An American Basketball Player 

Brittney Yevette Griner

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Brittney Griner, an American Basketball Player was born on 18-10-1990 in Houston in the state of Texas, United States as Brittney Yevette Griner.

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She was born as the youngest child to Sandra Griner & Raymond Griner and has three siblings including a brother named Decarlo Griner and two sisters named Shkera Griner & Pier Griner.

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She did her schooling at Nimitz High School in Houston and completed her graduation at Baylor University in Waco.

She starts playing basketball during her schooling, and plays for the WNBA's team, Phoenix Mercury as a Center since 2013.

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Her height is 6 ft 9 in (206 cm) and her weight is 93 kg (205 lbs).

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She made her professional debut for Phoenix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA draft against Chicago Sky on 27-05-2013.

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She played for the national team at the 2016's Summer Olympics and won the gold medal, and became one of the eleven women to receive an Olympic Gold Medal.

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She played again for the national team in 2021 and again won the gold medal.

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She also played for CBA's teams Zhejiang Golden Bulls from 2013 to 2014, and  Russian Premier League's team Zhejiang Golden Bulls from 2014 to 2022.

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In 2023, she was named one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" by Time Magazine.

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She is a bisexual sportsperson and married a female teacher/lawyer Cherelle Griner on 19-06-2019.

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First, she was married to basketball player Glory Johnson from May 2015 to June 2016.

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She has twin daughters named Solei & Ava through in vitro fertilization by Glory Johnson.

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