Playing from Chicago Sky team, Elena Delle Donne net worth is of $400 thousand. She is currently dating (gay) and has a salary of $100 thousand in 2016. Elene Delle Donne is an American professional basketball player who stands at a towering height of 6.5 feet. She played for several championships and has proved her worth displaying immense sportsmanship in all her matches.
|Name||Elena Delle Donne|
|Source of Income||Radio personality|
|Birth Date||September 5, 1989|
Donne was born on September 5 and is currently 26 years of age. She was born in Wilmington in Delaware, United States and has two siblings, an elder sister and an older brother. Her father was a real estate developer and her brother is a professional football player. She attended the Ursuline Academy and was considered as a star player in high school. Donne attended the University of Delaware from 2008 and graduated in 2013. Earlier she entered the University of Connecticut on basketball scholarship but dropped out after only two days. She stated her dropout due to extreme fatigue and burnout. She preferred staying in her hometown close to her family.
Donne played for several state level tournaments while in school and was the fastest female basketball player to score 2000 points and up. She also had immense interest in Volleyball and decide to enter the Volleyball State championship in 2007 in which she could not perform well. She gave up the idea of playing volleyball and instead started focusing on basketball. In 2012, she joined her University basketball team the Delaware Blue Hens and was termed as the Player of the Year as well as the Rookie of the Year. She was the first player who won both the titles in the same season. During her sophomore years, Donne started showing flu symptoms and felt fatigued and unwell. After several tests and check-ups she was diagnosed with Lyme’s disease caused by a bacteria carried by insects. She suffered rashes and itching and was unable to play for quite sometime. Donne also worked for her father’s company in 2012. She won a gold medal in 2011 for the World Championship and yet another gold for her team in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Donne is observed and well known for her association with her elder sister who is autistic, has cerebral palsy and is blind and deaf. She is extremely attached with her and often skips going on tours in order to stay with her. Currently Donne is believed to draw a salary of $100,000 every year and founded the Elena Delle Donne Charitable Foundation for Special Olympics and spreading awareness on Lyme’s disease.