Elizabeth Balogun (born 9 September 2000) is a Nigerian basketball player. She plays college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals Women’s Team and the Nigerian national team.
Early Life and Career
Born on September 9, 2000 in Lagos State, Nigeria. Balogun moved to Hamilton Heights High School Tennessee in her eight grade from Lagos, Nigeria. She averaged 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.7 blocks and 2.1 assists. She made the ALL-USA Girls Basketball First Team at the end of stay in High school.
Balogun started as a freshman at Georgia Tech in 2018, She left the team for Louisville Cardinals after being named the 2018-19 ACC freshman of the year having averaged 14.64 points per game in her freshman season. In her sophomore year at Louisville, she was named preseason All-ACC by Coaches and Blue Ribbon Panel and has also been named into the Citizen Naismith Watch List.
Balogun was called up to represent the D’Tigress and to participate in the 2019 pre Olympic Qualifying tournament in Mozambique but she was not released by Louisville. She was also called up to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers in Belgrade.
Husband/ Boyfriend and Family Life
Elizabeth Balogun is currently single and not in any relationship for now. Elizabeth Balogun is also not married.
Balogun is the second of 3 children, her older brother, Ezekiel, plays at The Citadel in South Carolina. Her younger sister, Ruth, plays at Hamilton Heights. Her mom Justina is late while her Dad Mark resides in Nigeria where he is Basketball Coach and a Policeman.
Elizabeth Balogun’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around 250, 000 – $1.4 million.