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Russell Carrington Wilson was born on 29th November 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio USA, of Afro- and Native-American descent. He is a professional American footballer, who plays in the NFL under the number 3, in the position of quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks team, and best known for leading the team to win the Super Bowl in 2013. He has also won the Steve Largent Award as the person showing the best example of dedication, spirit and integrity in the team. Russell Wilson has been playing football professionally since 2012.
So just how rich is Russell Wilson? Over just a few years, Russell has managed to accumulate an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Russell Wilson Net Worth $50 Million
Russell was raised in Richmond, Virginia USA. Being 4 years old he became interested in football and began playing. He continued this while studying in the Collegiate preparatory school and he was one of the most successful players, becoming an all-district, all-conference and all-state player. More, he also played in baseball and basketball teams while studying at high school. Concerning the college career, he played for the NC Wolfpack Football team from 2007 to 2010 and was a member of Wisconsin Badgers football team in 2011.
Wilson began his professional career after he was picked 75th, in the 3rd round of the NFL draft in 2012 by the Seattle Seahawks. Being 1.80m height and 93kg weight his stature perfectly suits the position of quarterback. He has set several NFL records over the past few years: Wilson is the first quarterback to rush for 100+ yards and to throw for 300+ yards in a single game; as a rookie he made the most passing yards in a playoff game and has tied for the most passing touchdowns in a season; as a quarterback he had the most regular season wins in his first two and three seasons as well as the most total wins in his first two seasons. What is more, the team won the Super Bowl in his second season During his professional career he has already received many awards, including PFWA Good Guy Award, two times Pro Bowl and NFC Champion, Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year and other.
Furthermore, it should be noted that Wilson was a professional baseball player, too. From 2008 to 2010, he played for the NC State Wolfpack baseball team. From 2010 to 2011, he played as a second baseman in the Tri-City Dust Devils team. However, after he chose to pursue a career as a professional football player, he has not reported to baseball training.
In addition to this, he is welcomed in popular culture. Russell was the cover model of Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, ESPN The Magazine, Sports Illustrated Kids and Sports Illustrated magazines. More, as a guest of the show he participated in “Charlie Rose, Late Night” with Seth Meyers and “The Late Show” with David Letterman. Wilson also appeared in the comedy drama film “Entourage” (2015) directed by Doug Ellin.
In 2012, Wilson married Ashton Meem; however, they divorced in 2014. Currently, he is in relationship with model, actress, singer, songwriter and record producer Ciara. Russell Wilson resides in the suburbs of Seattle, USA.