Liz Cambage Net Worth: Liz Cambage is an Australian professional basketball player who has a net worth of $1 million as of 2022. She is currently playing for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Her full name is Elizabeth Folake Cambage. She has been interested in sports since childhood and has been blowing everybody’s mind with her outstanding performances until now.
Liz Cambage currently holds the WNBA single-game scoring record with her 53-point performance against the New York Liberty in July 2018. She played for the Opals, the Australian national team from 2009 to 2021, winning a bronze in the 2012 Olympics, a gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and a silver in the 2018 World Cup.
Net Worth 2022:
|Net Worth (in Dollars)||$1 Million|
|Monthly Income||$25K +|
|Annual Salary||$400K +|
|Income Source||Match Fees, Brand Endorsement, Instagram|
You will learn in this article about the total net worth of Liz Cambage, income, assets, early life, career, biography, and more in detail.
Liz Cambage was born in London, the United Kingdom to an Australian mother and a Nigerian father. Her parents got separated when she was only three months old, and her mother decided to move to Australia with her daughter.
They first settled in Eden in New South Wales, then moved to Melbourne when Liz was about 10 years old, and later to the Mornington Peninsula. At the age of ten, she was already 1.83 m (6 feet 0 inches) tall and reached 1.96 meters (6 feet 5 inches) by the age of 14.
She developed her interest in playing outdoor games like basketball when she was 10 years old at her mother’s suggestion as a way to make friends.
|Nick Name||Lizzy, Liz|
|Real Name||Liz Cambage|
|Date of Birth||18 August 1991|
|Age||31 Years Old.|
|Birth Place||London, United Kingdom|
|Height||6 feet 9 inches or 2.06 meters|
|Weight||98 kg or 216 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$1 million (approx.)|
|Last Updated||October 2022|
Liz Cambage began her career as a professional basketball player and in 2009, she played for the first time in Under-20 Australian National Championships. As she performed very well, the ABC suggested Liz could be the next Lauren Jackson and might surpass others as well.
She played for junior basketball with Dandenong Rangers and joined their WNBL team for the 2007-08 season. In 2007, she received a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), playing for the AIS team based in Canberra, the Women’s national basketball league.
However, in August 2020, Liz made her return to the WNBL and signed with the Southside Flyers for the 2020-21 season.
In March 2011, Liz Cambage reluctantly said to play for the WNBA team that assigned her Tulsa Shock. But she did not want to play for the Tulsa shock saying they want to make her a franchise player and she is not going to the WNBA for that. She is going there to learn and improve her game. Liz played in the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game.
In June 2012, Liz Cambage signed with the Zheijang Chouzhou basketball club in China. As per reports, she did this for a salary of $400,000 (Australian dollar), making her one of the highest-paid female basketball players in the world. Yet, according to the Australian newspaper The Age published in March 2019, Cambage stated that she is being poorly compensated and unable to meet her mortgage payments.
In February 2018, Liz returned to WNBA and signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Wings. In July, in a game against the New York Liberty, she scored a WNBA record of 53-points. Dallas won the game by 104-87. Liz was voted into the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game, making her second all-star appearance.
Liz Cambage was assigned to the national team for the Tokyo Olympics, but she withdrew from the team in July 2021, about two weeks before the tournament. She said the reason for taking this step was due to mental health issues.
Although it later came out that she racially abused players on the Nigerian team during a pre-Olympics training game. She called the players “Monkeys” and told the Nigerian players to “Go back to your Third World Country”.
She was found to have slapped and elbowed players on the Nigerian team and caused the training game to be called off.
Liz Cambage Net Worth:
As of 2022, Liz Cambage holds a net worth of $1 million. A handsome amount of her net worth comes from her earnings and various endorsements. She is one of the top wealthiest players in WNBA’S history, considering there are fewer players who have acquired this size of fortune and reached this peak point.
As per her contract with the Las Vegas Aces, her base wage is approx. $220k. She was previously signed with Zhejiang Chaozhou Club, earning a yearly average income of about $400k.
Liz Cambage Height, Weight
Liz Cambage currently stands 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 meters) tall. She weighs about 98 kg (216 lb).
Liz Cambage Age:
As she was born on August 18, 1991, Liz Cambage is 31 years old.
As per other publications, Liz Cambage was deeply in love with the Australian Football league player Alex Lee in 2011. However, the two of them were going out together, though their relationship was not successful as they broke up after Liz suffered a knee injury.
In 2021, Liz Cambage was speculated to have a relationship with the famous rapper Aubrey Drake, as he shared a picture with her on Instagram. But later, it came out that they were just friends, and the rapper has so much respect for Liz as an athlete.
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