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Brittney Griner

Facts of Brittney Griner

Date of Birth: 1990 , October-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Brittney Griner

1990 Born in Huston, Texas
2009 named a WBCA All-American
2013 Graduated from Baylor University
2015 Married to Glory Johnson
2015 Brittney separated with Glory Johnson
2016 Finalized divorce with Glory Johnson
2017 Joined Russian basketball team UMMC Ekaterinburg
2017 Griner's Net Worth

Detail Timeline of Brittney Griner

October 8 , 1990

Born in Huston, Texas

Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the basketball team, Pheonix Mercury. She was born on October 8, 1990, in Huston, Texas, the United States. 

2009

named a WBCA All-American

Talented and hardworking, Brittney earned a name of WBCA All-American in the year of 2009 with her incredible offensive and defensive game skills on basketball.

2013

Graduated from Baylor University

Brittney Griner graduated from the Baylor University in 2013. Since after her graduation, she was picked by Pheonix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA (Women National Basketball Association) draft. 

May 8 , 2015

Married to Glory Johnson

Tall and hardworking, Brittney Griner is one of the gifted basketball players of her generation, who married to Glory Johnson on May 8, 2015, in Pheonix, Arizona. 

June 4 , 2015

Brittney separated with Glory Johnson

Brittney separated with Glory Johnson just a month after their marriage on June 4, 2015, as Brittney caught her partner Glory cheating on her. Griner filed for an annulment of the marriage citing fraud.

2016

Finalized divorce with Glory Johnson

WNBA All-Star player, Brittney Griner officially separated with Glory Johnson in the year of 2016. Later after their divorce, it was found that she was pregnant. Presently Brittney is single.

2017

Joined Russian basketball team UMMC Ekaterinburg

Brittney Griner is currently playing for Russian basketball team named UMMC Ekaterinburg. She joined the team in 2017 and has led the team to the title of Russian Cup. 

2017

Griner's Net Worth

A rising star of Pheonix Mercury, Brittney Yevette Griner earns a good amount of salary from her basketball career. As of 2017, her estimated net worth is $3 million. 

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Brittney Griner enrolled at Nimitz High School in Huston before joining to Baylor University in Waco, Texas. At Nimitz, she played volleyball as a freshman and joined Nimitz's basketball team as a senior player. In that respect, she also led her team to state championship game, however, the tem lost against Mansfield Summit High School. WIth her currage in the game titled her with the WBCA All-American.

During the time at Baylor University, she played several games, which made her famous as greatest shot blockers, AP Second Team All-American, AP player of the year, and Premier Player of Women's College Basketball etc.

After graduation from Baylor, Griner was picked by Pheonix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA Draft. Since then, she is playing for Pheonix Mercury. As of now, talented and hard working Brittney awarded numerous titles such as WNBA All-Star for three times, WNBA blocks leader for four times, WNBA Defensive Player of the year award for two times, EuroLeague champion, and so on.

Currently, Brittney is playing for Russian Basketball team UMMC Ekaterinburg, and she has also led the team to win Russian Cup. Besides that, she is also one of the prominent players for USA Basketball Team.

Moving towards her personal life, Talented and hardworking Brittney Griner  is presently single. Previously, she was married to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson in Pheonix, Arizona. However, the couple separated just after a month of their marriage as Brittney found her partner, Glory cheating on her. Likewise, he was taken to a custody under charges of disorderly conduct and assault.

Presently, Brittney is living the single life, and she seems focusing on her career. Talking about her economic aspects, she earns a tremendous amount of salary by her basketball professions. According to 2017, her estimated net worth is $3 million.