Maya Moore is a professional basketball player who started playing at the age of three years. In her career, she has played for various teams like Minnesota Lynx and has 4 medals- 2 in the World Championship and 2 in the Olympics.
FiveFacts about Maya Moore
Maya started playing basketball when she was aged three years
She was the first woman athlete to sign with Jordan an endorsement deal
Maya was selected by Connecticut Magazine 2019 as the best young female athlete.
She has never been married
She has been a WNBA champion four times
Quotes by Maya Moore
"If you overthink things, the moment will pass you by."
"Anything where you're keeping score, I want to win."
Maya Moore Biography
Maya April Moore, commonly known as Maya Moore was born in Jefferson City, Missouri. Her mother's name is Kathryn Moore and her father is Michael Dabney. Maya has two sisters; Ashley Dabney and O Dabney. She does not have a brother.
As a child, Maya started her education at Moreau Heights Elementary School. She began making news for her amazing tricks and skills after joining Collins Hill High School. During her teenage years as a basketball player, Maya Moore received a variety of titles. At an early age, she was already destined for greatness.
After her college education, she later joined the University of Connecticut. She continued playing basketball and won a reputation for herself at the University. By the time she completed her university education, Minnesota Lynx was already prepared to sign a good contract with her after finding out that she was a promising future star.
Maya Moore's basketball career kicked off when she was a student at Collins Hill High School. By the age of 16 years, she had already collected a good number of medals and various trophies for her team.
As a senior student at the Collins Hill High School, she led her school to a national championship as well as to three consecutive championships of the state. Because of her good performance, while playing against Long Beach's team Poly, Maya Moore was named the Most Valuable Player.
Her performance and skills in basketball grew to higher heights by the time she joined the University of Connecticut. Because of her continuous devotion and good efforts when she was with the Huskies, the team was ranked in the twelfth position nationwide. Overall, her best performance was produced in her senior years while playing for the Huskies. In the Huskies' history, a player had never recorded 2500 points, 500 assists, 1000 rebounds, 150 blocked shots, and 250 steals.
Her professional career started in 2011 with the Minnesota Lynx. Up to date, Maya still plays for Minnesota Lynx. So far, Maya has won 4 WNBA championships with the Minnesota Lynx in 2017, 2015, 2013, and 2011.
She has also played for top basketball teams such as Shanxi Flame in China and Ros Casares Valencia that is situated in Spain. In 2018, Maya Moore signed a contract with the UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia.
The Personal Life of Maya Moore
Maya Moore is not a married woman and has never been married. In the present, she is not in a relationship or dating anyone. She has always been very reluctant to reveal her dating and love life in most of her interviews. She has mentioned on many occasions that playing basketball is everything for her.
Generally, Maya Moore has always been so reluctant to speak or discuss her personal and private life. Not much has been revealed about her dating and love history to the media as well as to the public.
Social Engagements and Activities
Maya Moore is an ambassador of Kid Power champion and they have a mission to Haiti. When it comes to her social engagements, she is active on various social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram,and Facebook. Maya has at least 221,000 followers on Instagram, more than 260,000 followers on Facebook, and approximately 199,000 Twitter followers.
Physical and Body Measurements
Maya has charismatic curves and a well-built athletic body. She has always been very conscious about the health condition of her body. She does various exercises constantly to keep herself fit.
Besides, Maya Moore has a strict diet. She weighs 81Kg and is 6 feet tall. Her eyes are dark brown and her hair is black. Her hips, waist, and chest measure 35, 26, and 35 inches respectively.
Achievements and Awards of Maya Moore
For just such a short career span, Maya Moore received plenty of awards as well as various achievements. Some of her achievements and awards include:
4 times WNBA champion
WNBA rookie of the year
5 times WNBA All-star
Four gold medals in the Olympic basketball
WNBA Top 20@20
Two gold medals at the World championship
Maya Moore's Net worth
As of 2020, Maya Moore had an estimated net worth of $500, 000. This includes her earnings as well as her properties. The yearly salary at her present club is at least $71,000. Maya Moore was the first female athlete to sign an endorsement deal with Jordan.
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