National Basketball Association (NBA) star player, Rick Fox, has had an amazing career. The legendary player has rubbed shoulders with some of the greatest names in professional basketball such as Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant during his stint with the LA Lakers.
As part of a star-studded team, Rick led the Lakers to victory in NBA finals for three years in a row, playing against teams like Indiana Pacers in 2000, Philadelphia 76ers in 2001, and New Jersey Nets in 2002.
Rick Fox Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Rick was born on 24th July 1969 as Ulrich Alexander Fox in Toronto, Canada. His father is Ulrich Fox and his mother is Dianne Gerace, a former Olympic high jumper. The basketball star left Canada at an early age and settled in the Bahamas with his parents. His sister Jeanene Fox was born on 15th February 1978 and grew up to become an established model and actress.
Rick sports an athletic physique with a staggering height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 metres). The legendary athlete completed his school education from the Kingsway Academy High School in Nassau and eventually, went on to graduate from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures.
Rick Fox Married Life, Wife And Kids
With a widely successful professional career, Rick’s personal relationships, however, have been far from a success. One of Rick’s first known relationships was with girlfriend Kari Hillsman. Playing with Boston Celtics at the time, Rick also had a son with Kari in 1993, named Kyle. The couple kept their relationship quite private.
After things were over with Kari, the LA Lakers player got romantically involved with actress and singer Vanessa Williams. The two were known to elope to the Caribbean in 1999 summer and eventually held a wedding in New York City in the month of September.
Vanessa and Rick had a daughter from the marriage named Sasha Gabriella Fox on 1st May 2000 before a divorce was filed by Rick. His third failed relationship was with actress Eliza Dushku and lasted only five years from 2009 to 2014.
Rick Fox Net Worth
The now-retired NBA player found a passion in doing business quite early in his career. Today, Rick is an established entrepreneur and owns a successful esports franchise called Echo Fox.
The multi-faceted sports star has also tried his hands on acting and is a prominent face across several movies and television shows. His first acting venture was in 1994 in the movie ‘Blue Chips’, following which he earned popularity in Hollywood as well.
With his numerous professional accomplishments, there can be no doubts that the NBA superstar enjoys a life of luxuries. The basketball legend boasts of a net worth of around $25 million dollars.