She received a good salary from her career in WNBA and she earned a good sum of money from her career.
As per 2016, her net worth is estimated to be 0 thousand.
Swoopes started her WNBA career during 1997 inaugural season, where she recruited for the Houston Comets.
“It was inspired by Sheryl’s tenacity and her desire to be in the face of her competition,” Marni Gerber, the shoe’s lead designer told Nike.“I went to Lubbock, Texas to see her life, her family and friends…Before that, she played two seasons of basketball at South Plains Junior College in Texas and was already earning titles — in 1991, she was named “Junior College Player of the Year.”After winning gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and being recruited to play for the Houston Comets, Swoopes got an endorsement deal with Nike for Air Swoopes (yep, in the Air Jordan shoe family), too.This, too, was a big deal, as she was ~the first~ women’s basketball player to have a Nike shoe named after her. Swoopes helped develop the shoe, making sure it was the right fit, so to speak, for the female foot.Sheryl Swoopes is a retired American basketball player who was born in the early 1970s in Brownfield, Texas, United States.
Swoopes was born as Sheryl Denise Swoops and raised by her mother Louise Swoopes along with her brothers.Sheryl Swoopes began playing basketball since her childhood and continued to her college at WNBA.She won her first major competition, NCAA women’s basketball championship, during her college in 1993.She was tough and needed her shoe to be agile and responsive, so that is what we designed.”As though Swoopes wasn’t already a superstar, in the midst of it all, she decided to have a baby.Right before the first season of the WNBA, Swoopes revealed she was pregnant.Sheryl Swoopes married to, Eric Jackson on June 7, 1995.