Te’a Cooper is a professional basketball player in the Los Angeles Sparks team of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is an excellent female athlete who has always had a knack for the basketball sport since her younger years. Today, Te’a Cooper’s net worth is an estimated $4million.
Te’a Cooper has had a wonderful career in basketball and still plays the point guard position for the Los Angeles Sparks team to this day. Here’s a basic introduction on Te’a Cooper before we expatiate on her younger years, current personal life, her career so far, as well as her net worth.
|Name||Te’a Omari Cooper|
|Birthday||16th of April, 1997|
|Parents||Omar Cooper and Kindall Cooper|
|Siblings||Mia Cooper, Sharife and Omar Cooper|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
What is Te’a Cooper Net Worth?
As of 2022, Te’a Cooper’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Te’a’s earnings as a professional basketball player have increased over the years as she’s improved her skills at basketball.
She’s also well known on social media for living a luxurious lifestyle and currently has over a million followers on her Instagram account.
Te’a Cooper was born on the 16th of April 1997 in Newark, New Jersey, to her parents Omar and Kindall Cooper. She also grew up alongside three other siblings; Mia, her only sister, and her twin brothers Sharif and Omar Cooper.
Her siblings are also well known for being inclined towards athletic professions. For example, Te’a Cooper’s brother, Sharife Cooper, is also a professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA as a point guard. Mia Cooper also dabbled in basketball but was however unable to further her career as a professional athlete.
Te’a Cooper’s parents have also always had a flair for athleticism and sportsmanship, and her father was once the coach for the Athletics of Tomorrow AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) basketball club.
For her education, Te’a attended McEarchen High School in Powder Springs, Georgia. She continued her education at the University of Tennessee in the years 2015/2016 before transferring to the University of South Carolina in 2018/19. She finished her college education at Baylor University in 2020.
Te’a Cooper is currently 24 years old and will be 25 on the 16th of April 2022. Her height peaks at 5 feet and 7 inches tall (1.67m), and she weighs an approximate 55kg (121 lbs). Te’a has dark brown eyes and black hair. She is a great lover of pets, very close to her family members and has a very strong sense of faith in her religion.
Te’a was once romantically involved with another famous basketball star Dwight Howard, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers. The two got engaged in 2019, and she got married as Dwight Howard’s wife in 2020. However, due to undisclosed reasons, the couple separated in 2021 and only explained that they could no longer further their relationship together.
Today, Te’a Cooper is in a relationship with Alvin Kamara, an American football star who plays as a running back for the New Orleans Saints. The two are not yet married but have been involved in a romantic relationship with each other since 2021.
Te’a Cooper kicked off her career in basketball during her days at McEarchen High School. She won three Georgia 6A titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015 playing for the team. She was also recognized as the co-MVP in the McDonald’s All-America game of 2015.
In college, she played as a member of the Tennessee Volunteers basketball team in 2015/16 and as a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks between 2016 and 2019, accruing 311 points and 357 points for both teams, respectively.
She finished her college basketball career playing for the Baylor Lady Bears in 2020, amassing a total of 408 points for the team. She was then selected as the 18th pick of the 2020 WNBA Draft on the 17th of April 2020 by Phoenix Mercury and continues playing as a point guard for the Los Angeles Sparks team to this day.
How much does Te’a Cooper earn?
As a professional basketball player, Te’a Cooper earns approximately $60,000 in yearly income playing as point guard for the Los Angeles Sparks team.
Her average salary per basketball game is an estimated $6,920 each season. Although Te’a Cooper is not one of the top earners on her basketball team, her average salary per game is expected to be more than the value stated above.
Is Te’a Cooper a millionaire?
Te’a Cooper is a millionaire with an estimated net worth of $4 million in 2022. Her earnings as a professional basketball player have increased over each season. Te’a Cooper has also signed another 1-year contract with the Los Angeles Sparks team in January 2022, with a base salary of $60,471.