Maya Moore Biography

(Professional Basketball Player, Athelete)

Maya April Moore is a professional basketball player from Jefferson City, Missouri. She is married.

More about the relationship

Maya Moore is married to Jonathan Irons in September 2020. The couple is living a happy married life having no extra affairs and rumors of their separation. As of now, they don’t have any children together.

Relationship Facts of Maya Moore

  • Maya Moore is married to Jonathan Irons.
  • She does not have any kids as of now.
  • Maya Moore is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Maya Moore?

Maya April Moore is a professional basketball player from Jefferson City, Missouri. She won four gold medals for America, two in the Olympics and two in the World Championships in women’s basketball.

She has played for teams like Minnesota Lynx, Ros Casares Valencia, and Shanxi Flames. Recently this 28 yrs old basketball star signed a contract with UMMC Ekaterinburg. She has won four WNBA Championships to date.

Maya Moore: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Maya Moore was born on June 11, 1989, in Jefferson City, Missouri. As of 2021, she is 33 years old. Her full name is Maya April Moore. She started playing basketball at the age of three. Her father’s name is Michael Dabney and her mother is Kathryn Moore.

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Caption: Maya Moore(Source: Pinterest)

She has two sisters: O. Dabney and Ashley Dabney. She does not have any brothers.

Education

Maya attended Moreau Heights Elementary School as a child. After she joined Collins Hill High School, she started making news for her extraordinary basketball skills and tricks. She has received numerous titles during her teenage as a basketball player.

She joined the University of Connecticut after college and continued playing basketball as well. By the time she graduated Minnesota Lynx was all prepared to sign a contract with this promising future star.

Maya Moore: Professional Life, Career

The basketball career Maya started at Collins Hill High School. By 16 she has collected a number of trophies and medals.

Moore led her high school team to three consecutive state championships and a national championship in her senior years at Collins High. She was named the MVP (Most Valuable Player) for her brilliant performance against team Poly from Long Beach.

Her performance grew better by the time she had joined the University of Connecticut. She was with the Huskies and the team was ranked 22 nationwide because of her efforts and continuous devotion.

Her best performance overall was in her senior years with the Huskies. In the history of the Huskies, no player had recorded 2500 points, 1000 rebounds, 500 assists, 250 steals, and 150 blocked shots.

The professional career Maya started with the Minnesota Lynx in 2011. She continues to play for the team these days. So far she has won four WNBA Championships with the Lynx in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 respectively.

She has also played for the teams like Ros Casares Valencia in Spain and Shanxi Flame in China. She recently signed with the UMMC Ekaterinburg in Russia in 2018.

Awards

Maya Moore received numerous awards and achievements in such a short career span. 4 times WNBA Champion, 5 times WNBA All-Star, WNBA Rookie of the Year, WNBA Top [email protected], and many others. She has also won four gold in the Olympics for basketball and two golds at the World Championship.

Maya Moore: Salary and Net Worth

Maya on average earns 45,000 dollars in a year. Her estimated net worth is 300K dollars as of 2022.

Maya Moore: Rumors and Controversy

In 2012 rumors spread about Maya’s sexuality whether she is straight or not. Another rumor recently is in the air regarding her marriage. Speculations are being made that Maya secretly married somewhere between 2015. No official remarks have been addressed to both the rumors by Maya personally to the date.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Maya Moore is 6 feet tall and weighs 79 kg. The color of her hair is black and she has dark brown eyes. Furthermore, her body measurements are  35-26-35 inches. 

Social Media

Maya Moore is active in the social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 260 K followers on Facebook, around 199K followers on Twitter, and approximately 221K followers on Instagram.

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