The versatile American former professional basketball player Sheryl Swoopes was the first player signed to WNBA. Boasts three Olympic gold medals, her achievements and legacy made her able to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017. Moreover, she was honored with WNBA Most Valuable Player thrice for excelling in the league.
Sheryl Swoopes’ net worth is $200 thousand USD, however, the amount seems quite lesser than we had expected.
Holds various prestigious awards and accolades, her proficiency and hard-work only seem to half-paid her. While the other players of her batch gloat net worth in million, she doesn’t even have fortunes half of theirs.
On the other hand, it might be her luxurious lifestyle and extravagant penchants which plummeted her possession. Otherwise, there is no way that any basketball player, be it male or female, holds fortunes in thousands. Played for three WNBA teams, she was expected to amass multimillion assets.
Besides, Sheryl’s current tenure as an assistant coach in the league Big 12 Conference might also pay her lucrative salary.
But despite her glorious career and accomplishments, she literally has shocked people by her average fortunes.
Sheryl Swoopes’s husband was her high school sweetheart whom she married in June 1995. Even though she hasn’t disclosed info about her first husband it has been known that she has a son named Jordan Eric Jackson with him.
She ended her first marriage after two years of giving birth to Jordan, in fact, the couple legally separated in 1999.
After some years of her divorce, she came out as gay and that was one of the shocking moments for her fans and the media as well. Later on, she started dating Alisa Scott, a retired basketball player and assistant coach for the Houston Comets. With her partner Alisa, she raised her son from her first marriage.
Right after the end of her gay relationship, Sheryl parted her ways from Alisa while she also confirmed to that media that she broke up with her. And then arrived another surprise, yes, she began hooking up with a man.
Bestowed with great height of 6 feet, Sheryl Swoopes beautifully utilized her height to reach the top in her athlete career.
She is also gifted with incredible skills and charismatic looks which became a plus point to gain limelight. Though she has left playing, she still flaunts a well-toned athletic physique.
Born on 25 March 1971, Sheryl Swoopes has reached 48-year-old by age.
She is one of the gorgeous female athletes on their 40s who are aging like a fine old wine. Maybe it’s her workout session or rejuvenating facials, she still looks much younger than her actual age.
Likes to confuse people with her sexuality and relationship status, Sheryl Swoopes married her partner Chris Unclesho on 21 July 2017.
The couple tied a knot after six years long engagement. Previously declared herself as a gay, she was in a serious relationship with her counterpart Alisa Scott from 2006 to 2011.