Penny Taylor Husband, Married, Divorce or Lesbian/Gay, Girlfriend

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Penny Taylor Husband, Married, Divorce or Lesbian/Gay, Girlfriend

Quick Information

Date of Birth/Birthday May 24, 1981
Age 43 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality Australian, British
Profession/Occupation Basketball Player
Working For/Engaged On Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA
Husband/Spouse Rodrigo Rodrigues Gil (ex-husband)
Married Not Yet
Divorced Yes (2005)
Boyfriend/Dating Not Disclosed
Gay/Lesbian No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $2 Million Dollars (approx.)
Height/Tall 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 75 kg
Body Measurements 35-25-35 (approx.)

Penny Taylor was born on 24th of May, 1981 in Melbourne, Australia. Her birth name is Penelope Jane Taylor and is a famous Australian basketball player.

She has played with many different clubs till now. She has started her professional career from 2001.

As her parents are also interested in basketball, they encourage her to play the basketball. So, they joined her in the basketball training center at the age of 4. She is the graduate student of Australian Institute of Sports.

As her high school completed, she got the sports scholarship to join the University. She has the dual citizenship as her parent’s origin is from England. She has made every possible effort to make herself competent in this area.

After the graduation, she was offered to join Australian Institute of Sport. There, she played from 1997 to 1998. She played with different famous clubs such as Dandenong Rangers.

While playing for this club, her team won the Women’s National Basketball League as well. She led in every game and became the Most Valuable Player in 2001 season.

In 2004, she posed for the nude picture in the magazine which became very popular among the readers. Her popularity was heightened from it as well.

In 2001, her life changed its path and she was selected for Cleveland Rockers in WNBA Draft. From this club, she started her professional career.

In 2007, she was offered to play from one of the successful clubs in the country, Phoenix Mercury. She accepted the offer and played with them. In that same year, they won the title of WNBA Championship by defeating Detroit Shock.

Though she has got many successes, she has also been in many troubles. She has lost most of the matches because of her knee injuries. She could not play 2009 season and has got three surgeries in the knee alone.

She was completely recovered in 2014 and led her team to win yet another WNBA Title. She has also got opportunities to play for the national team. She has been the member of the national team since 2002.

In this course of time, she has played 2002 and 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women, both Athens and Beijing Olympics. From both the Olympics, her team has won silver medals.

Recently, she has played 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women as well where her team won the bronze medal.

She has a tall and sexy figure of 6 feet 1 inch. She has just reached the age of 35. As she is gay in nature, she does not take care of the outside world. There is no record of her personal life in the media as she is very cautious.

So, there is no evidence about her boyfriend, dating as well as the affair. She got married to Rodrigo Rodrigues Gil in 2005. Her husband was the Brazilian volleyball player.

But their relation does not last longer, and they got divorced. There are rumors about her being a lesbian and having a girlfriend. But she has publicly declared that those rumors are all fake ones.

Though she is Australian by nationality, she is popular worldwide. She has a large number of followers on her social sites. You can also follow her on Twitter, Instagram as well as Facebook.

Thank you for all you have done and for being such an incredible inspiration to so many. #ThankYouPenny

Though there is no official record of her salary and net worth, it is estimated to be $2 million. If you want to know more about her, you can find her full biography in Wikipedia.