Rick Fox Biography

Published On Oct 11, 2017
Facts of Rick Fox
Date of Birth: 1969 , July-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
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Rick Fox started a professional career as a basketball player with the Boston Celtics being picked in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA draft. At the time Fox became the first starter and led the team at second-ranked by scoring 8 points per game.

After that, Rick Fox joined Los Angeles Lakers where he played very well and gained his best professional achievement. Later in 1999 Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA title by the leading attacks of a Fox. During that Fox got injured and the club decided to send him back to Boston Celtics but he disagreed the deal and stopped playing.

Apart from his career in basketball, he appeared in several movies including Blue Chips, Spike Lee and  Revenge is Sweet. During his acting career, he has played the role of a basketball player in the movie Eddie which was loved by many people.

Besides this Fox is active on social networking like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has 71.8K followers on his Twitter and 260K followers on his Instagram account.

Talking about his personal life, Fox has a long list of girlfriend and was married once. He first dated Kari Hillsman while playing for Boston Celtics and the couple was blessed with a son Kyle in 1993. After her, Rick married an actress/singer Vanessa Williams and they had a daughter in May 2000. The couple couldn't continue their married life and divorced in 2004.

Following this, Fox started dating an actress Eliza Dushku from 2007 but they could not continue their love affair from 2014.

Being a basketball player, Fox has featured in several international games from which he must have collected a big chunk of money. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $25 million.

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Born in United States

July 24 , 1969

Rick was born in 1969 in Toronto to father Ulrich Fox and mother Dianne Gerace, who was an Olympic high jumper and women's pentathlete and raised by his parents.

Selected in Boston Celtics

1991

Rick started a professional career as a basketball player when he was selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA draft. At the time Fox became the first starter and led the team at second-ranked by scoring 8 points per game.

Blessed with first son Kyle

1993

Fox first dated Kari Hillsman while playing for Boston Celtics and the couple was blessed with a son Kyle in 1993 but they couldn't continue their married life.

Total Net worth

2017

As a basketball player, Fox has featured in several international games from which he must have collected a big chunk of money. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $25 million.