Russell Wilson started playing football at his early age learning from his father Harrison Benjamin alongside brother, Harrison IV. While he was in sixth grade he played his first organized tournament for the Tuckahoe Tomahawks youth football team Wilson joined Collegiate School, one of the preparatory schools based in Richmond, Virginia and played for his high school team.
As a junior in 2005, Russell was named an all-district, all-region, an all-state player, and was also twice named the Richmond Times-Dispatch Player of the Year. In 2006 as a senior footballer, Wilson threw for 3,009 yards, 34 touchdowns, and seven interceptions for that he was named as all-conference and all-state player of the year. He appeared in Sports Magazine for his overwhelming performance.
Wilson was selected by the Colorado Rockies as a baseball player on June 8, 2010, where he played 32 games the second baseman for the Tri-City Dust Devils and finished the season with 2 home runs, 11 RBIs, and a 230 batting average.
Wilson joined The Seattle Seahawks in 2012 and he played total 80 games for this team during regular season scoring 18,193 passing yards, 127, touched down and 2,689 rushing yards and during playoff season he scored 2,777 passing yards, 20 touches down and 354 rushing yards.
Wilson is active on social networkers like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has 4.2M followers on his Twitter account and 3M followers on his Instagram account. He often posts pictures on his social networking profile.
Looking at his personal life, Wilson dated an American R&B singer, Ciara for a long time and he announced engagement on March 11, 2016. Later they married on July 6, 2016, at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. The couple is blessed with a daughter Sienna.
In 2015, Russell Wilson bought a mansion in the Meydenbauer Bay area of Bellevue on Shoreland Drive for a whopping payment of $6.7 million. He bought his $6.7 million worth mansion from the former Microsoft manager Harish Naidu and his wife Shalini Naidu. The mansion is a 10,210 square feet standing on 0.67 acres with 84 feet of high bland waterfront.
Russell's initial contract with Seattle back in 2012 was a $2.99 million four-year deal, and in July 2015, he signed another four year deal with the Seattle which is worth $87.6 million, with a $31 million signing bonus and a guaranteed $60 million dollars. The 2015's deal made Russell the fourth-highest paid quarterback in NFL in 2015.
Being a footballer Russell has appeared in numerous games from which he collects a big chunk of salary i.e
$21,900,000. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $42 million dollar through which he finances his living and lives a celebrity. Russell earns some part of his fortune by endorsing brands like Braun, Alaska Airlines, Wilson, Nike and Microsoft, which approximately brings $10 million a year.