Glory Johnson is a basketball player, known for playing as a striker for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Glory Johnson has established a successful career over the years, earning widespread recognition and acclaim. She is also popular as the ex-wife of WNBA player Brittney Griner.

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Childhood Life and Education

Glory Johnson was born on July 27, 1990, in Colorado, Springs, Colorado. She is currently 33 years old (as of 2023). Her zodiac sign is Leo. Her mother’s name is Mercy Bassey Johnson, she is an ICU nurse and her father’s name is Bassey Johnson Udofot who is an engineer.

Glory has four brothers and sisters, Grace Johnson, Judy Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, and Isaac Johnson, She is the youngest among her four siblings and has spent the majority of her childhood in her hometown with her siblings.

Glory finished her primary school at Knoxville’s Webb School. She completed her graduation at the University of Tennessee. She played basketball for the Tennessee Lady Volunteers. Similarly, she received a bachelor’s degree in global studies. And she holds a master’s degree in communications as well.

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Glory Johnson Husband and Twins

Glory is happily married to her husband Brittney Griner. Griner is also a basketball player who plays for Phoenix Mercury. They both met each other for the first time through their mutual friends and also because of their same career field.

There were many rumors that claimed Glory to be gay, then in an interview when she was asked about her boyfriend and relationship she responded by saying:

“I had only dated men and been in love with men and I had just ended a relationship with a guy I dated in college right before meeting Griner at a basketball camp in 2013.”

In August 2014, they announced their engagement after nearly dating for one year. They got married on May 8, 2015. On April 22, 2015, the couple got arrested by the police for domestic violence a few months before their wedding. In fact, they attacked and fought with each other and even suffered from minor injuries.

On October 12th, 2015, The couple got blessed with twin children. They named their twin daughters Ava Simone and Solei Diem.

However, the couple got divorced in June 2016. The reason behind their divorce was Johnson’s sexual relationship with other men. The female basketball star had since lived her life after the bitter divorce from her ex-wife and found love with a new boyfriend named Christopher Fry who lives in Seymour, Tennesse.

How Much is Glory Johnson’s Net Worth?

Glory Johnson is a multi-millionaire and has an estimated net worth between $12 Million to $14 million. She is a professional basketball player and accumulates an excellent amount of earnings out of her profession. Her successful basketball career in the United States has become her primary source of income. She earns roughly $60k each year. She also earns from the deal and sponsors of different brands.

Glory currently lives a luxurious life with her family with the money she earns as a player. As she continues working like this, her net worth and annual pay will rise in the future.

Name Glory Johnson
Date of Birth July 27, 1990
Birth PlaceColorado, Springs
Age33 years (as of 2023)
ProfessionBasketball Player
Father’s Name Bassey Johnson Udofot
Mother’s Name Mercy Bassey Johnson
Siblings Grace Johnson, Judy Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, Isaac Johnson
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Height6 feet 3 inches
Weight77 kg