Rick Fox is a Canadian-Bahamian retired basketball player, actor, and businessman who played in the NBA (National Basketball Association) for major teams such as Boston Celtics (1991-1997) and Los Angeles Lakers (1997-2004), winning 3 successive championships (2000-2002) with the latter. After retirement, he has had a successful acting career and has been featured in several films and TV series. Rick was also the co-owner of Echo Fox, an esports franchise (2015-2019).

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States


He is represented by Jessica Steindorff, Manager, Stone Village Management, Celebrity Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Small Forward

Shirt Number

  • 44 – Boston Celtics
  • 17 – Los Angeles Lakers

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rick has dated –

  1.  – Rumor
  2. Kari Hillsman – Rick dated his college sweetheart Kari Hillsman while he was an active player with the Boston Celtics. The couple has a son together named Kyle Fox (b. 1993).
  3. Vanessa L. Williams (1999-2004) – Rick got married to American singer, actress, and fashion designer Vanessa L. Williams in 1999. The couple has a daughter together named Sasha Gabriella Fox (b. May 1, 2000) (Actress). In August 2004, Rick filed for divorce but the pair stayed on friendly terms even after their separation.
  4. (2006-2007)
  5.  (2007-2008)
  6. (2009-2014)
  7. (2015) – Rumor
  8. (2015)

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned Physique
  • Towering Height
  • Affable smile
  • Tousled, curled hair
  • Gleaming face
  • Sports a rugged beard

Shoe Size

14.5 (UK) or 15.5 (US) or 48.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Rick has been featured in the commercials for brands such as –

  • Skechers Shoes (2002) (Print)
  • Radio Shack (2003) (TV)
  • NBA TV (2016)

Rick Fox Favorite Things

  • Apps – Postmates, MindBody, Workplace
  • Music Album – Demon Days (2005) by The Gorillaz
  • Cuisine – Asian
  • Beverage – Wine
  • Hobby – Playing Video Games
  • Video Games – Pac-Man, Galaga, World of Warcraft, Madden, League of Legends

Source – , CuisineNoirMag.com,

Rick Fox Facts

  1. He was born in Toronto but his family moved to the Bahamas when he was very young. While he was in high school, his family relocated to Indiana, United States.
  2. After playing basketball for Warsaw Community High School in Indiana from 1984 to 1986, he was not allowed to participate in any further games by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) as he had completed 8 semesters between the Bahamas and Indiana. This qualification barrier ruled him out of the entire senior season but despite not playing a single game, he was voted in the ‘Indiana All-Star team’ in 1987.
  3. He led his university team, the Tar Heels, to the last-4 stage of the 1991 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) championships.
  4. In 1991, he was selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the season’s NBA draft. He went on to become the first rookie player to start a game in the season’s opening night since in 1979. Rick was also selected in the 1992 ‘NBA All-Rookie Second Team’.
  5. In 2010, he participated in the dance-based reality TV series Dancing With The Stars, where he finished in 6th place.
  6. In 2015, Rick and his business partners acquired the League of Legends esports team Gravity Gaming and re-branded it to Echo Fox. He left the team in 2019 accusing his business partner of making racist comments against him and threatening his family.

Featured Image by Digitas Photos / / CC BY-2.0


Facts of Ulrich Alexander Fox

  • Gender Male
  • full nameUlrich Alexander Fox
  • middle nameAlexander
  • nicknamesRick, Foxy
  • birthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth July 24, 1969
  • Age 52 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundAfrican-Bahamian, Italian and Scottish
  • nationalityCanadian
  • net worth$18 million
  • professionBasketball Player (Retired), Actor, Businessman
  • weight104 kg or 229 lbs
  • height6 ft 7 in or 200.5 cm
  • hair colorSalt and Pepper
  • eye colorLight Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • high schoolWarsaw Community High School
  • collegeUniversity of North Carolina
  • motherDianne Roberta Gerace
  • fatherUlrich Fox Sr.
  • sistersJeanene Fox, Sarah Fox

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