About Kurt Russell

Acrophobia. The fear of heights. It is one of the common tendencies of most people. One can develop this phobia from various causes. It may not always have a known cause as well. A traumatic experience is one of the common causes of phobia.  It may include falling from a height, seeing the fall of other people, bad experience in a high place, and many more. Genetics and environmental factors can favor this phobia.  Likewise, you tend if one of your family members have it. A child can even unknowingly learn it by seeing the habit of the caregivers. 

Quick Infos
Full NameKurt Vogel Russell
Date of BirthMarch 17, 1951
Birth PlaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Parent(s)Louise Julia and Neil Oliver "Bing" Russell
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Season Hubley
​​(m. 1979; div. 1983)
Goldie Hawn (1983–present)
Net WorthUS $100 Million

Despite the existence of the phobia,  there are a lot of people who love heights. They get an adrenaline rush while experiencing the height. These people enjoy sports like sky diving, bungee jump, mountain climbing, and many more. These are passionate people about height. Likewise, Kurt Russell is one of the actors who fell in love with the height. He found this passion in his late thirties after learning to fly an airplane.

The art of flying has blessed him with the habit of being more attentive and increased daredevil behavior. People know him for his presence in “Snake Plissken”, ” Escape from New York”, “Stargate”, ” Silkwood”, “Backdraft” and many more. People love him for his excellent performance and even his coming personality.

Early life

Louise Julia gave birth to Kurt in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 17, 1951. She was a dancer. Kurt’s father is Neil Oliver “Bing” Russell. His father was an American actor as well as a baseball club owner. Kurt got the view of the filmy life by seeing the film career of his father. He was also into acting since childhood.

Kurt Russell got his inspiration for flying from his grandfather. His grandfather was an aerobatic pilot who flew for 45,000 hours till his sixties. But Kurt didn’t flow with his grandfather. Although he regretted missing the opportunity in it but developed an interest in flying in 1988.  He started getting the training in presence of his grandfather. 

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There are not many details about the educational background of Kurt Russell. Kurt has completed his high school at Thousand Oaks High School.


Kurt Russell started his acting career as a child actor from the television series “Sugarfoot.” He became part of the television series “The Travels of Jamie McPheeters” at the age of twelve. Similarly, Kurt was also part of the TV series “The Fugitive”, ” Gunsmoke” and “The Virginian” in 1964. Then, he became part of the “Gilligan’s Island” at the age of fourteen in 1965. Then in the year, in 1969, he signed a contract with Walt Disney.

Likewise, Kurt officially started his film career from the movie “Fools Parade” in 1971. It was a drama film and he portrayed the role of a young robber. He was also part of the series “The Quest” in 1976. Kurtin shared the screen with Tim Matheson. Then, he was part of a television film “Elvis” in 1979. He was in the lead role of the real-life story. Kurt received a nomination for an “Emmy Award” for his performance.

Moreover, his other movie “Escape from New York” in 1981 became commercially successful. It was a science fiction action movie. John Carpenter had directed the movie. He was part of the movie “The Thing ” in 1982. It was a science fiction horror movie and sequel of “The Thing From Another World”(1951). Although the movie failed commercially, the critics appreciated it. 

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Similarly, Kurt Russell received a nomination of the Golden Globe Award for ” Silkwood” in 1984. He shared the screen with Meryl Streep. The movie moved around the life of a labor union activist Karen Silkwood and his mysterious death. His movie “Backdraft” got nominations of three Academy Award for the movie “Backdraft.” 

Moreover, he was part of the movie “Miracle” in 2004, “Grindhouse” and “Cutlass” in 2007, “Touchback” in 2012.  Kurt also appeared in “Crypto”, “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” and “QT8: The First Eight” in 2019.

Relationship/Personal Life

Kurt Russell married Season Hubley in 1979.  The season is an actress. She gave birth to a baby boy. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 1983. Then, Kurt started a relationship with Goldie Hawn. Kurt even won the heart of Goldie’s children Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson. The couple had a son named Wyatt in 1986.

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Social Media

Kurt Rusell is not quite active on Social media platforms. But still, there is an unverified account that goes with the name of “official._.kurtrussell” with 18K followers. This account contains various videos and photos of Kurt and only follows 5 people. Likewise, there is also a Twitter account that goes with the name of “@RealKurtRussell” with 2,828 followers. But still, as it lacks verification, we are unsure about its validity.

Net worth 

Kurt Russell has been part of the industry for more than 50 years. He has been part of TV, movies, series, and TV film since. According to the project of his evaluation and celebritynetworth.net, Kurt Russell has an approximate net worth of $100 million.  He is also the owner of various planes. Cessna Conquest, Cessna Crusader, Cessna 414, and Rockwell Commander are some of his collections. 

Nutshell Bio

The full name of Kurt is Kurt Vogel Russell. His current age is 69 years, nationality is American and his ethnicity is Irish, English, Scottish, and German. He has an attractive height of 5 feet 11 inches with a complimentary weight of 77 kg.