Jerry Russo is Theresa’s husband and father to Justin, Alex and Max. Born a wizard and possessed of magical powers since childhood, he received household wizarding contests however gave them to his brother Kelbo Russo with a view to marry the mortal Theresa. Jerry taught his kids the right means to make use of magic. He owns Waverly Sub Station and runs the restaurant together with his spouse.
Jerry Russo was your common dad. He’s strict, protecting, and typically resents his kids. Though he has no energy, his kids inherit it from him. He was recognized to need to be the bull rider for his backup plan. Jerry and his household lived in Waverly Place, a road in midtown Manhattan, above their restaurant. In some episodes, he’s recognized for calling Theresa outdated.
Pleased with his magical heritage, Jerry teaches his kids new spells and the right use of magic at his wizarding courses each Tuesday and Thursday. Nonetheless, his kids typically ignored his magical guidelines, and he needed to punish them.
Within the episode “Alex within the Center,” Jerry is definitely the one who wins the household wizarding contest. He defeats Kerber and her sister Megan, however since wizards can not marry non-wizards, he provides Kerber his powers so he can marry Teresa. Meghan is mad at him for giving his powers to Kerber as an alternative of her, however he explains that Kerber wants her greater than she does; he provides that whereas they’ll be high quality with out magic, Kerber doesn’t have magic wouldn’t survive. Jerry additionally mentioned he as soon as used magic to attempt to impress the lady, like in Wizards of Waverly: The Film, but it surely “didn’t go nicely” as a result of he ended up marrying her.