Gabby Williams: Parents, Husband, WNBA & Net Worth

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Gabrielle Lisa Williams, aka Gabby Williams, is a successful American-French professional basketball player for the French basketball team LDLC ASVEL.

Gabby is a Sparks, Nevada native, and she is 27 years old in 2024.

In her junior year at Edward C. Reed High School, she suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a partially torn meniscus in her right knee.

After season-ending surgery, she returned with a full recovery on October 10, 2013.

Williams was drafted 4th overall by the Chicago Sky in the 2018 WNBA Draft. She has been on the success path since she was first drafted.

The 1.80 meters professional served as a power forward for Los Angeles Sparks in 2021. 

The Nevada-born basketball player is renowned for her poise, beauty, and incredible basketball skills. 

Gabby Williams (Source: FranceAndUs)
Gabby Williams (Source: FranceAndUs)

On April 10, 2022, with Sopron Basket, she won the 2021–22 EuroLeague Women’s championship and was named Final Four MVP after the final.

After that, on 15 June 2022, Williams signed with LDLC ASVEL.

In this article, we will talk about the Nevada basketball player Gabby with all the information regarding her professional to personal life.

Quick Facts

Full Name Gabrielle Lisa Williams
Birth Date September 9, 1996
Birth Place Sparks, Nevada, United States
Nick Name Gabby
Religion Under Review
Nationality American/French
Ethnicity African-American
Education Edward C. Reed High School 
University Of Connecticut
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name Matthew Williams
Mother’s Name Therese Williams
Siblings Yes (2)
Age 27 years old (As Ofm 2024)
Height 5’11″/1.80 m/180 cm
Weight 172 lb/78 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Measurement Unknown
Married Unmarried
Boyfriend No
Children No
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Active years 2018-Present
Team ASVEL (2022-Present)
Net Worth $3 Million
Pet  Yes
Affiliations WBCA
Social Media Instagram
WNBA Merch N/A
Last Update February 2024

Early Life, Parents & Siblings 

Gabrielle Williams was born on September 9, 1996, in Sparks, Nevada, U.S. She is the daughter of Matthew Williams (father) and Therese Williams (mother).

Williams grew up creating beautiful memories with her parents and two of her siblings: Kayla Williams (sister) and Matt Williams (brother).

Gabrielle’s parents were very supportive from the early days of her career.

Williams with her Siblings
Williams With Her Siblings (Source: Insider)

Her father, Matthew Williams, was also a basketball player. He played basketball at Nevada-Reno from 1987-91.

Likewise, Gabby’s sister Kayla was a member of the Nevada women’s team from 2008-12. However, there is no information regarding Matt, her brother. 

Education

Moving to the academic records of the basketball player, Gabby joined Edward C. Reed High School in her hometown Sparks, Nevada.

After completing her high school degree, Williams joined the University of Connecticut in 2014 and graduated with a four-year bachelor’s degree in 2018.

Little is known about how Gabby spent her childhood since she is a private person.

Age, Height & Physical Appearances

Williams is of 27 years born under the sun-sign Virgo. According to the horoscopic charts Virgo are logical, practical, and systematic.

A tall height is a must for a basketball player, and Gabby has an outstanding height of 1.80 m.

Likewise, she has a toned physique, weighing around 172 lb. Regarding her look, she has black hair with dark brown eyes.

Wiliams’s body measurements, shoe size, and tattoos (if present any) are not available on the internet.

Likewise, she belongs to American-French nationality by birth and has mixed ethnicity. 

Basketball Career

Early Career & Injury 

As mentioned earlier, Gabby started her career after joining high school. During her sophomore season at her high school, she scored 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 steals per game.

In her Junior year, she improved her performance even more. Sadly in a game against Reno high, she tore an anterior cruciate ligament and partially tore the meniscus in her right knee.

This led to her missing the overall game of the season. Gabby only returned to the game after 8 months.

During high school, Williams also used to participate in high jumps and was able to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.

After completing high school, she joined UConn (University of Connecticut) and spent 4 years (2014-2018).

Professional Career

During her UConn days, her performance was incredible, leading her to win many awards.

After playing for the college for four years, Gabby was drafted in the 2018 WNBA Draft by the Chicago Sky. With Chicago, she played until the 2021-22 season while also playing for basketball clubs in other countries too.

From 2018 to 2019, Gabby played with Dike Basket Napoli of the Italian First Division until the team withdrew from the championship in 2019.

