Russell Wilson Biography

Russell Wilson is an amazing American football quarterback who plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.

Wilson was a sports fanatic even when he was a child. During his high school days he used to play three different sports: football, baseball, and basketball. However, football was the sport in which he performed best.

The Ohio native has made his mark ever since he joined the SeaHawks in 2012. He has led his team to playoffs seven times after his joining and twice into the Super Bowls. He has been the key player in his teams’ achievements.

His debut season also turned out to be a successful one. He tied Peyton Manning’s record and became the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year in his first season. He won the Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos.

Throughout his career, he has impressed his fans with his remarkable play and has earned many awards for his name. He holds the record of having the most wins by any NFL quarterback in his whole career.

“The Professor” is also among the four quarterbacks who have a career passer rating of over 100. In 2019, he was named the highest-paid player in the NFL. Wilson is also a successful part-owner of the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer (MLS). His team won the MLS Cup in the year 2019.

Russell Wilson’s details

Full Name Russell Carrington Wilson
Nickname The Professor
Born November 29, 1988,

Cincinnati, Ohio

Debut 2012
Height 180 cm
Weight 98 kg
Age 32
Birthplace Cincinnati, Ohio
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $135 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Harrison Wilson, III
Mother name Tammy T. Wilson
Salary $19 million
Twitter Handle @DangeRussWilson
Instagram handle @dangerusswilson


Russell Wilson is 32. He has still got a lot of years to play.

Russell Wilson’s Net worth and Salary

The estimated net worth of Wilson is about $135 million. His annual salary is about $19 million. He endorses several famous brands including Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Bose, Luvo, United Way, American Family Insurance, Wilson Sporting Goods, Mercedes Benz, and others.


The American player has a decent height of 180 cm.

NFL Player Russell Wilson
Photo: The Seattle Times


Wilson has had a troubled married life in the past. He first got married to Ashton Meem in 2012. Both spent two years together but eventually got divorced for some reason. However, the 32-year-old found love again and tied the knot with the  American singer Ciara in 2016. They have three children and are happily living together.


Russell Wilson is given the nickname “The Professor” by the football fraternity. Some fans also like to call him “DangeRuss”.

Recent News about Russell Wilson

Wilson’s team the Seattle Seahawks is under a lot of pressure as they face their second loss in the recent weeks and fifth defeat in a total of six games. Russell Wilson found himself blank about the whole situation.

The superstar football quarterback has never been in such a position before. Since his debut in the year 2012, Wilson has never faced a losing streak, and every time SeaHawks have finished the season off with first or second position.

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