Lindsay Whalen Net Worth, Husband, Parents, Now
Pride and joy of Minnesota, Lindsay Whalen is one the best woman basketball player the court has ever seen. With more than a decade in the court, the star has played for 15 seasons and amassed more than 300 wins.
She has even been a finalist for the Wade Trophy and Naismith Award, two times in a row (2003, 2004). No wonder, she has reserved a place for herself in the Basketball's Hall of Fame.
Lindsay Whalen's Bio, Age
Lindsay, now 37, was born on 9 May 1982 in a small town called Hutchinson in Minnesota. Her full name is Lindsay Marie Whalen.
She grew up as the eldest child in the family of parents, Neil and Kathy Whalen. Lindsay has four younger siblings, two brothers, Casey, and Thomas and two sisters, Katie, and Annie.
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Dominating the court, Lindsay has a body built for sports. Her height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m ) while her weight is 77kgs. She attended the Hutchinson High School and later enrolled into the University of Minnesota for her college studies.
Salary & Career in Basketball
Lindsay brought her A-game to the sport ever since her first day. While in school, she led her team to three consecutive basketball championships and was also the honorable mention of All-State selection for four-time.
Later, when she joined the University of Minnesota’s team, she did the same for them too.
On the 25th of January 2004, she bagged the position of Minnesota's all-time leading scorer. Lindsay finished her career with 2,285 points, ranking in the top five in the Big Ten Conference's history.
Lindsay Whalen plays for the Connecticut Suns (Photo: kare11.com)
She started her professional career in 2004 with the Connecticut Sun. Following her prestigious history; the star player led the team to the WNBA finals in both her first and second seasons with them. On the 12th of January 2010, she was traded to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for Renee Montgomery.
After more than eight years with the team, Lindsay announced her WNBA retirement on the 8th of June 2019.
The Minnesota Lynx honored her by retiring her No. 13 jersey. Besides the fame and respect, the star player has also been successful in terms of wealth. While her net worth is not known, she has earned a generous amount of salary throughout her time.
While with the Gophers, she signed a contract for a salary of $500K a year, so it would not be wrong to assume that the player's net worth is in the millions.
Married; Who Is Husband?
Spending most of her time with sports, it doesn't come as a surprise that Lindsay is in an affair with an athlete just like her. She is in a relationship with former Minnesota Golden Gophers golfer, Ben Greve.
The couple met in their freshman year at the University of Minnesota. Lindsay and her boyfriend dated for some time before getting married in their Minnesota on the 6th of October 2007.
An example of a perfect relationship, the pair have been living a blissful life together without scandals or controversies.