Russell Wilson

Birth Day November 29th, 1988
Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
Age 35 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Who is Russell Wilson?

Playing for the current team, Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL), Russell Wilson's playing position is the quarterback. He is famous for being one of the best-paid players in the NFL.  

Russell has been named to eight Pro Bowls and has started in two Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl XLVIII. He was named Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year on 6th February 2021. Apart from the broadcast of NFL matches, he also guests appeared in ESPN Depth Chart in 2011 as himself. He made his film debut in 2015 with the comedy flick "Entourage". Scroll more to know about his full biography, interesting facts, present age, birthday, salary, and personal life.

Russell Wilson, Handsome Professional American Footballer

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Early Life and Family

Born on 29th November 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the USA, Russell Wilson's birth name/real name is Russell Carrington Wilson. He experienced his childhood in his hometown, Richmond, Virginia. Holding an American nationality, he is Mixed by ethnicity (ethnic background) of African-American. Thus, his race is Black. Sagittarius is his Zodiac sign and he follows the Christian religion. Celebrating his birthday on 29th November as of 2020, his present age is 32. 

Russell is the son of Harrison Benjamin Wilson III (father), a lawyer, and Tammy Wilson (née Turner) (mother), a legal nurse consultant. He raised with two siblings; an older brother named Harrison IV, and a younger sister, Anna. 

About his education, Russell attended Collegiate School & committed to North Carolina State University.

Teams Played 

Seattle Seahawks  (2012-Present)

  • Russell Wilson was selected by the Seahawks with the 12th pick in the third round (75th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. 
  • He made his NFL professional debut in a match against Arizona Cardinals on September 9, 2012. The Seattle Seahawks lost the match by 16-20.
  • He signed a four-year, $140 contract extension with the Seahawks, making him the highest-paid player in the NFL at the time.
  • On 1st October 2020, Wilson was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month for his performance in September.
  • He was ranked 2nd on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020, the highest of his career, and beat out the likes of renowned quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers, and Tom Brady.

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Russell Wilson Heading The Ball Against The Opponent

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Awards and Achievements 

  • Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2020)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2019)
  • 8× Pro Bowl (2012-2015, 2017-2020)
  • NFL passer rating leader (2015)
  • NFL passing touchdowns leader (2017)
  • 3× Steve Largent Award (2012, 2018, 2019)
  • Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year (2011)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2011)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2010)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • First-team All-ACC (2008)

Personal Life - Married Life & Wife

Married man, Russell Wilson's wife's name is Ciara (R&B singer). Their wedding took place on 6th July 2016 at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. They are the proud parents of a daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson & son, Win Harrison Wilson. 

Russell Wilson with his wife, Ciara and their kids

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Back then, he married Ashton Meem married in January 2012 and divorced in April 2014. 

Height and Weight

Athletic bodybuilder, Russell Wilson has a tall height of 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm and a weight of 94 KG or 207 lbs. Russell has attractive dark brown eyes & black hair. He has a prominent nose with an oval face shape which is his unique body feature. 

Net Worth

Professional football quarterback, Russell Wilson's net worth is believed to have $135 Million as of February 2021. Signed a four-year, $140 million contract extension on 16th April 2019, he is making a cool salary of $35 Million making him the highest-paid player in the NFL. His major source of wealth comes from his football career whereas he also endorsed brands such as Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Duracell, Bose, Pepsi, and Nike. 

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