Wyatt Dawn Russell (Wyatt Russell) was born on July 10, 1986, and he is an American actor and former ice hockey player. He is known for his roles as Corporal Lewis Ford in Julius Avery’s 2018 horror movie “Overlord,” Dud in AMC’s “Lodge 49,” and John Walker/U.S. Agent in the Disney+ series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” (2021), set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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NameWyatt Hawn Russell
BirthdateJul 10, 1986 (37 years old)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Net Worth$12 Million
ProfessionAmerican actor and former ice hockey player

Net Worth

Wyatt Russell has a net worth of $12 million. In 2019 Wyatt purchased a starter home in Studio City, California for $1.7 million. In February 2022, Wyatt and Meredith paid $5.4 million for a mansion in Santa Monica, California and was $600,000 over the home’s original asking price.

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Actors Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner list their Studio City home for $2.4M
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Early Life and Education of Wyatt Russell

Wyatt Russell was born on July 10, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, to actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. He has a half-brother named Oliver Hudson who is also an actor and a half-sister named Kate Hudson who is an actress. Russell’s ancestry includes German, Scottish, English, and Irish descent. For his higher education he attended the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he played ice hockey for the Chargers.

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Ice hockey Career

Russell has had a successful career as a goaltender playing for numerous amateur and professional ice hockey teams. He has played for teams such as the Richmond Sockeyes, Langley Hornets, Coquitlam Express, Chicago Steel, Brampton Capitals, and Groningen Grizzlies.He also played college ice hockey for the Chargers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. However his professional hockey career was cut short in 2010 due to injuries.

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Acting Career

Russell has appeared in various films throughout his career, including Soldier, Cowboys & Aliens, This Is 40, Love and Honor. We Are What We Are, and Goon: Last of the Enforcers. In 2013 he was cast as Duane Allman in Randall Miller’s Midnight Rider a biopic of Gregg Allman. He also appeared in the 2014 film 22 Jump Street. In 2016, he co-starred in a film called Folk Hero & Funny Guy that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He also starred in “Playtest” an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.

In 2018 he and Jovan Adepo played the leads in the World War II-set horror film Overlord. In 2021, he played the role of John Walker in the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and he will reprise the role in the 2025 film Thunderbolts.

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In 2022, Russell portrayed the real-life murderer Dan Lafferty in the FX miniseries Under the Banner of Heaven. Later in the same year he joined his father in Apple TV+ and Legendary Television’s Godzilla series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, set in the world of Legendary’s MonsterVerse franchise. Finally he starred in the 2024 supernatural film Night Swim.

Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner’s Relationship

The actors, who worked together on the 2016 film “Folk Hero & Funny Guy”, met each other during the shoot. Despite not playing love interests in the movie, they developed a romantic connection off-screen. In December 2018, Hagner announced that she and Wyatt, who is the son of famous actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, got engaged over Christmas after purchasing a home together in Sherman Oaks, California earlier that year in April. The couple got married in 2019 at Wyatt’s parents’ home near Aspen, Colorado. In the spring of 2021, Hagner and her husband welcomed their first child, expanding their family after two years of marriage.

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Awards and Nomination

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2014Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Breakout Star22 Jump StreetNominated
2021Hollywood Critics Association TV AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, DramaThe Falcon and the Winter SoldierNominated
Gold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActorThe Falcon and the Winter SoldierNominated
OFTA Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Falcon and the Winter SoldierNominated
2022Hollywood Critics Association TV AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Streaming Limited or Anthology SeriesUnder the Banner of HeavenNominated

Most Asked Questions

Is Wyatt Russell Kurt Russell’s biological son?
Yes, he is the biological son of Kurt Russell.

When was Wyatt Russell born?
He was born on Jul 10, 1986.

Where was Wyatt Russell Born?
He was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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