Russell Wilson’s Net Worth
Russell Wilson is an American professional soccer player who has a net worth of $165 million. Wilson played for the Seattle Seahawks from 2012 to 2021. He joined the Broncos ahead of the 2022 season. As of this writing, he has appeared in two Super Bowls and won one.
He is one of the highest-paid sportsmen in the world. His base salary of $35 million in the NFL makes him the highest-paid quarterback in terms of earnings per season. Between June 2018 and June 2019, Russell Wilson earned $90 million from his various ventures.
Wilson is a devoted Christian. Russell Wilson met Ashton Meem at high school in Richmond, Virginia. She was also a top athlete in high school and attended the University of Georgia when he enrolled in the state of North Carolina. When Wilson moved to Wisconsin in 2010, she followed him there. The couple married in January 2012 and divorced in April 2014.
In early 2015, Wilson began dating singer Ciara. They swore to each other to remain celibate until marriage. In mid-March 2016, they announced their engagement. They got married on 6 July 2016 in a castle in England. Their daughter was born on April 28, 2017. Ciara also has a child from a previous relationship. Wilson and Ciara announced in January 2020 that they are expecting their second child together.
Wilson is very active in the Seattle philanthropic community. He visits Seattle Children’s Hospital weekly on his days off during the NFL season. Out of season, it hosts the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, a youth football pitch. He also visited soldiers at a local military base.
Wilson is the National Ambassador of the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association. In 2012, proceeds from his youth soccer camp were donated to this foundation.
In 2015, Wilson paid $6.7 million for a waterfront mansion in Bellevue, Washington. The mansion sits on Lake Washington and has been on the market since 2010. It was built in 2008. The two-story, 10,700 square foot home features seven bedrooms, and 6.75 bathrooms and sits on two-thirds of an acre overlooking Lake Washington, downtown Seattle and nearby mountain ranges. It includes five fireplaces, a wine cellar, skylights, and a walk-in pantry. In April 2022, Russell listed this home for sale for $28 million.
Around the same time, he was listing the Bellevue mansion, Russell and Ciara were paying $25 million for a Denver-area mansion. The purchase set a record for the most expensive home sold in Denver. The 20,000-square-foot home features 4br, 12ba, an indoor pool, game room, home theater, and basketball court.