Rick Fox who is a Canadian film as well as TV actor and a retired professional basketball player was born on 24th July of the year 1969. He last played for NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers in the year 2014. He is the native of Toronto, Ontario. He also has a younger sister who is named as Jeanene Fox and she is highly successful European model as well as an actress.
He is the son of Ulrich Fox and Dianne Gerace who was an Olympic high jumper as well as women’s pentathlete. He and her family moved to the Bahamas, a native of his father when he was young. She went to study at the Kingsway Academy where he was also a member of high school’s basketball team “Saints”. He also played the high school basketball in Warsaw, Indiana. He then went to start his college at the University of North Carolina.
Fox began his professional basketball career in the year 1991 when he was selected by Boston Celtics in first round of 1991 NBA draft. As member of Celtics, he became first rookie starter on the opening night since Larry Bird in the year 1979 and made 1992 NBA All-Rookie second team after averaging 8 points in a game.
He was released by Celtics in 1997 and after that, he signed with Los Angeles Lakers where he remained till 2004. Prior to that, he has also completed a Bachelor’s Degree in TV, Radio as well as Motion pictures.
He was also a celebrity contestant on the ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in later 2010 in which he was paired with the pro Cheryl Burke. They later finished in the sixth place. He was also the host of Jace Hall Show for 5 episodes. In addition to that, he also made his appearance as contestant in the Jeff Foxworthy’s Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? He was also a special guest judge during the 4th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
To talk about his personal life biography, Fox has already got married as well as divorced too. He was previously married with his ex-wife Vanessa L. Williams. The couple exchanged their vows with each other on 26th September of the year 1999. They also have one child, a daughter who was born in May of 2000.
Later, due to some reason, they got split and in August of 2004, he filed for the divorced from Williams and their divorced was finalized in the following year. After that, he began dating Eliza Dushku, an actress in October of 2009 and they remained together till June of 2014. Besides that, Rick also has one more child, a son with his college girlfriend Kari Hillsman.
Apart from that, Rick has now reached at the age of 45 and he stands very taller at height of six feet and seven inches. He weights 230 lbs. He is of mixed ethnicity and he belongs to a Canadian nationality. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Besides that, for more information about his bio and his stats, he can be followed in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.