Cherelle Griner Biography

Cherelle Griner is a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. Along with that, she is the celebrity wife of Brittney Griner who is a basketball player for Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. Recently her wife has been sentenced to jail for nine years by a Russian court for violating Russian laws by carrying vape cartridges.

Early Life

Cherelle Griner was born on 1st July 1992 in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. The details about her parents have not been shared with the media yet. She also has siblings but has not mentioned anything about them. At a young age, she was really a very studious and well-behaved kid. Cherelle has completed her high school education at a local school in her hometown. She later went to get a Bachelor of Applied Science from a University about which the details have not been shared. In addition to that, she went to study law at North Carolina Central University School of Law where she recently graduated with her Juris Doctor degree.

Cherelle Griner Career

Cherelle Griner has been working as a Math Teacher at Uplift Education. She is also a social media influencer and a well known celebrity spouse as well. She shares her lifestyle and posts with her girlfriend on her social media account.

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Recently on 17th February 2022, her wife Brittney Griner was detained upon her arrival in Moscow, Russia. There were cannabis vapes found allegedly in her luggage at the airport and was detained for more than three weeks. She has been expressing her feeling regarding the same on her social media and started the “We are BG” Campaign to bring her back home. Along with that she also considered it to be wrongful detention. In addition to that, the Russian Court has sentenced her to jail for nine years as she was found guilty of smuggling and storing drugs.

Social Media

Cherelle is an active user on a social media platform like Instagram. She has over 84.4 thousand followers and 1,244 followings. Her Instagram feed is filled with the content of Law school, positive quotes, gym, pet dogs, and with her wife. She enjoys posting content about her lifestyle on social media.

Cherelle Griner Biography

Real Name Cherelle T. Griner
Birth Date 1 July 1992
Age (as of 2022) 29 Years
Birth Place Arkansas, U.S.
Profession Teacher
College Baylor University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? Yes
Who is her partner/wife? Brittney Griner
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Personal Life

In June 2019 she got married to Brittney Griner, a well-known WNBA player. They have been dating for a long time and got married at a private wedding ceremony. In addition to that, they enjoy hanging out a lot and posting each other’s content on their social media account. She is also seen cheering for her at her games.

Cherelle Griner Net Worth

Cherelle Griner has earned a lot as a Maths teacher and being a celebrity wife as well. As a math teacher, her estimated salary used to be around $63,000 a year. She also earns a lot by attending various events and brand endorsement deals. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $3.5 million.


  • She is currently residing in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
  • Both her parents used to work as an entrepreneur.
  • While pursuing BASc she had a major in Political Science and Government and a Minor in Family and Child Studies.
  • She is a lesbian and fully supports LGBTQ rights.
  • The net worth of her girlfriend is estimated at around $5 million.
  • She used to study with her wife Brittney at Baylor University.

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