SUE Bird earned a comfortable lifestyle as a star in the WNBA.
She also appeared on CBS’ 60 Minutes in March 2022 to talk about her WNBA career and legacy in the league.
What is Sue Bird’s net worth?
Sue Bird has an estimated net worth of $5 million to $8 million.
Their source of wealth is said to come from their contracts.
Sue Bird, 41, is a professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).
She also makes money from brand advertising and sponsorships.
Who is Sue Bird?
Sue was born on October 16, 1980 in Syosset, New York.
She is a professional basketball player for the WNBA’s Seattle Storm.
She has led her team to four championships, four Olympic gold medals, two NCAA championships and four FIBA World Championships.
She is one of only 11 women to have received all of these awards.
She is also a five-time EuroLeague champion.
Sue is considered one of the 20 best players in the league of all time.
On June 16, 2022, Bird announced on Instagram that she was retiring at the end of the 2022 season.
She captioned the post: “I’ve decided this will be my last year. I loved every single minute and still do so I will play my final year just like this little girl played her first ☺️ #TheFinalYear.”
In the post, Bird also shared a photo of herself playing basketball.
Her fiancee, Megan Rapinoe, also expressed support.
Rapinoe wrote: “💐 x ♾ love you baby ❤️ Congratulations on the greatest career @wnba has ever seen! 🙏”
Is Sue Bird Single?
Megan Rapinoe and Sue announced their engagement via Instagram back in October 2020.
Sue shared a photo of Rapinoe who was on one knee and putting a ring on her left hand.
There was no caption on the photo that was shared, but Sue’s team posted congratulations on Twitter.
The tweet read: “Ring Season. Congratulations to THE power couple on their engagement!!!”
The couple met at the 2016 Olympics and began dating shortly after in 2017.
Sue publicly came out as gay in an ESPN story that same year, while also confirming her relationship with Rapinoe.
“It happens when it happens because it feels right,” she told the outlet.
“While I understand there are people who think I should have done it sooner, it just wasn’t right for me at the time. I have to stay true to that. It’s my journey.”
When the outlet asked Rapinoe about her relationship with Sue, she said, “We have a lot in common and it just clicked.
“I joke she’s my first stop for advice. She’s just so level-headed.”
In March 2022, Bird told PEOPLE that the couple were considering a destination wedding.
“We might play with a wedding in Mexico. So there will definitely be coronas on deck, I can count on that for sure.”
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