Rick Fox- Wiki, Age, Ethnicity, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Marriage

Rick Fox

Rick Fox is a well-known former Canadian-Bahamian basketball player. Rick Fox is famous for his time with the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Quick Facts

Full Name: Rick Fox
Born Date: July 24, 1969
Age: 52 years
Horoscope: Leo
Lucky Number: 11
Lucky Stone: Ruby
Lucky Color: Gold
Best Match for Marriage: Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
Gender: Male
Profession: basketball player
Country: Canada
Height: 6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)
Marital Status: divorce
Break Up (Two) Eliza Dushku and Kristin Davis
Divorce Vanessa Williams
Net Worth $18 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian / Bahamian
Religion Christian
Education University of North Carolina
Father Ulrich Fox
Mother Dianne Gerace
Siblings (Two) Jeanene Fox and Aaron Fox
Kids (Two) Sasha and Kyle

Rick Fox Biography

Rick Fox was born Ulrich Alexander Fox on July 24, 1969. He is currently 52 years old and of Canadian/Bahamian nationality. He is a Christian, and his zodiac sign is Leo. In Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he entered this world.

In terms of his family, he was born to his father, Ulrich Fox, and his mother, Dianne Gerace. His mother is an Olympic high jumper as well as a female pentathlete. Likewise, his father was a Bahamian, and his mother was of Italian and Scottish ancestry. Rick’s family relocated to the Bahamas when he was a child. Similarly, he has a sister, Jeanene Fox, and a brother, Aaron Fox.

Rick Fox Education

He attended Kingsway Academy for his educational needs. He was a member of the “Saints,” a high school basketball team. In addition, he played basketball in Indiana. He enrolled in and graduated from the University of North Carolina.

Rick Fox Height, Weight

Rick is a handsome guy who has maintained a fit body as an athlete, enhancing his body measurements. In terms of height and weight, he stands 6 feet 7 inches or 2.01 meters tall and weighs approximately 104 kg or 230 pounds. Similarly, he has dark brown hair and the same color eyes.

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Rick Fox began his professional basketball career after the Boston Celtics selected him 24th overall in the first round of the 1991 NBA draft. As a member of the Celtics, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1992. In the same year, he was released by the Celtics and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. After the 2003–04 season, Fox was traded back to the Celtics, but he chose to retire instead. Fox also represented Canada on the international stage twice, once at the FIBA World Championships in 1990 and again in 1994.

Moving on, he starred in the 1994 film “Blue Chips” as a member of the Texas Western basketball team. He played Terry Hastings in the movie “Eddie” two years later. Fox then played the ladies’ man Chick Deagan in the 1998 film “He Got Game.” However, he landed the most crucial role of his early acting career in 1997. He played Jackson Vahue, a jail inmate, in HBO’s prison drama Oz.

Fox has also appeared in “To Your Health” episodes. He was in Resurrection, 1-800-Missing, the Crime Wave/Odd Ball episode of Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents, and Street Time. Similarly, in the film Holes, Fox portrayed baseball player Clyde ‘Sweetfeet’ Livingston.

More On Career

In 2005, Fox appeared as a guest star in Kevin Hill as Stephen Melbourne. He also appeared in Love, Inc. the same year. He appeared in Mini’s First Time and One Tree Hill in 2006. Fox appeared in Ugly Betty in 2007.

In 2009, Fox appeared in the films Party Down and Head Case. In addition, he has recurring roles in “The Game” in 2008 and 2009. Fox appeared in a cameo on Dollhouse and was cast in a recurring role on a Melrose Place revival. He appeared in The Big Bang Theory episode The Love Car Displacement in 2011.

Similarly, Fox appeared in five videos with Jake and Amir from CollegeHumor, including Body of Proof, Franklin & Bash, Single Ladies, and Mr. Box Office. He also appeared in the movies Hit the Floor, Mom, and The McCarthys. In 2015, Fox starred in three films: Sin City Saints, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, and iZombie. He also appears in the 2016 film Shameless and has appeared on numerous reality television shows. Fox is a businessman as well as an E-Sports enthusiast.

Rick Fox’s Net Worth

Rick’s basketball career has netted him a sizable fortune. He has an estimated net worth of $18 million US dollars as of February 2023.

Rick Fox Wife, Marriage

Rick Fox is a divorcee who is currently single. Vanessa Williams, an actress and singer was his wife. After eloping in the Caribbean in the summer of 1999, they married again in September 1999 in New York City. Their daughter, Sasha, was born in May of 2000.

After images of Fox kissing and holding another woman were published in The National Enquirer in mid-2004, Fox’s representative announced that the marriage was “on the verge of divorce.” Fox divorced Williams a few months later, in August 2004. The split between Fox and Williams, on the other hand, was amicable enough for the two to reunite onscreen some years later on the television sitcom Ugly Betty.

Fox dated actress Eliza Dushku from October 2009 to June 2014. According to reports, Rick was also linked to Sharon Stone (2006-2007) and Kristin Davis (2007-2008). He’s also been married to Kari Hillsman, with whom he has a son named Kyle (born 1993).