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Brittney Griner

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Birthday
18, 1990
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Houston, TX

About

Legendary Baylor women's college basketball player at 6 feet 8 inches tall, joined the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury in 2013 after being drafted first overall; named a WNBA All-Star in her first year with the team.

Before Fame

In 2009, she excelled for Nimitz High School's basketball team in Houston, Texas and was named the #1 Women's Basketball Player in the Country.

Trivia

She led Baylor University to the 2012 women's national championship and she was named Division I Player of the Year.

Family Life

She was born to Raymond and Sandra Griner. In May 2015, she married fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson but Griner filled for annulment just a month later. In 2018, she got engaged to Cherelle Watson. 

Associated With

She led Baylor to a National title during the same season that legendary coach Pat Summitt stepped down due to her ongoing battle with dementia.