Russell Carrington Wilson is usually known as Russell Wilson. He is an American footballer and famous quarterback who plays in the Seattle Seahawks, atean in the National Football League (NFL). At know, he has become one of the most popular sportsperson in all over the world. He plays an important role to lead the team to achieve victory in the NFL. Due to his best performance in sports he become the highest-paid NFL player in 2015. He is currently the record holder for most wins by an NFL quarterback in seven seasons
Russell Wilson Bio: Age, Parents, Early Life
Russell Wilson was born on 29th November, 1988, in Cincinnati. His father’s name is Harrison Benjamin Wilson III and his mother’s name is Tammy Turner. His childhood was spent in Richmond in Virginia. The name of his older brother is Harrison IV and the name of his young sister is Anna. At an early age, Wilson show interest in football and started playing football at the age of four. His education was completed through Collegiate school, which is situated in Richmond, Virginia. While there, he led his school to the state championship. He is of American nationality. He belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Africa- American and Native America.
Russell Wilson Career Details
Wilson began training for the NFL scouting combine with IMG Madden Football Academy located in Bradenton, Florida on January 16, 2012. Wilson became the first freshman quarterback to earn all- ACC first-team honors at North Carolina University. Then, Wilson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round of sixth quarterback. On May 7, 2012, He signed a four-year, $2.99 million contract with the Seahawks.
On September 9, 2012, Wilson started playing during the 20-16 game defeat by the Arizona Cardinals. Then, he became the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the week honors for his stellar week 10 performance in 28-7 victory over the New York Jets.Wilson eventually broke many single records, including most passing yards, most passing touchdowns, and highest passer rating. During the 2016 season, Wilson was mostly injured but he played all 16 games to lead the team and win the game. In 2018, Wilson was named to the Pro Bowler for the fifth time in his career. At know, he becomes the most famous sports personality and become the face of many coveted brands such as Pepsi, Duracell, Nike, and other popular brands.
Russell Wilson Married Life, Dating History
Russell Wilson married his high school crush, Ashton Meem in 2012 but the couple get divorced in 2014.Then, Wilson dating with American R&B singer Ciara. The couple announced their engagement on March 11, 2016. On 6 July 2016, the couple get married at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. On April 28, 2017, the couple give birth to baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson. Ciara also has a son, Future Zahir Wilburn, from her previous relationship.
Russell Wilson Height, Weight
Wilson has an athletic bodybuilder with a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 95 Kg. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair color. Further,his body measures 48-37-16 inches including chest, waist and biceps sizes.
Russell Wilson Net Worth
As a footballer, He accumulated a lot of money from his profession .At present, his estimated net worth around $ 45 million and a salary of around $12.5 million. Wilson also earns about $6,500,000 from endorsement deal. He also earns from coveted brands such as Bose, Duracell, Alaska Airlines, Microsoft and other brands.
Quick Facts About Russell Wilson
Name Russell Wilson
Birth Date 29 November 1988
Birth Name Russell Carrington Wilson
Father Name Harrison Benjamin Wilson III
Mother Name Tammy Turner
Spouse Ashton Meem
Children Sienna Princess Wilson
Net worth $ 45 million