Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).


She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist with the U.S. women's national basketball team and a six-time WNBA All-Star.

She was additionally named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2023.


Tallest basketball player

Griner is best known for her exceptional height and dominance on the court as a center. She stands at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 meters)

Net Worth

Brittney Griner’s Net Worth is well over $17 Million. Brittney Griner earns a salary in millions. 

Brittney Griner attended the biggest event in the fashion world Met Gala 2023 with her wife Cherelle Griner


On February 17, 2022, Griner was detained at a Russian airport as she arrived in the country to play for Ekaterinburg


Prisoner swap

Two months later Griner was released in exchange for Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer serving a 25-year sentence in a U.S. federal prison.