How much is Russell Wilson worth? $115 Million
How did Russell Wilson earn his money and wealth?
Russell Wilson is an American football quarterback with an estimated net worth of $30 million. Russell Wilson began his career playing football when he played for Collegiate School. He was an all-district, all-region, an all-state player. In college, he played for the North Carolina State University from 2007-2010. During his first year at NC State, he was redshirted. A year after, he led the team with a 4-3 record during the regular season. In 2008, he was named by The Atlantic Coast Conference as a first-team All-ACC quarterback. He broke Andre Woodson’s all-time NCAA record of 325 consecutive pass attempts without an interception with the 379-pass streak.
Then, in 2011, he transferred to Wisconsin, Wilson was named first-team All-Big Ten by both the coaches and media. He also received the Griese-Brees Big Ten Quarterback of the Year award. Yahoo Sports named him a third-team All-American. Wilson completed his college football career during the 2012 Senior Bowl. Before embarking a career in NFL, he trained for NFL Scouting Combine at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Bradenton, Florida in 2012. On April 27, 2012, Wilson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks wherein he signed a four-year $2.99 million worth of contract. He earned Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week during week 10 against New York Jets. At the end of the season, he earned a bonus of $222,000 through the NFL’s Performance-Based Pay program.
Russell Carrington Wilson was born on November 29, 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He took up B.A. in communication from North Carolina State University, then attended a graduate-level business course during the 2010 football season. He is married to Ashton Meem in 2012. On March 11, 2016, Wilson is engaged to singer/songwriter Ciara. On April 26, 2012, Wilson announced he had chosen French/West/Vaughan as his marketing, public relations, and endorsements agency. Since being named the starting quarterback of the Seahawks in August 2012, Wilson has appeared in advertisements for Levi’s, American Family Insurance, Pepsi, Nike, Alaska Airlines, Microsoft, Duracell, Braun, Bose, United Way, and Larson Automotive Group.
In 2014, Wilson became part-owner and endorser of Eat the Ball, a European bread company. In 2015, he began endorsing Luvo, a frozen food company, and Reliant Recovery Water. On February 29, 2016, Wilson launched Good Man Brand, a clothing line which he co-founded. In August 2016, it was announced that Wilson had partnered with Juice Press to open the company’s first Seattle franchise. On November 14, 2016, Wilson announced he had joined Chris Hansen, Wally Walker, and Erik and Pete Nordstrom as partners in the investment group working to bring a new sports arena to Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood for potential NBA and NHL teams.
Wilson in 2017 founded a fan network platform to connect fans with celebrities called TraceMe. TraceMe launched its public beta on September 8, 2017, and announced $9 million in Series A funding with investors including Jeff Bezos’ Bezos Expeditions, Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai, and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley. On November 20, 2017, football helmet manufacturer VICIS announced a $7 million investment round which included Wilson as an investor.
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