Who is WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, bio, age, height, family, husband, salary and net worth

Who is WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, bio, age, height, family, husband, salary and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Cathy Engelbert, the WNBA commissioner along with her age, career, bio and salary

The foul on Caitlin Clark is taking wild turns and continuously making headlines.

American Representative Jim Banks of Indiana is pleading with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert to intervene on behalf of Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark to defend the female basketball player.

Banks mentioned Clark’s capacity to boost attendance and viewership this season in a letter to Engelbert dated June 4 and it was Outkick which broke the report about Banks’ letter to Engelbert initially. 

Who is WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, bio, age, height, family, parents, husband, salary and net worth

Banks mentioned about the “repeated attacks from fellow players” and the foul on Clark by the Chicago Sky’s Chennedy Carter. 

Who is Cathy Engelbert the WNBA commissioner 

Catherine Engelbert is an American business executive who is known for being the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) commissioner and she was born on November 14, 1964. 

She grew up in grew up in Collingswood, New Jersey and the 59-year-old attended Collingswood High School. She has a degree in accounting from Lehigh University in 1986 and currently resides in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. Her height stands at 1.75m.


A look at Cathy Engelbert’s career 

In 1993, Cathy Engelbert was admitted to the Collingswood Athletic Hall of Fame.

When she went through the trials for the Hall of Fame coach Muffet McGraw’s Lehigh basketball team, she was a walk-on. She later assumed the role of team captain. 

When she played lacrosse as well, she led the team as captain. She became a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants after graduating and earned her CPA qualification.

Before joining the WNBA, she worked for Deloitte for 33 years. From 2015 to 2019, she was the organization’s first female CEO. 


Not only does Engelbert sit on the boards of McDonald’s Corporation, Royalty Pharma, and Catalyst, but she also serves on the USGA executive committee.

Cathy Engelbert’s family 

Cathy Engelbert was born to an IT manager father and medical practice administrator mother. She has five brothers and two sisters. 

Engelbert’s father, Kurt, played for Naismith Hall of Fame coach Jack Ramsay at Saint Joseph’s University and was drafted in 1957 by NBA’s Detroit Pistons.


Cathy Engelbert’s children 

Cathy Engelbert is married to Ed and is mother of two children named Julia and Thomas. Ed is a West Point Graduate.

Cathy Engelbert’s salary and net worth  

The WNBA Commissioner’s salary is not disclosed yet, however, according to people with specific information, the CEO of Deloitte gets paid almost $3 million annually, reported MARCA. Her net worth stands between $5-10 milllion.