Biography / Wiki
An American professional basketball player Sue Bird is associated with the Seattle Storm of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She has been linked with Seattle Storms for three different WNBA championship-winning squads.
Though she is an Israeli citizen through her father she plays for her birth country at the international level. To date, she has won four Olympic gold medals and four FIBA World Cups. Apart from basketball, she is also involved in soccer, tennis, and track and field.
During her freshman and sophomore years at Syosset High School, she played basketball and later transferred to Christ the King Regional High School, so she could have more competition. While attending the University of Connecticut, she became a part of the basketball program, the UConn Huskies, and won two NCAA Championships with them.
Height / Weight / Age
Sue Bird weighs 68 kg and 150 lbs in pounds. She is a professional player who has a height of 175 cm or in feet inches 5’9” tall. She has straight and smooth dark brown color hair and sharp wide dark brown color eyes.
She has a lean body with a figure measurement is 37 inches breast, 29 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately. She will turn 42 years old. Her bra size is 36B whereas her dress size is 3 and her shoe size is 8 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sue Bird is $5 million US dollars approximately whereas her salary is $350,000 per annum.
Education / Family
Born on October 16, 1980, Sue Bird is the daughter of Jewish parents Herschel and Nancy Bird. She was raised along with her elder sister Jennifer Bird in New York, USA. Since childhood, she is inclined toward sports like basketball, soccer, tennis, and track and field.
She had attended Syosset High School and Christ the King Regional High School for primary education. In sixth grade, she started participating in AAU basketball games. After high school graduation, she joined the University of Connecticut and played for their team, the UConn Huskies. She led her team to win two NCAA championships and several other accolades.
|Nickname||Suzanne Brigit Bird|
|Birth Place||Syosset, New York, USA|
|Date Of Birth||October 16, 1980|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 68 kg
In pounds – 150 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Profession||Professional basketball player|
|School||Syosset High School
Christ the King Regional High School
|College||University of Connecticut|
|Home Town||New York, USA|
|Fathers Name||Herschel Bird
|Mothers Name||Nancy Bird
|Brothers||Name not known|
Career / Fashion And Style
Sue Bird was selected in the 2002 WNBA draft by the Seattle Storm. During her rookie season, she had played 32 games and scored 14.4 points per game. Though her team was defeated by the Los Angeles Sparks in the Conference Semi-Finals she won her inaugural WNBA championship in 2004.
For regular seasons, she had played 34 games and scored12.9 points per game. In 2000, she had joined the US national team and won her first FIBA World Cup gold medal in China in 2002. During the 2006 Brazil World Cup, the US lost in the semi-finals and won the bronze medal.
In 2004, she had made her Olympic debut in Athens and her team won the gold team. Her team also won three subsequent Olympic Games, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London, and 2016 Rio de Janeiro. Apart from Seattle Storm, she also played for Russian teams like Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow Region, and UMMC Ekaterinburg.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
On July 20, 2017, Sue Bird announced that she is a lesbian and has been dating soccer player Megan Rapinoe.
Here we are providing you the list of Sue Bird’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Johnny Depp|
|Favorite Actress||Kate Winslet|
|Favorite Food||Italian cuisine|
Some Interesting Facts About Sue Bird
- Sue Bird wears jersey number 10 because she was born in the 10th month of the year.
- At the 10th Annual ESPY Awards, she was honored with the title of the Best Female College Athlete of 2002.
- She has been named as NCAA Point Guard of the year thrice.
- She has the most All-Star appearances.
- Her favorite drink is Vitargo.
- Her hobbies are bowling and listening to karaoke.
- Her trainer is Brian Agler.
- Suzanne Brigit Bird is her real name.
- She and her girlfriend Rapinoe became the first same-sex couple to appear on the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue.”