Who Is Brittney Griner? WNBA Star Brittney Griner Wife, Net Worth, Family, And Age

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Brittney Griner Who?

Brittney Griner has been a seven-time WNBA Star, and a two time WNBA Defensive Player. She pleaded guilty in Russia to drug charges and was taken into custody at Sheremetyevo International Airport in February. She is currently being held on charges of “large-scale drug transportation,” which can lead to a maximum of 10 years in Russian prison. Her team has offered support and she was made an honorary All Star in June. 

Brittney Griner, WNBA Star, Who is she?

According to reports, Viktor Bout, a Russian arms trafficker, was offered by the United States as part of a deal to bring Bout home. Antony Blinken, Secretary of State, stated that the US Government had made a “substantial proposal” but did not mention Bout. Brittney Griner testified to her trial on July 27. She said that he hadn’t been given a proper translation and had to use an app on her smartphone to do so. When she was given papers to sign, she was not provided with any explanation. 

Brittney Griner’s Wife

Brittney Griner was engaged to Glory Johnson in August 2014. They were later arrested on charges for assault and disorderly behavior a few more months later. They were married on May 8, 2015. They were married on May 8th 2015. Britteny Griner applied for annulment a month later, citing fraud and duress. She was denied the annulment and was ordered to pay Johnson child maintenance.

In August 2018, she got engaged to Cherelle Watson, and they were married in June 2019. Cherelle then changed her last name to Cherelle Griner. 

Brittney Griner Family

Brittney Griner, born October 1990 in Houston Texas. Her parents were Raymond and Sandra Griner. Her father is a retired Harris County Sheriff, and a Marine veteran who served in Vietnam. She had three older brothers and sisters. She attended Nimitz High School, Houston, where she played basketball and varsity soccer. A YouTube video she made during her junior season was viewed more that six million times. Shaquille O’Neal also got to meet her. 

Brittney Griner Age

Brittney Griner, who was born October 18, 1990, is now 31. In her sophomore year, she began practicing with the boys’ football team. She also worked with the coach to increase her leg strength. She led her team to state championships in her senior year. She dunk 52 times in 32 matches as a senior and set the single-game record with seven dunks. 

Brittney Griner Net worth

She is believed to be worth $5 million. She is said to have made approximately $1.5million during her three-years of playing in Russia. Her highest ever WNBA salary was $227,000, which is $227,000 more than she received from the league. Griner has won two Olympic gold medals after helping Team USA win in Rio de Janeiro (2016) and Tokyo 2020. She has also performed abroad in China and Russia.


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