Connecticut and she had an excellent college career. She finished her UConn career on many of the record lists. She currently ranks No. 24 on the 1,000-point list with 1,378 points, No. 2 in assists with 585, and seventh with 243 steals. She ranks number 1 in three-point field goal percentage (45.9) and free throw percentage (89.2).

After college, the Seattle Storm drafted her in the 2002 WNBA Draft. In her rookie season, Bird started all 32 games for the Storm and averaged 14.4 ppg. She was selected as a starter on the 2002 WNBA Western Conference All-Star team. Since her rookie season, she has continuously been selected to the Western Conference All-Star team.

Bird has won four WNBA championships playing for the Seattle Storm. The titles came in 2004, 2010, 2018, and 2020. She has also won four Olympic gold medals as a member of the United States Women’s Olympic Basketball Team. The medals came in 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janeiro.

Bird has also played overseas for teams like Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow Region, and UMMC Ekaterinburg. She has also won multiple championships overseas. She has been a five-time Russian National League champion, five-time EuroLeague champion, and two-time Europe SuperCup winner.

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Sue Bird Net Worth and Salary

The 40-year-old is reported to have a net worth of $8 million in 2021. Most of her net worth is acquired from her salary and endorsements.

According to Spotrac, Bird signed a 1 year / $221,450 contract with the Seattle Storm, including an annual average salary of $221,450. In 2021, Bird will earn a base salary of $221,450, while carrying a cap hit of $221,450.

Sue Bird Personal Life

Born in Syosset, New York, Bird is the daughter of Herschel Bird and Nancy Bird. Sue has one older sister named Jen.

Her father’s ancestry is Russian Jewish, and their original last name was “Boorda.” She also holds Israeli citizenship but represents her birth country (the United States) in international competitions.

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird

Sue Bird Wife

In 2017, Bird announced herself as a lesbian and in 2020, she got engaged to her fiancée Megan Rapinoe.

Megan Anne Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains OL Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), as well as the United States national team.

She has won two FIFA Women’s World Cup, one in 2015 and the other in 2019. She has also won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Bird and Rapinoe have posed together for the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue”.   

Sue Bird Endorsements

Bird also has endorsement deals worth $1.5 million. She has deals with Nike, Symetra, State Farm, American Express, Mendi, and Glossier.

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She has been working with Nike for a long time and has regularly promoted brands like Mendi, Glossier, and American Express.

FAQs about Sue Bird

What is the age of Sue Bird?
Sue Bird is 41 years old and was born on October 16, 1980.
What is the net worth of Sue Bird?
Sue Bird has a net worth of $8 million.
Where was Sue Bird born?
Sue Bird was born in Syosset, New York.
What is the height of Sue Bird?
Sue Bird’s height is 5 ft 9 in.
What is the weight of Sue Bird?
Sue Bird’s weight is 68 kg.
Who was the wife of Lamar Odom?
Sue Bird’s wife is Megan Rapinoe.
In which year was Sue Bird drafted?
Sue Bird was drafted in the year 2002/ Round 1/ Pick: 1st overall
In what position does Sue Bird play?
Sue Bird plays in the position of point guard.
How many WNBA Championship did Sue Bird win?
Sue Bird has won four WNBA Championships.

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