Facts of Russell Westbrook
What Is Russell Westbrook’s Net Worth?
Russell Westbrook is an American professional basketball player who is the 8 time NBA All-Star and a 2 time NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. Since 2008 he is playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Russell has an estimated net worth of $125 million which makes him the 20th richest NBA players in the world. Read here to get more information about Russell’s income, source, lifestyle, charity, endorsement, tax, and personal details.
Russell Westbrook’s Net Worth: Income Sources, Endorsement, Expenses, Social Media, And Earnings
As mentioned earlier, he is the 20th richest NBA players in the world, with a whopping $125 million net worth and $41 million as his salary. To talk about his career, he began playing basketball when he was in high school.
Later in 2008, he began his professional career where he was selected 4th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics (which then relocated to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder six days later).
On July 5, 2008, he signed a 4-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder with a fee $16,350,000. He finished the season with averages of 21.9 points, 8.2 assists, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.9 steals.
After completing his contract in 2016, he signed a three-year, $85.7 million contract extension with the Thunder again. Furthermore, on September 29, 2017, he again signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Thunder.
He mostly earned all the money from his professional career with Oklahoma City Thunder.
|2012 (5-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder)||$78,600,000|
|2016 (3-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder)||$85,590,000|
|2018 (5-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder)||$206,790,000|
In 2012, Russell signed a contract with the Jordan Brand where Jordan paid him $5 million a year. Further, in 2013, he signed a contract with Kings and Jaxs Boxers Brief for $1 million.
In 2015, he was named Marketing Creative Director of the denim brand True Religion and signed with PepsiCo to become the global face of Mountain Dew Kickstart.
|Earnings from endorsement|
|Endorsement with True Religion Apparel and Nike in 2017||$3,000,000|
|Investment in a social media news startup called Blend with investors such as NEA, CAA, Foundation Capital, and former Legendary Entertainment CEO, Thomas Tull||$10,000,000|
Russell also makes a few money from his social media account. As of 2019, he has around 13 million followers on his Instagram from which he makes around $25,886 to $43,143 per sponsor post.
Russell Westbrook’s Assets, Cars, Charity, Tax, Insurance
As the richest NBA player in the world, there is no doubt that he has been living a lavish lifestyle with his wife in a lavish house. Russell first brought his home in Oklahoma for $383,500. Later in 2008, he brought 4,095 sq. ft. house featuring 5-bedrooms, 6-bathroom for $4,650,000. Just recently he spent $19.75 million to purchase a newly built home in Brentwood, the Westside community.
Westbrook owned brand-new Kia Sorento SUV, however, he gave it to 19 years old single mother in need which was worth $25,000. He also purchased Subaru CX which is worth $65,000. Besides, he owns a car dealership.
Tax & Insurance
Talking about his tax, he pays around $365,750 for his $19 million mansions. Furthermore, he pays $45,381,237 for Federal, $3,008,887 for FICA, $10,452,527 for State, and $4,834,412 for Local.
As per insurance, the average cost of car insurance is $1,426 per year or $713 per six-month.
Russell is very active in supporting many non-profit foundations including, Greater Than AIDS and NBA Cares. Further, he also runs his own foundation Russell Westbrook Why Not? He launched the foundation to inspire the lives of children, empower them to ask “Why Not?” and teach them to never give up. Further, he has also raised $10,000,000 for the Series Unknown of Genies.
Russell Westbrook’s Personal Details: Age, Education & Marriage
Russell was born on November 12, 1988, in Long Beach, California, United States to Russell Westbrook Jr. and Shannon Horton. Russell spent his early life in Hawthorne along with his younger brother named Raynard. Talking about his education, he attended Leuzinger High School where he began his basketball career.
As of 2019, he is at the age of 30 and stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inch (1.91 m).
Russell is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend Nina Westbrook in 1989. The couple first met in college and has been together ever since. Nina understands and supports Russell’s career. Furthermore, she also played basketball professionally in school and has her own achievements.
In addition, the pair is blessed with a child Noah Russell Westbrook on May 16, 2017.