Sue Bird

Sue Bird

Who is Sue Bird?

Sue Bird is a professional female basketball player. She currently plays for the Seattle Storm and US Women’s Basketball team as a point guard.

What is Sue Bird Best Known for?

Sue is best known for playing Basketball Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association.

How was Sue Bird’s Early Life?

Sue was born as Suzanne Brigit Bird on October 16, 1980, in Syosset, New York. Her father is Herschel Bird who is a cardiologist and mother is Nancy Bird who worked as a High School nurse. Her father is an Italian-born Russian Jew. Sue belongs to a multi-racial ethnic origin and holds an Israeli as well as  American citizenship. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She has an older sister, Jennifer Bird. She picked interest in sports from a very small age as her older sister was in sports too. She started playing basketball since eleven years old and participated in several competitions including the Amateur Athletic Union competitions as well as St John’s Basketball game during her school life.

She attended Syosset High School and continued her high school basketball career. Sue was transferred to Christ the King Regional High School located in Queens, New York after completing her rookie and sophomore years. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Communication Science.

How is Sue Bird’s Career as a Basketball player?

After her graduation from the University of Connecticut, Sue Bird was the first overall pick by the Seattle Storm in the WNBA draft of 2002. She finished her rookie season averaging 14.4 points in 32 games playing alongside Lauren Jackson. She was also named All-WNBA First Team and became runner-up for the Rookie of the Year Award. Furthermore, Sue alongside Betty Lennox and Lauren Jackson led the Storm to win their first WNBA Championship in 2004. The Storm also won their second WNBA Championship in 2010. Sue played for Dynamo Moscow and helped the team reach the finals of the Russian Championship during the 2004/05 and 2005/06 off-season. Moreover, the 2006/07 off-season was memorable for Sue as she led the Spartak Moscow Region to win the Russian Super League as well as the Euro League Championships.

Unfortunately, she developed a knee injury that led to surgery during the 2012 season. So, they kept her away from playing in the 2013 season. She again returned in 2014 and was featured in 33 games during the time she was also named WNBA All-Star. After that, in 2016 she extended her contract with the Storm. Before starting the season in 2017, she again suffered a knee injury. Luckily from 21st May 2017, she was able to play for USA Basketball. Sue is among the best female athletes. Moreover, she is also a four-time Olympic gold medalist with the United States National Team. She has also led the team to win three gold medals and a bronze at the FIBA World Championship which is in fact, the greatest achievement of her life.

What are Sue Bird's Achievements?

She is a four-time Olympic gold medalist with the United States National Team. She has also led the team to win three gold medals and a bronze at the FIBA World Championship which is, in fact, the greatest achievement of her life.

What is Sue Bird’s Net Worth and Salary?

Sue's estimated net worth is about $5 million. According to the sources, her annual salary is worth $350,000.

Is Sue Bird a Gay?

She came out as lesbian openly in 2017, July 20. Furthermore, she also disclosed that she has been dating soccer player Megan Rapinoe since the fall of 2016 and has been enjoying a blissful relationship. They also featured on the cover of ESPN’s Body Issue and became the first same-sex couple to do so. Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe became a couple within the LGBTQ community in June 2018. This iconic couple has inspired a lot of people in the LGBT community.

How Tall is Sue Bird?

She stands at an attractive height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 68 kg. Her body measurement is about 37-26-36. Her bra size is 36B(US) and she wears the shoe of size 8(US). She has brown eyes and short dark brown hair.

Talking about her social media presence, she is not active in any kind of social media like Instagram, Facebook.

Some facts:

She wears the number 10 jersey since she and her sister were born on October 10. The bird was named the Best Female College Athlete of the year at the 10th annual ESPY Awards. She was interested in soccer, to begin with, but later turned into a basketballer. The bird was two- time All-American at the University of Connecticut. She was also named NCAA Point Guard of the year three times.

Sue Bird
Quick Facts of Suzanne Bird
Celebrated Name Sue Bird
Age 40 years old
Nick Name Sue Bird
Birth Name Suzanne Brigit Bird
Birth Date 1980-10-16
Gender Female
Profession American-Israeli basketball player
Place of Birth Syosset, New York, United States
Education University of Connecticut andChrist the King Regional High School
Ethnicity multi-racial
Nationality American and Israeli
Father Herschel Bird
Mother Nancy Bird
Sister Jennifer Bird (older)
Horoscope Libra
Famous for Women's National Basketball Association
Salary $350,000
Net Worth $5 million
Marital Status In a relationship
Girlfriend Megan Rapinoe
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 68 kg
Body Measurement 37-26-36 inches
Breast Size 36B(US)
Shoe Size 8(US)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Religion Christanity
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