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Penny Taylor Age

Penny Taylor Age

Quick Facts

Date of Birth 24 May 1981
Nationality Australian/ British
Profession Basketball player
Working for Phoenix Mercury
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Diana Taurasi
Qualification Graduation from Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra
Education at Australian Institute of Sport
Net Worth(s) $2 million
Name on Birth Penelope Jane Taylor
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Twitter @_PennyTaylor_
Body Measurements 35-25-35

Penny Taylor age is 36; she is a famous retired Australian professional basketball player.

Synopsis

Penny Taylor is famous for her 19 years long professional career for Australian national team and the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association.

Born

Penny Taylor age 36 was born on 24 May 1981 as Penelope Jane Taylor. Taylor was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and was raised in Victoria along with her parents. Taylor is a daughter of English parents Denna Noble and Michael Taylor. Taylor has an older sister named Heather and brother named Philip.

Early Life and Education

Penny Taylor age was four when she was enrolled in Belgrave South Red Devils basketball club by her parents. Later she moved to the Nunawading Spectres. Taylor attended Upwey High School located in Upwey, Victoria. After her high school, she joined Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. Taylor completed her graduation from Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra in a scholarship in sports.

Career and net worth

Penny Taylor age was just 16 when she debuted in Women's National Basketball League in the competition she played for Australian Institute of Sport. The Same year her team won WNBL title.

In 1999, she moved to Dandenong Rangers until 2002. In the 2000-2001 season, she had a fantastic scoring with 25.5 points per game. She was also named the WNBL MVP in that season.

In 2014, Taylor signed with the Rangers after 12 years away from Australian league. She moved to Australia to be in touch with her family. During qualifying match, she had an excellent score of 20.2 points per game to the playoffs. In the semi-final against the Sydney Uni Flames, the only reason to loose thought her team was leading with 15 points was her ankle injury.

In 2001, she was selected by the Cleveland Rockers during the annual WNBA Draft. For three season Penny Taylor starred for the Rockers. With her fantastic performance in 2007 league, she has included in the WNBA All-Star game as a reserve player. Later in July 2007, her team defeated the Detroit Shock in the final game of the WNBA championship with 108-92 points. In the finals her efforts were excellent


In July 2007 she was chosen as a reserve for the WNBA All-Star game. In 2009, Taylor had a major injury that took her nine weeks to be recovered back to form. That year she had an average 10.7 points off the bench. That year Mercury won the WNBA Championship defeating the Indiana Fever 3 games to 2. The year 2012 became a nightmare after she had an anterior cruciate ligament injury of her left knee during the WNBA offseason. She returned to Mercury in 2013 but had her other knee give after 6 weeks. Taylor played limited minutes during her first eleven games during 2014 WNBA season. After her recovery, she helped her team to best result in the Western Conference with an average of 10.5 points a game for 33 game and longest winning streak with 16 games. That year captured the title win against the Chicago Sky.

On February 8, 2016, she re-signed with Mercury and played for a whole season for her team. Later end of the season in August she announced to get retirement after her last career game on October against Phoenix. She has also been famous for her international career as she has bagged serval reputed awards.

Penny Taylor net worth has been assumed to be around two million dollars. Penny Taylor net worth is enough to reflect her basketball career height.

Personal Life and Spouse

Penny Taylor’s relational status is married. Taylor’s sexual orientation is lesbian as she is married to Diana Taurasi, who is player of the Phoenix Mercury. Penny Taylor wedding was held on 13th May 2017. Penny Taylor wedding was confirmed after she posted her photo on Instagram. Penny Taylor wedding was a talk of the world as it was a lesbian wedding of 2017.

Awards and recognition

Taylor has been fantastic in her international career, Penny Taylor age was 23 when she won her first silver medal in 2004 Olympic Games held in Athens. Later in 2008, she won the silver medal in Olympic Games 2008 of Beijing. Penny Taylor age was 25 when her team Australia won the gold medal in World Championship held in Brazil.

Penny Taylor Twitter has been followed by thousands of her fans. Penny Taylor Twitter official account is Team Penny Tayor (@_PennyTaylor). She is also active on Instagram and Facebook.

 

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