Jeannine Russell Biography

Jeannine Russell is Bill Russell’s wife who was present by his side during his death. The couple kept their marriage private and also did not share any kids. On 31st July 2022, Bill Russell’s death was confirmed. The announcement came after the news was declared on Bill’s Official social media profile. As soon as the information was shared, the fans and ordinary people started showing their reactions giving condolences to the children, wife, and friends.

Jeannine Russell Early Life

Jeannine Russell was born on 31st January 1967 and grew up in Ontario, Canada. According to sources, Jeannine was associated with sports during her childhood as she was the known golfer of her time, and just like Bill Russell, she won lots of competitions over the years. She finished 64 at the Canadian Women Tour in British Columbia and 19th at the Canadian Women Tour in Ontario in 2010. Also, she was named “Player of the Year” in one of her 2010 competitions.

Personal Life

Jeannine Russell was married to Bill Russell before his death. Although the pair has posted many pictures together on their social media platform, they have kept the details of their marriage private. It is not known how and when the pair met and how they approached marriage vows. However, one thing is known the pair recently renewed their marriage on 24th January 2022 while sharing the pictures on the NBA player’s social media feed. While posting a few pictures together and giving a throwback to their wedding anniversary, the NBA player wrote:

“Happy 1-year vow renewal #Anniversary to my wonderful wife. We realized today we were married on the 8th, and renewed our vows on the 24th.”

However, later another post came after a few days where the Russell partner claimed that it was not the right date.

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Jeannine Russell Biography

Real Name Jeannine Russell
Birth Date January 31, 1967
Age (as of 2022) 55 Years
Birth Place Ontario, Canada
Profession Former Golf Player

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 61 kg  –  in Pounds –  134 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who was her husband? Bill Russell

Bill Russell wife

Bill was married four times and divorced three times. Previously, he was married to Rose Swisher (1956–1973), Dorothy Anstett (1977–1980), and Marilyn Nault (1996–2009). Bill and Jeannine were not having any kids during the period of their marriage. However, the NBA player was having three children all from his previous marriages. He had three children and are named Jacob Russell, William Russell Jr., and Karen Russell. All three children were born to Bill Russell from his first marriage. Bill, who was 88 at the time of his death, was survived by his close friends and his fourth wife Jeannine Russell.

It is assumed that the couple married each other on 8th January 2020. Bill’s first wife was his college sweetheart but the marriage did not work for them and after producing three children, the couple divorced in 1973. Bill Russell’s daughter, Karen, was born in 1962 and is recently known to be a legal and political analyst, a graduate student of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School. Bill’s second child named William Jr was born in 1957. He passed away in 2016 after battling hard with cancer and its symptoms. Bill’s third child named Jacob was born in 1959 and is known to be happily living with his small extended married life or family.

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Jeannine Russell Net Worth

There is no information on Jeannine Russell’s working life except that she was a golfer during her childhood and won many competitions along with the title “player of the year”. However, she was supported by Bill Russell and his family, including pups and dogs as evident from Bill’s social media. At the time of Bill’s demise, he had a net worth of around $10 million. He covered a 13-year-old long career in the NBA and won 11 championships.

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