The former basketball player Ulrich Alexander “Rick” Fox, famous as Rick Fox is a Canadian personality who later became a successful film and television actor cum businessman. He gained popularity as a sports personality playing in National Basketball Association (NBA) in his early life.
After retiring from sports, he started the business venture, and now he is quite successful in his career. He was known for his versatile role play on the basketball court. Keep reading to know more about Rick Fox’s net worth in 2019.
The Canadian-Bahamian descent Fox was born in Toronto on July 24, 1969. He is the son of Ulrich Fox and Dianne Gerace. His mother was an Olympic high jumper and pentathlete.
He began his school life in Kingsway Academy in Nassau where he started playing basketball. Later he joined the high school named Warsaw Community, Indiana. After school, he attended the University of North Carolina where he completed his graduation in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures.
In his early life Fox dated with his college girlfriend, Kari Hillsman and they had a son. Later he married to actress cum singer Vanessa Williams, and the couple had a daughter. After splitting with Vanessa, Fox was in a relationship with actress Eliza Dushku.
Fox started playing for the North Carolina Tar Heels in his college days where he played in NCAA Final Four.
In the 1991 NBA draft Fox was selected by the Boston Celtics, and from then he started playing basketball professionally. In Celtics, he became team’s small forward and made double-figure scoring. Afterward, he left Celtics and joined the Los Angeles Lakers. Fox represented Canada internationally twice in FIBA World Championships. He retired as a basketball player in the year 2004.
Fox was a part-time actor during his NBA career. His debut film was Blue Chips. After that, he acted in some films. After retiring from basketball, he became a full-time film and television actor. He started acting in many films, TV series and reality shows. He has played a role in some popular TV series including The Big Bang Theory, Oz, Mr. Box Office, Sharknado 3, One Tree Hill, etc. He also produced a non-profit film named The 1 Second Film.
Besides acting, Fox is a business partner at Vision Venture Partners and owner of Echo Fox, currently a premier esports franchise.
Awards & Achievements
Fox had enjoyed a successful basketball career in NBA. In his best days, he scored 6,000th career point. In 1992 he was selected in NBA All-Rookie Second Team. With the Los Angeles Lakers, he won three straight titles from 2000 to 2002. In 2015, Fox made a $1 million deal to purchase Gravity’s NA LCS Spring 2016 spot which later came under the umbrella of Echo Fox.
Net Worth of Rick Fox
It is estimated that Fox has a net worth of $20 million. He earned his wealth from his long 13 years basketball career and acting career. He got an annual salary of $4,800,000 from Boston Celtics and $4,735,000 from Los Angeles Lakers.
Fox is an owner of a 1,800-square-foot luxurious condo at The Remington, an affluent high-rise residence on Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles worth $1.15 million. He also has a mansion in Marina Del Rey, California, US. His company Echo Fox owns an incredible Beverly Hills mansion worth around $5 million.
He owns cars like Cadillac Escalade, BMW, etc.
After enjoying a successful career in NBA, Fox is still engaged in building a successful career in acting and business. Although his personal life was not stable enough, he maintains his consistency in professional life. Fox was not a brilliant basketball player, but he is a multi-talented man who knows how to get success.