Jewell Loyd is one of the highest paid WNBA players alongside Arike Ogunbowale and Diana Taurasi. Loyd has a cap hit of $ 234,936.
The 29-year-old plays for Seattle Storm in the Women's National Basketball Association. The Strom picked her first overall in the 2015 Draft.
The Lincolnwood native began playing in her college days. She performed for Notre Dame in college basketball. In the inception year with Seattle, she won the WNBA Rookie of the Year title.
She brought the Championship home twice, in 2018 ad 2020. To date, Loyd has played 252 regular season games and 25 postseason. She has recorded 15.3 per point game overall and 3.1 assists.
On February 1, 2022, Seattle signed her a two-year extension deal worth $463,030 with an annual average salary of $231,515. That made her one of the most highly remunerated athletes in the league.