Bill Russell, the NBA’s most famous player, was married many times during his life. Bill Russels’s wife is Jeannine Russell.
The 88-year old, died on July 31, 2022 with Jeannine, his wife, by his side.
Who is Bill Russell’s wife?
Bill Russell, and Jeannine were at the time of his passing.
Jeannine and the couple often shared photos on social networking. However, Jeannine tried to keep their relationship private.
But, Bill uploaded a photo of them renewing their vows back in January 2021 on Instagram.
He wrote, “Happy 1 Year Vow Renewal #Anniversary To My Wonderful Wife”
“We discovered today that we were married on August 8th and renewed our vows on April 24th. The #Kobe relationship is deep.
It is safe for us to assume that Jeannine and Bill were married on January 8, 2020.
Jeannine is Bill’s fourth marriage. Rose Swisher (1956-1973), Dorothy Anstett (77-1980), Marilyn Nault (1996-192009) were his previous marriages.
Who are Bill Russell’s children?
Bill Russell have three children , Jacob, William Russell Jr., and Karen.
All three of his children are shared with Rose Swisher, his first wife and college sweetheart. He divorced Rose in 1973.
Karen Russell, Bill Russell’s child, was born in 1962.
She graduated from Harvard Law School and Georgetown University as a political and legal analyst.
Karen served as the Robert F Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights Development Director and has contributed to publications such The New York Times.
She tweeted on July 31, 2022 a series pictures of her father. It was captioned “Keanu Reeves on Death, ‘I Know that the ones who love me will miss us’.”
William Jr. was born in 1957, but he died from cancer in 2016.
Jacob was born in 1959. He is said to be happily married.
Jeannine and Bill do not have any biological children.
How much was Bill Russell’s net-worth?
According to Celebrity net Worth, Bill’s worth was $10 million at his death.
The 88-year old was a former professional basketball player with the NBA’s Boston Celtics between 1956 and 1969.
Russell was a 13-year veteran of the NBA and won 11 NBA championships.
The Boston Celtics held a 15-minute celebration before their game against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 18, 2022.
Porsha Olayiwola was Boston’s poet-laureate. She performed a spoken word poem. Aloe Blaccc, an artist, sang later while Russel’s achievements were displayed for the crowd.