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Russell Westbrook Baby, Wife, Parents

By Sachindra Karki | On: 23 Aug, 2019
Russell Westbrook Baby, Wife, Parents

American professional basketball player, Russell Westbrook is known as lightning-fast NBA point guard. He was selected fourth overall in NBA 2008 Draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The NBA star was named NBA MVP in 2017 after averaging triple-double in 2016/17 season. He was also awarded the Most Valuable Player of NBA All-Star Game in 2015.

Married, Wife, Baby

Russell got married to his college sweetheart, Nina Earl on 29 August 2015. They wed in a private outdoor ceremony held at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

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His wife Nina is a high school basketball player at Diamond Ranch. She led her team to 2006 CIF 3AA championship and to CIF title in 2007, where she scored solo 35 points. Nina has also won two CIF Player of the Year awards and three times MVP of the league honors.

The couple got engaged back on 3 September 2014, where Russell proposed Nina with a beautiful $700000 ring.

Russel and his family of five (Photo: Nina's Instagram)

Altogether, Russel and his wife Nina have three kids. They welcomed their first baby, a son, Noah Westbrook on 16 May 2017. They later welcomed the second bundle of joys, twins named Skye Wrestbrook and Jordyn Wrestbrook on 17 November 2018.

As of now, the couple is residing alongside their three beautiful children.

Salary and Net Worth

Russell debuted in the NBA after being drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2008. The team was later renamed to Oklahoma City Thunder after few days. Ever since his debut he has been heading strong in his career. He has also assisted a significant contribution in leading the Thunders to 2012 NBA finals.

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He also was part of American National basketball team for 2010 FIBA championship in Turkey. The USA was victorious in the tournament; it was the first championship trophy for the country after 1994.

The NBA star has undoubtedly lead a successful and quite flourishing basketball career. He has undoubtedly garnished immense fame and wealth along the path in his professional basketball career.

As of 2019, Russell's net worth is estimated to be around $150 million. He currently makes $26 million per year as salary with Thunders. It was announced that Russell signed a five-year extension contract worth $206 million, on 29 September 2017, the largest sum contract in NBA history.

In addition, the NBA star owns a Lamborghini Aventador worth $387000 and $4.65 million houses at Beverly Crest, Los Angeles.

Wiki-Bio & Family

The NBA player was born on 12 November 1988 in Long Beach, California, USA. After a short period of his birth, Russell moved to Los Angeles with his family. Russell has a height of 1.90 m (6 feet 3 inch).

He grew up in Long Beach Island and L.A., with his parents, Russell Sr. Westbrook and Shannon Westbrook. He hails from a family of athletes, where his father is a dedicated pickup basketball player from Compton. He also a younger brother named Raynard.

Russell with his family (Photo: Instagram)

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Their father trained Russell and his brother in basketball. He used to set up drills to make his both sons understand the game and polish their skills. His mother also did her best not to let her boys get distracted from academic accomplishment by the sports. As a result, Russel did quite well in his academics at Leuzinger High School.