Maya Moore Net Worth, Background, Career, Awards, and Relationship

Published Date   26th Jun. 2017, 01:12 am
Maya Moore Net Worth, Background, Career, Awards, and Relationship
Quick Info
Birth Name:Maya Moore
Date of Birth:11/06/1989
Age: 29 years old
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$150 thousand




Maya Moore net worth went up as she became a professional basketball player with a long list of her wins.

Synopsis

Born in 1989, the young and aspiring player Maya Moore net worth rose as a result of her hard work and passion for basketball. Twice the winner of Naismith Prep Player of the year in 2006-7, Maya Moore plays for Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She plays small forward and has won John Wooden Award in 2009. Each year, she has at least bagged at least an award for her outstanding performance.

Birth and Background

Maya Moore was born as Maya April Moore on June 11, 1989 to Kathryn Moore. She was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri alongside her younger sisters, Olivia Dabney and Ashley Dabney. Olivia is the current basketball player for Rutgers Preparatory School while Ashley was an athlete in college. Maya is a Christian and holds American nationality.

Kathryn had mounted a hoop on the back door of their apartment. As a result, Maya developed interest and exposure to basketball from her early years. She was only 3 years old when she learned about basketball. Ultimately, Maya Moore net worth increased with her becoming a pro from the early days practice. Moore went to Moreau Heights Elementary School and later attended Collins High School in Gwinnett County near Georgia.

Early Days Career and Titles

When Moore attended Collins Hill College, she had 125-3 record against the Eagles. As a result, she was entitled USA Today Freshman and Sophomore All-America Teams. For her excellent average 23.2 during her junior year in 2005-6, she claims Naismith Prep Player of the Year. She contributed to Collins win against Poly due to which she became the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament of Champions in 2006.

Apart from being a wonderful player, she was also a brilliant student. Her CGPA was 4.0 when she graduated from high school. The recipient of Atlanta Journal Cup, Moore won the parade Magazine First Team All-America twice, Georgia Class 5A All-State First Team choice four times and WBCA National Player of the Year, 2007. All these awards eventually raised Maya Moore net worth.

She played for the Georgia Metros 16U Nike Travel Team for a couple of years in 2005 and 2006 leading them to 4 National Championships. Moreover, during her college days in University of Connecticut, she had a good reputation as a basketball player. Moore was first-ever freshman in BIG EAST conference to become Player of the Week. She was also BIG EAST Player of the Year and 2008 All-BIG-EAST First Team choice.

Moreover, Maya Moore net worth increased with her claiming the titles NCAA Trenton Regional Most Outstanding Player and selected as 2009 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team when she was in her sophomore year. Her junior year was no less than a full-fledged year full of achievements. She was selected as Associated Press All-America First Team and BIG EAST All-Tournament Team, All-BIG EAST First Team. Also, she got the title NCAA Dayton Regional Most Outstanding Player.  As a senior, she has won her second Naismith College Player of the Year in 2010-11 and Associated Press Women’s College Basketball Player of the year twice.

Professional Career and Awards

Maya Moore net worth began to rise with her professional basketball career. She is one of the established basketball players winning WNBA All-Star MVP award in 2015. Selected in 2011 WNBA Draft, Moore joined Minnesota Lynx and made best records in WNBA. Therefore, she was named WNBA Rookie of the Month for July as well as August.

One of the major performances of Moore was during 2012 when she helped Lynx advance to 2012 WNBA Finals. Not only Player of the Month, but Moore was also selected WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week. She also brags WNBA Finals MVP as she led Lynx to the finals.  Moore scored her career high scoring 30 in 2014. Later she kept scoring 30+ in one season winning WNBA Most Valuable Player Award.

The 2015 WNBA All-Star game selected her which eventually raised Maya Moore net worth. She gave a brilliant performance which won her All-WNBA First Team in 2015. Moore’s performance made her way up to WNBA Top [email protected] as one of the best 20 league’s players. She averaged 19.3 points due to which Lynx became the number one team in the league. Later, Lynx won over Phoenix Mercury and got into the final of the league. The awards not only prove that she is an astounding player, but also elevates Maya Moore net worth.

Overseas Career and National Team Player

After winning uncountable awards, Moore signed with Spanish club Ros Casares Valencia for 2011-12 season. She helped Valencia averaging 12.7 points and high 20 points in 2012. She also played for Chinese club Shanxi Flame and led the team to win over Zhexiang. Language did not become a major problem with Moore and Chinese club. Her Chinese fans grew day by day and who recognized her as “Invincible Queen”.

Maya Moore net worth grew as she was invited to the USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp in the fall of 2009. She was chosen to play for 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics where she traveled abroad for tournaments. She surpassed expectations and became one of the 33 finalists for U.S. Women’s FIBA World Championship who represented the USA on 2014. The team won gold medal after which Moore was chosen to play 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. There, she earned her next gold medal and made her country proud.

Dating, Relationship and Net Worth

Maya Moore seems to focus on her basketball career. Therefore, she has no dating history, boyfriend and any children. She is not married yet. With her focus on her career, Maya Moore net worth has hiked to an amazingly high number i.e. 150 thousand USD.

The potential basketball player, Maya Moore has added a significant value to sports. She has never failed to amuse her fans with her enthralling and fabulous performances. This is how she has made a million dollars and millions of fans.

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