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Rick Fox

Rick Fox

Who is Rick Fox?

Rick Fox is a former basketball player, actor, and businessman. Rick Fox has become a household name across the North American continent over the years. Similarly, his status as a player has only grown as a result of his transition to a more fulfilling life after retirement.

Rick began playing basketball in high school and led his team to the last four of the 1991 NCAA championship during his college years.

Childhood, Family, and Education.

Rick Fox was born in Toronto, Ontario, on July 24, 1969.

With his parents Ulrich Fox and Dianne Roberta Gerace, he grew up in a well-to-do family.

Not to mention the fact that the sportscaster has two sisters, Jeanene and Sarah Fox.

When it comes to Fox’s family, his father is an entrepreneur, and his mother is a retired Canadian track athlete.

Sarah Fox is an art curator, while Jeanene Fox is both an actress and an interior designer.

Rick enrolled in Kingsway Academy in Nassau and joined the high school basketball team after arriving in the Bahamas early.

He also played high school basketball at Warsaw Community High School in Warsaw, Indiana, where he was a transfer student.

After graduating from high school, the basketball player went on to the University of North Carolina.

He continued to play basketball at university, but with little success.

He graduated from the institution with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures.

Age, Height, and Physical Appearances

As of 2022, Rick Fox is 52 years old.

He is a Libran, according to astrological charts.

And, based on what we know, persons born under this sign are known to be eager, passionate, generous, and passionate all at once.

When it comes to his stature, Fox stands at a towering 6 feet 7 inches and weighs 104 kg.

To keep healthy and fit enough to continue playing baseball, he adheres to a stringent nutrition program.

His salt-and-pepper hair and light brown eyes, as well as his athletic body composition, accentuate his flawless skin.

Despite extensive study, we are unable to learn about Rick’s shoe size, hobbies, and other details.

Fox is a mixed ethnicity with a Canadian nationality. His father is of Bahamian descent, and his mother is of Italian and Scottish ancestry. Furthermore, he has been a devout Christian since birth.

Facts of Rick Fox

Full Name Ulrich Alexander Fox
Birth Date July 24, 1969
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario
Known as Rick, Foxy
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Education Kingsway Academy
Warsaw Community High School
University of North Carolina
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Ulrich Fox
Mother’s Name  Dianne Roberta Gerace
Siblings Yes
Age 52 Years Old
Height 6 ft 7 in
Weight 104 kg
Body Atletic
Body Measurements Unknown
Hair color Salt and Pepper
Eye color Light Brown
Profession Basketball Player, Actor, Businessman
Active Years  2002-present
Marital Status  Divorced
Ex-Wife  Vanessa Williams
Children  2
Net Worth $20 million
Merch Rookie Card
Social Media Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Last Update April 2022

Salary and Net Worth

Rick Fox has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022.

The retiring NBA player was, without a doubt, the most sought-after player of his era. As a result, we can deduce that Rick is a wealthy individual.

However, as previously stated, his enormous riches stem from his basketball career, as well as various films and television shows in which he has participated, as well as his commercial interests.

He is highly compensated and performs admirably. He doesn’t say much about how he spends his money, and he keeps it a mystery.

Basketball Career

Magic has accomplished a great deal in his thirteen years as a professional basketball player. Here’s a rundown of his professional life.

Rick began playing basketball in high school and led his team to the last four of the 1991 NCAA championship during his college years.

After being drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1991, he became the first rookie to start a game on opening night since Larry Bird in 1979.

He was also named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1992.

Rick’s career highlights include averaging 15.4 points per game and 2.2 steals per game (sixth in the league), as well as shooting 101 three-point field goals in 1996-97.

He left the Boston Celtics in 1997 and joined the Los Angeles Lakers. Rick also averaged more than 12 points per game in all 82 games he started during the 1997-98 season.

Rick Fox
Rick Fox in an ongoing match. Source: reddit

Rick averaged 6.7 points per game in the 1999-2000 season, including 11 in the Laker’s game 1 triumph. Rick was also suspended for six games after playing against Doug Christie in the 2000 preseason.

