Quick facts
Birth date 24 Jul, 1969
Age 50 yrs
Occupations Actor
Basketball player
Television actor
Citizenship Canada
Birth place Toronto
Education Warsaw Community High School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gender Male
Description Retired Canadian basketball player, actor
Spouse Vanessa Williams[1999-2004]

Rick Fox is a popular American business person. He is also a well-known Canadian-Bahamian actor. He has also earned fame through basketball in his career life term.

Personal life

Rick Fox was born in the year 1969 on July 24. He was born in Toronto, Ontario to his parents. His mother, Dianne Gerace has been a member of Olympics. She was the women's pentathlete and also a high jumper of Olympics. He belongs from a Scottish and Italian descent. Rick went to the Kingsway Academy to receive education. He was also a member of the basketball team of his school.

Later, he also played for Warsaw, Indiana. As a child, Rick has always wanted to become a basketball player. When he went to the University of North Carolina, he pursued the subject Radio, Television and Motion Pictures. From then, he started shifting his attention towards acting. In his personal life, he has been in several relationships. He has a son from his first relationship with Kari Hillsman when he used to play basketball for Boston Celtics.

Later, he married the famous singer and worldwide known actress Vanessa Williams with whom, he has a daughter. The couple parted their ways and divorced after a few years. Recently, it was also recorded that he was dating Eliza Dushku but right now, he is absolutely single.


Rick Fox has experienced a vast career period throughout. Till his university days, he was a great follower of basketball and wanted to become a basketball player. He officially began his career as a footballer in the year 1991 with Boston Celtics.

Within a few years, he gained immense popularity as a basketball player. Later, he joined and signed a contract with Los Angeles Lakers for whom, he played from the year 1998 to the year 2004. Rick stepped in the acting world in the year 1994. His first appearance was in the film Blue Chips.

Later, he appeared in a number of television series and films which gained him immense respect and recognitions among the people. Rick became so famous within a short period of time that he has also been called for several interviews in many popular news channels. In the year 2015, he stepped into the business world by purchasing the League of Legends. He has further expanded his business from this to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive which has been heartily accepted by the mass worldwide.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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