Wedding of Glory Johnson, Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Twins, Height

American basketball player, Glory Bassey Johnson became popular after playing for the Turkish club Beşiktaş.

Who are Glory Johnson’s Parents?

On July 27 of 1990, Glory Johnson came into this beautiful world in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. As of 2022, Glory is 32 years. Glory has a zodiac sign of Leo. Johnson cuts her birthday cake on the 27 of July. The name of her parents is Mercy Bassey Johnson (mother) and Bassey Johnson Udofot (father).

Glory Johnson with mother
Caption: Glory Johnson with mother (Source: Instagram)

Her father, Bassey is an engineer, and her mother, Mercy is an ICU nurse profession. Glory has spent her early life with her four siblings and the name of her siblings are Grace Johnson, Judy Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, and Isaac Johnson. By nationality, Glory holds American citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnic background. Likewise, Glory practices the Christianity religion.

What did Glory Johnson go to study?

Glory joined Webb School of Knoxville for early schooling. After that, she attended the University of Tennessee. Likewise, Glory graduated holding the degree of bachelor’s in Global Studies and also has a master’s degree in communications.

Is Glory Johnson Lesbian?

No, Glory is not a lesbian. Glory calls herself straight. And before Brittney, she didn’t date any women. Glory’s family was shocked after getting the news of her gender and her engagement with the same gender.

Who did Glory Johnson previously marry?

Glory is single at the moment. Previously, she tied the wedding knot with Brittney Griner. By profession, Griner is one of the WNBA players for Phoneix Mercury. Glory used to believe she was a straight woman before meeting Griner. They met each other for the very first time at basketball camp which was held in Las Vegas in 2013 and started dating.

Glory Johnson with ex-partner
Caption: Glory Johnson with ex-partner (Source: Instagram)

On August 14 of 2014, they got engaged. Griner proposed to Glory by making her blindfolding her eyes and after removing the blindfold, she proposed to her on her knees.

They walked down the aisle on 8th May 2015. Their grand wedding reception was performed at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliff which is located in the Phoenix. But after some time, there were some controversies that Glory was cheating on Brittney with her ex-boyfriend. And, they got divorced.

Why were Glory Johnson and Brittney Griner arrested?

Glory and Brittney were arrested because of domestic violence. On the suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct related to domestic violence, they were arrested as they fought in their outside of the house. They have recently purchased the house when they were fighting.

Is Glory Johnson a mother?

Yes, Glory is the mother of two beautiful twin daughters. With the help of IVF and a sperm donor, she welcomed two daughters in 2015.

Glory Johnson with daughter
Caption: Glory Johnson with daughter (Source: Instagram)

Ava Simone Johnson and Solei Diem Johnson is the name of her daughters. Her children were born prematurely and were born at only 24 weeks of pregnancy. And, her daughter doesn’t have any biological relationship with Brittney.

What is the Net Worth of Glory Johnson?

Glory has an estimated net worth in the range of around $4 million to $12 million as of 2022.

Glory Johnson inside the car
Caption: Glory Johnson inside the car (Source: Instagram)

The net source of her huge income is her professional career as an American basketball player. Similarly, she has an annual salary of around $60k.

Does Glory Johnson receive some amount on child support?

Yes, Glory receives money for child support. According to Bossip, Britney has to pay around $2,500 every month to Glory. This will cover 90% of the twins’ expenses with an extra $2,835 a month for two nannies.

What is Glory Johnson’s Contract?

Glory has signed a contract with the Atlanta Dream team as a two-time WNBA All-Star. She finished her contract with the Dallas Wings in the 2019 season.

How tall is Glory Johnson?

Glory has a height of 6 feet 3 inches. According to her height, Glory’s total body weight is around 77 kg. Glory has beautiful pair of blue color eyes and her hair is black in color.

What is the Current Team of Glory Johnson?

Currently, Glory is playing for 2 teams. She is playing for Atlanta Dream with her position as #0 / Power forward. For Dallas Wings, she is also playing with her position as #25 / Forward,

What happened to Glory Johnson?

Glory is with the Atlanta Dream team. There she serves as a power forward. Glory has been to the playoffs after playing in the Wings.

What was Glory Johnson’s Injury?

Glory is injured in her foot. Recently she posted on her Instagram that she had fractured the big toe of her right foot. Because of this, she has to be out from the game for four to six weeks.

Professional Career of Glory Johnson

  • Glory began playing basketball in her childhood days.
  • She made her appearance at Webb School and after some time, she served the women’s basketball team.
Glory Johnson on cover
Caption: Glory Johnson on the cover (Source: Instagram)
  • Glory has played 141 games and scored 1643 points until now.
  • She had a 36 double-doubles record, in her college day.
  • Glory represented the United States and received a gold medal in the 2011 Summer Universiade.