Seimone Augustus is a famous American professional women's basketball player in US national basketball team. She grew up with a passion to be the best basketball player, and with her hard work and dedication, Seimone made her passion her profession.
Seimone had a track to begin at the hometown Capitol High School, and she gravitated towards basketball and graduated in 2006 from Louisiana State University. She loved to tag along for her game.
Career And Progression
Seimone's began her career from 2002 when she participated WBCA High School All-America Game, she scores there 14 points and, won MVP honors. In 2006 she joined in the Minnesota Lynx, where she got awarded for the skills competition and, led West squad with sixteen points. She also joined the Dynamo Moscow club for the 2006-07season. In 2008 USA national basketball team won the Gold in Beijing Olympic, where she was the leading role.
During the 2008-09 WNBA offseason, she played for Galatasaray in the Eurocup. She injured in the season of 2009-11, and in 2011 she joined a strong Lynx team till date. She is a very talent guard or forwarder of woman basketball. The USA women’s basketball team won many titles, where she played the leading role for the team, her team also won London Olympic gold medal in 2012, where she was the central part of the team. So, she is the central pillar of the USA women's basketball team.
As of now, Seimone is out of Lynx team with no reason disclosed why and the team selectors have said they don’t know when will forward Seimone Augustus be back in the group. A few weeks ago, on 23 October 2018, Seimone also announced her new website named as Seimone33.com on her Instagram. The site will provide updated regarding Seimone’s latest photos, videos, and even events.
Openly Lesbian! Is She Married?
Talking about her personal life, she has opened up in the media that she is a lesbian. She is engaged to her girlfriend, LaTaya Varner, who is an aspiring actress. The couple met in Russia, where Seimone played professional off-season basketball.
Seimone Augustus with Tay on 11 October 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Back in 2012, Seimone also disclosed that she met Varner at a nightclub with a statement that “She came through and we kind of caught eyes and she gave me a little eye.” After a few meetings and knowing each other well Seimone proposed Varner on a beach in Miami by carving a seashell in the sand with the words "Will You Marry Me, Tay?". The answer was yes, and later the couple got engaged in 2010 and married in 2015.
Seimone and her wife are living happily and often provide glimpses of their relationship on various social media. On 11 October 2018, Seimone posted a picture of both of them pouring love to her partner and thanking her for a beautiful nine years. This also proves that the couple has to intention to get separated or have a divorce.
What Is Seimone’s Net Worth?
American professional women basketball player Seimone has revealed her net worth to Tabloids. She has enjoyed with her estimated net worth $2.44 million of dollars, wherein 2015 she earned 270,000 dollars as a salary. Hope that she will make more money in the coming days.
Seimone Augustus was born 30th April 1984 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America. She is from Black-mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality. She was born and raised by her parents Seymore Augustus (father) and Kim Augustus (mother) as per wiki.
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Seimone is an athlete with perfect body shape and measurements. She is also active on social media; she has over 53.8k fan followers on her Twitter account and over 67.6k fan followers on her Instagram.