After Several Divorces, Who is Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell Spouse Currently? 

 November 8, 2019

After Several Divorces, Who is Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell Spouse Currently?

American professional basketball player William Felton Russell rose to the limelight after playing for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from the year 1956 to the year 1969.

Who is Bill Russell Spouse Currently?

Bill Russell has four wives. At first, he married RoseSwisher in the year 1956. But the duo ended their marriage in the year 1973. And he married his second wife named Dorothy Anstett in the year 1977. Unfortunately, this marriage also did not last long and the duo ended up divorcing in the year 1980. Later, Bill married MarilynNault in the year 1996. But his third marriage also failed. Cause Marilyn died in January 2009. Currently, Russell is married to Jeannine Russell. But their wedding date is not known by the media.

Who is Bill Russell’s First Wife?

Bill Russell’s first wife was his childhood love. He married Rose Swisher on 9th December 1956, after dating her for several years. They were college darlings. Rose and Bill started dating in their college days. The duo shares three children together. At first, the couple was very happy. They shared the perfect bond and had a dream marriage.

Bill with his wife Jeannine Russell
Caption: Bill with his wife Jeannine Russell (Photo: Fabwabs)

Everything was going very well. But as time faded their relationship also faded. They started having fights with each other. And their life was full of arguments and then the duo decided to end their marriage. After being married for more than 15 years, Bill and Rose divorced each other in the year 1973. And Rose is popularly known as Bill’s first wife.

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How Many Children Does Bill Russell Have?

As we have mentioned above, Bill was involved with four women. But he only shares kids with his first wife Rose. The couple shares three children named Jacob Russell, William RussellJr., KarenKenyattaRussell. He has not revealed his two children’s birthdate. But Karen Kenyatta Russell’s birth year is known by the media. She was born in the year 1962 but her exact birthdate is not known.

Bill with his family
Caption: Bill with his family (Photo: Pinterest)

Their daughter Karen is a lawyer. But their son William Jr. and Jacob’s profession is not known. Bill does not have any children from his second marriage to Dorothy. And neither he has children from his third marriage to Nault. He does not even have a child from his fourth marriage with Jeannine Russell till the date. But the duo might have a child very soon.

Bill Russell’s Past Affair and Dating Histories

During his college days, Bill used to date Rose. After being in a romantic relationship with her for several years. The duo decided to get married. And on 9th December1956, Bill and Rose tied their knot. Just after some years of their marriage, the duo was blessed with a daughter and two sons. Everything was going well but they were not meant to be forever. And the couple was separated in the year 1973. Their separation was very emotional and heartbreaking cause they were always there for each other from their college time.

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Bill with his wife Jeannine Russell
Caption: Bill with his wife Jeannine Russell (Photo: Fabwags)

After four years of Bill’s divorce from his first wife, he married Dorothy Anstett in the year 1977. She was the Miss USA of the year 1968. But their marriage did not last long. They ended their marriage and got divorced in the year 1980, just after 3 years of their marriage. Moreover, their relationship was one of the most controversial relationships cause Anstett belongs to white ethnic background. After his divorce from his second wife, Bill married Marilyn Nault in the year 1996. The couple was very happy. They shared a wonderful bond together. Unfortunately, Marilyn died in January 2009. And let Bill all alone.

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