Russell Wilson Salary 2020: Russell Wilson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and before he began kindergarten he had started playing football with his father and brother. He continued to distinguish himself during high school as a footballer, finishing his four years as a Conference Member of theYear with several all-district, all-region, and all-state honors.
His senior year was seen in Sports Illustrated. He was also a standout in the baseball and basketball schools of his high school. Russell was directly drafted by the Baltimore Orioles into Major League Baseball from high school. In the 41st round of the 2007 MLB draft, he was the fifth selection.
On April 15, 2019, Russell Wilson signed the Seattle Seahawks 4 year new money extension with a bonus of $65 million, a $107 million cumulative guarantees and an estimated annual salary of $35 million. When this agreement was signed, it was the highest average paying contract, most guarantees, and the largest signature bonus ever for NFL.