Penny Taylor, an Australian professional basketball player, was previously married to her then-husband Rodrigo Rodriguez-Gil with whom she has already got separated. Standing very tall at the height of six feet and one inch, Taylor currently plays for the team Phoenix Mercury of Women’s National Basketball Association. In addition to that, she is also the present captain of Australian Woman’s National Team.
Penny Taylor is one among the popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen, to whom we have been known as well as seeing daily. Some of you may have also been her fan for a long time as well as may want to get some more information related to her. Some of you may also be having information related to Taylor’s professional and personal life from different gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines. Taylor has led Australia Opals to the gold medal in September of 2006 at World Championships winning tournament MVP honors ahead of the teammate Lauren Jackson.
Now, let’s extract few more details regarding the personal biography of Taylor which has been obtained from various sources. She is the native of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She came into this world on 24th May of the year 1981 which has now made her reach the age of 35. She is the daughter of Michael Taylor and Denna Noble. Her other family members also include her elder sister Heather and a younger brother Phillip. She went to study at Upwey High School located in Opwey, Victoria. Upon completing her graduation from there, she earned a scholarship to Australian Institute of Sport.
Taylor played for Australian Institute of Sport during 1997-98. After that, she played for the Dandenong Rangers in Women’s National Basketball League from 1998 till 2002. It was on 20th April of 2001 when she was selected by Cleveland Rockers in 1st round during annual WNBA Draft. Later in January 2004, WNBA held a Dispersal Draft where the existing teams of the league selected former players from Rocker Team. Penny was then selected as a 1st overall pick by Phoenix Mercury. On 8th February 2016, the Mercury re-signed Taylor and she was present right at first game to start her 13th season at WNBA.
Penny Taylor has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, she must have won multiple fans and followers in her career. She has more than thousands of followers on the Facebook and Instagram account. She is also active on the Twitter page. Besides, more information regarding her personal and professional life can be accessed from different sites. Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
Prior to that, Penny has posed nude in an Australian magazine called Black+White which featured Olympic Athletes who all were set for competing in the Athens in 2004 Summer Olympics. A versatile and magnificent basketball player Taylor stands very tall at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch, which is, 1.85 m. Her weight has been recorded as 165 lbs., that is, 75 kg. Previously, she was married to her then-husband Rodrigo Rodriguez-Gil with whom she has already got separated.