Marilyn Nault

by Prasiddha 15 Feb,2023
Marilyn Nault
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
  • Father Quentin G. Nault
  • First Name Marilyn
  • Father Nationality American
  • Mother Helen Nault
  • Wikipedia
  • Last Name Nault
  • Birth Name Marilyn Nault
  • Mother Nationality American
  • Siblings Phil, Kyle, James and Eric
  • Married to Bill Russell (m. 1996–2009)
  • Birth Country United States
  • No. of Siblings 4
  • Famous Name
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Date January 15
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity
  • Awards
  • Current City
  • Famous for Bill Russell's wife
  • School attended Catholic school

Marilyn Nault was a Jewelry saleswoman as well as a businesswoman, Marylin was also the third wife of the famous basketball player Late Bill Russell. Nault's husband, Bill Russell, was already divorced by two other women, Rose Swisher and Dorothy Anstett. From an unseen perspective, Marylin Nault seemed like she would be Bill's last wife, but fortune didn't favor her.

Marylin Nault was born on January 14, 1950, in Kansas, U.S. She grew up with her four brothers, Phil Nault, Kyle Nault, James Nault, and Eric Nault. Marylin went to catholic elementary and secondary school. Marylin used to sell jewelry before meeting with the legendary basketball player. Bill Russell had already ended his relationship with two other women but Bill seemed like he was ready for her. Sadly, Nault had to let go of her body and her love.

Marylin Nault Cause Of Death

Marylin Nault had a mystical relationship with Bill Russell, when someone's presence is lost in life, he/she is taught a great lesson by that loss. The late basketball player might have learned to value his time and relationship with other people.

Marylin Nault died, losing a brutal fight with cancer. She struggled with cancer in her late stage of life. Marylin left this beautiful world on January 25, 2009, leaving her beloved husband behind.

Marylin Bill Russell married Married Marylin Nault in 1996.  SOURCE: Buzz Nigeria

Marylin had something different about her that distinguished her from other wives including Russell. It seemed like she just intuitively fell in love with Bill. Even though The basketball player married another woman after her, Russell was the only person that Marylin fell in love till her last breath.

Bill Russell's Wife: Marylin Nault's Tribute And Sympathies

Marylin Nault died on January 25, 2009, from cancer. The legendary basketball player was sympathized by the university where Russell spent his collegiate career. The University released an article on the profound loss of Bill's wife.

The statement by the University of San Francisco goes like this,” I join with the entire University community in offering Bill Russell our sympathy and condolences, along with our prayerful support at this moment of profound loss.”

Nault's husband, Bill Russell, also died on July 31, 2022, in Mercer Island, Washington. According to reports, Russell's cause of death was his old age.

Bill Russell's Previous Wives: Before Marylin Nault

The legendary Celtic wasn't good with relationships, He had already experienced long-term and short-term relationships with his previous wives, Rose Swisher and Dorothy Anstett.

Bill divorced his first wife in 1973 after being involved with her for 17 years, and his second wife was an American pageant titleholder. Their marriage was under huge controversy as it was interracial marriage, and their relationship ended in 1980.

Marylin Marylin Nault died on January 25, 2009 SOURCE: mysportdab

After 16 years of his second marriage, The late basketball player finally married his third wife Marylin Nault in 1996. Marylin's and Bill's relationship lasted for 13 years until her demise.

Bill Russell's Wife: Did He Married Another Wife After Marylin Nault

Bill Russell married another woman named Jeannie Fiorito at 84 years old in 2018. Bill had a long life and there is a saying that if someone is going for a long journey, then they should take a partner with them, but if the journey is short, then one shouldn't bother looking for a partner.

The legendary basketball player was a widower for a decade. Marylin's death drastically affected Russell mentally and emotionally. Russell might have pictured spending his last breath with Nault, but sadly reverse happened.

MarylinBill Russell married his 4th wife in 2018.  SOURCE: MyNewsGh

When he married his fourth wife, it wasn't to fulfill his physical needs but to support him until his last breath. The basketball player desperately needed someone with whom Russell could spend his limited quality time.

Marylin Nault Was the Wife Of Legendary Bill Russell

The 11-time NBA championship winner; 8 times as a player, and 3 times as a coach who played for the Boston Celtic of the NBA. Bill Russell played with and against great players like John Havlicek, Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, and Bob Cousey.

Bill was one of the most successful basketball athletes. Russell's timing and foresight when it came to blocking shots were unparalleled. Russell consistently averaged around 20 rebounds per game. 

BillBill Russell's net worth after his death was $10 million.  SOURCE: Yahoo! sports

Bill was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975. After his retirement, the Boston Celtics retired his jersey number 6 on March 12, 1972. Bill proceeded to do commentary on basketball channels. 

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