Russell Okung Net Worth

Raquel Davies | February 5, 2014


$12 Million


    Russell Okung


    October 7, 1987


    Football Player


    6 foot 5 inches and 310lbs

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Russell Okung is an American professional football player with an estimated net worth of $12 million. He is 6’5″ and weighs 310 pounds. Russell Okung was born on October 7, 1987 in Fort Bend, Texas. Okung is of Nigerian descent. He attended George Bush High School and played on the school’s football team. Due to his great athleticism, Okung was named All-Greater Houston and was a first- team all-district selection. He was recruited by many top tier schools but chose to commit to Oklahoma State University in January 2006.

Russell Okung was redshirted his first year at Oklahoma State. In his sophomore seasons he started in all 13 games. During his time at Oklahoma, Okung proved that he was one of the top offensive tackles in collegiate football. In 2009 he won the Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year Award and was unanimously recognized as a 2009 First-Team All-American. In 2010 Okung announced his eligibility for the 2010 NFL Draft. He was considered one of the best offensive tackles in the draft.

The Seattle Seahawks selected Russell Okung as their 6th overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He signed a six-year $48 million contract with $29 million guaranteed. In his first season playing in the NFL he was injured for the first six games due to bad ankle sprains. He played well in the remaining 10 games of the Seahawks’ 2010 season. In 2011 and 2012 Okung proved his value as a tackle for the Seahawks’ organization. In the 2013 Pro Bowl he was voted as a starter. During that season sports analysts considered him one of the top  5 left tackles.

After a successful 2013 football season, Russell Okung earned his first championship ring after a massive victory against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XVLIII.

Russell Okung has an enough net worth to buy:

1. 69,388.2 Remington Men’s Beard & Mustache Trimmer ($172.95 each)

2. 30,000 Hex Black Designer Sunglasses ($400.00 each)

3. 415.2 1977 4 Speed Pontiac Trans Am ($28,900.00 each)

Russell Okung has enough net worth to give everyone in Cuba $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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