Brittney Griner Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Husband, Net worth

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Brittney Griner (Brittney Yevette Griner)

Last Updated: 07 Aug, 2022 | Views: 40

Age: 31

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Basketball Player

Higher Education: Chester W. Nimitz Senior High School

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
18 Oct, 1990
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign

About Brittney Griner

About (Profile/Biography):

Brittney Yevette Griner, better known as  Brittney Griner, was born in Texas, on October 18, 1990. As a professional basketball player, Brittney Griner represents the US in international competitions. She participated in college basketball with the Baylor Lady Bears in Texas. In terms of points and shot blocks, she holds the NCAA record of 2,000 points and 500 blocks. Griner grabbed international attention when she was detained in Russia in 2022 for a drug offence. She was later found guilty and sentenced to nine years in jail.


From 2009 -2013, she competed for the Texas-based Baylor University squad.

In 2011: In Europe, Griffin played for the US national team for over the course of two weeks

In 2013: Brittney made WNBA history by slamming the ball twice in one play during her professional debut.  During the same year, Phoenix Mercury picked her first overall in the WNBA draft

In 2014: Griner blocked 11 shots in one game, setting a WNBA record.

In 2016: Brittney Griner was a member of the US women's Olympic team that took home the gold at the Rio Olympics.

In 2021: Brittney earned her second gold medal at the Olympics.

Achievements and Awards:

The ESPN magazine Rise featured Brittney Griner on its cover.

Brittney Griner was chosen as Player of the Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

Unknown Facts:

Brittney Griner was the first WNBA player to publicly declare her that she is a lesbian

In 2015, Griner married fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson but filed for annulment a month later. She later got engaged to Cherelle Watson.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 206 cm
In Meters 2.06 m
In feet Inches 6'9"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 93 Kg
In Pounds 205 lbs
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Hair Color
Dark Brown

Family Details

Father's Name
Raymond Griner
Mother's Name
Sandra Griner
Cherelle Griner, Glory Johnson
Decarlo Griner
Shkera Griner, Pier Griner
Ava Johnson, Solei Johnson

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