How Old Is Sue Bird? Bio & Facts About The American Basketball Player

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Sue Bird is an American professional basketball player who plays for the USA Women’s National Basketball team and Seattle Storm in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). How old is Sue Bird? She was born on 16 October 1980. Sue Bird first made her debut in 2002 and has since risen to the ranks of one of the greatest players in WNBA history. We have more details about the American basketball player. Keep reading to find out more.

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How Old Is Sue Bird?

How Old Is Sue Bird? Bio & Facts About The American Basketball Player

Sue Bird was born on 16 October 1980 in Syosset, New York to Herschel Bird (father) and Nancy Bird (mother). She is currently 42 years in 2022. Sue Bird also has a sister by the name of Jennifer Bird.

Sue Bird’s Education & Career Beginning

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How Old Is Sue Bird? Bio & Facts About The American Basketball Player

She first attended Syosset High School and was later transferred to Christ The King Regional High School in Queens after completing her rookie and sophomore years. Bird also graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut.

Sue Bird was a fan of sports at a young age and so whiles in high school, competed in a number of basketball tournaments. Her performance landed her a lot of awards like the New York Daily News Player of the Year and the New York State Player of the Year. In school, she won other awards like the Naismith Award as College Player of the Year and the Nancy Lieberman Award in 2000. Sue Bird also received the Wade Trophy during her 2001–2002 senior season.
On August 9, 2002, Sue Bird was very spectacular in her first-year league match. She scored a whopping 33 points (her career-high score). The match was against the Portland Fire. She was then playing for Seattle Storm.
Sue Bird has also played in Russia for three teams during the WNBA off-season. They are Dуnаmо Моѕсоw from 2004-2006, Spartak Moscow Region Vidnoje (2006-2011) and UММС Еkаtеrіnburg from 2011-2014
She also represented the United States Women’s National Basketball team which won the gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Sue Bird also competed in the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World. She has so far won four World Cup gold medals as a player for the National team.

Sue Bird’s Films

Apart from her heroism in sports, Sue Bird has also starred in several movies. Check the list below.
  • The Shop (2020)
  • CBS This Morning (2020)
  • Always Late with Katie Nolan (2019)
  • NBA on ESPN (2019)
  • I Love You, America (2018)
  • Get Up (2018)
  • 2017 WNBA All-Star Game (2017)
  • SportsCenter (2017)
  • Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016)
  • Wheel of Fortune (2003)

Sue Bird’s Net Worth

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The gold medal has a net worth of about $6 million. She is one of the highest-paid WNBA players. In 2018, she took $115,500.

Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe

How Old Is Sue Bird? Bio & Facts About The American Basketball Player

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird announced their engagement on October 30, 2020. Is Sue Bird a lesbian? Yes, she is. They started dating in 2016 and broke the news on July 20, 2017.

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