Russell Wilson is an American football quarterback who plays for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and first started playing for the Seahawks in 2012.
His time in the league has been successful. The record books show that he has won several awards, including the Super Bowl, the Bart Starr Award, and numerous NCAA awards. Presently, Russell is married to Ciara, a singer, and entrepreneur. Together, they have three kids. The NFL player is born to his parents, Harrison Wilson III and Tammy T. Wilson.
Let us now look at his parents’ biographies and siblings.
Russell Wilson Parents Love Life
Russell’s parents, Harrison and Tammy were long-term best friends. Sources say they first started seeing each other while they were both still at school.
They were happy and finally decided to take things to the next level. Her parents got married on 4th November 1959. They have been blessed with two sons and a daughter.
Russell Wilson Mother Tammy T. Wilson Biography
Not much information is provided regarding Russell’s mother, for she is a very private lady. Her full name is Tammy Turner Wilson, and she works as a legal nurse counselor.
Moreover, she is also quite religious, stemming from her staunch Christian background. Other than that, she is an African-American woman. Tammy got married to the love of her life, Harrison, in 1959 and had three kids together.
Unfortunately, their marriage came to an end upon the demise of her husband due to diabetes in 2010.
Russell Wilson Father Harrison Wilson III Biography
Harrison was born on 9th November in 1954. He was a former football and baseball player at a university in Dartmouth. An interesting fact was that he was the founder of the first black fraternity in his university.
He played as an infielder in baseball and a wide receiver in football. However, his passion and dream of becoming an athlete were dimmed in 1977 when we received an acceptance letter from the University of Virginia Law School.
Russell studied law and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1980. After his graduation, he got to work as a lawyer and even got to be hired at the Hard Road to Glory Sports Hall of Fame as the executive director.
Harrison was diagnosed with diabetes which eventually led to his death on 9th June 2010 when he was 55.
Russell Wilson was born into a family of five, including his parents and two other siblings. He has a brother, Harrison Wilson IV, born on 12th April 1994 and currently works as a medical device manufacturer in Chicago. He also has a sister, Anna Wilson, born on 12th July 1997, who plays basketball for Stanford.