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Ruthie Bolton Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Ruthie Bolton is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) for the Sacramento Monarchs and the Houston Comets. She was a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a two-time WNBA champion. Bolton is considered one of the greatest players in the history of women’s basketball.

Born on August 5, 1965, in Lucedale, Mississippi, Bolton was raised in a family of seven children. She was the first in her family to attend college, and she earned a basketball scholarship to Auburn University. At Auburn, Bolton was a four-time All-SEC selection and a two-time Kodak All-American. She was also named the SEC Player of the Year in 1988.

After college, Bolton was selected by the Sacramento Monarchs in the first round of the 1999 WNBA Draft. She played for the Monarchs for five seasons, and was named an All-Star in 2000 and 2001. In 2004, she was traded to the Houston Comets, where she won two WNBA championships in 2005 and 2006.

Bolton also had a successful international career. She was a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic teams in 1996 and 2000. She also played professionally in Italy, Spain, and Turkey.

Bolton retired from basketball in 2007 and is now a motivational speaker. She is also the founder of the Ruthie Bolton Foundation, which provides scholarships to young women in Mississippi.

Bolton’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. She is married to former NBA player and coach, Eric Musselman. The couple has two children.

Bolton stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.