Gabby Williams Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Gabby Williams Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight77 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 9, 1996
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Gabby Williams is an American-French professional basketball player who has represented Chicago Sky in the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) after being drafted 4th overall in the first round of the 2018 WNBA Draft. During the WNBA off-season, she represented the Catalonia-based club Spar Citylift Uni Girona in 2019 and the same year, won the Liga Femenina de Baloncesto, the highest tier of women’s league basketball in Spain. She has also played for Dike Napoli (2018-19) in Italy and Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration (2019-20) in France. In March and April 2020, while representing the latter team, she was stuck in France due to the lockdown implemented to contain the breakout of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Born Name

Gabrielle Lisa Williams

Nick Name

Gabby

Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2020
Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2020 (Gabby Williams / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada, United States

Residence

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

AmericanFrench

 

She holds dual nationality.

Education

Gabby graduated from the Edward C. Reed High School in her hometown of Sparks, Nevada. She then joined the University of Connecticut in 2014 and graduated from there in 2018.

Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017
Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017 (Gabby Williams / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Matthew “Matt” Williams
  • Mother – Therese Williams
  • Siblings – Kayla Williams (Sister)

Manager

She is represented by Wasserman Media Group, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Position

Power Forward

Shirt Number

15 – Chicago Sky

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 170 lbs

Gabby Williams during a trip to Venice, Italy, in August 2017
Gabby Williams during a trip to Venice, Italy, in August 2017 (Gabby Williams / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Has her right arm covered in tattoos
  • Neck-length, frizzy, curly hair
  • Affable smile
  • Has a mole on her neck
  • Has a ‘Rose’ tattooed on her waist
Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Gabby Williams as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Gabby Williams / Instagram)

Gabby Williams Facts

  1. As a high school sophomore, representing Edward C. Reed High School, she led her team to the Class 4A state title in Nevada. She had averaged an impressive 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 steals per game during the season. Her match-winning performances in both the semifinal and final of championship led her to be named the Las Vegas Review-Journal ‘Class 4A State Player of the Year’.
  2. During her junior year in high school, she had suffered a completely torn anterior cruciate ligament and partially torn meniscus in her right knee.
  3. In high school, she also used to participate in the high jump event through which she had qualified as an alternate for the 2012 London Olympics.
  4. While representing the University of Connecticut, she led the university’s team, The Huskies, to an astonishing 148-3 record and won the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championship in successive years, in 2015 and 2016.
  5. In 2017, she was named the AAC (American Athletic Conference) ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ and the WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) ‘Defensive Player of the Year’. The same year, she was named in the NCAA ‘All-Tournament Team’ as well as the United States Basketball Writers Association ‘All-America Team’.
  6. She ended her university career as one of only 5 Huskies’ players to score a triple-double (a performance where a player achieves a double-digit number in 3 of the 5 performance categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots) and one of only 7 Huskies’ players to cross 1,000 points as well as 1,000 rebounds. In her senior year (2018), she was honored with the ‘Lowe’s Senior Class Award’.

Featured Image by Gabby Williams / Instagram

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