Brittney Griner and Wife Cherelle Griner have the Sweetest Relationship!
- Brittney Griner and Cherelle Griner met in college as undergraduates.
- Brittney was detained in Russia on drug charges in 2022.
- Cherelle supported her wife from miles away by sharing news and videos of her.
All we need to know about Brittney and Cherelle Griner’s relationship
Brittney Griner is undoubtedly one of the best basketball players in the WNBA. Her wife, Cherelle is always cheering for her from the sidelines and in her personal life too.
The basketball player and teacher first met years ago as undergraduates at Baylor University in Texas when Brittney was working hard to make her name in Basketball. She wanted to be the university’s best basketball player of all time.
They reconnected later and started dating only after the Olympic medalist separated from her wife Glory Johnson.
In June 2022, Brittney took to Instagram to describe their first meeting at the university.
“I will never forget the day I met you at Baylor in the sub area!
“You tapped me on my shoulder and told me I took your milkshake (still up for debate lol).”
”I was immediately blown away at your beauty! You had no idea but I knew you were the one for me baby. You stuck by my side at the lowest and at the highest!”
Brittney and Cherelle are together through the good and bad
The athlete proposed to her love in August 2018 and got married the next year. Since then, the couple has always had something good to say about each other on social media.
The pair also shares cute photos of them together on a regular basis.
On the occasion of Cherrelle’s birthday in July 2022, Britney shared a cute birthday message for her spouse. She wrote:
”Everyday with you is spectacular but when I get to celebrate your life and all that you are is just breathtaking ❤️!”
“To many more my love.”
Apart from the basketball games, Cherelle supports her wife through thick and thin. In 2022, when Brittney was detained in Russia on drug charges, Cherelle was back home.
In March, Cherelle, for her part, shared videos of her wife on the court, to show her unwavering support.
“Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me regarding my wife’s safe return from Russia.”
“Your prayers and support are greatly appreciated. I love my wife wholeheartedly, so this message comes during one of the weakest moments of my life.”