Lindsay Whalen is a Professional basketball player of America. Lindsay Whalen plays as a guard for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women National Basketball Association. With the United States Women’s National Basketball Team, she won Olympic and World both titles.
Lindsay Whalen was born on 9th May 1982, in Hutchinson Minnesota. The Lindsay Whalen’s birth name is Lindsay Marie Whalen. She completed her schooling from the Hutchinson High School in Minnesota. There she had a record of being selected in All Minnesota Conference, 4 times. She also got honored in the track, field and tennis. In 2004, she completed her graduation from the University of Minnesota. She played at the University of Minnesota until she was selected in the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Connecticut Sun. There she started her career as a guard. Against the Michigan State, she was one of the leading scorers. She also broke the record of Carol Ann Shudlick and won the 1994 Wade Trophy.
Lindsay Whalen’s favorite music group is Pearl Jam. She loves watching the office, Fargo, Modern Family, Teen Mom and Teen Mom 2. She is interested to read about People, ESPN and Sports. She also loves travelling and her favorite city is Paris. In her career, she has gone through two ankle surgeries and it took around 4 months to recover and return to the court.
She is a good looking and a wonderful woman. In 2007, she got married to Ben Greve. Earlier, he was a Gopher golfer, but now he is an insurance advisor. Ben Greve was also a golf star at the same university. Ben Greve was her college boyfriend. Now, it is around 10 years of marriage and the couple is very happy with their relationship. There is no rumor about their separation. She never talked about her husband in front of the media.
Lindsay Whalen Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $4 Million US Dollars
Lindsay Whalen’s estimated Net worth is around $4 million US dollars as of 2017. She earned such a huge worth from her sports career. She is one of the highest paid WNBA players. Her current market value is $9,075,000. Lindsay Marie Whalen’s contract value is around $1,355,000. Her annual salary is around $330,000.
In 2004, she was the only leading scorer against the Michigan State. At the university, she finished her career with 2,285 points. She was the only four times MVP in the history of the school. She was the finalist of the Wade Trophy, twice. She was also the finalist of the Naismith Award, twice. In three seasons, she was the first Golden Gopher to earn all American honors. In 2004, NCAA tournament, she was named as NCAA Mideast Region MVP. She has a number 13 on her jersey. In 2005, she retired from that.
In 2004, she was selected by the Connecticut Sun in the first round of the WNBA Draft. Until 2015, she was one of the highest drafted WNBA players in the Big Ten Conference. In 2008 eastern conference, she was in charge of a young team. For the most valuable player, she was a runner up in it. She was also selected to play in the basketball game of the WNBA vs. USA. In 2005, she got injured while playing in the first and second season.
In 2008, she got 2nd place in the Eastern Conference. In the MVP, she was a runner up. In her career, she was also selected in the first team of All-WNBA.
In 2010, she signed with the Minnesota Lynx a few year contracts. In 2011, she finished MVP voting by 5. She reached her first championship in the WNBA. It is one of the best ever record in the history of the basketball. She was named 3rd time in the WNBA All Star. In 2013, she broke the record as she is the only player. She scored points of 4,000, assists of 1,500 and rebounds of 1,000. She was the 20th player in the history, who scored such points.
In 2015, she was named 5th time in the WNBA All Star. In 2016, she played for 30 minutes in each game.
In 2008, 2011 and 2013, she has All-WNBA first team. In 2012 and 2014, she has the second team in All WNBA. In 2011, 2013 and 2015, she won the title of the WNBA. She won the WNBA assists titles in the 2007, 2011 and 2012. She also won the EuroLeague All-Star Games in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
She won 3 times the WNBA champion. She won WNBA All-Star 5 times. She won All-WNBA First Team 3 times and All-WNBA Second Team twice. She was a peak performer in the WNBA three times. She was an assisted leader in the WNBA three times.
In 2008, she was a runner up in the WNBA MVP award. In 2013, she was the winner of the Turkish Cup. In 2014, she was the winner of the EuroCup.
She won Gold medal in the Olympics in 2012 and 2016. She won FIBA World Championships in the 2010 and 2014. In 2003, she won the FIBA World Championship for Young Women. In 2002, she won the Championship for Young Women Qualifying Tournament. In 2016, she earned 2nd Olympic gold medal.
Lindsay Whalen is a very talented and professional basketball player. She is a very hard working woman and won many awards in her life. She was very honored by all in her life. Lindsay Whalen is a very social and is very active on the social media sites. She has a huge number of followers and fans. She always shares her day to day activities on the social media. She has 38.3 thousand followers on her twitter account.