Russell Wilson Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Russell Wilson

Biography / Wiki

Once known as a goody-goody, Russell Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks player has been a perfect quarterback for his team. The quarterback was considered too small by many NFL teams despite an outstanding collegiate career at NC State and Wisconsin. Beating all odds, he quickly became an elite pro quarterback and led the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl victory in just his second season. With a four-year contract extension worth $140 million Seattle subsequently rewarded its franchise quarterback making him the highest-paid player in the NFL.

Height / Weight / Age

Russell Wilson even with the height of 5’ 11” and weight 94 kg was considered too small to be the quarterback but proved everyone wrong because of his athletic built and lightening quick play. He is currently 31 years old. His body measurements are an advantage as a football player. His chest is 48 inches, waist 37 inches and biceps 16 inches. He has black hair and the color of his eyes is dark brown.

Net Worth

With a net worth estimated of $115 million and an annual salary of $30 million, Russell Wilson is one of the highest-paid players in the NFL. Russell Wilson earned $90 million from his various endeavors between June 2018 and June 2019. With a signing bonus of $65 million Russell and the Seattle Seahawks signed a four-year $140 million contract extension in 2019.

Education / Family

Russell Wilson graduated from Collegiate School in 2006 and was subsequently recruited by North Carolina State University. He graduated from the NC State with a BA in communication in May 2010. Born on November 29, 1988, he was raised by his father Harrison Benjamin Wilson III a lawyer and Tammy Wilson his mother. He grew up with his brother Harrison Wilson IV and sister Anna Wilson.

Name

Russell Carrington Wilson

NicknameRussell
Birth PlaceCincinnati, Ohio
Date Of BirthNovember 29, 1988
Age31 Years
HeightIn centimetres – 180 cm
In feet inches – 5’ 11”
WeightIn Kilograms 94 kg
In Pounds – 207 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionAmerican Football Player
Sexual OrientationStraight
SchoolCollegiate School in Richmond
CollegeNorth Carolina State University, University of Wisconsin–Madison
ReligionChristianity
NationalityAmerican
Home TownCincinnati, Ohio
DebutNFL – 2012
Fathers NameHarrison Wilson III
Mothers NameTammy T. Wilson

 

Russell Wilson with his parents
Russell Wilson with his parents
BrothersHarrison Wilson IV
SisterAnna Wilson

 

Russell Wilson with his sister and brother
Russell Wilson with his sister and brother

Career / Fashion And Style

Earning All-ACC first-team honors at North Carolina State University, Wilson became the first freshman quarterback to do so. After five other quarterbacks, he was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the 75th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

The following season he was voted the NFL.com Rookie of the Year and spurred the Seahawks to wins in 11 of their first 12 games. He also became the first quarterback to start two Super Bowls in his first three seasons.

Starting a four-year deal in the 2015 NFL season, he established a career-high 34 touchdowns and leading the NFL with a 110.1 passer rating in 2015. With a four-year contract extension, Seattle subsequently rewarded its franchise quarterback in 2019.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

GirlfriendAshton Meem (2006-2014)

 

Russell Wilson and Ashton Meem
Russell Wilson and Ashton Meem

Samantha Hoopes (2015)

Russell & Samantha Hoopes
Russell & Samantha Hoopes

Ciara (2015-Present)

Marital StatusMarried
WifeCiara (2016 – Present)

 

Russell with Ciara
Russell with Ciara
ChildrenDaughter – Sienna Princess Wilson

Son – Future Zahir

Russell and Ciara with their Kids
Russell and Ciara with their Kids

Favourite Things

Here we provide you the list of Russell Wilson’s favorite things.

Favorite FoodsPepperoni (Pizza) with extra cheese, Pasta, Salad, Chicken
Favorite TeamSan Francisco 49ers
Favorite Role ModelDrew Brees

Russell Wilson

Some Interesting Facts About Russell Wilson

  • Wilson says Jesus Christ came in his dream and asked Wilson to find out more about him after which he became a devout Christian at the age of 14.
  • In a European Bread Company, Eat the Ball, Russell Wilson is the minority stakeholder.
  • Wilson contributes articles on the website of The Player’s Tribune occasionally and is also the senior editor for the football section.
  • Wilson does not wear #3 because he was selected in the third round by Seattle Seahawks. He wears it to honor the holy trinity.
  • He became the first and the only player in the history of the game to throw more than three touchdown passes without an interception in five consecutive games in December 2015.
  • Throwing more than 4000 passing yards in a single season, Russell holds the distinction of being the first quarterback to do so in the history of Seahawks.
  • He mentors at youth football camp hosted by his own Russell Wilson Passing Academy in several different cities during the offseason.
  • He became the first quarterback in the history of the game to throw 300 plus yards and to rush 100 plus yards in October 2014, in a match against St. Louis Rams.
  • Wilson created history by becoming the first freshman ever to be selected the ACC’s first-team all-conference quarterback in 2008.
  • Wilson has many endorsements and associations with major brands like Nike, Pepsi, Alaska Airlines, Microsoft, Duracell, Levi’s, American Family Insurance, Bose, Braun, United Way, and Larson Automotive Group.
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