Heidi Russo is the biological mother of National Football League (NFL) player Colin Kaepernick. Russo gave Colin up for adoption soon after giving birth to him. She started hogging the limelight when she tried to mend her relationship with Colin Kaepernick when he had established himself as a football quarterback. However, Kaepernick has disregarded her efforts as he does not want to reunite with his biological mother. Heidi Russo is a certified nurse, currently living in Denver, Colorado. She is the co-founder of an advocacy group called ‘Linked Thru Love,’ which aims at ending stereotypes associated with adoption and birthmothers.
Spouse/Ex-: Heath Russo
father: James Zabransky
children: Alex Russo, Colin Kaepernick, Ethan Russo, Michael Russo
Born Country: United States
Heidi started hogging the limelight when she tried contacting Colin�Kaepernick after he had become famous. However, Colin stayed away from his biological mother as he felt reuniting with her would be an act of betrayal to his loving foster parents. Nevertheless, Heidi continues to make efforts to reunite with her biological son. She has also said that she regrets giving him up for adoption but believes that she made the right decision. She even messages him often through social media platforms, such as Twitter.
Heidi Russo joined hands with Jami Marcantonio to set up with an advocacy group called ‘Linked Thru Love.’ The group aims at ending stereotypes associated with birthmothers. The group also aims at making people understand the concept of adoption. She has also launched a non-profit organization called ‘Three Strands,’ which extends support to biological mothers. Heidi is also a certified nurse and is quite successful in her career. She is currently married to Heath Russo with whom she has three children, namely Michael, Ethan, and Alex. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado, US, along with her husband and three children.
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