Liz Cambage

Birth Name: Elizabeth Folake Cambage

Place of Birth: Southwark, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 18 August, 1991

*Yoruba Nigerian (father)
*Anglo Australian (mother)

Liz Cambage is an Australian professional basketball player. She plays for the Maccabi Bnot Ashdod of the Israeli Female Basketball Premier League. She has also played for the Dandenong Rangers, the Australian Institute of Sport, the Bulleen Boomers, the Tulsa Shock, the Zhejiang Chouzhou, the Beijing Great Wall, the Shanghai Swordfish, the Melbourne Boomers, the Dallas Wings, the Shanxi Flame, the Las Vegas Aces, the Southside Flyers, and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Liz has held the WNBA single-game scoring record, 53-points against the New York Liberty on 17 July, 2018. She is 6′9″.

She was born in Southwark, London, England, to a Nigerian father and an Australian mother, Julia Cambage. She relocated to Australia with her mother when she was three months old, after her parents’ separation. They lived in Eden, New South Wales, then Melbourne, and later the Mornington Peninsula.

Liz’s maternal grandmother was named Aileen Roberts.



Curious about ethnicity

2 Responses

  1. suburbanwinemom2020 says:

    Change Nigerian to Yoruba. Folake is a Yoruba name.

  2. Akwaba says:

    Her mother is named Julia Cambage and her maternal grandmother is named Aileen Roberts :

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