Wyatt Russell - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Wyatt Russell
Profession: Actor, Former ice hockey player
Best Known For: The Woman in the Window (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 10, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Wyatt Hawn Russell
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Kurt Russell
Mother's Name: Goldie Hawn
Siblings: 3

Oliver Hudson (half-brother)
Boston Russell (half-brother)
Kate Hudson (half-sister)

University: University of Alabama
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, German, Scottish, Ashkenazi-Jewish, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 2, 2019
Wife's Name: Meredith Hagner

Sanne Hamers (2012-2017)

Children: 1

Buddy Prine Russell (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Wyatt Russell?

Wyatt Russell is an actor, former ice hockey player by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films The Woman in the Window, Overlord, Everybody Wants Some!!, TV series The Walking Dead: The Oath, and Lodge 49.

Wyatt Russell – Age, Parents, Siblings

Wyatt Russell’s birth took place on July 10, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was born Wyatt Hawn Russell to his mother Goldie Hawn, a Golden Globe, and his Academy Award-winning actor Kurt Russell, who is also a famous Hollywood actor. His grandfather is Bing Russell, an actor as well as a Class A minor-league baseball owner.

Although he is the only child of his parents, he has three half-siblings- older half-brothers Oliver Hudson, Boston Russell, and older half-sister Kate Hudson.

Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Wyatt Russell (Image: Yahoo Finance)

Education, Ethnicity

Following high school graduation, Wyatt Russell went on to attend the University of Alabama where he played NCAA hockey for the Chargers. He graduated from the same in 2007. 

His ethnicity includes English, German, Scottish, Ashkenazi Jewish, and Irish.

Wyatt Russell – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Wyatt Russell married his longtime girlfriend Sanne Hamers, a stylist on March 14, 2012. They had first met in the Netherlands while playing hockey and had been dating for two years before finally tying the knot. However, they separated on March 2, 2015, and divorced on October 24, 2017.

Russell began dating Meredith Hagner, also an actress, in 2016. The couple had first met on the set of Folk Hero & Funny Guy. They married on September 2, 2019, in Aspen, Colorado, having purchased a 1930s Spanish home in Sherman Oaks, California. In November 2020 they announced they were pregnant with their first child. They welcomed their first child together- son Buddy Prine Russell in March 2021.

Currently, he and his wife are living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce. 

Wyatt Russell, Meredith Hagner (Image: Instagram)

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Wyatt Russell – Career

Early Days

Growing up Russell played for numerous amateur and pro hockey teams as a goaltender. He had moved to Canada to pursue a career in ice hockey. Some include Richmond Sockeyes, Langley Hornets, Coquitlam Express, Chicago Steel, Brampton Capitals, and Groningen Grizzlies. 

However, his career in hockey was cut short after suffering injuries. So like his parents, he also ventured into acting.

He began working as an actor in 1996 alongside his father. His earliest roles were minor roles in the films Escape from L.A. (1996), Soldier (1998), The Last Supper (2006), etc.

Wyatt Russell (Image: UAH Hockey)

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Films, Series

Over the years Wyatt Russell has starred in over a dozen TV series as well as Films. The films in which he has portrayed roles include Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Love and Honor (2013), 22 Jump Street (2014), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Shimmer Lake (2017), Blaze (2018), Overlord (2018), and The Woman in the Window (2020). 

He has also had guest appearances in the TV series Law & Order: LA (2010), The Walking Dead: The Oath (2013), Black Mirror (2016), The Good Lord Bird (2020), The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2020) and a recurring role in comedy-drama Lodge 49 (2018-2019).


On the set of The Woman in the Window, Wyatt Russell has worked with Liza Colón-Zayas, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeanine Serralles, Fred Hechinger, and Brian Tyree Henry.

Wyatt Russell in 22 Jump Street (Image: Collider)

Wyatt Russell – Awards, Nominations

Russell has been nominated for the 16th Teen Choice Awards - Breakout Star for his role in 22 Jump Street.

Wyatt Russell – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Russell is estimated at around ‎$ 4 million but the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Wyatt Russell – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Wyatt Russell is absent. However, fan accounts have been set up in his name.

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