How rich is Bill Russell?

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How rich is Bill Russell?

Bill Russell Net Worth:
$10 Million

Bill Russell Net Worth:

Bill Russell Net Worth $10 Million

William Felton “Bill” Russell is a retired professional basketball player from America. Russell rolled up his net worth as among the best Boston Celtics players in NBA history. He was the first African American player to have gain celebrity status. After university, Russell joined the 1956 Draft and captured the attention of Boston Celtics. For the very first time, Russell played professionally for the Celtics in the 1956-57 season. He was a five-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and twelve-time All Star. Also Russell won eleven NBA Tournaments. Besides being a prominent player, Russell was also a trainer for the Celtics, making him first African American NBA trainer. Despite his accomplishments, Russell always fought with racism and retired as a player in 1972. After his retirement, Russell became a trainer for Seattle SuperSonics in and Sacramento Kings. For his exceptional contribution to NBA, Russell was inducted as a part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as well as the National Collegiate Hall of Fame. In 2009 a MVP prize was named after Russell.

A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player as well as a twelve-time All Star, Russell was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty, winning eleven NBA championships during his thirteen-year career. Before his professional career, Russell directed the University of San Francisco to two straight NCAA championships (1955, 1956). He also won a gold medal in the 1956 Summer Olympics as captain of the U.S. national basketball team

Birth date: February 12, 1934
Birth place: Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Height:2.07 m
Weight:100 kg
Profession: Basketball player, Actor, Coach
Education: McClymonds High School, University of San Francisco
Nationality: American
Spouse: Marilyn Nault (m. 1996–2009), Dorothy Anstett (m. 1977–1980), Rose Swisher (m. 1956–1973)
Children: Karen Russell, Jacob Russell
Parents: Charles Russell, Katie Russell
Siblings: Charlie L. Russell
Awards: NBA Most Valuable Player Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year, West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, UPI College Basketball Player of the Year
Nominations: Tony Award for Best Original Score, Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical
Movies: NBA: Kevin Garnett, Your Best Shot, College Basketball's 10 Greatest Teams

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