Brittney Yevette Griner was born on the 18th of October 1990 to Raymond Griner and Sandra Griner. Her father is a county deputy sheriff and a two-tour Vietnam war veteran, whereas her mother is a homemaker. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Brittney is the youngest of four siblings and has three older siblings; a brother named Decarlo Griner and two sisters named Shkera Griner and Pier Griner. Her siblings have been a great support in her life; they were the first to know about her sexuality and were very accepting of her. In context to her parents, Brittney came out to her mother first.
As a kid, Brittney was the most pampered and adored child in her family. She was sent to Nimitz High School for her early education. Brittney has always had the strength and physique to become an athlete; she played varsity volleyball as a freshman in high school. And now has become the top basketball player in America.
Does Brittney Griner Have A Twin Brother?
Brittney Griner has no twin brothers; however, she has twin kids named Ava and Sole. Brittney and her ex-wife Glory Johnson share twins, both daughters Ava and Solei were born on October 12, 2015. Brittney and Glory’s marriage ended in a lawsuit, they had several disagreements and also got involved in fights with each other. The marriage did not last and they got separated in 2015 with kids’ custody in Glory’s hand.
As for Brittney having a twin brother, she is the youngest child in her family. She is very close to her siblings but does not have a twin brother. Brittney’s brother and sister were there for her when she was sentenced to jail in Russia. However, Brittney has now been released in exchange for an Arms dealer named Viktor Bout.
How Tall Are Brittney Griner's Siblings?
Brittney Griner has been in the news after her trial in Russia but still has kept her family away from the media, except for her wife. Cherelle Griner has been fighting for Brittney since she was detained at the airport for smuggling drugs in Russia, which was unintentional. Her siblings have also shown their support for Brittney but have not revealed any details about them, like what they do for a living, where they live, or their physical appearances, such as height or weight.
Even the siblings seem to avoid the media even though their sister is a well-known basketball player in the United States of America. They have occasionally made appearances in Brittney’s games from time to time to show their support for her.