Russell Westbrook Biography

Published On Jan 01, 2017
Facts of Russell Westbrook
Date of Birth: 1988 , November-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
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Russell Westbrook Jr. was born on November 12, 1988(age 28 till 2016), in Long Beach, California, he learned to play basketball from his hoops-loving father. His mother and father, Russell and Shannon, and his brother is Raynard. 

During his senior year at Leuzinger High School in California, he averaged 25.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. He holds American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. his estimated net worth is U.S $ 344 Million. He got engaged to his girlfriend Nina Earl, In September 2014. He got married to his wife Nina Earl on August 29, 2015. The basketball enigma before marrying Nina was linked with many hot girls but has no record of any extra-marital affair in recent days.

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Born in Long Beach, California


Russell Westbrook Jr. was born in Long Beach, California on November 12, 1988, to Russell Westbrook Sr. and Shannon Horton. Russell grew up in Hawthorne, South Central Los Angeles. His father was playground star who trained Russell in basketball. Russell Jr. has a younger brother, Raynard.

started professional basketball career from Westbrook


Russell Westbrook Jr. started his career while in high school, he played as a junior. He played as a backup to Darren Collison. Westbrook recorded his first career triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists on March 2, 2009.  Again he scored 38 points with 9 assists and achieved a new career-high of 15 rebounds on December 1, 2010.

NBA scoring champion Russell Westbrook


He has been NBA scoring champion since 2009, to 2012. He again became a scoring champion in 2013 too. In 2012 he also became an Olympic Gold medalist and FIBA World Cup Gold medalist in 2010. During his college game, he won the trophy of the Defensive Player of the Year in 2008.

to Nina Earl


He got married to his wife Nina Earl on August 29, 2015, is his college-mate. The couple get engaged in “Beverly Hills Hotel” along with their parents, family and close friends. They both played for UCLA’s men and women’s basketball team. 

Russell Westbrook's Net Worth


His estimated net worth is U.S $344 Million in recent days. He played at a rate equal to a $54 million annual salary on the open market at last season. The main source of his net worth is Basketball games which he has played for many clubs.

from Leuzinger High School


As the part of his high school life, he entered Leuzinger High School in 2003. He was a famous defensive player for his high school team and during his college time, he was named All-Pac-10 Third Team and won the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year.