Britteny Griner Net Worth
WNBA star Britteny Griner is a member of the US women’s basketball team. She is the first openly gay athlete to sign a contract with Nike, and she has earned millions of dollars in endorsements. She is also one of the most popular and well-known women’s athletes in the US. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and her net worth is estimated to be between $5 million and $17 million.
Griner began her basketball career at Nimitz High School in Houston, Texas, where she played both basketball and volleyball. She then attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she played college basketball for the Lady Bears. After college, she played professionally overseas for several months. Her first overseas stint was with a team in China, earning $600,000 in three months. She then signed a contract with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls for one year, earning an estimated $600,000 during the 2014 season.
As a junior, she played for Baylor University in the NCAA Tournament, and her team won the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship over Notre Dame. She also earned First-Team All-American honors. In the NCAA Tournament, she became the first Baylor player to record a triple-double. She also became the seventh female college basketball player to dunk. As a sophomore, she earned First-Team All-American honors and was named to the AP All-American Team. She also earned a spot on the ESPY Awards list.
Britteny Griner was the first overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft. She has been selected for the WNBA All-Star Game in each of the past six years, and has been named to seven WNBA All-Star teams. She has also been a three-time All-American and the first WNBA player to block 500 shots in a season. During her junior season, she was also named AP Player of the Year.
In 2016, Griner helped the US women’s basketball team to two gold medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo. She also won the ESPY Award. As a member of the US team, Griner was able to help break down traditional gender roles in basketball. She is one of only two female basketball players to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots in a single season. She is also the only NCAA player to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots. She is currently a member of the Phoenix Mercury WNBA team. In addition to her basketball career, Griner has modeled men’s clothing as part of her sponsorship deal with Nike. She has also been named an ESPN “Impact” player.
In 2012, Griner was named AP Player of the Year and voted Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA Final Four. She also helped Baylor win the NCAA Championship, finishing the season with the most wins in the NCAA’s history. She became the first Baylor player to record ten points, ten rebounds, and ten blocks in a single game. In addition to being the first female college player to score 2,000 points and block 500 shot, Griner was also the first female college basketball player to block more shots than her team’s opponent.