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Rick Fox Net Worth: Career & Lifestyle

The Canadian-Bahamian actor, businessman, former basketball player, and former esports franchise owner Rick Fox has a total net worth of $20 million.

Rick also represented Canada twice at the 1990 and 1994 FIBA World Championships, which are his only international games in sports career.

Fox started basketball playing in the high school team during the early 1980s.

Moreover, his professional basketball career started in 1991 as being selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA draft.

Rick played in number 44 with Boston Celtics and became starting small forward in the 1995-96 season.

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Rick Fox (Source: Flickr)

Further, his career-high was recorded in the 1996-97 season when he made 15.4 points, 2.2 steals a game, and 101 three-point field goals.

After the 1996-97 season, Rick signed with Los Angeles Lakers, where he played as a small forward in jersey number 17.

Early Life

During his period, Los Angeles Lakers won three consecutive NBA championships in 2000, 2001, and 2002.

Fox played with Los Angeles Lakers from 1997- 2004, after which he retired from basketball.

Besides basketball  Rick also started his acting career as early as 1994.

Soon after he graduated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures.

In his early acting career, he mainly appeared as a basketball player and did his first movie Blue Chips as a member of the Western University basketball team.

After retiring from basketball, he has starred in many movies and television shows.

Furthermore, in 2015, Fox acquired the professional League of Legends team Gravity Gaming of the North American League.

But in 2019, Rick left Echo Fox after legal cases between the partners due to racist comments of Amit towards Fox.

Quick Facts

Full name Ulrich Alexander Fox
Nicknames Rick Fox
Date of Birth July 24, 1969
Age  54 Years Old
Birthplace Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Dark Brown
Skin tone/ complexion Brown
Shoe size 14 US
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Canadian / Bahamian
Ethnicity Bahamian, Italian, and Scottish
Religion Christianity
Education Kingsway Academy

Warsaw Community

University of North Carolina (Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures)

Parents Dianne Gerace (Mother)

Ulrich Fox (Father)

Siblings Jeanene Fox (Sister)

Sarah Fox ( Sister)

Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced (m. 1999–2005)
Ex-Wife Vanessa L. Williams
Partner Unknown
Children 2 (Sasha Gabriella Fox and Kyle Fox)
Founder of Bahamas Relief Foundation

HiDef

Website http://bahamasrelieffoundation.org

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Profession Actor, Businessman, Basketball player
Active Since 1991- 2004 Basketball Player

1994- Actor

Net Worth $20 million
Salary $4,800,000 (BasketBall)
The main source of Income Acting, Business, Basketball
NBA Draft 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall
Played For 1991- 1997 Boston Celtics

1997- 2004 Los Angeles Lakers

Jersey Number Boston Celtics (44)

Los Angeles Lakers (17)

Significant Acchievement 1990 and 1994 FIBA World Championships (Canada)
Endorsements Skechers, HyperX
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Last Update May, 2024

Rick Fox Net Worth and Income

Rick Fox, the actor, businessman, and former basketball player, has a net worth of a whopping $20 million.

Rick’s net worth is cumulatively made up of his salaries, real estate, and business profits.

Fox made almost $34 million throughout his NBA career, counting his salary alone.

However, the last salary of his career, $4.8 million earned from the Boston Celtics, was his highest-career single-season salary.

Besides, he had jumped salary-wise from $750 thousand per year in 1997 to $1.75 million while signing with the Lakers.

Moreover, after two years, he signed a $25 million six-year contract with the Lakers.

Further, Rick has added a huge amount to his net worth with his acting career.

Fox also collected $10 million in 2019 while leaving Echo Fox.

Furthermore, he also makes good fortune from his real estate and other business ventures.

Net Worth of Rick Fox in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Rick Fox’s net worth in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin. 

Currency Net Worth
Euro 16,978,000
Pound Sterling £ 14,499,100
Australian Dollar A$ 27,222,900
Canadian Dollar C$ 25,167,900
Indian Rupee 1,489,540,000
BitCoin ฿ 537

Rick Fox’s House & Cars

House

Rick Fox lives in Marina Del Rey, California, the United States, in a luxurious mansion.

The mansion is situated in a 1,800-square-foot unit and has two bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Moreover, Fox bought the house in 2004, roughly two months after his retirement from NBA, for $1.15 million.

Further, he also owns a luxury apartment in Los Angeles which he bought in 2013 for a whopping $1.399 million.

Cars

Rick Fox has an impressive collection of luxurious cars and is often spotted driving them around the town.

The most used car, though, is Cadillac Escalade, which at present costs at least $76,195.

Plus, the luxury SUV has a standard 6.2-liter V8 engine that can deliver as much as 420 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 460 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 RPM.

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Cadillac Escalade (Source: Wikipedia)

Furthermore, Rick also drives the Mercedes-Benz CLK, which is a midsize car that was reportedly produced from 1997 to 2009.

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Mercedes -Benz CLK (Source: Wikipedia)

2002 CLK GTR R is the coolest model among the herd, with a 6.9-liter V12 engine and a top speed of 199 miles per hour.

This car costs a large $2 million.

Lifestyle and Vacations of Rick Fox

Lifestyle

Rick Fox has two children; a son and a daughter.

His son, Kyle Fox, is an avid gamer who was born in 1994 with Kari Hillsman, a woman Fox dated while playing basketball for the Boston Celtics.

Fox got into esport world business and made Echo fox due to his son.

Moreover, with his ex-wife, American actress/singer Vanessa Williams, Rick has a daughter Sasha Gabriella Fox born in 2000.

Vanessa and Rick eloped and married in 1999 and later split in 2004.

After Vanessa, Fox dated actress Eliza Dushku from October 2009 to June 2014.

Further, he has expressed his love for Tar Heels: a college basketball team and yoga.

