Silvia Fowles was born in Florida in the year 1985. She was born in a family of five, one sister and three brothers. Her mother, Arrittio Fowles, was a single mother. Silvia Fowles grew in some unfavorable neighborhoods.
Sylvia Fowles Education Details
She attended Little River primary school and later Edison Senior high school, where she started playing basketball. She was then transferred to Gulliver Preparatory school, where she earned MVP honors.
Sylvia Fowles College Career
Fowles joined LSU College, where she played all the 38 games as a freshman, helping the team reach the final four and earning American honors. In late 2007, Sylvia Fowles was injured on the meniscus of her knee, forcing her to miss a game against the University of Miami and missed several rounds later.
During her entire career in LSU College, she played with Seimone Augustus, who later became her teammate in the WNBA. She is remembered as the best basketball in the history of LSU. To her honor, they retired her uniform number (34) on May 15, 2017.
After college, Fowles was signed by the Chicago sky and was chosen second overall by the Chicago Sky in the 2008 WNBA season. She earns her first WNBA all-star selection in 2009 after establishing herself as an elite rim protector and tenacious rebounder. She is known as a WNBA player to dunk in the all-star games after Lisa Leslie and Michelle Snow.
Chicago Sky offered Fowles a contract extension in 2014, but she refused; instead, she signed for Minnesota Lynx in 2015. Fowles re-signed with the Minnesota Lynx in 2016. In the 2017 season, she became one of the powerhouses of the Minnesota Lynx, scoring season-high 30 points.
Sylvia Fowles With USA Basketball Career
Fowles represent the United States in various competitions. She was among the players who represent the United States in the World Universities Games Team in Turkey in 2005. She earns her first International Gold medal in 2008 in the Summer Olympics.
Fowles was named to the national team again in the year 2010 to represent the US in the Czech Republic. In the year 2016, Fowles won the Gold medal in the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil.
Sylvia Fowles Other Careers
Outside the court, Fowles is focusing on mortuary science, which she became interested in after her grandmother’s death. Fowles founded Sylvia Fowles Family Fund in April 2010 to assist poor children in the United States. She is a spokesperson for CURE (Citizen United for Research in Epilepsy). Fowles nephews also have epilepsy.
Sylvia Fowles Net Worth
Sylvia Fowles has acquired most of her wealth through professional basketball. During her career, she made a lot of money through salaries, advertisements, and endorsements. It is pretty much challenging to put an actual figure to Sylvia Fowle’s net worth as she has not shared her income information. Her net worth is estimated to be $ 3 million.
Sylvia Fowles Dating History And Marriage Details
Sylvia Fowles has not shared on social media anything about her love life and marriage. Silvia had at least one relationship in the past. Currently, she is not dating anyone; she is single. She has never been engaged. When asked about her dating life, she often discusses her carrier and future.
Most people usually think that she is gay because of her views toward homosexuality. She says; “I don’t feel people should have to hide who they are, and we should love them for who they are, and then make them feel comfortable. I think it was a good thing that [Collins] came out.”
Fowles has been observed supporting the LGBTQ in most of her Instagram posts, causing many fans to doubt if she is straight or she is lesbian.
Who Is Sylvia Fowles Husband?
Sylvia Fowles has never released any information about her husband until 2021. Some of her posts indicate that she is married as she posted on her Twitter a photo of a child captioning ‘Missing my baby.’ Although many people had also discussed the post, the WNBA player has not yet provided any information about it.