(Former professional basketball player, Basketball coach)
Monica Wright is an American former basketball player. She is married to fellow basketball coach and former basketball player Michael Rogers. She is the mother of one son.
Quick Facts of Monica Wright
|Age:||33 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||July 15, 1988|
|Full Name:||Monica Wright|
|Birth Place:||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Net Worth:||$200 thousand (estimated)|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Profession:||Former professional basketball player, Basketball coach|
|Father's Name:||Garry Wright|
|Mother's Name:||Lynette Wright|
|Education:||University of Virginia|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Monica Wright
- Monica Wright is married to Michael Rogers.
- Monica Wright married on July 14, 2018.
- She is mother of One (McKale Larue Rogers).
- Monica Wright is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- Her sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Monica Wright is currently living a blissful conjugal life. She is married to fellow basketball coach and former basketball player Michael Rogers.
On July 14, 2018, the couple tied the knot and they have a son together named McKale Larue Rogers. On July 20, 2020, Monica gave birth to her first child.
Monica was once engaged to NBA player Kevin Durant. They met for the first time while in High school at the 2006 McDonald’s All-American game. The pair started dating in the year 2013 in January.
On July 7, 2013, the couple had got engaged. However, a year after the pair parted way in July 2014.
Who is Monica Wright?
Monica Wright is an American former basketball player. She currently serves as an assistant coach for Virginia Cavaliers, represents the University of Virginia in women’s basketball since 2019.
Monica Wright: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
Monica was born on the 15th of July 1988, in San Antonio, Texas. She was raised in Woodbridge, Virginia. Her full name is Monica Ashante Wright.
She is the youngest and only daughter of Lynette Wright (father) and Garry (mother). Monica has a sibling named Gerard Wright (older brother).
Further, she holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American descent.
Education, Early Life
Monica went to Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. In 2006, she graduated and joined the University of Virginia from where she received a bachelor’s degree in sociology in the year 2010.
During her freshman year as a Cavalier at the University of Virginia, she earned herself the title ‘ACC Rookie of the year’. She was named to the ACC All-Defensive Team and also got to her 1,000th point. As a senior, she was named ACC Player of the Year (2009-10), ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2009-10), National Defensive Player of the Year (2009-10), and 2010 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the year.
Monica Wright: Professional Life, Career
In 2010, Monica was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the second overall pick in the WNBA draft. During the WNBA’s off-seasons, she had represented several clubs such as Lotos Gdynia (2010-2011) in Poland, Botaş SK (2011-2012) in Turkey, Dandenong Rangers (2012-2013) in Australia, Shinsegae One FX (2013) in South Korea, and more.
On July 20, 2015, she was traded to the Seattle Storm in exchange for former player, Renee Montgomery. Wright was also selected as a member of the USA Women’s U19 team. Similarly, she signed with the Perth Lynx for the 2016-17 WNBL season on July 14, 2016. She played their first four games afterward, she ended her playing career on the 19th of October 2016.
She turned to coach due to her knee problems. During the 2018-20149 season, Wright assisted at Liberty University. In May 2019, she was hired as an assistant to coach the Virginia Cavaliers Women’s Basketball team.
Monica has managed to maintain a clean profile. She hasn’t been part of any sorts of rumors and controversy that create a huge buzz in the media.
Monica Wright: Net Worth, Salary
Monica has accumulated an impressive amount of wealth throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of $200 thousand as of 2021. Her current salary and other earning are still under review.
While she played for her former teams, her annual salary is around $150,000 as per other sources.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
The former player has an athletic body physique. She stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches tall. Likewise, her weight is about 83 kg. She has dark brown pair of eyes and she has shoulder-length black hair color.
Monica has a verified Instagram and Twitter account where she has more than 9k followers and 17.6k followers respectively. However, she doesn’t available on Facebook.
- Her nickname is Monnie.
- At present, she is 33 years old.
- Her Zodiac sign is Cancer.
- She follows the Christianity religion.
- Wright frequently volunteers at church Basketball camps organized for kids and youths.