Who are Russell Wilson’s Parents?
A great question you ask. So much of who Russell Wilson is, and what drives him to succeed stems from his parents.
- Russell Wilson’s Mother: Tammy T. Wilson.
- Russell Wilson’s Father: Harrison Wilson, III.
Harrison Wilson, III
Russell Wilson’s Father died on June 9, 2010 at age 55 due to complications from a stroke caused by diabetes. Harrison Wilson III passed away the day after Russell was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2010. Russell Wilson has been quoted saying that (his Father) [pullquote style="left" quote="dark"]He’s got the best seat in the house.[/pullquote] “He’s got the best seat in the house.”
He played two sports at Dartmouth, went to law school at the University of Virginia and then nearly made the San Diego Chargers after graduating. Nicknamed “The professor,” he was one of the last players released by the Chargers before the 1980 season.It’s safe to say that much of who the Russell Wilson which we know, comes from his superstar Father, Harrison Wilson, III.
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Tammy T. Wilson
Russell Wilson’s mother was a legal nurse consultant, and raised her son in Faith and good works.