D'Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell 2021: Net worth, Salary, and Endorsements

D’Angelo Russell is a six-foot-four point guard who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA. Russell was born on February 23, 1996, in Louisville, Kentucky, and his parents are Keisha Rowe and Antonio Russell. The sharpshooter was the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. 

Jan 1, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell (0) dribbles the ball against Washington Wizards guard Jerome Robinson (12) in the third quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

Russell attended Central High-School as a freshman and later transferred to Montverde Academy in Florida. He was rated a five-star recruit and also starred in the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic as a senior. 

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The talented PG then committed to Ohio State amid offers from Louisville, North Carolina, and Michigan State. Russell just played one season for the Buckeyes but put up impressive numbers, which earned him a massive reputation heading into the NBA Draft. 

He was named Big-Ten Freshman of the year after putting up averages of 19.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. 

As for his love life, D’Angelo Russell is in a happy and committed relationship with Laura Ivaniukas. Russell and his girlfriend made headlines when they took a dreamy vacation in 2020.

Moreover, Russell was also in the thick of media attention in 2017, during his early stint with the Lakers. He recorded a video of former teammate Nick Young talking about cheating on his fiancée, which got out to the public. 

D’Angelo Russell NBA Career

The Los Angeles Lakers used their second overall pick to sign D’Angelo Russell in the 2015 NBA Draft. He became a regular starter owing to his impeccable talents, but found his way out of the team due to external controversies. 

Russell was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2017, where he spent two years with the franchise while earning his first All-Star selection during the stint. He was then sent to the Golden State Warriors as part of the deal which brought Kevin Durant to the Nets. 

Dec 23, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley (5) celebrates with guard D'Angelo Russell (0) and guard Ricky Rubio (9) during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Russell averaged 23.6 points in his short Golden State stint and notched up a career-high 52.0 while playing for the Bay Team. The promising deal quickly changed hands and Russell was sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a mid-season trade that saw Andrew Wiggins joining the Warriors. 

Major Achievements

NBA All-Star (2019)

NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2016)

Consensus first-team All-American (2015)

First-team All-Big Ten (2015)

Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2015)

Jerry West Award (2015)

McDonald's All-American (2014)

Jordan Brand Classic (2014)

D’Angelo Russell NBA Stats

D’Angelo Russell is undoubtedly one of the brightest talents in the league. The sharpshooter is a valuable asset to have on the roster and currently in the 2020-21 season, Russell is averaging 21.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game.

Dec 23, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) hugs guard D'Angelo Russell (0) following the game against the Detroit Pistons at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

D’Angelo Russell Current Contract

Russell signed a four-year deal with the Nets as part of a sign-and-trade which sent him to Golden State. The sharpshooter inked a $117,325,500 contract with the entire amount guaranteed through four-years. Russell will earn $28,649,250 in salary during the 2021 season. 

D’Angelo Russell 2021 Net Worth and Endorsements

Russell has been traded multiple times since joining the league in 2015. He’s signed lucrative contracts over the years and his career-earnings would be north of $77M by 2021. ClutchPoints estimates his Net Worth to be $25 million, and Forbes has mentioned that Russell earned $6M in 2020 through endorsement deals. 

D’Angelo Russell NBA Sneaker Contract

D’Angelo Russell was once a member of the Nike family, but the athlete moved to a different brand in 2019. Russell inked a deal with the Way of Wade brand belonging to Dwyane Wade. 

This sneaker line exists as a part of the Li-Ning brand, and Russell became the latest addition to the family. Russell recently sported the Li-Ning Way of Wade 8 with the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

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Age

24
Marital Status

Unmarried (Dating Laura Ivaniukas)

Children

NBA Championship Rings

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Nationality

American
Height

6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

Weight

193 lb (88 kg)
Wingspan

6 ft 8 in (2.08 m)

How to contact D’Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell Instagram: dloading

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D’Angelo Russell Twitter: @Dloading