Gabby Williams | Parents, Husband, WNBA & Net Worth

Considering the status as one of the most successful basketball players, it’s no wonder that we are familiar with Gabrielle Williams aka Gabby Williams. 

The 5’11” professional has been serving as a power forward for Los Angeles Sparks since the start of 2021. 

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

Not to mention, Gabby’s net worth has been one of the subjects of discussion among her fans. With all this background, Williams is surely someone who is worthy of every attention. 

Young Gabby Williams
Gabby Williams is a professional WNBA player

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

Quick Facts

Full NameGabrielle Lisa Williams
Birth DateSeptember 9, 1996
Birth PlaceSparks, Nevada, United States
Nick NameGabby
ReligionUnder Review
NationalityAmerican/French
EthnicityAfrican-American
EducationEdward C. Reed High School 
University of Connecticut
HoroscopeVirgo
Father’s NameMatthew Williams
Mother’s NameTherese Williams
SiblingsYes (2)
Age26 years old (as of July 2021)
Height5’11” (1.80 m)
Weight172 lb (78 kg)
Sexual OrientationStraight
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body MeasurementUnknown
FigureToned
MarriedUnmarried
BoyfriendNo
ChildrenNo
ProfessionProfessional Basketball Player
Active years2018-Present
TeamLos Angeles Sparks (Since May 9, 2021)
Net Worth$3 Million
Pet Yes
AffiliationsWBCA
Social MediaInstagram
WNBA MerchJersey, Trading Cards
Last UpdateNovember, 2022

Gabby Williams | Early Life, Parents & Siblings 

Gabrielle Williams was born on September 9, 1996, in Sparks, Nevada, United States. 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 very early days of her career.

Williams with her Siblings
Williams with her Siblings

Not to mention, her father, Matthew Williams was also a basketball player. He has played basketball at Nevada-Reno from 1987-91.

Likewise, Gabby’s sister Kayla was also 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.

Not much is known about how Gabby spent her childhood since she keeps it a mystery.

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Gabby Williams | Age, Height, and Physical Appearances

Williams is of 26 years born under the sun-sign Virgo. According to the horoscopic charts Virgo are logical, practical, and systematic in their life.

A tall height is a must for a basketball player and Gabby has an outstanding height of 5’11″(1.80 m).

Likewise, she has a toned physique, weighing around 172 lb (78 kg). When it comes to her look, she has Black hair color with Dark Brown pair of eye colors.

Sadly, Wiliams body measurements, shoe size, and tattoos (if present any) are not available on the internet. Likewise, the full name of Gabby is Gabrielle Lisa Williams.

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

Gabby Williams | Basketball Career

Early Career & Injury 

As mentioned earlier, Gabby started her career after she joined her 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 miss the overall game of the season. Gabby only returned to the game after 8 months.

Gabby Playing for UCONN
Gabby Playing for UCONN

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

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

Professional Career

During the UConn days, her performance was incredible, which led her to win many awards too.

After playing for the college for four years, Gabby was drafted in the 2018 WNBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls.

At the same time, she also signed for Dike Basket Napoli of the Italian First Division in the year 2018. She played with the team until the team withdrew from the championship in 2019.

 Williams Playing for Sopron
Williams Playing for Sopron

Williams, during late February, signed the contract with Spar CityLift Girona, where she was kept in place of Shay Murphy.

However, after her contract ended, she signed with Basket Lattes in 2019 and then Sopron in 2021.

Then she was traded to the Los Angeles Spark on May 9, 2021. In Los Angeles, she will have to play against Tea Cooper, Brittney Skyes, Jasmine Walker, etc.

Gabby Williams | Awards and Achievements

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

Here are a few honors and achievements Gabby has successfully earned during her career period up to now, and 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

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Gabby Williams | Net Worth & Salary

William has not only gained fame and recognization through her career, in return for her hard work, but also a big bank balance.

Being a basketball player, Gabby has earned a healthy net worth throughout her career. 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 handsome salary home.

With a huge salary and net worth amount Williams has been able to live a stylish life.

Gabby Posing with her Car
Gabby posing with her Car

Gabby is also engaged with different brand endorsement deals, which also increases her net worth. 

However, the detail regarding the basketball personal assets, cars, the bank balance is still not revealed to the public.

Gabby Williams | Boyfriend and Personal life

The young basketball player is very private with her love life, just like her personal ones. It seems that Williams is currently single and not dating anyone at present.

Moreover, Gabby is focusing 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.

Gabby Williams | Pets and Hobbies

Gabby’s love is not only for humans but for pets too. Besides basketball, she also loves her pet.

Her Instagram is covered with cute posts related to her pet i.e., her cat.

Williams with her pet Cat
Williams with her pet Cat

There seems to be an affectionate love relationship between Willliam and her cat. So much that it is part of the family now. 

Besides, 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. 

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Gabby Williams | Social Media 

Williams is very active with her social media accounts. In fact, she has been showered with an abundance of love and respect by her fans and followers. 

Gabby mostly uses Instagram as a way to communicates with her fans. Her social media posts are mostly about work and recent activities. Recently, she took her Instagram account, partnered with Ford, and created an important and beautiful message. 

She took a step forward to smash outdated gender mandates and send a powerful message on women’s equality.

At present, she is active on Instagram and Facebook, with a huge fan base on each of them.

Instagram69.4k followers

Facebook5k+ followers

Some FAQs

Which Position does Gabby play for?

Gabby plays for the Power Forward position.

What happened to Gabby?

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

Which Team Williams Currently plays for?

Williams currently plays for Los Angeles Sparks after the trade on May 9.

Who is Gabby Williams representing in Tokyo Olympics 2021?

As Gabby Williams holds dual citizenship in the United States and France, she will be a member of the French National Team. 

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