Russian officials have held Brittney Griner since March 5, 2022.
Russia claims Griner was caught importing hashish oil-infused vape cartridges into the country, a crime punishable by up to ten years in prison.
Brittney Griner salary
In comparison to the NBA, where the average player earns around $7 million per year and the highest-paid player, Stephen Curry, earns $40.2 million, the WNBA pays much less.
Brittney Griner Income
For the 2021 season, the average annual pay in the WNBA was $120,648, up from $74,349 in 2019.
In the WNBA, a top paid position pays around $221k, with Griner earning a supermax salary of $227k per year.
Brittney Griner Net Worth
Brittney Griner’s net worth is believed to be at $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Her net worth is derived on her accomplishments not only in the WNBA but also with teams overseas, earning her $600,000 in 2014 for playing for a Chinese team and $1.5 million over eight years for playing for Russia.