Russell Wilson has a Net Worth of $45 million.
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Russell Wilson is an American football quarterback who plays for the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks. Wilson was chosen 12th overall in the third round (75th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Seahawks. He was voted the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year in 2012 after tying Peyton Manning’s record of 26 throwing touchdowns as a rookie. He has a $45 million dollar net worth.
Net Worth and Salary of Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson has a net worth of $45 million as a professional football player in the United States.
Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education of Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and began playing football with his father and brother before he entered kindergarten.
He went on to distinguish himself as a football player throughout high school, finishing his four years with various all-district, all-region, and all-state awards, as well as being named Conference Player of the Year.
He was recognized in Sports Illustrated his senior year. He was also a star player on his high school baseball and basketball teams.
Russell was chosen into Major League Baseball directly out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles.
He was the fifth choice in the 41st round of the 2007 MLB draft. There is no information on family or siblings.
Facts of Russell Wilson
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 29, 1988|
|Place Of Birth||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Weight||206 lbs (93.44 kg)|
|Profession||Athlete, American football player, American football quarterback|
|Education||University of Wisconsin-Madison, North Carolina State University, Richmond (VA) Collegiate College|
|Spouse||Ashton Meem (m. 2012–2014), Ciara (m. 2016)|
|Parents||Harrison Wilson, III, Tammy T. Wilson|
|Siblings||Harrison Wilson, IV, Anna Wilson|
Professional Career of Russell Wilson
Technically he was the 1,222nd overall pick. Wilson passed down the offer and elected to attend North Carolina State.
Russell went on to play football, very effectively, for North Carolina State but was never invited to the NFL’s Scouting Combine. He then astonished everyone by expressing his decision to play professional baseball.
In 2011, Russell reported springing training with the Colorado Rockies.
Over the next two summers, Russell enjoyed decent success playing minor league baseball.
He also transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he spent one more year.
In another action that startled family and friends, in January 2012, Russell said he was going to begin training for the forthcoming NFL Scouting Combine.
He entered the 2012 NFL draft as a projected middle-round pick.
The Seattle Seahawks chose Russell Wilson in the third round as the 75th pick overall.
Not exactly high honors. Despite these modest beginnings, Russell has now gone on to achieve several distinctions since joining the team, including being named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, PFF Offensive Rookie of the Year, and rating #51 on the NFL Top 100 of 2013. He was a 2012 Pro Bowl selection.
At the XLIX Super Bowl, Wilson and the Seahawks almost repeated as champions but were defeated 28-24 by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
Technically he is also still available to play Minor League baseball and was recently acquired by the Texas Rangers, but those career aspirations might need to fall to the wayside.
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Quick Facts of Russell Wilson
- Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
- Russell Wilson has a net worth of $45 million dollars.
- He has bought a $6.7 million mansion in the Meydenbauer Bay area of Bellevue on Shoreland Drive.
- Russell was drafted into Major League Baseball straight out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles.
- The Seattle Seahawks chose him in the third round as the 75th pick overall.