JaMarcus Russell
JaMarcus Russell
Real Name/Full Name JaMarcusTrenell Russell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: JaMarcus Russell
Birth Place: Mobile, Alabama
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 August 1985
Age/How Old: 38 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 198 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 118 Kg
In Pounds – 260 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bold
Parents Name: Father – Bobby Lloyd
Mother – Zina L. Russell-Anderson
Siblings: Unknown
School: Lillie B. Williamson High School
College: Louisiana State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: None
Wife/Spouse Name: None
Kids/Children Name: None
Profession: Professional Football Player
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

If you are a professional football fan, then you must know the name of JaMarcus Russell who is one of the most famous quarterback players in the NFL. He has played for a three-season for Oakland Raiders. While he was studying at Louisiana State University, he was highly coveted there. He won the Sugar Bowl in the year 2007, and then he received the game’s MVP honors. He was then also selected by the Raiders in the 2007 NFL Draft.

He then had an inconsistent play in the team, and due to this play and the questions in media over work ethic, he was then released in the year 2010. Since he was not up to expectations and was dropped early, he is also considered as one of the biggest buffs in the NFL.

Well, how well do you know about JaMarcus Russell? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about JaMarcus Russell’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about JaMarcus Russell to date.

Biography and Early Life

Russell was born on August 9 in the year 1985, and he was born in Mobile, Alabama. There he attended the Lillie B. Williamson High School. He then started playing football under Coach Bobby Parrish, and there he started and never missed a football game. He played under Coach Bobby for over four years.

He then completed 180 of the 324 passed while he was in his freshman year. Later he passed for over 2,616 yards and then for 20 touchdowns, and he did this during his sophomore year. This led the team to the semi-finals.

His best season was his senior year as he was able to complete 219 of 372 passes, and he completed them for 3,332 yards. He did 22 touchdowns in that season. Due to this, he was even mentioned in the Parade Magazine, and there he was inducted as an All-American honorable. He even broke the Alabama High School Athletic Association record and still this record is unbroken in the state.

He was having a variety of options when he wanted to choose between the colleges, and he then chose LSU in the year 2006. He chose LSU over Florida State University. By the fall he was the starting quarterback for the team. He led his team to a regular-season record of 10-1.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is JaMarcus Russell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, JaMarcus Russell’s age is 38 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 9 August 1985. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 260 lbs in Pound and 118kg in Kilograms.


JaMarcus Russell went to the Lillie B. Williamson High School, Alabama, and then went to Louisiana State University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Russell’s father was a machine operator in a furniture factory, and his mother was a law firm secretary. His uncle was a long-time DJ and also a radio host of the Mobile’s station WBLX. He worked for this station until he died in the year 2009.

Later in 2011, his cousin even started the RayRay’s Chicken and Waffles franchise which was opened to honor Russell’s uncle. Russell even housed around dozen evacuees who had fled from New Orleans during flooding. He even gave refuge to the famous New Orleans singer Fats Domino.

In 2010, Russell was also arrested for the illegal possession of codeine syrup as he didn’t have any prescription. His arrested happened due to a two-month investigation that had nothing to do with him. But during the investigation, his name and address were brought to attention repeatedly. Later in July of the same year, he pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the state felony charge of illegal controlled substance possession.

Is JaMarcus Russell Gay?

Nothing much is known about his prior relationships, and he has not confirmed or said anything about gay till now.

Professional Career

He was famous among teams due to his arm strength and his height. Most of the teams said that it would be really hard to pass through him. The Oakland Raiders first selected him, and he was the number one overall pick for the team. But he failed in delivering his promises, and due to this, he was asked to pay $9.55 million back to the team. Russell then filed the grievance against the Raiders, and he stated that he owned $9 million extra from the team. Later the team had to pay Russell an extra $3 million.


Being a sportsperson, JaMarcus Russell has been nominated for many awards or has won many awards, but he has broken many records, and he has been featured in many magazines. He has also been awarded the Manning Award and the Davey O’Brien Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of JaMarcus Russell in 2024

JaMarcus Russell Net Worth
JaMarcus Russell Net Worth

As of 2024, the total estimated net worth of JaMarcus Russell is estimated to be around $12 million. He has been able to garner this amount of net worth from the commercials that he has done and the teams he has played for. He is one of the richest players too.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was the final recruit of LSU in the year 2003.
  • Once, he was one of the top overall picks for the NFL but later turned out to be a bust.
  • He is a very secretive person and doesn’t like to show off his personal life.

This was all about one of the most famous quarterbacks and football players of this century who is known for his rough playing style. He is one of the most prominent players in the NFL, and he is one of the most in-demand football players of his time.


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