Monica Wright is the professional women basketball player of Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm, who initiated her career since high school. The career that she armed on her shoulder in academic years has paid her the fair price with success and also substantial fortunes.
Not only the bright career path but her life also experienced the voyage with a partner with whom she rejoiced her romantic life although her love life did not sound successful.
Relationship With Basketball Player Fiancé; Shares Reason Of Separation!
The professional basketball player Monica Wright, age 30, was entangled in a relationship with the Oklahoma City's star player, Kevin Durant.
Initially, she and her then-boyfriend first met during their tournament at the high school. They were traveling around to national showcase tournaments. Following their meeting, Monica and Kevin fell for each other and started their dating life.
With the long blossoming romance, they eventually got engaged on the 7th of July 2013 and were intended to relish their life as a husband and wife, as reported by The Washington Post.
The happily engaged couple spent their time traveling together and accompanying each other in several events and occasions.
Monica Wright poses for a photo with her ex-fiancé, Kevin Durant (Photo: larrybrownsports.com)
As we know time is unpredictable, the romantic liaison between Monica and Kevin faded-up with the time. The lovebirds parted their way in 2014 before they shared the wedding vows with him.
In July 2014, she opened up with Hip-hop Wired that her relationship with Kevin dissolved because of religion. Monica possesses a Christianity religion and has great faith upon it whereas her boyfriend was self-satisfied with his life.
On the other hand, her then-fiancé, Kevin also shared his side of the story to GQ magazine. In the interview, he said;
“I had a fiancée, but…I really didn’t know how to, like, love her, you know what I’m saying? We just went our separate ways.” Monica Wright, WNBA player, something like a high school sweetheart. One night Kevin got so full of feelings he just up and proposed to her. “We was just hanging out, chilling. And I felt the energy. I felt, I need to do this right now. And I just did it. I was like…We’re engaged right now? We’re about to get married? So I was just like, cool! I love this girl. But I didn’t love her the right way.”
The gap between relationship became the prominent reason for their split.
As of now, Monica is single and has not traced any hints of her possible love life.
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Know About Monica Wright's Net Worth And Career
The professional basketball player, Monica Wright, garners her net worth and fortune from her strategic gaming career in basketball. As per careertrend.com, the median salary of the professional Women Basketball player at WNBA is $852,000 per season.
Monica started her career as a basketball player since her academic years. During her time at the University of Virginia, she amassed the ACC Rookie of the Year and also got named to ACC All-Defensive Team. She also participated in USA Basketball’s Women’s National Team mini-camp in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2010.
In the same year, Monica signed the contract with Minnesota Lynx and appeared in 34 games where she was named to the WNBA’s All-Rookie Team. She played five seasons from the club until 2014 and won the league title in 2011 and 2013, respectively. She also played from Seattle Storm, Shinsegae One FX, and Perth Lynx.
With the years of involvement in the basketball field, Monica has acquired the estimated net worth of $200 thousand.
Born on 15 July in 1988, in San Antonio, Texas, the United States, Monica Wright was raised by her parents; Garry Wright and Lynette Wright along with her brother, Gerard Wright.
She belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She stands the height of 1.778 meters (5 feet and 10 inches tall) and has a weight of 182 lbs (82.6 kg).
Monica pursued her education from Forest Park high school and later, joined the University of Virginia.