Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook: Net worth, salary and endorsements

NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2017, Russell Westbrook was born on November 12, 1988, in Long Beach, California. He was named after his father. Russell has a younger brother named Raynard. Westbrook married Nina Earl in 2015.

He started his NBA career in 2008 when the Seattle SuperSonics (which later became Oklahoma City Thunder) drafted him with the fourth overall pick. He rose as a superstar playing for the Thunder. Westbrook won the MVP award in 2017 when he averaged a triple-double for the season. He also set a record for the most triple-doubles in a season, with 42. He was traded to Houston Rockets prior to the 2019/20 season.

Russell Westbrook

Westbrook has also represented the US national team twice, winning gold medals in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics. Westbrook plays at the point guard position and has used jersey no. 0.

Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets

In July 2019, the Thunder and Houston Rockets carried out a trade to exchange Russell Westbrook with Chris Paul and future draft picks. The move saw Westbrook reunite with his former teammate James Harden. With two star point guards, the Rockets have been looking to adopt the small ball philosophy.

Major on-court achievements

  • NBA Most Valuable Player (2017)
  • 9× NBA All-Star (2011–2013, 2015–2020)
  • 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2015, 2016)
  • 2× All-NBA First Team (2016, 2017)
  • 5× All-NBA Second Team (2011–2013, 2015, 2018)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2019)
  • 2× NBA scoring champion (2015, 2017)
  • 2× NBA assists leader (2018, 2019)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2009)

Russell Westbrook stats

After 874 games in his NBA career, Westbrook has averaged 23.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 8.3 assists. (Updated till March 23, 2020)

Russell Westbrook’s net worth

In 2016, Westbrook had signed a three-year $86 M contract with Oklahoma City Thunder. He went on to win the MVP award that season which saw a significant increase in his new contract. In 2017, Westbrook signed the largest contract in NBA history worth $205 million over five years. Overall, the net worth of Russell Westbrook, as estimated by Forbes, is $53.7 M.

Russell Westbrook

Endorsements by Russell Westbrook

Westbrook is known to have signed the largest contract in the Jordan Brand history when he signed an extension in 2017. A year later he got his own signature shoe. Apart from Nike, he endorses top brands like PepsiCo and Samsung. His earnings from endorsements contribute to around $18 M of his earnings.

Russell Westbrook foundation and charity

Westbrook found the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation in 2012 with an aim to inspire the lives of children. The foundation, as the website reads, “is dedicated to supporting community-based education and family service programs while encouraging youth to believe in themselves.“

Westbrook has contributed to various charitable causes through his foundation.

How to contact Russell Westbrook?

Russell Westbrook’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/russwest44

 Russell Westbrook’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/russwest44/

Age 31
Marital Status Married
Wife Nina Earl
Kids Noah Russell, Skye, Jordyn
Nationality American
Team Houston Rockets
Rings Nil
Height 6′ 3″ (2.01 m)
Weight 91 kg
Wingspan 2.03 m
Shoes Nike
Endorsements Nike, PepsiCo, Samsung electronics, true religion apparel

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