Russell Westbrook Bio: Net Worth, Wife, NBA & Early Life

Russell Westbrook is a professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association. He serves as a point guard to prominent NBA teams. Furthermore, he started his career in the major league with Oklahoma City Thunder.

Then Westbrook played a season for Houston Rockets. Currently, he is with the Washington Wizards. Moreover, the point guard is regarded as one of the most successful and greatest players in franchise history. He was the Most Valuable Player in 2017.

On top of that, he is a nine-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA All-Star Game MVP. He is also the recipient of two gold medals with the United States National team.

Russell Westbrook With Kobe Bryant
Russell Westbrook With His Idol Kobe Bryant

Besides that, he is well known as the husband of former basketball player Nina Earl. She played collegiate basketball for the University of California, Los Angeles.

Despite much anticipation from the media and fans, she did not join the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

With his basketball skills and hard work, it is no surprise that he is one of the world’s highest-paid athletes.

According to Forbes, he ranks at number 12 worldwide. Moreover, he is also one of 2020’s highest-paid NBA players.

Before getting into details about the former Rockets’ point guard’s life and career, here are some quick facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full NameRussell Westbrook III
Birth DateNovember 12, 1988
Birth PlaceLong Beach, California, the United States
Nick NameBeastbrook
EthnicityAfrican American
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Father’s NameRussell Westbrook Jr
Mother’s NameShannon Horton
SiblingsOne; Raynard Westbrook
Age34 Years Old
Height6 feet 3 inches
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
ProfessionNBA Player
Current TeamWashington Wizards
PositionPoint Guard
Active Years2008 – Present
Marital StatusMarried
WifeNina Earl
KidsThree; Noah, Skye, and Jordyn Westbrook
Net Worth$170 million
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter
MerchPoster, Jersey, Book, Rookie Card
Last UpdateDecember, 2022

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