Sabrina Ionescu Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Sabrina Ionescu :

NameSabrina Elaine Ionescu
NickNameSabrina Ionescu
Date of BirthDecember 6, 1997
Age (2024)27 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownWalnut Creek, CA
Height5ft 11in
ProfessionAmerican professional basketball player
Current TeamNew York Liberty (#20 / Guard)
EducationUniversity of Oregon
SpouseHroniss Grasu( @h_grasu )
ParentsLiliana Blaj, Dan Ionescu
Net Worth10-12 Million USD

Who is Sabrina Ionescu ?

Sabrina Elaine Ionescu, an American professional basketball player, has carved her name into the annals of basketball history with her remarkable skills and unparalleled achievements. Born on December 6, 1997, in Walnut Creek, California, Ionescu’s journey to becoming one of the most prominent figures in women’s basketball is marked by determination, perseverance, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Sabrina Ionescu
Sabrina Ionescu

Growing up in a Romanian-American household, Sabrina Ionescu was introduced to basketball at a tender age of three. Born to Dan Ionescu, who sought political asylum in the United States, and Liliana Blaj, Sabrina was raised alongside her twin brother Edward (“Eddy”), who shares her passion for basketball. Despite facing initial hurdles, including gender bias at her middle school, where she was denied the opportunity to play on the boys’ team, Ionescu’s resolve remained unshaken. She overcame these obstacles by organizing enough girls to form a team, displaying her leadership and determination even in her formative years.

Ionescu’s talent blossomed during her high school years at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California, under the guidance of coach Kelly Sopak. As a four-year varsity basketball letter winner, she showcased her versatility and dominance on the court. Her stellar performances not only led her team to multiple victories but also earned her national recognition and accolades, including being named the McDonald’s All-America game MVP.

Facts about Sabrina Ionescu :

  • Sabrina Ionescu was born on December 6, 1997, in Walnut Creek, California.
  • Her parents are Romanian-American.
  • Her father escaped communist Romania seeking political asylum in the US.
  • She has a twin brother, Eddy, who also plays basketball.
  • Sabrina grew up speaking Romanian at home.
  • In middle school, her school didn’t allow her to play on the boys’ team and initially discouraged her from playing altogether.
Sabrina Ionescu
Sabrina Ionescu
  • Ionescu played basketball at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California.
  • She was a four-year varsity letter winner.
  • In her senior year, she led her team to the CIF Open Division title game.
  • She recorded a triple-double in the championship game loss.
  • Ionescu earned numerous national honors including USA Today Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
  • She was the No. 1 ranked point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the 2016 class.
  • Ionescu chose the University of Oregon despite being the highest-ranked recruit in their history.
  • In her freshman season at Oregon, Ionescu fell one short of the Pac-12 record for triple-doubles.
  • She averaged nearly 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists per game.
  • Ionescu was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and earned several national player of the week honors.
  • Ionescu is the NCAA all-time leader in career triple-doubles.
  • She is the Pac-12 Conference all-time leader in assists.
  • Ionescu is the only NCAA Division I player with 2,000 points, 1,000 assists, and 1,000 rebounds in a career.
  • Currently, she plays professional basketball for the New York Liberty in the WNBA.

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