Geoffreye O’Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III aka Addison Russell (born January 23, 1994) is an American Professional Baseball Player from Pensacola, Florida. He is currently playing for the Chicago Cubs of MLB (Major League Baseball) as an infielder. Furthermore, the 24-year-old player listed as the third-best prospect in professional baseball. In 2015, the Baseball America gave him this place.
In the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, Russell drafted by Oakland Athletics with the 11th overall pick. He also became the first high school athlete selected by the A’s in the first round of the draft.
Moreover, Addison started his career with the Arizona League Athletics. Later he promoted to Vermont Lake Monsters because of his amazing performance. In April 2015, the player made his debut in the MLB.
Addison Russell Bio, Age, Parents & Early Life
This baseball player was born on January 23, 1994, in Pensacola, Florida, USA. As of 2018, Addison Russell’s age is Twenty-four (24) years old. His mother “Milany Ocampo-Russell” is a Filipina. But we have no information about his biological father. At the age of 13, his step-father “Wayne Russell” adopted him and gave him his name.
Furthermore, the star player also has three siblings. He attended Pace High School for his school education. Later, he played for “2010 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game” in his school. In fact, he was named as Perfect Game Aflac All-American Game participant.
Moreover, the 24-year-old player signed to play college baseball at Auburn University for the Tigers baseball team in 2011. But later drop-out the idea as he drafted for playing a professional game.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Children
He was in a relationship with girlfriend “Mallory Engstrom”. The couple shares a daughter “Mila Jade Engstrom-Russell” together. She was born in May 2015. Unfortunately, the couple decided to end their relationship.
Later, in January 2016, Addison married his wife “Melisa Reidy”. They also share a son “Aiden Kai Margallo Russell” together. He was born in August 2015.
Furthermore, the player was accused by third-party of domestic violence against his wife. Later, Reidy filed for the divorce. The couple isn’t together anymore. This incident also put him on administrative leave.
Addison Russell Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Weight, Net worth, Parents & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Geoffreye O'Neal Addison Robert Watts Jr III.|
|Working As||Professional Baseball Player.
|Age||Twenty-four (24) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 23, 1994.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Pensacola, Florida, USA.|
|Citizenship||The United States.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aquarius.|
|Current Residence||The USA.|
|Famous For||The third-best prospect in professional baseball.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 91 Kg.
Pounds: 200 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Step-Father: Wayne Russell.
Mother: Milany Ocampo-Russell.
|Addison Russell Wife & Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Once now divorced.|
|Dating History?||Mallory Engstrom.|
|Girlfriend (Fiancee)||Will update.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Melisa Reidy.|
|Children||Daughter: Mila Jade Engstrom-Russell.
Son: Aiden Kai Margallo Russell.
|School||Pace High School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Matt Damon.
Actress: Alexandra Daddario.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Listening to music, Playing Football, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Addison Russell Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $7 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Facts about Addison Wayne Russell (Professional Baseball Infielder)
- He almost killed by the human respiratory syncytial virus when Addison was three months old.
- Russell also played high school football at the running back position.
- As of 2018, the estimated Addison Russell’s Net worth is $7 million US Dollar.
- The 24-year-old star player also remained the member of USA Baseball 18U National Team.
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- Moreover, he was also named as First-Team All-Tournament as Shortstop.
- The player is extremely popular on Instagram having 377+ k followers.
- He is the first player of Filipino-American ethnicity to hit a grand slam in a World Series game.