Elena Delle Donne Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Elena Donne

Real NameElena Delle Donne
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 196 cm
in meters- 1.96 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 5”
Weightin Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)34-27-36
Eye ColourHazel Green
Hair ColourBlonde
International Debut2011 World University Games
Coach/MentorPokey Chatman (Current Chicago Sky coach)
ClubChicago Sky
Career Turning Point2013 WNBA All-Star Game
Personal Life
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 1989
Age (as in 2016)27 Years
Birth PlaceWilmington, Delaware
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownWilmington, Delaware
SchoolUrsuline Academy
(Wilmington, Delaware)
CollegeUniversity of Delaware (2008–2013)
Educational QualificationsBachelor's degree in Human Services
FamilyFather- Ernest Donne (A real estate developer)
Mother- Joan Delle Donne
Brother- Gene
Donne Family
Sister- Elizabeth
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesCollecting shoes (Retro Jordans especialy), Golf, Fishing, Building tables
Inspiration for BasketballMichael Jordan
Favourite Things
Favorite TeamDallas Cowboys
Favorite PetDogs
Favorite TV showsHow to Get Away with Murder, American Dad, Scandal and Homeland.
Favorite Music ArtistKaty Perry
Favorite DestinationHome
Favorite HolidayChristmas
Favorite BookAngel Unaware
Family & More
Marital StatusEngaged
Sexual Orientation Homosexual
AffairsAmanda Clifton
FianceeAmanda Cliffton
Elina Donne with Amanda Clifton
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$100,000

Elena in action!

Some Lesser Known Facts About Elena Delle Donne

  • Does Elena Delle Donne smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Elena Delle Donne drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Elena has been playing Basketball since she was in school and was well recognized, appreciated and awarded by numerous institutions.
  • She is very close to her elder sister Lizzie, who is suffering from cerebral palsy and is blind and deaf.
  • She started playing basketball because she wanted to be like her brother.
  • During the off-seasons, when all the other WNBA players play for other leagues, out of America, Elena spends her time with her sister, taking care of her.
  • In 2014, Delle was named the ambassador for Special Olympics. She played along the special Olympians and other NBA and WNBA legends and players. She is the ambassador for Lyme Research Alliance.
  • She plans on creating a trust fund called The Elena Delle Donne Charitable Foundation, where she wants to begin initiatives for both the Special Olympics and Lyme disease awareness.
  • In August 2016, she announced her engagement with her love interest Amanda Clifton in Vogue’s August edition. She confirmed her sexual orientation with this news.
  • She has been lucky with her upbringing, as she said, “I’m going to get my dad a Superman cape, He is so selfless when it comes to his children. He has always made time for me.”
  • If not a basketball professional, she would’ve been a special education teacher.
  • She has appeared for the Body Issue 2016 by ESPN.
  • Elena is a dog lover and has a Great Dane named Wrigley and a Lab mix named Rasta, which is a rescued dog.
  • No wonder she has athletic genes; her father played basketball at Columbia and her elder brother, Gene, played soccer at Duke.
  • She has a tattoo of two wings withholding her sister’s name Lizzie. “It keeps me grounded, and anytime I’m going through a struggle, it’s a reminder that anything I’m going through is nothing compared to what my sister has been through. It helps me keep my perspective,” she said.
  • Elena played volleyball during her freshman year at Delaware (Uni).
  • Her fiancee Amanda Clifton is also her business alliance and she is the director of the Delle Donne Academy.
  • Donne and Clifton trained together in Delaware and Elena’s mom encouraged Amanda to get in shape.
  • She is considered almost the best women basketball player, as the Tusla Shock’s head coach Gary Kloppenburg said, “We haven’t seen a player like her come into our league, I guess the comparison is to Lauren Jackson, but in a way she’s got a greater skill set than even Lauren with her ability to put the ball on the floor.”
  • In the year 2006, she had accuracy of 91% and with that conversion rate, she vouched 586 points out of the 646 she attempted while playing at junior level in the US.
  • Given a chance to be a Disney princess, she would like to be Mulan or Elsa.