Sue Bird is a well-known Israeli-American professional women’s basketball player. She creates a record to win an Olympic Gold Medal NCAA and WNBA championships from one of only seven women. Scroll down to get to know about the amazing basketball player Sue Bird.
Early life and educational background of Sue Bird
Sue Bird was born Suzanne Brigit Bird in 1980, in Syosset, New York. Every year she celebrates her birthday on October 16th. Her parent’s name is Nancy Bird and Herschel Bird. She grew up with her elder sibling Jennifer Bird. Her sister was an athlete. Her father Herschel is an Italian-born Russian Jew that’s why she holds the Israel nationality since 2006. She belongs to a white ethnicity. Libra is the sue’s horoscope. She also holds the American Nationality however, she called herself an American player in an international competition.
Talking about her educational background, she enrolled in Syosset High School and Christ the king regional High School and joined the Connecticut University.
In the context of her last name is a bird, she says that “ My dad is almost 100% Russian, and I have some really cool documents. My aunt, my dad’s sister, did a great job of saving everything. I have things like the boat ticket, the documents from Ellis Island where my father’s grandfather came over on a boat, and our name is actually like Boorda. They went through Ellis Island, like, “What’s your name? Boorda? Bird. Go through,” and that’s how “Bird” came about. That’s why my name is what it is. I played in Russia during my off seasons for a very long time, and I had all these documents written in Russian, so I got them translated. So that’s where my father’s side came from.”
Career and Professional life of Sue Bird
There is a long list of her games, achievements, and her professional life benign basketball player. Let’s begin to look over her career and professional life. Sue Bird had been playing for Seattle Storm since 2000. From 2004 to 2006 she played for another team named Dynamo Moscow.
After that, she joined fellow stars Svetlana Abrosimova and Diana Taurasi and Storm teammate In the Russian team Spartak Moscow Region, Lauren Jackson to win Russian Super League and Euroleguage Women Championship. She played for Spartak Moscow Region for five seasons and then started to play for UMMC Ekaterinburg, she played for them until 2014. In her career life, she has played many basketball games and won some honorable awards from which she earns massive fame and won the heart of the basketball game lovers.
Sue’s Personal and love life
Many of you have confusion about her relationship or question that is Sue lesbian?
Yes, Sue Bird is lesbian.
The basketball player revealed that she is lesbian 2017July 20th. She is married to Megan Rapinoe, they started dating in September 2016. Megan Rapinoe is a female soccer player. They both got married after dating for two years. Before Megan, she dated Sara Walsh and Sera Cahoone.
Height, weight, and body measurement of Sure
As you all know that Sue Bird is an International basketball player that’s why her physic is quite good and healthy. Her height is 5 feet and 9 inches and weighs 68 kg. She has dark brown hair and eye color.
Her other body measurement is not disclosed yet. From the research, that is proven she is highly active in special media including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter accounts which are followed by her thousands of followers.
Awards, Net worth, and salary of Sue Bird
Sue Bird is a very talented and record-breaking basketball player through her determination she has won lots of honors and awards which include: the World Championship of 2002 (China), World Championship 2010 (Czech Republic), and World Championship 2014 (Turkey).
And she also won Olympics games in the years 2004, 2008, 2012. Talking about the net worth and salary her estimated net worth is around $5 million and her salary is $350,000. If you anything more about Sue Bird then don’t forget to inform us and keep in touch with us for more latest and amazing facts and information about your favorite celebrity.