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Vacation

Rick Fox likes to go on short vacations with his family time and again. But the location and time are kept a strict mystery.

Charity by Rick Fox

Rick Fox is involved in different philanthropical activities, and he supports twelve different causes.

Fox founded the Bahamas Relief Foundation after the massive destruction that Hurricane Dorian caused in the Bahamas in 2019.

He has been raising funds and distributing for the Bahamian people to rebuild in all areas of need, including medical care, transportation, housing, infrastructure, and job creation.

In 2019, the Bahamas Relief Foundation raised $63,000 through ‘Champions for Charity’ Livestream, which also created awareness for Bahamians affected by hurricanes.

The largest donation of $10,000 was made by Riot Social Impact Fund

Again in February 2020, Rick hosted another ‘Champions for Charity’ Livestream, which lasted for 3 days and was able to raise $83000.

The fund was used for repairing homes that were damaged in Hurricane Dorian and building a new community school in Abaco.

Further, Fox has been involved with different foundations to help in different causes.

He has been supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which works for ‘at-risk/disadvantaged youths and children to help them reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Moreover, he supports Collaboration Foundation, which has causes like Creative Arts, Human Rights, and Women, and wants to bring social change through collaborative art and media.

Also, he is involved with Global Fund for Women, which works for Economic/Business Support, Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Health, Education, Ending Gender-Based Violence, etc.

Additionally, he supports the anti-retroviral treatment of children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa through the Keep A Child Alive Foundation.

Plus, he supports Millennium Campus Network in reducing extreme poverty and achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and book publications

Movies & Television

Rick Fox started his acting career as early as 1994 from the movie Blue Chips. At the same time, he started his television career in a 1997 US Television Series Head Over Heels.

Rick has worked on more than 20 movies and more than 50 television series to date.

During his NBA career, he appeared in movies like Eddie (1996), He Got Game (1998), Resurrection (1999), and Holes (2003).

Moreover, he also made appearances in Television series like Oz (1997-2003), Max Steel ( 2000), Street Time (2003), 1-800-Missing (2003), Fairly Odd Parents (2003), etc.

After retiring from NBA, Fox started spending more time in his acting career.

He appeared in movies like Mini’s First Time (2006), Dope (2015), Navy Seals vs. Zombies (2015), Killing Hasselhoff (2017), A Twist of Christmas (2018), etc.

Further, he has appeared in popular Television series like Kevin Hill (2005), One Tree Hill (2006), Ugly Betty (2007), Dirt (2007-2008), The Game (2007-2013), The Big Bang Theory (2011), etc.

Furthermore, he also made a significant television appearance in reality television shows like Dancing With The Stars, Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Investments

Rick Fox has made several investments and also has earned enormous profits from them.

Immediately after retiring from basketball in 2004, Fox bought a mansion built in 18,000 square foot unit which had two bedrooms and three bathrooms in Los Angeles, California.

The mansion cost Rick a tremendous $1.15 million, whose price at present is $1.4 million.

Further, in 2013, he bought a luxurious apartment in Los Angeles for $1.399 million.

Moreover, Fox also owns a mansion in Toronto, Canada.

Besides, Rick Fox is a well-known name in the world of esports business.

Fox bought professional League of Legends team Gravity Gaming of the North American League of Legends Championship Series in 2015 for approximately $1 million.

It was later rebranded as Echo Fox, which made $1,737,629.59 from 337 Tournaments till Rick’s departure from the partnership in 2019.

As he started the esport business because of his gamer son and has not stopped investing even after a failed venture.

Recently in 2021, Fox, along with other investors from the entertainment industries have funded a new game studio called HiDef.

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Rick Fox with his daughter Sasha Fox (Source: AmoMama)

Fox says the studio’s been started to inspire young people to learn to code and run their own game studio one day.

Rick has also produced the movie Hysteria (2010) and the series Herman the Monkey (2015).

Endorsements

Rick Fox, being a top-ranked player and actor, has enjoyed several endorsement and sponsorship deals in the past.

He has made lucrative endorsements and sponsorship deals with companies like Skechers, HyperX, etc.

Career

Rick Fox is a well-known name in the Entertainment field and NBA.

He has won several awards in both sectors due to his excellent performance.

Rick Fox’s career highlight and awards for basketball are:

  • It started in 1991 as Round 1 Pick 24 of 1991 NBA Draft.
  • He has collected 8,966 (9.6 ppg) in his 13 years basketball career.
  • Represented Canada twice at the 1990 and 1994 FIBA World Championships
  • Won three consecutive NBA championships in 2000, 2001, and 2002.
  • Won NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1992.
  • First-team All-ACC in 1991 and Third-team All-ACC in 1990
  • ACC Tournament MVP (1991)

Similarly, awards won by Rick Fox as an actor are:

  • Best Actor for Games (2017) -Artemis Women in Action Film Festival (2018)
  • Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Athlete/Actor Crossover Award – Golden Maple Awards (2015)
  • Best Actor for Games (2017) – Lenola Film Festival Inventa un Film (2018)

Facts About Rick Fox

  • Rick Fox’s mother, Dianne Gerace, was an Olympic high jumper and women’s pentathlete.
  • In the 2002 NBA season, Rick was suspended for 6 games after fighting with Doug Christie, a Sacramento Kings player, in the preseason.
  • Even after divorce, Fox and his ex-wife Vanessa Williams worked onscreen together for several years on the television show Ugly Betty.

FAQs

1. Why is Rick Fox no longer in Morning Show Mysteries?

Rick Fox will not appear in the new movie of Morning Show Mysteries due to conflicts in scheduling.

3. Who is Rick Fox’s daughter?

Rick Fox has a daughter named Sasha Fox, who is 20 years old.

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