Lindsay Whalen

Inside Biography


Lindsay Whalen is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association. She has also managed to play with AGU and Spoor of Euro basket.

Playing with the United States Women’s national basketball team, she has won World Cup and Olympic titles. Besides this, she has also grabbed three WNBA titles with the Lynx.

Whalen is married to Ben Greve, an insurance advisor. For now, they haven't revealed about their children. We hope that the pair will soon inform us with good news soon enough.

Early life and education

Lindsay Whalen was born as Lindsay Marie Whalen on 9th May 1982, in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She belongs to white-American ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.

During her high school days, Whalen was four-time All-Missota Conference pick and was the leader of her team. She also won the state title and ranked 13. She was an All-Conference selection in tennis and track as well.

Later, Whalen went to the University of Minnesota women’s basketball program & rose to national prominence. She was named NCAA Mideast Region MVP for the 2004 NCAA. The player with jersey number 13 retired from the University of Minnesota during a ceremony in January 2005.


Lindsay Whalen began her professional career in 2004 and was picked by the Connecticut Sun where she played the majority of her career.

Later, on 12th January 2010, Whalen was picked by the Minnesota Lynx.  Whalen is incredibly impressive in the international format of basketball.

She also represented the United States in 2012 London Olympics & Rio Olympics. In the both events, Whalen managed to win the gold medal for her nation. 

According to the WNBA playoff format, Whalen is numbered one. But, they were beaten by Los Angles Spark, who were from the same conference.

Personal life

Lindsay Whalen tied the knot with insurance advisor and former Gopher golfer, Ben Greve on October 6, 2007. According to some sources, Greve was her college boyfriend, and it became the top gossip which has been widely discussed in media.

However, the pair is living a happy married life, and till the date, there is no any rumor of their divorce or separation. They haven't revealed about their children yet.

Net worth

Lindsay Whalen’s earns an enormous amount of money from her successful career. Her current net worth is estimated to be $36, 30,000 and her expected annual salary is reported to be around $330,000.

by ab-niranjan, 24 Sep, 2017

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