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Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook is a very famous basketball player from the United States. Russell Westbrook has played professional basketball with the teams like Oklahoma City Thunder, and Houston Rockets, while he is continuing with the Los Angeles Lakers as of today.

Early Life and Education

Russell Westbrook was born on 12th November 1988, in Long Beach, California, United States of America. This makes him 33 years old as of now.

His father’s name is Russell Westbrook, and his mother is Shannon Horton. And, he has a brother named Raynard Westbrook.

He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. According to astrology, he has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.

Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Leuzinger High School in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Russell Westbrook – Net Worth 2023

Russell Westbrook is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $170 million US dollars as of 2022.

Body Measurements

Russell Westbrook is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The basketball player stands about 6 feet and 3 inches tall.

While he weighs 91kg. The color of his eyes is light brown, and he has dark brown colored hair.

Career and Professional Life

Russell Westbrook is a famous professional basketball player. He wanted to play basketball at a very young age and have a great career in it. Today, he is living his dream.

Following his passion, he played for the basketball team of his high school Leuzinger High School, and he had a great career with Leuzinger Olympians.

He joined UCLA after getting a scholarship to play collegiate basketball. During his time he had great moments and also won the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year.

Russell Westbrook

Caption: Russell during the match (Source: Lakers Daily)

After performing amazingly in high school, and college, he joined Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball Association as a professional basketball.

His amazing performance helped to get the name of the NBA All-Star Game in 2011, and 2012, and also helped to reach the NBA finals in 2012.

Later, he joined Houston Rockets in the 2019 season in exchange for Chris Paul. However, today he is playing for the Los Angeles Lakers after joining them on 6th August 2021.

Personal Life

Moving on to his romantic and private life of Russell, he is married. He has tied the knot with Nina Earl on August 29, 2015.

Nina is also a basketball player, has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and is also a businesswoman.  They are leading a comfortable life with three children.

They are Skye, Jordyn Noah Russell Westbrook. Apart from that, he has no affairs with any other person.

While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

Russell Westbrook

Caption: Russell and his wife Nina Earl (Source: Pinterest)

Russell Westbrook – Social Media

Russell is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his name with around followers.

He also has an Instagram account under the name @russwest44 with 19.4 million followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @russwest44 has 6.8 million followers.