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Seven Facts Surrounding Wyatt Russell-Famous Parents, Wife, And Net Worth

Dahlia Published On Wed Jan 08 2020   Modified On Wed Jan 08 2020
Seven Facts Surrounding Wyatt Russell-Famous Parents, Wife, And Net Worth

A former ice hockey player turned actor Wyatt Russell is active in the entertainment industry since 1996. Wyatt has appeared in numerous episodic roles in television series, including Law & Order: L.A., where he portrayed the character of Sam Loomis.

Russel's upcoming project is a psychological thriller film titled The Woman in the Window, which has Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, and other prominent actors in the principal roles.

Here we have summed up seven interesting facts surrounding Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn's son Wyatt Russell. Let us begin.    

7. Russell Landed In A Leading Role In 2018

Russell began appearing in the films since he was ten years old. His primary role as an orphan boy in the movie Escape from L.A. went uncredited. He appeared in a handful of movies in small parts. Wyatt also filmed the episodic scenes in television series like Law and Order: L.A., Arrested Development, The Walking Dead: The Oath and Black Mirror.   

Finally, in the year 2018, he landed in a lead role in the comedy-drama television series Lodge 49, which premiered in AMC. Wyatt played as Sean Dudley, an optimistic ex-surfer. The series also had Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy, Linda Emond, and many more in primary roles.

However, Lodge 49 ended after running 20 episodes because of the cancellation from AMC. The director of the series, Jim Gavin, gave the news from his twitter handle.

6. Resides Near San Fernando Valley 

The 22 Jump Street actor purchased a Spanish-styled house in Sherman Oaks, a San Fernando Valley neighbourhood in Los Angeles city.       

1932 built 2,750 square foot two-story house came into the market in February at the price of $ 1.649 million, but Wyatt bought the house for $ 1.725 million along with his wife, Meredith Hagner

5. He Does Not Participate On Social Media

Though his wife, Meredith Hagner, seems to enjoy connecting with her fans on social media like Instagram, Russell is not active in the media like his spouse.         

Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner
Wyatt Russell with his wife Meredith Hagner at 23rd annual SAG Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles 

Source: People Magazine

However, Meredith does give the Blaze actor updates to his fans via her Instagram account.

4. He Is An Avid Hockey Player 

Russell's first love was never acting. The former hockey player always wanted to have a professional career in hockey. At the age of 15, Russell moved to Canada and played as juniors in the British Columbia Hockey League. 

Eventually, he attended the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Here he played goalie with future NHL player Cam Talbot.   

Having played with numerous pro hockey teams, including Groningen Grizzlies in the Netherlands, his hockey career became short-lived when he suffered from an injury and had to undergo a hip dysplasia. 

Moreover, his father also wanted to pursue a career in sport, specifically baseball star has performed second base for the California Angels' minor league affiliate, the Bed Rainbows.   

3. Net Worth Of Wyatt Russell

After a career as a hockey player, Russell concentrated more on making acting his full fledged-career. 

The nominee of Teen Choice Awards under the category of Choice Movie: Breakout Star has gone on to play numerous movies with three projects The Good Lord Bird, The Falcon, and the Winter Soldier and The Woman in the Window all set to release in 2020. 

Currently, Wyatt Russell is worth $4 million.

2. Wyatt Is Of Hungarian Jewish Descent 

Russell's grandfather had German and English ancestry, but his mother's maternal grandparents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants.

Consequently, Russell is of Hungarian Jewish descent along with German, English, Scottish, and Irish descent. 

1. Son Of Superstars Kurt Russell And  Goldie Hawn

The Walt Disney Company's top star of the 70s, Kurt Russell and actress, Goldie Hawn, who has maintained a bankable star status for more than three decades, is the parent of Wyatt Russell.

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell at the Oscars Source: Justjared

Moreover, Russell is the younger half-brother of Rules of Engagement actor Oliver Hudson, Boston Russell, and Almost Famous actress Kate Hudson. Wyatt aunt Patti Hawn has also worked in films as Executive Decision, Escape from L.A., and Tank Girl

Russell is also the cousin of Michael Birznieks, Chapman Way, Brocker Way and Maclain Way