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    BRITTNEY GRINER’S NET WORTH IN 2022 STAYS STRONG THANKS TO HUGE SALARY IN RUSSIA AND WNBA

    Basketball star Brittney Griner is in the news today following her return to the United States from Russia – here’s a look at her net worth.

    Griner’s basketball career started years ago, when she attended Nimitz High School. Later in college, she became the only NCAA basketball player to both score 2,000 points and block 500 shots, thus establishing her position as one of the brightest young talents in the sport.

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    BRITTNEY GRINER’S NET WORTH

    As per Celebrity Net Worth, the WNBA star is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.

    Griner’s salary from her latest season with her WNBA side Phoenix Mercury was $227,000. That’s the maximum salary allowed in women’s professional basketball in the United States, according to AS.

    The Daily Mail reported in October this year that Griner accumulated around $1.5 million playing in Russia, which was six times her WNBA salary with the Phoenix Mercury. Back in 2014, the pro also played in China for three months for a remuneration of $600,000.

    Griner also became Nike’s first openly gay athlete in 2013 when she signed a $1 million deal, according to the British outlet.  

    BRITTNEY GRINER’S WIFE THANKS JOE BIDEN

    Amid the news of Griner returning home, the wife of the WNBA legend got emotional. While speaking of Griner’s return from Russia, her wife Cherelle did not forget to thank President Biden.

    “The most important emotion I have right now is sincere gratitude for President Biden and his entire administration,” she said. He just mentioned that this work is not easy, and it hasn’t been.

    “Today my family is whole.”

    BRITTNEY GRINER’S AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST

    Brittney Griner has made history in the American Basketball scene with her historic score of 2000 points and 500 shots, but that is not all!

    She was also named the nation’s No. 1 high school women’s basketball player by publications like Rivals.com.

    The 32-year-old athlete won gold in the 2016 and 2021 Olympics and also snagged FIBA Women’s World Cup trophy two times with Team USA – in 2014 and 2018.

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