Boston Russell Wiki Bio
Boston Russell was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 16 February 1980 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he holds American nationality. He is a TV personality who is probably known best for being the son of famous American actor Kurt Russell.
Childhood and education
Boston was raised in Los Angeles an only child, by his father and his first wife Season Hubley. The two were married for around a year when Boston was born, but they divorced in 1983 after Kurt fell in love with famous American actress Goldie Hawn. Goldie gave birth to their son Wyatt Russell on 10 July 1986 and while Kurt and Goldie have been together to this day, they haven’t married.
Boston attended a local high school at which he was mostly interested in playing sports, and although urged by his father to try acting because ‘it ran in their blood’, Boston had other plans for himself. He matriculated in 1994, and while he hasn’t talked about his further education, it’s believed that he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 1998.
Career as an actor
Boston worked as a production assistant on the 1996 action adventure thriller movie “Executive Decision”, written by Jim and John Thomas, directed by Stuart Baird and which starred Kurt Russell, Halle Berry and Steven Seagal. It follows a commando who has to board a plane mid-air after it was taken over by terrorists. The film was nominated for four awards, winning two.
In 2005, Boston appeared in a single episode of the documentary news series “60 Minutes”, which has been airing since 1968 and has won 125 awards, including a Golden Globe while it has been nominated for 318 other awards.
Love life and relationships
Boston is very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t spoken about any women or men he has perhaps dated.
There are rumors circulating the internet that he is a married man who has decided to keep his family away from the media’s attention. According to several people on the internet, Boston can occasionally be seen walking with his wife and children in Los Angeles, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims.
There are also those who believe Boston to be gay, and that he’s staying away from media because of how this might affect his father’s career, however, this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of February 2021, Boston appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Boston was physically very active during his teenage years, as he played various sports including soccer, football and basketball, and he also began going to the gym during his senior year. It’s believed that he still works out at the gym today, but rarely plays any sports due to a lack of time.
Boston is keen on travelling, but apparently has been to only a couple of US states, as he prefers to travel overseas. He has been to various European, Asian and African countries, and his dream travel destination is Venice in Italy.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Heath Ledger, Robin Williams and Anne Hathaway, and a couple of his favorite movies are “The Dark Knight”, “Good Morning Vietnam” and “One Day”.
Age, height and net worth
Boston is 40 years old. He has short brown hair and green eyes, his height is 6ft 1in (1.85m) and he weighs around 175lbs (79kgs). As of February 2021, Boston’s net worth has been estimated at over $100,000, while Kurt’s net worth is reputedly over $100 million.
Who is Kurt Russell?
Kurt Vogel Russell was born in Springfield, Massachusetts USA, on 17 March 1951 – his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. He is an actor who is perhaps still known best for his role in the 1983 biographical historical film “Silkwood”, written by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen, directed by Mike Nichols, and in which he starred alongside Meryl Streep and Cher. It is a story about a plutonium processing plant worker who was probably murdered to prevent exposing the plant’s worker safety violations. The movie won two awards while it was nominated for 18 others including five Oscars, and for his performance, Kurt was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.
Kurt was raised alongside his three sisters Jody, Jamie and Jill, in Springfield by their mother Louise Julia who was a dancer, and their father Bing Russell who was an actor. Kurt was interested in baseball growing up, and played for both his elementary and high school team. He attended Thousand Oaks High School, and upon matriculating in 1969 joined the California Air National Guard, staying with them for six years.
He actually launched his acting career aged 12, when he made an uncredited appearance in the 1963 musical movie “It Happened at the World’s Fair” which starred Elvis Presley, and in the same year, Kurt was invited to appear in a single episode of the comedy series “Our Man Higgins”.
His first lead role was in the western series “The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters”, which aired in 1963 and 1964. Kurt signed a 10-year contract with The Walt Disney Company in 1966, and went on to star in the 1966 film “Follow Me, Boys!” as well as in the 1968 “The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band”. Some of his notable following performances were in the 1971 “Now You See Him, Now You Don’t”, the 1973 “Charley and the Angel”, and the 1973 “Superdad”.
Kurt spent the early ‘70s playing baseball for the California Angels, before he eventually found himself playing for the El Paso Sun Kings competing in Class AA. He retired in 1973 because of an injury.
He played the lead character in the 1979 biographical movie “Elvis” which won him a nomination for an Emmy Award, and a couple of Kurt’s following notable performances were in the 1984 romantic war drama “Swing Shift”, the 1986 crime thriller “The Mean Season” and the 1989 buddy cop action “Tango & Cash”.
In 2007, Kurt portrayed Stuntman Mike in the double feature of horror movies entitled “Grindhouse”.
On 4 May 2017, Kurt and his wife Goldie both received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kurt is a libertarian, and has stated that he was once a Republican but after realizing that the Republicans and the Democrats are the same, he became a libertarian. He supports gun rights and claims that gun control won’t stop terrorism.
Kurt holds a pilot’s license, and is a member of Wings of Hope, a humanitarian aviation organization.