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Chiney Ogwumike Biography

Chiney Ogwumike (age 30) is a Nigerian-born American professional women’s basketball player and sports journalist for ESPN. She plays for the Los Angeles Sparks and simultaneously serves as an NBA analyst at ESPN.

Chiney Ogwumike Age-Birthday

She was born on 22 March 1992 in Tomball, Texas. Ogwumike is 30 years of age as of 2022 and will turn 31 come 22 March 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 22 March and is a member of the zodiac/ star sign Aries.

Chiney Ogwumike WNBA Career Stats

The Connecticut Sun picked Ogwumike in the 2014 WNBA draft. She turned into a starter and was chosen as a WNBA All-Star alongside her sister Nneka Ogwumike. The duo turned into the principal set of sisters to be chosen for an WNBA All-Star game.

  • Games Played: 134
  • Games Started: 97
  • Av. Points Per Game: 16.7
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 12.7
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 1.1

Ogwumike Connecticut Sun Stats (2015 Season)

  • Games Played: 31
  • Games Started: 31
  • Av. Points Per Game: 15.5
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 0.6
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 1.1

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Ogwumike Connecticut Sun Stats (2016 Season)

  • Games Played: 33
  • Games Started: 18
  • Av. Points Per Game: 12.6
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 0.7
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 1.0

Chiney Ogwumike Connecticut Sun Stats (2018 Season)

  • Games Played: 31
  • Games Started: 31
  • Av. Points Per Game: 14.4
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 1.0
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 1.1

Ogwumike Los Angeles Sparks Stats (2019 Season)

  • Games Played: 32
  • Games Started: 14
  • Av. Points Per Game: 9.6
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 0.8
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 1.0

Ogwumike Los Angeles Sparks Stats (2021 Season)

  • Games Played: 7
  • Games Started: 3
  • Av. Points Per Game:
  • Av. Assist Per Game: 0.9
  • Av. Steal Per Game: 0.4

Chiney Ogwumike ESPN

In May 2018, Chiney signed a multi-year contract with ESPN to become a full-time basketball analyst. She became the first Black woman to host a national radio show for ESPN.

While is also one of the youngest commentators to be named a full-time NBA analyst for ESPN, while simultaneously playing in the WNBA.

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Chiney Ogwumike Family-Parents

Peter Ogwumike (father) and Jane Doe (mother) born their daughter Ogwumike in Tomball, Texas. Chiney’s family belongs to mixed/ African-American ethnicity and the Catholic faith. Details about her parents are rather scarce presently.

Ogwumike spent most of her young years in Texas alongside her elder sister Nneka Ogwumike. Nneka Ogwumike is also a basketball player who greatly influenced Chiney to pursue a career in basketball.

Chiney Ogwumike Sister-Nneka Ogwumike

Furthermore, the Los Angeles Sparks selected Nneka Ogwumike as the number one pick. Nneka Ogwumike was born on 2 July 1990 and is a member of the star/ Zodiac sign Cancer. She formerly played for CCC Polkowice and Dynamo Kursk.

Additionally, Nneka Ogwumike has represented the USA in the World Cup and the U19 World Championship in 2019.

Chiney Ogwumike College Career

Chiney pursued a college degree at Stanford University and played college basketball for the Stanford Cardinals. Ogwumike played alongside her sister Nneka Ogwumike and managed to complete her college career as the all-time career scoring leader.

Additionally, she is an alumnus of Cypress Fairbanks High School where she helped them win the 5A State Championship twice.

Chiney Ogwumike Husband

Chiney is now single since she has managed to keep her relationship/ personal life confined. We are not certain if Ogwumike is married, or has a husband/ boyfriend. Regardless, we can only presume that Chiney is single and focusing on her career as a multi-career.

Nevertheless, as soon as Ogwumike shares information about her partner or personal life, we shall bring you to speed.

Chiney Ogwumike ESPN Salary

Ogwumike receives an average salary of US$51K annually as an ESPN basketball analyst in the USA. This is per our reliable sources at Career Bliss that quotes an ESPN talk show host’s annual salary to be around US$41K – US$66K.

She has been on ESPN’s payroll since May 2018 which also explains her huge net worth. Chiney has not revealed her exact salary. Nevertheless, being on ESPN’s payroll, she receives a good amount that enables her to lead a comfy life.

Chiney Ogwumike Contract

Ogwumike signed a 2-year deal with the Los Angeles Sparks in 2021 valued at US$229,390. During her time with Los Angeles Sparks, Chiney is expected to receive an annual salary of US114,695.

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Chiney Ogwumike Net Worth

Chiney Ogwumike’s Net Worth is estimated to be between US$1 Million and US$5 Million. This is a mere approximation of her career as a basketball player and basketball analyst.

She has not revealed any information about her assets, liabilities, or wealth. Regardless, we shall update it once Chiney shares her net worth.

Chiney Ogwumike Height

Chiney measures 6’ 3”/ 1.91 m in height. Moreover, Ogwumike’s hair color is black and her eye color is also black.

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