Glory Johnson Bio: WNBA, Kids, Wife & Net Worth 2024

Glory Johnson is an American professional basketball player. The American international plays for the Atlanta Dream as a Power Forward in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WBNA). She also came into spotlight with her relationship with Brittney Yevette Griner. Brittney is also a WNBA center who plays for the Phoenix Mercury. In this article, we will discuss Glory Johnson net worth, kids and ex-wife.

Glory Johnson Net Worth

The WNBA star has an impressive wealth. As per the reports, Glory Johnson net worth is between $4 million and $12 million. She earns around $60,000 as his salary. Furthermore, American international also earns money from brands.

Glory Johnson: About

Full Name Glory Johnson
Birth Date July 27, 1990
Birth Place Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Nick Name Glory
Religion Christian
Father’s Name Bassey Johnson Udofot
Mother’s Name Mercy Bassey Johnson
Siblings Four
Age 31 Years Old
Height 6 feet 3 inches
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Profession WNBA Player
Current Team Atlanta Dream
Position Power Forward
Active Years 2012 – Present
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Brittney Griner
Kids Two
Net Worth $4 million – $12 million


Glory Johnson Early Life and Career


She was born on 27th July 1990. Glory is the youngest of five children – three sisters and one brother. She attended Webb School of Knoxville. Johnson started playing basketball during her school days. Later she attended University of Tennessee where she sharpened her basketball skills.

Professional Career

Glory Johnson was picked by the Tulsa shock (Dallas Wings) in the WNBA Draft 2012. She missed the 2015 season due to pregnancy. In 2017, she was suspended for punching point guard Matee Ajavon. Next year, Glory reached the playoffs with the Dallas Wings.

Between 2012 and 2015, she played three off-seasons in Russia for two different teams; Chevakata Vologda and Nadezhda Orenburg.

Glory Johnson Marriage and Kids


She was married to fellow WNBA player Brittney Griner. Before her marriage, Johnson had hetrosexual relationship. Despite marrying a girl, she doesn’t declare herself a lesbian. She considers herself straight. On the other hand, Brittany is gay.

The ex couple got acquainted in 2013 and got engaged in 2014. They divorced after 2 years of their marriage in 2016. Johnson has two daughters – Ava Simone and Solei Diem through IVF and a sperm donor. The identity of the kid’s father is not revealed.