In late February 2019, she signed with Spain-based Spar CityLift Girona, where she was kept in place of Shay Murphy; with them, Williams won the 2018-19 Spanish First Division.

Moreover, the basketball player spent her 2019-20 season with the French team Lattes-Montpellier.

On May 9, 2021, Willams was traded to Los Angeles Sparks & played the 2021-22 season there.

Then, on February 3, 2022, the LA Sparks traded Gabby Williams to Seattle Storm while acquiring Katie Lou Samuelson and the 9th pick option of the 2022 WNBA Draft.

Even though she had also signed with French basketball club ASVEL Féminin in June 2022 for the 2022-23 season, she played that season with Seattle Storm instead, who offered her a one-year, $144,000 deal.

In the NBA Playoffs semi-finals loss to Las Vegas on a 3-1 record on September 6, 2022, Gabby scored 8 points, 6 rebounds & 2 assists for Seattle.

She will become a free agent in the 2023-24 season if no contract extensions or signings with a new team comes up.

Awards & Achievements

Williams has just started her career in basketball; however, she has successfully won many awards and championships. The young basketball player’s performance has been incredible and appreciable in a short career time.

Here are a few honors and achievements Gabby has successfully earned during her career period up to now, and we hope these will increase in the coming days.

  • 2015 – NCAA Championship
  • 2016 – NCAA Championship
  • 2017 – AAC Defensive Player of the Year, WBCA, Defensive Player of the Year, AAC Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2017 – United States Basketball Writers Association All-America Team, AP All-American Second Team, NCAA Tournament – All-Tournament Team
  • 2018 – Senior Class Award
  • 2019 – Liga Dia champion
  • 2021 – All-EuroLeague First Team, EuroLeague Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2022 – All-EuroLeague Second Team

Net Worth & Salary

William has gained fame and a big bank balance through her career in return for her hard work and skills.

Gabby has earned a healthy net worth throughout her career as a basketball player. Her primary source is, of course, her basketball career. 

The net worth of Gabby Williams is estimated to be around $3 million. Although her exact salary amount is yet to be figured out, it’s sure that she brings a wholesome amount.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Gabby is also engaged with brand endorsement deals, increasing her net worth. 

She has recently been featured in The 2023 Collection, Chapter 01 for Basketball Adidas, released on December 8th.

Although we are unsure of her current agreement’s worth, her previous one-year deal with Storm was for $144,000.

Personal Life, Pets & Hobbies

The young basketball player is very private with her love life. It seems that Williams is currently single and not dating anyone.

Gabby focuses on her basketball career rather than setting up her love life and family.

The Nevada native NBA player has not posted anything related to her love life and boyfriend on her social media. Most of her posts are related to basketball stuff.

Pets & Hobbies

Besides basketball, Gabby also loves her pet. Her Instagram is covered with cute posts about her cat.

Williams with her pet Cat
Williams With Her Pet Cat (Source: Instagram)

The young basketball player is fond of traveling to different places. During her vacations, she is mostly seen roaming around various cities with her family and friends, where they spend quality time together.

Moreover, Gabby also seems to love shopping and is fond of makeup. The pictures on her Instagram prove that she has expensive taste.

She also likes Japanese anime as she has uploaded “Sailor Moon,” an old famous Japanese anime post, and BTS from K-pop. 

Social Media 

Williams is very active with her social media. She has been showered with an abundance of love and respect by her fans and followers. 

Gabby mostly uses Instagram as a way to communicate with her fans. Her social media posts are mostly about work and recent activities.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Recently, she partnered with Ford on Instagram and created an important and beautiful message. 

She stepped forward to smash outdated gender mandates and send a powerful message about women’s equality.

She is active on Instagram and Facebook, with a huge fan base.

  • Instagram100k followers
  • Facebook25k followers

The Search Graph

Williams is a successful professional basketball player and is equally appreciated for her good looks.

Gabby Williams, The Search Graph (Source: Google Trend)
Gabby Williams, The Search Graph (Source: Google Trend)

She has an impressive amount of online presence, which shows in her graph.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Which Position does Gabby play for?

Gabby plays for the power forward position.

What happened to Gabby in her early career?

At high school, Gabby suffered from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a partially torn meniscus in her right knee.

Which team Williams currently plays for?

Williams is currently signed with LDLC ASVEL and is playing with them in 2023.

Who did Gabby Williams represented in Tokyo Olympics 2020?

As Gabby Williams holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and France, Williams represented France during the Tokyo Olympics and won a bronze medal.

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