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 Thunders.
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.
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 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 the 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.
|Full Name||Russell Westbrook III|
|Birth Date||November 12, 1988|
|Birth Place||Long Beach, California, the United States|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Father’s Name||Russell Westbrook Jr|
|Mother’s Name||Shannon Horton|
|Siblings||One; Raynard Westbrook|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|Current Team||Washington Wizards|
|Active Years||2008 – Present|
|Kids||Three; Noah, Skye, and Jordyn Westbrook|
|Net Worth||$170 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Merch||Poster, Jersey, Book, Rookie Card|
|Last Update||August, 2022|