Finn Russell: He is one of the highest paid rugby players of the world, here's how much he earns

From growing up in a home full of athletes, to finding his own footing in sports, here's a look at Finn Russell's rugby journey, and his net worth.

Finn Russell earnings
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Finn Russell earnings

In a world where football and tennis create the most popular athletes, some rugby players make the cut and find success against all odds. One of the most successful rugby players who seems to have ‘made it’ is none other than Finn Russell.

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Being a popular name in any household that follows professional rugby, Russell has earned himself quite a name in the world of sports. Here’s everything to know about Finn Russell, from his personal life to his net worth.

Finn Russell, the rugby sensation

Whilerugby as a professional sport is just picking up and isn’t as commercially successful as football, it is seeing a steady incline in terms of viewership. And Finn Russell is one of those names that are most popular in rugby circles, given the success of the 30-year-old athlete. The Scottish-born pro rugby star has represented his country on an international level, many times. Hailing from a family of athletes, be it cricket, badminton, or rugby, Finn has sports in his genes, and it truly shows in his game. Donning both the Tigers and Springbok jerseys, Finn Russell has a long career drawn out for him, given his current form.

Being regarded as one of the most skillful rugby players in the world, he currently plies his trade with French Top 14 giants Racing 92 but has signed a contract to play for English Premiership side Bath from next season, as per Flo Rugby. Finn plays fly-half or centre for Bath Rugby at present.

Finn Russell’s net worth

Over the years, Finn Russell has managed to up his game professionally, and it is reflected in the money he makes. It is reported that the pro rugby athlete makes £1,000,000 per season, making him one of the highest-paid players in the Premiership, behind the one and only Handre Pollard. It is reported that he is the second highest earner when it comes to pro rugby, and his money is only said to grow in the future, given that he is in his prime.

As per Soccer Souls, Finn’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million, but it could very much be more, given his investments and other sources of income. From brand endorsements to club contracts, he has multiple sources of income, which started coming in at an early age, given the fact that he entered the pro rugby industry very early on. While the exact amount is unknown, what we do know is that he is doing exceptionally well financially.

Finn Russell’s personal life

Born in September 1992, in Scotland to a family of athletes, sport is in Finn’s blood. From his grandparents to his parents, and his brothers, everyone in the family is affiliated with some kind of sports fraternity. Being a mostly private person, he shares more about his professional life on his Instagram account, than his personal matters. But, he does post pictures with his long-time partner and baby, every now and then, giving his fans a glimpse of his life outside rugby.

His long-time girlfriend, Emma Canning, has been in his life since 2017 and is an integral part of his social media account. The couple who seem very much in love, are often spotted together sharing a heartfelt moment or two. The couplearen’t married but share a lovely baby together. Charlie Elizabeth Russell, born in 2022 has made it to the couple’s social media in a very touching post. While there are no signs of wedding bells for the couple, they seem to be in a stable and happy relationship.

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