Brittney Griner is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $5 million. Brittney Griner's peak annual salary was  $227,000 which is the WNBA league max.

Like other top WNBA players, Britney has periodically played overseas for much larger paydays. For example, in 2014 she made $600,000 to play for a Chinese team for three months. In recent years she has earned around $1.5 million playing in Russia.

Prior to joining the WNBA she was a star player at Baylor University, where she became the only NCAA basketball player to both block 500 shots and score 2,000 points. 

Beyond the WNBA, Griner helped lead the US women's basketball team to victory at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.

Brittney Griner was born on October 18, 1990 in Houston, Texas as the youngest of four siblings. 

As a teen, she went to Nimitz High School, where she lettered in basketball and played varsity volleyball as a freshman.

In her senior year, Griner helped lead the Nimitz Cougars to the Texas 5A girls basketball state championship, where they ultimately fell to Mansfield Summit High School.

Griner finished her senior year with 52 dunks, including a single-game record of seven dunks in a game against Aldine High School.