Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

Born on November 29, 1988 (age 33 years), in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the  United States of America Russell began his high school education at the Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.

Russell is said to have continued to college at North Carolina State University for the NC State Wolfpack football team in the sport of American football.

As a junior in 2005, he threw for 3,287 passing yards and 40 passing touchdowns and rushed for 634 rushing yards and 15 rushing touchdowns. He was named an all-district, all-region, and all-state player. Wilson was twice named the Richmond Times-Dispatch Player of the Year.

On January 16, 2012, Wilson began training for the NFL Scouting Combine at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

Awards and honours


  • Super Bowl XLVIII Champion
  • 8× Pro Bowl (2012–2015, 2017–2020)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2019)
  • NFC Offensive Player of the Month (September 2020)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (December 2012)
  • 11× NFC Offensive Player of the Week
  • Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 10, 2012)
  • PFWA Good Guy Award (2014)
  • 7× FedEx Air Player of the Week
  • 3x Steve Largent Award (2012, 2018, 2019)
  • NFL Top 100: 51st (2013), 20th (2014), 22nd (2015), 17th (2016), 24th (2017), 11th (2018), 25th (2019), 2nd (2020), 12th (2021)
  • Walter Payton Man Of The Year (2020)
  • Bart Starr Award (2022)


  • 2019 MLS Cup Champion (as part-owner of the Seattle Sounders)

Russell Carrington Wilson Parents: Meet Harrison Wilson III and Tammy T. Wilson

Russell Carrington Wilson’s parents are Harrison and Tammy T. Wilson. His father played as wide receiver in football and an infielder in baseball.

Russell is said to have two siblings a boy and a girl by the names of  Anna and Harrison Wilson.

His father is a lawyer whiles his mother Tammy is a legal nurse consultant.


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