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Ulrich Alexander “Rick” Fox was born on 24 July 1969, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, of Bahamian (father) and Italian and Scottish (mother) descent. He is a former basketball player with such NBA teams as the Los Angeles Lakers, and is now an actor and businessman.

So just how rich is Rick Fox? Authoritative sources have estimated that Rick has a net worth which grosses over $20 million, as of mid-2016, accumulated during his basketball and acting careers over a period of 25 years.

Rick Fox Net Worth $20 Million

Rick was schooled in the Bahamas and Warsaw, Indiana, making the Indiana All-Star team in 1987, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of North Carolina, leading the basketball team to the 1991 NCAA Final Four, before graduating with a BA degree in radio, television and motion pictures.

From 1991 to 2004 Rick played basketball professionally in the NBA league. being selected the 24th pick in the first round of the 1991 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics,  and signing a contract which put a significant amount of money into Fox’s net worth. He  played for the Celtics until 1997, being named into the First team All-ACC in 1992, and NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1993. Then from 1997 to 2004 Rick played for the Los Angeles Lakers, and Rick’s net worth rose after he was part of the team which won three NBA championships in three successive seasons from 2000-02.

Fox also played for Canada at the FIBA World Championships of 1990 and 1994.

In addition to being professional basketball player, Rick has also increased his net worth as an actor. He retired from playing at the end of the 2003-04 season, already having his finger in the acting pie. He had debuted on the big screen in the film “Blue Chips” directed by William Friedkin in 1994, and later had some small roles in the comedy “Eddie” directed by Steve Rash, the drama “He Got Game” written and directed by Spike Lee, the thriller “Resurrection” directed by Russell Mulcahy, comedy dramas ‘Mini’s First Time’ film written, directed by Nick Guthe and “Tyler Pery’s Meet the Browns” directed by Tyler Perry and other films.

From 1997 to 2003 Rick appeared in the episodes of the drama series ‘Oz’ created by Tom Fontana, increasing his net worth somewhat as it was a rather significant role in the series. Moreover, he had roles in the television series ‘Missing’ created by Glenn Davis and William Laurin, ‘Kevin Hill’ created by Jorge A. Reyes, ‘One Tree Hill’ created by Mark Schwahn, ‘Ugly Betty’ created by Fernando Gaitán and other television series.

In addition to being a great feature film and television series actor, Rick Fox has increased his net worth appearing in other television productions. In 2010 Rick was paired with professional dancer Cheryl Burke to win sixth place in the television show ‘Dancing With The Stars’. Furthermore, Fox took part in the television show ‘Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?’, and successfully hosted five episodes of ‘The Jace Hall Show’, plus Fox increased his net worth by appearing as a judge in the reality competition series ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’, directed by Nick Murray.

Rick has also become involved as a businessman by purchasing the video game team now called Echo Fox in the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

In his personal life, Rick Fox became a father for the first time while studying at college, a son with girlfriend Kari Hillsman. In 1999 he married his first wife famous actress and singer Vanessa L. Williams. with whom he has a daughter, however, in 2004 the couple divorced. Later, Fox was in a long term relationship with an actress Eliza Dushku, however, the couple separated in 2014, and Rick is supposedly single, for the moment.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 24, 1969
Birth place: Toronto, Canada
Height:6 ft 6 in (2 m)
Weight:229 lbs (104 kg)
Profession:Retired Professional Basketball player, NBA Player for for the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, Actor, Athlete
Education:University of North Carolina
Nationality:Canadian
Spouse:Vanessa L. Williams (m. 1999–2005)
Children:Sasha Gabriella Fox, Kyle Fox
Siblings:Jeanene Fox
Awards:NBA champion (2000–2002), FIBA World Championships (1990 (1990), 1994)
Nominations:NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1992), First-team All-ACC (1991), Third-team All-ACC (1990), NBA draft 1991 Round: 1/Pick: 24th overall
Movies:"Body of Proof" (2012), "Hit the Floor", "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!", "Resurrection" (1999), "Holes"
TV shows:"Oz" (1997-2003), "To Your Health", "Revenge is Sweet", "Exeunt Omnes", "The Fairly OddParents", "Dancing With The Stars", "Crime Wave/Odd Ball", "One Tree Hill", "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns"
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Starting small forward for LA Lakers [January 2002]
2Starting his 13th season in the NBA as a small forward for the Los Angeles Lakers [October 2003]
3Retired from the NBA. [October 2004]
4Was in a relationship with Eliza Dushku from 2009 to 2014.
5Ex-brother-in-law of Chris Williams.
6Worked with acting coach Peter Kelley.
7Has a younger sister, Jeanene Fox, famous for her sarcastic role as "La Filippona" on the prime-time Italian Television Show Striscia la notizia (1988).
8Wears #17 for the Lakers for two reasons. He said that while with the Celtics, he entered training camp every year with the goal of helping them win their 17th NBA Championship. Another reason for wearing the number is due to the comparisons to Celtic great John Havlicek.
9He and Vanessa Williams eloped to the Caribbean in the summer of 1999, but promised family and friends they'd re-tie the knot that fall, which they did in a lavish ceremony at the Church of the Holy Trinity in New York followed by a gala reception at the St. Regis Hotel.
10Daughter, Sasha Fox, with Vanessa Williams, was born 1 May 2000.
11He was introduced to his former wife Vanessa Williams by then-girlfriend, supermodel Tyra Banks. When his romance with Banks ended, Fox and Williams began dating.
12Has a son, Kyle, by college sweetheart Kari Hillsman.
13Signed as a free agent by the Los Angeles Lakers [28 August 1997]
14Became the first Boston Celtics rookie to start on opening night since Larry Bird in 1979.
15Scored 6,000th career point [5 April 1999]


