- Date of Birth
- Age 28 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Russell Bodine
- Birth Place Woodbridge, Virginia
- Father Brian Bodine
- Mother Gail Bodine
- Net Worth $5 million
- Salary $2.13 million
- Nationality American
- Currently Working For Buffalo Bills
- University attended Catherine Wooten
- School attended Union Military Academy
Russell Bodine is an American football player who plays the position of center. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL) in the 2014 NFL Draft and spent four years of his earlier career season with the team. He was signed to a two-year contract by the Buffalo Bills in March of 2018.
Bodine played football in his high school years and played college football for North Carolina. He forewent his senior years at the Carolina to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
Early Life of Russell Bodine
Russel Bodine was born on June 30, 1992, in Woodbridge, Virginia of United States. He is the son of Brian and Gail Bodine. He was a student of Union Military Academy and was named first-team all-stats for two seasons straight during his high school years. He was teammates with Terrance West for a season during his high school years.
After graduating high school, Bodine enrolled in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills. He continued with football in his college years as well and during his sophomore year was able to start in all 12 games of the season as the center. He played till his junior years but forwent his final years to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
The Short Career of Russell Bodine
Russell Bodine was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round, 111th overall at the 2014 NFL Draft. Bodine signed a four-year, $2.67 million contract including a signing bonus of $456, 456 with the Bengals on May 23, 2014.
Bodine and Trevor Robinson competed against each other for the position of starting center which was vacant after the departure of Kyle Cook. Bodine won the competition and was named the starting center for the Bengals at the end of the training camp. He spent four seasons with the Bengals and was the starter for all 16 games of each of the four seasons.
After the end of his contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, Russel Bodine was acquired by the Buffalo Bills who had players like Nathan Peterman, Marcus Murphy, and Jeremiah Sirles in their roster. The Bills signed Bodine to a two-year contract on March 19, 2018. Unlike his previous team, he is not the starter of the team but is a backup center to Ryan Groy.
Personal Life of Russell Bodine
Russell Bodine is in a relationship with a girl named Catherine Wooten. He and his girlfriend got engaged in February of 2018 and are now engaged to be husband and wife in the future. He has posted pictures of his new fiance on his Instagram page. There are no further details about his fiance.
Back in 2014, he was seeing a Ruth Fuqua. His relationship with Fuqua has ended years before but Bodine has not provided the reason for his breakup or when the break up occurred.
Net worth and Contracts of Russell Bodine
Over the course of five seasons of his professional career in the NFL, Russell Bodine has had career earnings of $7.13 million. He was recently signed by the Buffalo Bills and his salary cap hit for the 2018 year is at $2.13 million.
With clubs willing to pay huge money on Bodine, it is not shocking to see him have the estimated net worth value of $5 million. With the way things are in his career, his net worth's height has yet to reach its peak.