|Celebrated Name:||Russell Wilson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Russell Carrington Wilson|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 November 1988|
|Birth Place:||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Ciara (m. 2016), Ashton Meem (m. 2012–2014)|
|Children:||Yes (Sienna Princess Wilson)|
|Profession:||American football quarterback|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$125 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Russell Wilson is a famous American Footballer who is currently playing for an NFL team called ‘Seattle Seahawks.’ Wilson plays as a quarterback for the team and is famous for winning the Super Bowl Championship XLVIII.
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Russell Carrington Wilson was born on November 29, 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born to his father, Harrison Benjamin Wilson III, and his mother, Tammy Wilson. He grew up in Richmond, Virginia, along with two siblings. Right from childhood, he loved playing football and spend his childhood playing football with his father and brother in their backyard.
Wilson comes from a family of great athletes and personalities. His paternal grandfather played football and basketball at Kentucky State University. Wilson’s father was also a football player who played for the San Diego Chargers. His brother played baseball and football at the University of Richmond, and his sister was a basketball player at Stanford.
Wilson did his preparatory schooling from Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia. Even as a young boy, Wilson took hold of numerous achievements, including the ‘Player of the Year.’ In addition to playing football, he was also a part of the school basketball and baseball team. After graduating, he enrolled himself at North Carolina State University. He was there in North Carolina for about three years and then was transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
There are not many records of Wilson’s previous dating life. He was dating Ashton Meem from high school. The couple dated for many and tied a knot after graduating from college. The couple was married for almost two years, but the chemistry between the two drifted, and their personal differences became the main reason for their divorce.
Currently, Wilson is married to Ciara, an American R&B singer. The couple married a year before last and are blessed with a beautiful daughter.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29 November 1988, Russell Wilson is 31 years old as of today’s date 5th August 2020. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
After joining the North Carolina State University, Wilson became the first freshman quarterback to secure All-ACC first-team honors. Due to some issues with the football coach at the university, he made a transfer to the University of Wisconsin in the final year of college. It turned out to be a great final year for the boy, who set a new record because of his passing skills.
Having all the necessary skills, Wilson was considered not fit for the NFL draft and was left out that year, but the Seattle Seahawks signed him at the draft in the following year. He signed a four-year contract with the Seahawks and played his first against the Kansas City Chiefs in the pre-season. His regular-season debut came against the Arizona Cardinals. In the initial stages, he struggled a bit, but he improvised on his game very quickly and got the smooth rhythm of the NFL.
Wilson ended his debut season with good stats and received few awards for the same. He had his ups and downs as a quarterback, but he bounced back very strongly, breaking some of the records on NFL. His biggest achievement for Seahawks was when he won the Super Bowl for his team when Seahawks defeated Denver Broncos by 43-8. Two years later, Wilson again helped his team to the Super Bowl, but Seahawks were defeated by New England Patriots.
Awards & Achievements
As a quarterback of Seattle Seahawks, Wilson has broken many records and got numerous awards to his name. He was awarded the prestigious ‘Steve Largent Award’ in the year 2012, and also, in his debut season, he was named the ‘Rookie of the year.’
Net Worth & Salary of Russell Wilson in 2020
As of August 2020, the estimated net worth of Russell Wilson is approximately $125 million. According to the reports, he earns around $12.5 million a year, as in the summer of 2015, he signed a four-year extension of worth $87.6 million, including a $31 million signing bonus.
Russell Wilson is hardly thirty years of age, who has a bright future ahead of him. Already he has achieved so much success in his life through his sheer hard work and dedication. Two years ago, he had a horrible injury-prone season, but he has recovered fully from it and is preparing himself to win another Super Bowl for his team.