Wyatt Russell

Wyatt Russell

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Wyatt Russell is a famous American actor, producer, and former hockey player. Wyatt Russell is mostly popular for Overlord (2018), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) and 22 Jump Street (2014).

Early Life

Wyatt Russell was born July 10, 1986. He is from Los Angeles, California, USA. He is presently 35 years old and his birth sign is Cancer. Likewise, talking about his parents, he was born to actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. Further, he is a grandson of actor, Bing Russell and a half-brother of actors Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson. Additionally, he is of German, English, Scottish, Irish, and his maternal grandmother, Hungarian Jewish descent.

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Caption: Wyatt Russell’s picture with his parents. Source: Closer

As a youngster, Wyatt was highly interested in sports. Then, his father got him enrolled in hockey leagues when he was only 4 years old. Wyatt joined the ‘University of Alabama.’ And, while in the university, he was a backup goalkeeper for their hockey team.


Wyatt played for many amateur and pro hockey teams as a goaltender. Therefore, which includes the Richmond Sockeyes, Langley Hornets, Coquitlam Express, Chicago Steel, Brampton Capitals, and Groningen Grizzlies. Also, he played NCAA hockey for the Chargers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Wyatt retired from professional hockey in 2010, his career cut short due to injuries.

And soon, he decided to pursue a full-time career in acting. However, his movie career had begun in his childhood. In the year 1996, at the age of 10, he made his movie debut with ‘Escape from L.A.’ Further, he appeared as ‘Todd’ in the movie ‘Soldier,’ in 1998. There, it had his father, Kurt Russell, in the lead role.

Similarly, in 2010, Wyatt played Sam Loomis in an episode of the TV series ‘Law & Order: LA’. And, in 2011, he played ‘Little Mickey’ in the science-fiction movie ‘Cowboys & Aliens.’ Moreover, he appeared in films, such as ‘Cowboys & Aliens,’ ‘This Is 40’, ‘Love and Honor’, ‘We Are What We Are,’ and ‘Goon: Last of the Enforcers’.

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Caption: Wyatt Russell in the movie ‘Overlord’. Source: Instagram


Also, he starred in the 2014 film ’22 Jump Street’. Therefore, his performance in the movie earned Wyatt a nomination for the ‘Teen Choice Award’ for ‘Choice Breakout Star.’ Further, in the year 2016, he co-starred in a film at the Tribeca Film Festival named ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy.’

In the same year, he starred in “Playtest, ” an anthology series ‘Black Mirror.’ Also, he also appeared in the movie ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ as ‘Charlie Willoughby.’ Similarly, in 2017, he starred in several other movies like ‘Ingrid Goes West,’ ‘Table 19,’ and ‘Shimmer Lake.’ He was seen in the lead role in the TV series ‘Lodge 49.’

In the year 2018, Wyatt and Jovan Adepo played the lead in the World War II-set horror film ‘Overlord.’ Moreover, in 2021, he appeared as John Walker in the Disney+ series ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.’

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Caption: Wyatt Russell in ‘The Falcon and Winter Soldier’. Source: Disney

Personal Life

Wyatt was married to stylist, Sanne Hamers. Therefore, they got married on March 14, 2012, after two years of dating. Further, he first met her met in the Netherlands while playing hockey. However, sadly, the pair separated on March 2, 2015, and divorced amicably on October 24, 2017.

Further, after meeting on the set of the film Folk Hero & Funny Guy in 2015, Wyatt started a relationship with actress, Meredith Hagner. The two became engaged in December 2018 and married in 2019. Likewise, in November 2020, it was announced that they were expecting their first child. And, their son ‘Buddy Prine Russell’ was born in March 2021.

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Caption: Wyatt Russell and his wife, Meredith’s picture. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Wyatt is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 80 kilos. He is a handsome and charming personality. His eyes are of blue color and his hair is of blonde color. Moreover, he has usually sported an unkempt beard. Besides this, his other body stats are not disclosed.

Social Media and Net Worth

His ‘@wyattrussellll’ Instagram account has earned over 40.5K followers. He is not active on other social media sites like Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, etc. Therefore, he is not a big fan of social media.

As an actor, Wyatt Russell definitely earns a handsome amount of money. However, as per sources, his net worth is $4 million as of 2021.