Russell Westbrook
Russell Westbrook (Image Source: Nina Westbrook’s Instagram)

History is not made by sitting in one place and watching everyone move, all need to work together to make the past as glorious as we can for our future ones. To be the first and make a name in the book of history requires consistency, determination, and a hell of hard work. Every pain, suffering, and struggle get over shaded by the victory we get, Russell Westbrook is one of the best and has named many first in his pocket in Basketball as a professional player. He gets up after every injury and plays with all he has got.

Russell Westbrook III known as Russell Westbrook is a professional American basketball player. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and his position in the game is Point Guard, one of 5 other positions, who makes sure to get the ball to the right player at right time and control the pace of the game.

Who Are Russell Westbrook’s Parents?

On November 12, 1988, Russell Westbrook was born as a Scorpio to Russell Westbrook Sr. and Shannon Horton in Long Beach, California, United States. For siblings, Russell has a younger brother named Raynard Westbrook.

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Russell had a best friend when his family lived in Hawthorne named Khelcey Barrs Jr., they planned to play together and go to UCLA. But because of Heart enlargement, Khelcey died in May 2004 while a pick-up game. The loss of his friend made him more determined to fulfill their dreams.

For his education, Russell went to Leuzinger High School and then enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles for his further studies and career opportunity.

What Are The Career Peaks Of Russell Westbrook?

Russell made his NBA debut on October 29, 2009, for Oklahoma City Thunder against Milwaukee Bucks. Russell and Kevin Durant make a very energetic team, together they played for Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell always wears a KB3 wristband and has KB3 printed on his sneakers to honor his best friend Khelcey Barrs Jr and to remember him. Russell joined the Oklahoma City Thunder team in 2008 and was a regular part of the 2018-19 games until 2019, after when he played for the Houston Rockets.

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Russell has represented America’s national team twice in the FIBA world Championship and 2012 Olympics and won gold medals both times. When Houston Rockets approached to get Russell, Oklahoma City traded him with a contract under which Russell was paid $41 million. then in 2020, Russell was traded to Washington Wizards and a year later joined the Los Angeles Lakers. During his matches, Russell got many injuries but his passion for the game got him to playback.

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Whom Is Russell Westbrook Married To?

Russell Westbrook is married to his long-time girlfriend, Nina Earl on 29th August 2015. Russell’s wife is a basketball player same as her husband. Both met when playing for the UCLA basketball team during their college years. Russell is a dad to 3 children, which consists of a pair of twin daughters and a son. Their son Noah Russell Westbrook was born on 16 May 2017. A year later on 17th November 2018 they welcomed their daughters: Skye and Jordyn Westbrook. Now, Russell with his life partner and 3 kids lives in Los Angeles.

Russell Westbrook with his kids and wife

What Is Russell Westbrook’s Net Worth?

As of the 2022 wiki, Russell Westbrook has an estimated net worth of $200 million with a salary of $47 million at the age of 33. Along with being one of the highest-paid basketball players, Russell has earned millions from endorsements. Russell has signed numerous sponsorships such as Jordan Brand, Kings, and Jaxs Boxer Briefs. Russell is also the marketing creative director of True Religion, a popular denim brand and a globally known face of the refreshment called Mountain Dew Kickstart.

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Russell Westbrook teaches the young ones to chase their dreams through his foundation called Why Not

Russell has also produced movies such as Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre which received 3 primetime Emmy nominations in 2021 and his autobiographical documentary called Passion Play: Russell Westbrook. Russell also started a foundation called Why Not? Where he promotes community education and family programs to make the youngsters more confident. Russell is also available on social media and has 20.4 million followers on Instagram, 6.9 million followers on Twitter, and 6.1 million followers on Facebook.

How Tall Is Russell Westbrook?

Russell Westbrook has a great athletic build, is an energetic person and has a height of 6 ft 3 inches, and weighs 91kg which is normal for his career. Russell is of Black ethnicity and has dark brown hair and light brown eyes.

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