The youngest of four children, Brittney Griner was born on October 18, 1990, in Houston, Texas.
Griner came out as a lesbian in the early months of 2013. She is dedicated to redefining gender boundaries.
With 11 blocks in one game during the regular season in June, she established a new WNBA record.
Griner typically competes overseas during the WNBA offseason.
Brittney Griner is a professional basketball player from the United States who is worth $17 million.