Rick appeared in all 82 games in the Laker’s 19 postseason games in 2001-02, scoring 13 points in the team’s game 7 victory.

He got an ankle injury and missed the final two games after appearing in 75 of 76 games.

He participated in the 2002 NBA Finals against the New Jersey Nets, averaging 9.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.5 steals.

Unfortunately, due to a foot injury, the Canadian missed 40 games in 2003-2004, but started 34 of the 38 games he did play in.

Rick went on to play for Canada twice at the FIBA World Championships in 1990 and 1994.

Career as an actor

Rick began his acting career in 1994, when he played a member of the Western University Basketball Team in the film Blue Chips.

In the 1998 film He Got Game, he portrayed Chick Deagan, a lady’s man.

On HBO’s prison drama Oz, he played prison convict Jackson Vahue, which was one of his most notable performances. Rick also made an appearance in the episode ‘To Your Health.’

The Canadian had a brief appearance as Detective Scholfield in the film Resurrection as a supporting actor. Fox’s other TV series and dramas include 1-800-Missing, The Fairly OddParents, and Street Time.

In addition, he played a supporting role in the film Holes as Clyde ‘Sweetfeet’ Livingston’s baseball player.

Following his appearance as Stephen Melbourne in the Kevin Hill television series, the basketball player played David Marley in the six-episode Love, Inc television series.

Rick also played Bernadette’s ex-boyfriend Glenn in the Big Bang Theory episode The Love Car Displacement.

With that, Fox played a suspicious figure on the Body of Proof drama, as well as Andre Carson on the Franklin & Bash series.

From his part as Chase Vincent in the TV series Hit the Floor to his role as Dr. James Kendall in the TV series Mom, the Canadian has excelled in every role he has played.

Rick is also a cast member of the mini-series Fight for the Crown.

Aside from various TV shows, the basketball player is also involved in reality shows. He was a contestant on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, where he came in sixth place.

Rick also competed in Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader and Chopped, a cooking-themed reality show, where he came in second place.

Wife and Children

Rick Fox was in a love relationship with Kari Hillsman, a college friend, while playing for the Boston Celtics. Kyle, the couple’s son, was born in 1994.

The basketball player married Vanessa L. Williams a few years later. She is an actress, singer, and fashion designer from the United States.

In the year 1999, the couple married in New York.

The couple’s marriage was strengthened soon after a year of marriage when their first child, Sasha Gabriella Fox, was born on May 1, 2000.

Sasha, their kid, is now a social media sensation. She has directed and appeared in a short film, Superdate, in 2014, after her movie debut as a baby in the 2000 film A Diva’s Christmas Carol.

Rick Fox’s daughter

She is also a fitness trainer and is recognized for her roles as Judge Cristina Perez in One Fine Christmas and Justice for All.

It’s not unusual for couples to experience troubles in their marriage at times, but only a small percentage of them end in divorce.

Rick made news in August 2004 when he filed for divorce. However, the pair still maintains a positive and amicable relationship now.

The basketball player has kept a low profile since the divorce was finalized and they went their separate ways. Nonetheless, news of his new relationship has not been able to escape our notice.

In 2009, he was seen dating actress Eliza Dushku. Unfortunately, their relationship was no longer working by 2014, and the couple divorced.

Rick is said to be dating other women at the moment, but the information is not available to the public.


When Kobe Bryant’s death was in the news in January 2020, several speculations of Fox’s death arose on the Internet. Fox was one of the passengers in Kobe’s chopper, contrary to popular belief.

Rick claims that on the day of Kobe’s death, he received a steady stream of calls. He initially ignored it since he wanted to spend time with his family.

Someone had distributed false information regarding his participation in the helicopter disaster, which left no survivors.

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Social Media Presence

He has 148k followers on Instagram, 420k Likes on Facebook, and 270.9k followers on Twitter.