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Hard Work and self-belief will always earn you success, this line is very well proved by extremely talented ‘Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III’ professionally known as ‘Addison Russell’ who is an American professional baseball infielder.
He is well recognized as a player of the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by Oakland Athletics in Major League Baseball Draft in 2012. Russell was listed as the third-best prospect in professional baseball in 2015.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 23 January 1994, this handsome personality has turned 29 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 165 centimeters and 5’5” in feet & inches. He seems very fit and healthy with a weight of 58 kilograms and 128 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 39 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps approximately.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Addison Russell is $7 million approx.
Education / Family
Addison was born and raised up in Pensacola, Florida, USA, and belongs to Filipino American ethnicity. He is born and raised by his mother Milany Ocampo-Russell. He also has a stepfather Wayne Russell.
As for his education, he went to Pace High School to complete his education. There is no further information with regard to his educational qualifications.
|Birth Name||Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III|
|Birth Place||Pensacola, Florida, USA|
|Date of birth||23 January 1994|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’5”
In centimeters: 165 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 58 kg
In pounds: 128 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|School||Pace High School|
|Home town||Pensacola, Florida, USA|
|Fathers name||Wayne Russell (Step-father)|
|Mothers name||Milany Ocampo-Russell
Career / Fashion and Style
He played in ‘Under Armour All-America Baseball Game’ in 2010. He was also named a ‘Perfect Game Aflac All-American Game’ participant. He was named in ‘Louisville Slugger First Team All-American’ in 2011. He was a member of the USA Baseball 18U National Team and won a gold medal at the 2011 COPABE 18U/AAA Pan American games.
Russell was the first high school athlete selected by the A’s in 2011 in the first round of the draft and in the 2012 ‘Major League Baseball Draft’, he was drafted by the ‘Oakland Athletics’ with the 11th overall pick of the first round. At the start of their career, he played for the ‘Arizona League Athletic’.
He has named an Oakland MILB.com organization All-Star in 2012. He was the Athletics’ best prospect according to ‘Baseball America’ in 2013. In the ‘Arizona League’, he has also been named the best prospect as well as the CAL rookie of the year, an ‘Oakland MILB.com organization All-Star’, a CAL Futures Game selection, and a CAL post-season All-Star.
He was also named to the ‘AFL Rising Star’ and AFL All-Prospect Team’ while playing for Mesa. He was traded to Chicago Clubs in 2014 and at the end of the 2014 minor league season, he was again sent to Arizona Fall League. He was called up to the 25-man roster to play second base in 2015 at PNC Park.
At the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, he was the starting shortstop in 2016. He became the first African-American to play for the Cubs in a World Series game along with teammates Dexter Fowler, Jason Heyward, and Carl Edwards Jr. He played and was injured in 2017. Due to a strained right foot, he was placed on the 10-day disabled list.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with Melisa Reidy in 2016 with whom he blessed with a son named Aiden Kai Margallo Russell. He also has a daughter named Mila Jade Engstrom-Russell from his former relationship with Mallory Engstrom. He was accused by a third party of domestic violence against Reidy in 2017 and she filed for divorce.
|Marital status||Married (Divorced)|
|Children||Son – Aiden Kai Margallo Russell,
Daughter – Mila Jade Engstrom-Russell
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Addison Russell:
|Favorite Actor||Matt Damon|
|Favorite Actress||Alexandra Daddario|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food|
Some Interesting Facts About Addison Russell
- He played for high school football in a running back position.
- He was named as First-Team All-Tournament as Shortstop.
- He fondly loves to Listen to music, Playing Football, and Travel.
- When he was three months old, he was almost killed by the human respiratory syncytial virus.
- He is quite popular on Instagram with having over 377+ k followers.
- Russell is the first player of Filipino-American ethnicity who hit the grand slam.