Who is Glory Johnson and what is her net worth 2018? Glory Johnson is brilliant, exalted and well-to-do American Basketball forward player. She plays for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and before that she played for University of Tennessee Lady Vols. She represented USA at 2011 World University Games where the team procured gold medal.
Glory Johnson was born on 27th of July 1990 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Daughter to Mercy Bassey Johnson and Bassey Johnson, Glory was always encouraged by her parents to outrival as a competent basketball player. She took her passion seriously and kept on practising since her adolescence. She went to Webb School of Knoxville and it was from here that she found herself inclined towards playing basketball and continued brushing her skills on the game. She then attended University of Tennessee and along with completing 3 years degree in Bachelors played collegiately for University of Tennessee Lady Vols. Later on in 2012 Dallas Wings picked her and from here her professional career initiated.
Glory is a lesbian and was trending in beginning of 2014 pertaining to her affair with fellow WNBA player Brittney Griner. On August 14th 2014 the couple announced that they were engaged. The relationship between the two did not go swift, rather the two were found bashing each other in public a number of times. They were even arrested on 22nd April 2015 for attacking each other brutally.
Both of them were severely hurt in this conflict. Later on despite of their constant fights, the lovebirds got married on 8th May 2015 and then around June Glory announced her pregnancy (through IVCF treatment). She even took maternity leave from WNBA season and gave birth to twins in October 2015. Brittney filed divorce and the two drifted apart in June 2016 after the divorce being granted. Glory post the divorce is raising her twins alone. She has even declared that she is not lesbian and rather she is homosexual.
Glory Johnson Net Worth
Glory Johnson is well-off basketball player and receives a handsome salary of $90,000 annually, which is quite high in comparison to other women athletes of the game. Her net worth is around $450 thousand. In 2012 she signed a whooping $395,000 contract with the Dallas Wings who picked her for WNBA. Glory has a luxurious bungalow and luxurious cars. Glory enjoys living an opulent life. Post her delivery she has started investing for her twins and is raising her kids in lavish ambience.
Career: Glory played basketball from her high school days. However she got major break when she went to University of Tennessee and was chosen to play collegiate football. She even represented the USA team in World University Games 2011, held in Shezwan. Her relentless efforts made the team clinch a gold medal in the event. Johnson was then picked 4th overall in the first round of 2012 WNBA Draft by Tulsa Shock which nowadays is christened as Dallas Wings.
In 2013 and 2014 her flair took her to be named in the Western Conference All-Star team. She took a maternity break from Dallas and post her comeback she showcased astounding performances. She recorded 20- rebound performance of the season thereby winning against Phoenix Mercury. She scored 23 points accompanied with career’s best of 22 rebounds. While playing for Dallas she subsequently played for a few other oversees clubs in off-season.
Johnson is a very popular athlete and is often in news. She is avidly followed by legion of fans in social media. She is very much active in social media and keeps her fan updated by posting her photos, status and tweeting now and then. She stormed the news when she and Brittney Griner got married. Later on news of their physical assaults on each other was trending in all news portals.
Glory Johnson is endowed athlete who has gained lots of fame and adoration. She is a moneyed and earn $90,000 annually that bestows her with net worth of $400,000. She is lesbian and got divorce from Brittney Griner in 2016. She gave birth to twins in October 2016 and is raising her twin kids single-handedly since then. She is a marvellous athlete on field and a compassionate mother off field.