Quick facts
Birth date 16 Oct, 1980
Age 39 yrs
Occupations Basketball player
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Syosset
Residence Seattle
Education Christ the King Regional High School
University of Connecticut
Gender Female
Description Basketball player

Sue Bird, a basketball player by profession, came to life on October 16th 1980. She is a Native American and was born is Syosset, New York. However she has got an Israeli citizenship as well because of her father but she is an American by birth. She was born to her parents Nancy and Herschel Bird. Both of her parents were not involved in any sports activities but one of her older sisters was a sportswoman herself and because of this Sue developed an active interest in sports since very young age.

At an age when most of the children are learning to interact with the outside world she started playing games like Basketball, Soccer, Tennis and running sprints and other long races. She was motivated by her family as well to remain in sports. She did her high school in the initial years from Syosset High School and later on from Christ the King Regional High School. She did her graduation from Boston College and graduated from there in 2002. She started playing basketball in high school and appeared in her school and college teams of Basketball and gained much popularity there. Very little is known about her personal life on internet and whether she is having a boyfriend or a husband and whether she is married or not is not known. She doesn’t like to talk much about her personal life on TV shows and in media.

According to her biography, Sue started playing Basketball while she was at her school. She was in her school’s basketball team and earned much popularity and fame there because of her performances. She won many awards there for the sport and later when she entered into her graduation college many teams were enthusiastic to hire her. While at graduation also she performed brilliantly for her teams and won many championships for her teams and won many awards herself also. After passing out of her graduation and completion of her studies, she started her professional basketball career in 2002 in WNBA when she was hired by the team Seattle Storms.

She has been associated with the team ever since and currently also the part of the team. She did major successful performances with the team and has been favorite of her coach and team members. She has played close to 400 games with the team and has scored in almost every game and has won many championships for the team. She has also been associated with other teams like Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow Region and UMMC Ekaterinburg and has got appreciation playing for these teams. She has also been a part of USA national team and has played international competitions like Olympics and FBA world championships for the team.

Sue is very active on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram and she has got over 19k followers on her twitter account. Her estimated net worth is close to around 5 million dollars and she draws a handsome yearly salary close to around $ 4 lacs from her associations with the current teams she has.

Last Modified: Feb 25, 2020

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