- Famous Name
- Birth Name Russell Okung
- Birth Place Houston, Texas
- Famous Name Russell Okung
- Birth Date October 7, 1988
- Horoscope Libra
- Father Victor Okung
- Mother Dorothy Akpabio
- Net Worth $40 Million
- Salary $13,250,000
- Contract 4 year, $53,000,000
- Career Earnings $82,456,338
- Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
- Position in Team Offensive tackle
- Current team Los Angeles Chargers
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity African
- Profession Football Player
- Currently Working For Los Angeles Chargers
- University attended Oklahoma State University
- Currently Married yes
- Married to Samar Okung
- Squad No 76
Russell Okung is an American professional Football player who plays in the National Football League (NFL). As of 2019, Russell Okung currently plays for the Los Angeles Chargers as their Offensive tackle. Previously, he played for other teams like Seattle Seahawks, and Denver Broncos.
As an Offensive tackle, Russell Okung reportedly earns around $13,250,000 as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Chargers. Further, Russell Okung has an estimated net worth of over $40 Million. Currently, he is married to his wife, Samar Okung.
Russell Okung Net Worth and Salary
As of 2019, Russell Okung has an estimated net worth of over $40 Million with an annual salary reported to be $12,468,750. He reportedly signed a 4 year, $53,000,000 contract, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $25,000,000 guaranteed with Los Angeles Chargers in 2017.
Further, the NFL player has an average salary of $13,250,000 annually. Russell Okung so far has made earnings of $82,456,338 from his entire NFL career.
Additionally, he is one of the highest earners of the team, similar to Philip Rivers, having an annual salary of $20,812,500.
Some of his career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||$13,468,750|
|2018||Los Angeles Chargers||$12,468,750|
Further, in 2019, he will earn $13,000,000 as a base salary, and a roster bonus of $468,750, while carrying $15,968,750 as a cap hit and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.
Russell Okung Personal Life
Russell Okung got married to his wife Samar Mikhail on April 2017. Earlier the couple got engaged in March and tied the knot a month later. The couple had a beautiful fairy-tale wedding in Miami with Nigerian and Egyptian dancers.
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Further digging deep into his social media accounts, the wedding was conducted in a luxurious way in the presence of their friends and family. Reportedly, there aren't any information if the couple has children or not.
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Moreover, the couple seems to be living a happy life and reportedly, there aren't any rumors of their divorce or separation in recent time. Additionally, Russel is not involved in any rumors about his past affairs or relationship in the media.
Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NFL star is 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) in height and weighs around 310 lb (141 kg).
Russell Okung Bio and Early Life
Russell Okung was born on October 7, 1988, in Houston, Texas to parents Victor Okung and Dorothy Akpabio. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the African ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra.
He attended George Bush High School in Fort Bend, where he was an All-Greater Houston first-team and an all-district first-team selection. Okung attended Oklahoma State University where he played from 2006 to 2009 for the football team of coach Mike Gundy's Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Russell Okung Professional Career
The Seattle Seahawks selected Okung 6th overall, making him only the second lineman of the Oklahoma State offensive ever picked up in the first round of an NFL draft, along with John Ward.
He was considered to be a top 5 Left Tackle in the 2012-2013 season among many football analysts, while also contributing to an offense that featured Max Unger, Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson in the Pro Bowl.
After his six-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks ended in 2016, Russell Okung chose to be a free agent in the NFL. On March 17, 2016, Okung signed a one - year deal worth $ 5 million with the Denver Broncos, which included another four-year option of $ 48 million.
Later, Okung signed a $53 million four-year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers on March 9, 2017. Further, he plays along with his star team-mates such as Keenan Allen, Casey Hayward and many more.