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Talking About Russell Wilson's Parents

Published Mon May 30 2022 By chanel
Talking About Russell Wilson's Parents

Russell Wilson is a quarterback in the National Football League who plays for the Seattle Hawks (NFL).  Early in his career, he was deemed unsuited for football, particularly as a quarterback, and he had several rejections. But his abilities proved his naysayers wrong, and he went on to become a key member of the Seattle Seahawks, a prominent NFL club.

Russell also owns the record for most victories by a quarterback, with 98 victories entering his ninth season. In addition, he has more than 40 NFL records for the Seattle Seahawks.

Who is Russell Wilson?

Born on 29 November 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the USA under the name of Russell Carrington Wilson began playing football with his father and brother when he was four years old.

Russell Wilson is ready to play (Source: Russell's IG)

The guy played college football at North Carolina State University and the University of Wisconsin before joining the NFL. He is regarded as one of the finest quarterbacks in the history of the National Football League.

Wilson was later drafted in the 2012 NFL draft by the Seattle Sea Hawks. He has remained a Seahawks fan ever since. Similarly, his $140 million four-year deal agreement with the Seahawks in 2009 is the fourth-highest contract in NFL history. He won the Super Bowl in 2014 and has been selected to the Pro Bowl eight times, as well as winning Rookie of the Year.

Russell's Mother Tammy T. Wilson 

Tammy Turner Wilson is her full name, and she works as a legal nurse counselor. She is also highly devout, which she owes to her strong Christian upbringing.

Russell Wilson and mother Tammy Wilson (Source: Players Bio)

She is, nonetheless, an African-American lady. Tammy married Harrison, her true love, in 1959 and they had three children together. Sad to say, when her spouse died of diabetes in 2010, their marriage came to an end.

Russell’s father Harrison Benjamin Wilson III

Born on November 9th, 1954, Harrison was a former Dartmouth University football and baseball player. He was also the originator of his university's first black fraternity, which was a noteworthy fact. In baseball, he was an infielder, and in football, he was a wide receiver.

When he received an admission letter from the University of Virginia Law School in 1977, however, his enthusiasm and aspiration of becoming an athlete were dashed.

Russell Wilson and father Harrison Wilson (Source:

Russell's father was afflicted with diabetes, which led to his death on June 9th, 2010, at the age of 55. Russell Wilson's late father taught him numerous life and sports lessons.

Russell Wilson Parents Love Life

Harrison and Tammy have been great friends for a long time. They originally began dating while they were both still in high school.

They were pleased, so they decided to take things a step further and married on November 4, 1959. They have two sons and a daughter between them. Russell is his parents' middle child. 


Russell is from a family of five, which includes his parents and two additional siblings. Harrison Wilson IV, his younger brother, was born on April 12, 1994, and presently works as a medical device producer in Chicago.

Anna Wilson, his younger sister, was born on July 12, 1997, and plays basketball at Stanford.

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