The life of Ryan Russell has changed since coming out in 2019!

The life of Ryan Russell has changed since coming out in 2019!
Ryan Russell (Source: Daily Mail)
  • Ryan Russell is a proud bisexual after coming out in 2019
  • He does not feel the need to validate his sexuality anymore
  • He partnered with Encircle which is an LGBTQ Resource Center

NFL star Ryan Russell is a proud bisexual since 2019. He came out two years ago and since then he has used his platform to raise awareness for LGBTQ visibility in sports. He did a session recently where he talked about his life since coming out. Ryan revealed that he does not regret coming out. He said,

“To me, visibility is hope. I think it should be readily available for everyone, no matter who you are, how you look or who you love. To go from someone who did not see a lot of visibility, and in turn did not have a lot of hope, to now, hopefully being visible and being a beacon of hope,”

NFL free agent Ryan Russell
NFL free agent Ryan Russell (Source: NBC News)

Russell added,

“even if it is the combination of so many trials and tribulations, now I understand why I went through them and why they happened. And that feels good. I feel unstoppable. like I could do anything.”

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More on his sexuality

Recently, he partnered with Encircle which is an LGBTQ Resource Center that provides life-affirming therapy, programs, and services to the LGBTQ community. Ryan claimed that understanding bisexuality is different for everybody as the definition of bisexuality has changed and grown a lot these days.

NFL Player Ryan Russell
NFL Player Ryan Russell (Source: Sky Sports)

For him, bisexuality is an attraction to his own gender and genders outside of him. Similarly, he revealed that he does not feel the need to validate his sexuality anymore. He added,

“Before coming out, I battled with feeling invisible. I battled with telling my family. I battled with waking up and feeling proud and happy just to be me instead of,”

How much is the net worth of Ryan Russell?

Ryan Russell has a net worth of $1 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round in the 2015 NFL Draft. In 2015, he received a base salary of $435,000. Likewise, in 2016, he played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he received a salary of $525,000. In 2017, he received $615,000.

His total career earnings are $1,575,000. At present, he is a free agent.

Player Ryan Russell
Player Ryan Russell (Source: Insider)

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