Russel Westbrook net worth: Russel Westbrook's net worth is $35 million. Russell Westbrook has earned just over $60 million in salary and is currently making $15.7 million per year. He recently signed a five-year, $80 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Born in Long Beach, California, Russell Westbrook graduated from Leuzinger High School, and was recruited by the University of California-Los Angeles. He played for the UCLA Bruins for two years, and was then drafted by the Seattle Supersonics in 2008. His first season with the Supersonics was quite successful, and he was named Rookie of the Month twice. He was also named to the NBA Rookie All-First team at the end of the year. He has continued to play well for the Supersonics, now known as the Oklahoma City Thunder, since his first season with the team. In addition to playing excellent ball for the Thunder, he also participated in the 2010 FIBA World Championships, where he was instrumental in winning the USA's first Gold Medal at the FIBA's since 1994.