Monique Currie Biography

November 13, 2019
First published on:November 13, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Monique Currie

Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Monique Currie
Birth Place Washington, D.C.
Famous Name Monique Currie
Birth Date February 25, 1983
Father Michael Currie
Mother Gwendolyn Currie
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $101,031
Siblings 1
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American

Monique Currie is an American retired basketball player who spent 13 years long in the WNBA and other different leagues. She was picked 3rd overall in the round one in the 2006 WNBA draft by the Charlotte Sting. Further, he has also played for the Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury, and San Antonio Stars, among others.

Washington, D.C. native, Monique Currie was born on 25th February 1983, under the star sign Pisces. She holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Currie was raised in Northwest Washington and went to high school at Bullis before heading off to Duke for college.

Net Worth

Thirteen years-long WNBA career has earned Monique Currie, huge fame as well as tremendous wealth. As of 2019, her net worth is approximately $1 million

As reported, the median salary in the WNBA is around $71,635 and the starting salary is $50,000. However, the stars earn a six-digit figure.

Monique Currie SOURCE: Instagram @mocurrie

Further, Currie also played extensively overseas, in Korea, Spain, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Israel. According to the source, the player earns over $115,500 per season. 

Currently, she serves as the Associate Product Line Manager at Nike, where she is paid $101,031 per annum. 

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Possibly Single

The veteran WNBA, Monique Currie is reportedly single as of 2019 and hasn't talked about her relationship status in the media. She seems to more focused on her career rather than involving in love affairs. 

Monique Currie SOURCE: Instagram @mocurrie

Active on Instagram with 12.3k followers, she only posts profession related pictures and some time with her friends and from her vacation as well. 

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Personal Life and Family

Born as Monique Paulette Currie to Michael Currie and Gwendolyn Currie, she was raised alongside her sister, Mikia.

She graduated from Duke University, earning a degree in public policy and African-American studies and spent her fifth year on campus pursuing a degree in humanities.

Lists the most famous person she has met as Bill Clinton, and her craziest ambition is to skydive.

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Career

At the 2006 WNBA Draft, Monique Currie was selected by the Charlotte Sting with 3rd overall pick in round three. Further, she played for the Chicago Sky (2007), Washington Mystics (2007–2014), Phoenix Mercury (2015), San Antonio Stars (2016), Phoenix Mercury (2017), and Washington Mystics (2018). 

Besides WNBA, played for Galatasaray Medical Park (2010-2011), Homend Antakya (2011-2012), CSM Târgoviste (2012), and Perfumerias Avenida (2013). 

On the 36th birthday, she announced her retirement from the WNBA. Further, she revealed, she is moving to Portland to work at Nike’s headquarters, something that’s a “dream come true” for her.

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