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Golden Maple AwardsGolden Maple AwardsMaple of Excellence for Outstanding Athlete/Actor Crossover Award


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!2015TV MoviePrinciple SSA Webb
Hollywood Adventures2015Rick Fox
Sin City Saints2015TV SeriesSam Johnson
Back to School Mom2015Matthew Kessler
Dope2015Councilman Blackmon
Mom2014TV SeriesJames
The McCarthys2014TV SeriesRick Fox
The Glades2013TV SeriesDarius Locke
Off Season: Lex Morrison Story2013TV MovieLex Morrison
Jake and Amir2011-2013TV Series shortRick Fox
Mr. Box Office2012-2013TV SeriesAndrew Thompson
Single Ladies2011-2012TV SeriesWinston
Franklin & Bash2012TV SeriesAndre Carson
Body of Proof2011TV SeriesTed Banning
The Guild2011TV SeriesRick Fox
Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum2011Short
The Big Bang Theory2011TV SeriesGlenn
Fox vs. Fox2010Short
Melrose Place2009-2010TV SeriesMason
Dollhouse2010TV SeriesGary Walden
Party Down2009TV SeriesRick Fox
Meet the Browns2008Harry
Dirt2007-2008TV SeriesPrince Tyreese
Ugly Betty2007TV SeriesDwayne
One Tree Hill2006TV SeriesDaunte Jones
Mini's First Time2006Fabrizio
Love, Inc.2005-2006TV SeriesDavid
Kevin Hill2005TV SeriesStephen Melbourne
1-800-Missing2003TV SeriesEric Renard
The Fairly OddParents2003TV SeriesFlash Williams / Smooth Daley
Street Time2003TV SeriesPeter Samson
Holes2003Clyde 'Sweetfeet' Livingston
Oz1997-2003TV SeriesJackson Vahue
Arli$$2001TV SeriesRick Fox
The Collectors1999TV MovieRay
Resurrection1999Scholfield
He Got Game1998Chick Deagan
Eddie1996Terry Hastings
Blue Chips1994The Texas Western Team
Game2017Short post-productionCoach Driscoll
A Curry on an American Plate2017completedRobert
Krystal2017post-productionBo
Game2016/IIIShort completed
K.C. Undercover2016TV SeriesRichard Martin / Richard Martin
Shoot the Messenger2016TV SeriesAnthony Telpher
Hit the Floor2013-2016TV SeriesChase Vincent
Shameless2016TV SeriesGareth
The Christmas Gift2015TV MovieCooper
iZombie2015TV SeriesCalvin Owens
Navy Seals vs. Zombies2015Vice President Bentley

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hysteria2010/Iproducer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Killing Hasselhoff2016completedHimself
A New Hero: The Rise of College Esports2016DocumentaryHimself
Celebrity Name Game2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHimself
Dear Albania2015DocumentaryRick
Celebrity P.O.V.2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Open Court2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host
The View2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Former NBA Player / Himself - NBA TV
Mr. Sophistication2013Himself
The Game2007-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Jace Hall Show2012TV SeriesHimself
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse2012ShortHimself
The Eric Andre Show2012TV SeriesHimself
RuPaul's Drag Race2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
The Morning After2012TV Series shortHimself - Guest Celebrity
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story2011DocumentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002-2011TV SeriesHimself
Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Dancing with the Stars2010TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
You've Got...2010TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Morning America1999-2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
Pros vs. Joes2010TV SeriesHimself
Jen and Barb: Mom Life2010TV SeriesGuest
ACME Saturday Night2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?2008TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Head Case2007TV SeriesHimself
Shark2006TV SeriesHimself
Joe Does the Oscars2006TV MovieHimself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2006TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2005TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV SeriesHimself
The 2004 NBA Finals2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself (Forward - LA Lakers)
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '022002TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Primetime Glick2002TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001TV SeriesHimself
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet2001TV Short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
Max Steel2001TV SeriesHimself
The 2000 NBA Finals2000TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Lakers Guard / Forward
Head Over Heels1997TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TMZ on TV2010TV SeriesHimself
Biography2010TV Series documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
One Tree Hill2007TV SeriesDaunte Jones
Entertainment Tonight2005TV SeriesHimself

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