Who Is Russell Wilson’s Brother? Wife & Family

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Harrison Wilson IV is the brother of American football quarterback Russell Wilson who plays for the Denver Broncos of the NFL.

Earlier, he played for Seattle Seahawks and consecutively led the team to two Super Bowls, and won the Super Bowl XLVII. A nine-time Pro-Bowler, Russell Wilson is one of the highest-paid NFL players. 

Harrison’s younger brother, Russell, is one of five quarterbacks in NFL history with a career passing rating over 100.

Harrison Wilson IV With Brother Russell Wilson
Harrison Wilson IV With Brother Russell Wilson (Source: Instagram)

However, this article is not about Russell; we will talk about his forever supporter brother Harrison who backed up his younger brother on his way to a successful career.

Harrison is the elder brother of Russell and Anna. He was named after his father, Harrison Wilson III.

Both his younger brother and sister are athletes, and he has always been the biggest cheerleader.

In this article below, we will acknowledge how Russell Wilson’s brother has always been by his side and helped him accomplish what he has accomplished to date.

Let’s begin with quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Harrison Wilson IV 
Birth Date 1983 A.D.
Birth Place Harry
Nickname Not Known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Education Not known
Profession Chicago-Based Medical Device Manufacturer
Horoscope Not Known
Father’s Name Harrison Benjamin Wilson III
Mother’s Name Tammy Wilson
Grandfather Harrison Benjamin Wilson 
Wife Courtenay Wilson
Children 3 Daughters
Age 41 Years Old
Height Not Known
Weight Not Known
Eye color Not Known
Hair Color Light Brown
Salary Not Known 
Venture Limitless Mind 
Sexual Orientation Straight
Social Media  Instagram, Twitter 
Merch  Not Available
Last Update June 2024

Harrison Wilson IV

Harrison Wilson IV is the elder brother of the sensational football player Russell Wilson and former college basketball player Anna Wilson.

He is the firstborn child of Harrison Benjamin Wilson III and Tammy Wilson. Harrison played football and baseball for the University of Richmond.

His mother, Tammy Wilson, is a nurse consultant, and Harrison Benjamin Wilson III, his father, was a football and baseball player at Dartmouth University.

Also, his father, Harrison Benjamin III, was among the African-American players in his high school who initiated the first African-American fraternity at the university.

Harrison a.ka. Harry is the co-founder & CEO of Limitless Minds, a Chicago-based medical device manufacturer. 

The NFL player’s brother, Harrison, is also an executive producer and co-host of “Think Like A Champion” on Amazon Audible. Not only that, he is a co-host for the Room Tilters Podcast.

Russell Wilson 

The NFL player Russell was born on the year 1988 November 29, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was previously married to his high school sweetheart Ashton Meem in January 2012. However, the relationship did not last long, and they went on separate ways in April 2014. 

As of 2024, the NFL quarterback is married to Ciara Princess Harris and has three children. His wife Ciara is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, model, and entrepreneur.

Russell attended Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia, and went to North Carolina State University.

From a very young age, he was talented and played baseball as a second baseman for the Tri-City Dust Devils in 2010 and the Asheville Tourists in 2011.

He then began training at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Bradenton, Florida, on January 16, 2012. 

Furthermore, the athlete signed a four-year contract with the Seahawks for $2.99 million at the 2012 NFL Draft.

The same year, Russell Wilson was awarded NFL Rookie of the Year after winning 11 of his first 12 games.

His contract was extended for four additional years in July 2015 for $87.6 million, making him the NFL’s second-highest-paid player.

On April 15, 2019, Wilson agreed to a four-year, $140 million contract with the Seahawks, with a $65 million signing bonus, making him again the highest-paid athlete in the NFL.

Russell Wilson With Wife Ciara And Children
Russell Wilson With his Wife Ciara And Children (Source: Instagram)

During his NFL career as a quarterback, Wilson won several awards and accolades, solidifying his reputation and fame as one of the best quarterbacks in the game’s history.

Recent Career

He played his first ten seasons for the Seattle Seahawks and is playing for the Denver Broncos as of 2023.

Russell Wilson is regarded as one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks ever.

He became the third quarterback in NFL history to throw for 30 touchdowns in four consecutive seasons in 2020.

After his trade to the Broncos, some issues have been pondered at the Broncos office.

Per the reports on February 25, 2023, some coaches had issues with Russell getting his own office in the team facility on the second floor, where the Broncos’ coaches and executives have offices.

Per coaches, Russell separating himself from his teammates is unsuitable for locker camaraderie. Well, it made headlines creating a dispute for giving him special treatment by the team.

Well, neither the team management nor Russell has not commented anything about it.

The NFL quarterback partly owns the Seattle Sounders FC of MLS. After purchasing a minority stake, the Sounders won the 2019 MLS Cup. 

Except for football, Russell hosts ESPN’s QB2QB, Tally’s founder, and is a national spokesperson for several brands and organizations.

Relationship Between Brothers

According to sources, it is pretty evident that the Wilson brothers share an intimate bond.

The brother’s relationship strengthened when their father, Harrison Benjamin Wilson III, passed away in 2010. 

