May 18, 2024

Brittney Griner (Basketball) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Affairs, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 5, 2022

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Short Biography

Brittney Griner was born on 18-10-1990 in Houston in the state of Texas, United States. She is an American Basketball Player who plays for WNBA's team, Phoenix Mercury. She won the 1st Olympic gold medal for the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team in 2016 and became one of the eleven women to receive an Olympic Gold Medal. She won the 2nd gold medal in 2021. On 04-08-2022, she was sentenced to prison for 9 years, for cartridges containing hashish oil were found in her luggage in Feb 2022 by Russian customs.

Other Name: Brittney Yevette Griner

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Brittney Griner Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Raymond Griner
Mother Sandra Griner
Brother Decarlo Griner
Sisters Pier Griner, Shkera Griner
Affairs Glory Johnson, Cherelle Watson
Ex-wife Glory Johnson (2015-2016)
Wife Cherelle Watson (Marriage Date: 19-06-2019)
Son None
Daughters Solei & Ava (Twins Born on 12-10-2015 to Glory Johnson) 

She was born to Raymond Griner and Sandra Griner. She is younger than her three siblings including a brother named Decarlo Griner and two sisters named Pier Griner & Shkera Griner. She is a lesbian and was in a relationship with Glory Johnson, a WNBA player. The couple got engaged on 14-08-2014 & married on 08-05-2015. Through in vitro fertilization, Glory Johnson gave birth to twin daughters named Solei & Ava on 12-10-2015. The couple got divorced in June 2016. Then she starts dating Cherelle Watson. The couple got engaged in Aug 2018 and married on 19-06-2019. After married, Cherelle changed her sir name Watson to Griner.

A childhood photo of Brittney Griner (in purple t-shirt) with her mother Sandra Griner, sister Pier Griner & three aunts and one cousin

Brittney Griner with her mother Sandra Griner and wife Cherelle Griner

Brittney Griner and Cherelle Griner celebrating their first wedding anniversary on 19-06-2020

Brittney Griner posted the Cherelle Griner's birthday celebration photos on her Instagram

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 32-28-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Houston, Texas, United States
School Chester W. Nimitz Senior High School, Houston
College Baylor University, Waco
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling, Photography
Marital Status Married
Debut 27-05-2013 for Phoenix Mercury against Chicago Sky
Best Friends Cherelle Griner (her wife)
Salary $221500
Net Worth $5 Million
Official Website N/A

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Brittney Griner

  • Her name is listed as the tallest women players with the surpassing height of 206 CM (6 feet 9 inches) after Margo Dydek 218 CM (7 feet 2 inches), Bernadett Hatar 210 CM (6 feet 10 inches), Nelly Alisheva 208 CM (6 feet 9 inches) & Han Xu 208 CM (6 feet 9 inches).
  • Her name was Ranked No.1 high school women's basketball player in 2009 by
  • She made her professional debut on 27-05-2013 for WNBA's team Phoenix Mercury against Chicago Sky.
  • In the 2013-14 WNBA off-season, she played overseas and signed WCBA's team Zhejiang Golden Bulls contract of 4 months for USD 600000.
  • In 2016, she became one of the eleven women to receive an Olympic Gold Medal by winning her 1st Olympic gold medal for the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team.
  • She is a lesbian and was married to a WNBA player Glory Johnson from May 2015 to June 2016.
  • She along with Glory Johnson has twin daughters, who were born In Vitro fertilization on 12-10-2015.
  • She married Cherelle Watson on 19-06-2019 and does address Cherelle as her wife. Even Cherelle has changed her sir name Watson to Griner.
  • In Feb 2022, drugs were caught in her luggage by the Russian customs department for which she was sentenced to prison for nine years on 04-08-2022.

Brittney Griner Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

33 years, 7months, 0 day old age Brittney Griner will turn 34 on 18 October, 2024. Only 4 months, 29 days, 9 hours,37 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Brittney Griner has celebrated the total number of 34 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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