Bill Russell Net Worth 2022: Biography, Age, Height, Career and More

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Bill Russell Net Worth - Bill Russell is a former American basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements

Bill Russell is considered as one of the greatest basketball players of all time and he also belongs to the famous Boston Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships. 

Considered as the ‘perennial opponent’ of the great Wilt Chamberlain, let’s know more about Russell’s life, career, net worth, etc.

Bill Russell Personal Life:

Born in Monroe, Louisiana, Russell is the son of Charles Russell and Katie Russell. Unfortunately, Russell’s mother, Katie, died when Russell was just 12 years old. Further, Russell has a brother named Charlie L. Russell.

Russell married his college sweetheart, Rose Swisher, in 1956. However, the couple grew emotionally distant and finally got divorced in 1973.

In 1977, Russell married Dorothy Anstett, Miss USA of 1968, but they got divorced in 1980.

Further, in 1996, Russell married his third wife, Marilyn Nault. Their marriage lasted until her death in January 2009.

According to sources, in 2019, Russell married Jeannine Russell. However, it is unknown how Russell and his current wife, Jeannine met.

Notably, Russell has three children named Jacob Russell, Karen Russell, and William Russell Jr.

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Bill Russell’s Impressive Career:

The basketball icon spent his entire NBA career with the Celtics, and he has built his fortune with a Hall of Fame career. Overall, he averaged 15.1 points, 22.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists while shooting 44.0 percent from the field. Russell also won 11 championships, five MVPs and made the All-Star team 12 times.

Russell became the first NBA player to earn $100,000 in salary, which is the same as $600,000 in 2020. One can only imagine how much money he would have earned if he was playing in today’s NBA.

In 2009, the NBA renamed the Finals MVP trophy after Russell, who is one of seven players to win an NCAA championship, NBA title and Gold medal.

In 2011, President Barack Obama honored Russell with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor an American civilian can receive. Moreover, in 2013, the city of Boston unveiled an interactive statue for the legacy of Russell in City Hall Plaza.

For those not in the know, Russell’s No. 6 is also hanging in the rafters at the Celtics’ stadium in downtown Boston. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest players to ever step on the NBA hardwood.

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Bill Russell Love Life & Family:

Officially, Russell was married first to Rose Swisher from 1956 to 1973. Later in 1977 he was married to Dorothy Anstett. His third marriage according to official reports he did in 1996 to Marilyn Nault. Bill Russell has two children a daughter Marilyn Nault and a son Jacob Russell.

Bill Russell Net Worth:

Check how rich is Bill Russell in 2020? also latest information on Bill Russell cars, Bill Russell income, remuneration, lifestyle.

Based on Online sources ( Wikipedia, google Search,Yahoo search) Bill Russell estimated net worth is $ USD 10 Mil and Primary income from coach,basketball coach,actor,basketball player. We don’t have enough evidences on Bill Russell cars, Bill Russell lifestyle. We will update these information soon.

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FAQs about Bill Russell:

What is the age of Bill Russell?
Bill Russell is 87 years old and he was born on February 12, 1934.

What is the net worth of Bill Russell?
Bill Russell has a net worth of $10 million.

Where was Bill Russell born?
Bill Russell was born in Monroe, Louisiana.

Who is the wife of Bill Russell?
Bill Russell is currently married to Jeannine Russell.

In which year was Bill Russell drafted?
Bill Russell was drafted in the year 1956/ Round 1/ Pick: 2nd overall

In what position did Bill Russell play?
Bill Russell played in the position of Center.

How many NBA Championship did Bill Russell win?
Bill Russell has won eleven NBA Championships (1957, 1959–1966, 1968, 1969).

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