Brittney Griner’s baby father remains on highlight as the basketball player faced nine years sentence in jail.
A professional basketball player Brittney Griner is renowned for playing in the Women’s National Basketball Association. She has played in the center position for the Baylor Lady Bears based in Waco, Texas.
She recently got convicted of smuggling drugs and faced nine years prison sentence in Russia on Thursday. The matter has raised concerns amid Russia’s war against Ukraine, with the doubt of the famous player getting used as a political pawn.
The player commented, “… I had no intent on breaking any Russian laws. I had no intent. I did not conspire or plan to commit this crime. I love my family.”
With this, her family and personal lifestyle remained in the public interest.
Who Is Brittney Griner Baby Father?
A professional basketball player, Brittney Griner, has a twin girl with her former partner Glory Johnson. The baby doesn’t have a father but a mother after conceiving the eggs through in vitro fertilization.
After the procedure, her partner Johnson became pregnant with twins and gave birth to the babies 16 weeks premature on 12 October 2015. At the time, the ex-couple faced ups and downs in their relationship.
They tied a knot on 8 May 2015 in Phoenix after getting engaged in 2014 and dating each other for years. Brittney filed a marriage annulment citing fraud after revealing their expectancy on 4 June 2015.
The couple divorced each other in June 2016, when Griner received an order to pay for the children’s support to Johnson. They now co-parent their two little girls, Ava Simone and Solei Diem.
Is Brittney Griner Asian Or American? All Facts
Brittney Griner is not Asian but American with African American ethnicity. She was born on 18 October 1990 in Houston, Texas, US.
She grew up with her parents, Raymond and Sandra Griner, in her hometown with her three siblings. Her dad is a former Harris County sheriff and Marine veteran who worked in Vietnam in the period 1968/69.
Brittney completed her education at Nimitz High School. She first started her sports journey as a volleyball player in her freshman year and later practiced basketball with the boys’ team.
She then started her basketball career, playing for the team and getting titled as 2009 WCBA High School All-America Game. Brittney first started her professional career after getting drafted in 2013 by Phoenix Mercury for WNBA.
The basketball player who has been significantly earning fame got caught up in Russia’s prison for drug smuggling.
Who Are Brittney Griner Ex Wife And Current Wife?
Brittney Griner is married to her current wife, Cherelle Watson. The coupe tied a knot in June 2019 after getting engaged in August 2018.
She was previously married to her ex-wife, Glory Johnson, a basketball player. After their separation in 2016, Griner again remarried after three years.
Her current partner Cherelle has also changed her surname to Griner after being together for years.