- Name: Addison Russell
- Age: 23 years old
- Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Baseball Player
- Net Worth: US $1 Million
- Status: Alive
Addison Russell is an American professional baseball player signed to the Chicago Cubs. He’s 6ft tall and plays the shortstop position. Addison Wayne Russell was born on January 23, 1994 in Pensacola, Florida. He has three younger siblings, Kailani, Maria and Tyson. He was raised by his mother Milany and stepfather Wayne. Russell is an alumnus of Pace High School. He opted to turn professional instead of attending Auburn University.
Russell played both baseball and football at Pace High School in Florida. He led the baseball team to a class 5A FHSAA state championship in 2010. He also competed in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game in Illinois. Russell had a 0.368 batting average and a 0.532 base percentage his senior year. He won a gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games as a member of the U18 National team.
Russell was selected by the Oakland Athletics with the 11th overall pick in the 2012 MLB draft. He started out in the Arizona League Athletics before he was promoted to the Vermont Lake Monsters and later to the Burlington Bees. He earned CAL rookie of the year and AFL All-Prospect team honors in 2013. Russell was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2014. His MLB debut was against the Pittsburgh Pirates in April 2015. He replaced Starlin Castro at the infield position in early August. Russell made his career MLB All-Star Game debut in July 2016. He made history On October 25, 2016 by becoming one of the first African-American to represent the Cubs in a World Series game. The Cubs won the 2016 World Series with a score 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians.
Addison Russell has a net worth of $1 million. He received a $2.625 million signing bonus from the Oakland Athletics in 2012. He signed a 1-year $527,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs in 2016. Russell married girlfriend ‘Melisa Reidy’ in January 2016. They have a son named Aiden Kai Margallo.
Addison Russell Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Addison Wayne Russell
- Birthday: January 23, 1994
- How Old : Age: 23 years old
- Place of Birth: Pensacola, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
- Years Active: 2015-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $1 Million
- Marriage(s): Melisa Reidy
- Death-O-Meter: Alive