Furthermore, we can also clearly notice that Russell Wilson doesn’t hesitate to credit his brother Harrison Wilson IV for paving his path to being a successful quarterback.

From a very young age, Harrison supported Russell as they would practice football together.

Russell credits his brother for standing with him in his thick and thin. We can say that these two share a covalent bond.

Why Not You

Harrison Wilson IV has been an active member of the Why Not You Foundation since 2014. Why Not You is a charity foundation established by Russell Wilson and Ciara. 

As many of us know, Russell Wilson’s father used to ask his children, “Why Not You?” as they grew up, which inspired Russell to name the organization the Why Not You Foundation.

Many of us let our surroundings or ecology determine who we are and what we can do, while in reality, our “ceilings” are far greater than we can think.

Why Not You is a mindset that encourages intelligent and inventive risk-taking. “A Why Not You attitude is a huge dreamer!”- Russell Wilson.

Moreover, for Harrison having a Why Not You spirit means having no limits.

Reportedly on February 9, 2023, the Why Not Foundation was under investigation for how much money the foundation actually gives to the charity and how much it spends on its own operations.

To date, there have been no updates on the media about it. 

Limitless Minds

Harrison Wilson IV is the founder and chief executive officer of a venture called “Limitless Minds.”

Limitless Minds provides insight and instruction into what it takes to achieve meaningful goals and go far based on years of experience. 

Harrison in Limitless Minds is responsible for corporate strategy and operations after spending over twelve years in the biotech industry and four years as a Division 1 athlete.

Similarly, Harry has worked with Horizon, Victory, and Stryker in various sales and training jobs.

Personal Life 

Harrison’s early years were easy and comfortable since his parents could meet his basic requirements and give him a good education.

His grandfather, Harrison Benjamin Wilson, was also a football athlete for Kentucky State University. He became the president of Norfolk University, where he served for more than two decades.

Harrison Wilson With His Family
Harrison Wilson IV With His Family (Source: Instagram)

Harrison Benjamin Wilson III’s father was also a sportsman. Hence, Russell’s lineage carries the athletic gene.

Russell’s brother Harrison also played football and baseball for the University of Richmond, while his sister played basketball for Stanford.

Harrison is of diverse ethnicity, as he holds African-American and Native-American heritage from his parents. 

Wife & Children 

Harrison Wilson IV is happily married to his wife, Courtenay Wilson, and shares three beautiful daughters.

They have been married for more than a decade. We do not know how and when they met, but they married on January 17, 2010.

Gracie, the eldest of all, was born on July 3, 2014, while the second daughter Nora was born on September 29, 2016. The youngest daughter’s name is Mattie J., and she was born on October 10, 2018.

As of 2024, Gracie is 9, Nora is 7, and Mattie is 5.

Russel’s brother’s Instagram shows that he shares a beautiful bond with his family. 


The Wilson family is always a step ahead regarding charitable work. Harrison is always upfront in helping his brother and mother in all their charitable endeavors. 

Russell’s Why Not You Foundation donated $1,060,005 to the Seattle Children’s Hospital, the children fighting against cancer, in 2016.

Russell established the Russell Wilson Passing Academy in 2012, with proceeds benefiting the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association.

Then, in 2013 and 2014, he teamed up with Russell Investments for the “Invest with Russell” campaign, with each touchdown resulting in a $3,000 donation to Wilson’s philanthropic foundation.

Russell also assists organizations such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Seattle Children’s Hospital by hosting a yearly charity golf game in Washington.

Russell Wilson, a nine-time Pro Bowler, and his wife, Grammy Award-winning artist Ciara, donated one million meals to Seattle people in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

Furthermore, the well-known power couple also participated in the national “Meals Up” campaign. 

Who Is Harrison Wilson’s Mother?

Tammy Wilson, Harrison Wilson IV’s mother, is an emergency department nurse director who has worked in the profession for many years.

She currently resides in Seattle, Washington, and assisted in constructing three portable hospitals across the Seattle neighborhood.

Harrison Wilson IV With Mother
Harrison Wilson IV With Mother (Source: Instagram)

Pandemics prompted the establishment of mobile hospitals. According to Wilson’s mother, the purpose of the portable hospital is for people to check for the coronavirus and everything else.

Popularity Graph

Harrison Wilson IV is the elder brother of Russell Wilson and Anna Wilson. H

Harrison Wilson IV Popularity Graph
Harrison Wilson IV Popularity Graph (Source: Google)

The popularity graph shows the wavelength from the last twelve months. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How is Harrison Wilson IV related to Ciara?

Ciara is Harrison Wilson's brother's wife. Russell Wilson's wife, Ciara Wilson, is a well-known singer, dancer, and model. In 2004, Ciara released her debut album. In 2016, she was signed by IMG, a modeling agency.

Does Harrison Wilson IV have any controversies?

No, Harrison has never been in any controversies. He lives happily with his wife and children; however, his brother's Why Not You Foundation has been under investigation for its investment.

Does Harrison IV Wilson have a son?

No, Harrison Wilson does not have a son but is blessed with three daughters. While Russell Wilson has two sons and a daughter.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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