Married Bliss: A Look into the Life of Lindsay Whalen and Ben Greve

By Aditya Bhattarai / 14 February 2023 03:42 AM

Head coach Lindsay and her companion Ben are in love with each other since the freshman year at Minnesota University in 2000.
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WNBA star Lindsay Whalen found love off the court with her husband, Ben Greve. Lindsay is a head coach for Minnesota Golden Gophers women's basketball.

Lindsay started her coaching journey in April 2018 and retired from WNBA at the end of the season. Drafted by the Connecticut Sun in the 2004 WNBA draft, the WNBA point guard player had a successful career of 14 years.

The four-time WNBA champion from Minnesota Lynx has also won multiple World titles in her playing career. She brought home two Olympic gold medals playing with the United States women's national basketball team.

Whalen was the WNBA Peak Performer for three years with her exceptional scoring skills as the leading player from the Minnesota Lynx. The WNBA star was a finalist for the Women's Basketball Hall Of Fame in 2022.

Later, she consecutively won the Turkish Cup and the EuroCup in 2013 and 2014. She was also part of the 25th and 26th WNBA anniversary teams. 

In honor of her exceptional performance with the Lynx, they have also retired her jersey number 13. She had become the WNBA All-Star player five times as a Mynx player, having the opportunity thrice in a row from 2013-2015.

The WNBA star Lyndsay and her better half Ben Greve have been together since their college days at the University of Minnesota.

Ben Greve Is An Insurance Company President

Lyndsay Whalen husband Ben Greve is the president of Twin City Group in Minnesota. Ben has been an insurance advisor and partner at Twin City group since 2018.

Before becoming an insurance executive, Mr. Greve was a touring professional golfer from 2005 to 2011. Starting with the Minnesota Gophers Golf club in college, he played with various golf clubs until May 2012.

Ben played golf in his early years and redirected his career towards insurance in 2012.
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Ben began working as a Marketing Coordinator at State Farm Insurance in 2012. Later, he joined the Twin City Insurance Group in 2014 as an insurance agent and became a partner after four years in 2018. He was promoted to president in 2021.

Lindsay And Ben Are From The Same College Batch

Lindsay and Ben joined different faculties under Bachelor in Science at the University Of Minnesota. Ben was a student of Marketing and Communications.

On the other hand, Whalen majored in Sports Management and played college basketball for the women's team. Meanwhile, Ben was a team captain of the Golden Gopher Golf Team.

The sports couple went to the Minnesota university together in 2000 and met in their freshman year.
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Although the pair kept their love story hidden, they met each other for the first time during college. After graduating, they became focused on their respective careers and decided to get married on October 2007.

Lindsay Whalen And Ben Greve Married Life

Lindsay Whalen is married to golfer Ben Greve since October 6, 2007. The Greve couple fell in love during their college days at the University of Minnesota.

Coach Whalen and golfer Ben have been married since October 2006. They usually take couple selfies during special events.
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In an interview with Twincities Pioneer Press, Greve mentioned meeting for the first time during an early morning Business Stats class in their freshman year. They became close and hit it off well, so he eventually asked her out.

While there are few pictures from their early years, the loving pair have moments from many dinner dates on Whalen's Instagram. They also go on adventures and trips during their vacations while spending quality time with each other.

Lindsay and Ben often go on dinner dates to spent quality time with each other. She gets excited to have dinner with her partner.
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Their pictures from Istanbul include many memorable moments of the couple. The Turkish Cup winner Lindsay spent three years in Istanbul playing for AGÜ Spor of the Turkish League.

Lindsay Whalen Family With Ben

Lindsay does not have kids with her companion because of her dedication to her work at the moment.

Coach Lindsay adores her niece from the family and spend quality time with her during holidays.
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The head coach of the Golden Gophers womens team is yet to become a mother. Meanwhile, pictures of her with Ben and their niece have created confusion regarding their children.

Being married for sixteen years, the couple has not planned to expand their family for the time being.

In the meantime, the couple is planning to let their kids choose their sporting careers based on their skills as mentioned by Greve in the interview with Pioneer Press.