Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson is a professional basketball player who lastly played for the Guaros de Lara of the Liga Professional de Baloncesto (LPB). Nate hails from Seattle, and he started his career back in college where he was playing college football at the University of Washington and got drafted in the year 2005. Among the teams that he has played for does include New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Nate Robinson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Nate was born in 1984 on 31st March in Seattle in United States of American to Jacque Robinson who was a professional footballer and Renne Busch who owns a beauty salon. Majority of his schooling done at the Renee Beach High School.
While in High School, he participated in football, basketball and various track events. Later, he joined Washington University where he continued to excel in various games. The games that he was active in a while at the University were football, basketball and also track events.
In the year 2005, that was the time that he got drafted as part of the NBA team. Apart from basketball, he is also a car collector and a writer who has authored several books including ‘Heart over Height’ which is a motivational story about the achievements he has accomplished in his career.
Robinson father also used to play the American Football, and he went on to earn MVP honors. He got drafted by the Buffalo Bills and also had a chance to play for the Philadelphia Eagles. Robinson is married to his longtime high school sweetheart, Sheena Felitz with whom they have three children: Navyi, Ny’ale and Nahmier. Among the collection of the car that he has includes Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Challenger, and the Hummer H2. His favorite car is the Pontiac Firebird.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Nate started his career in basketball back college where he was part of the University team. He has been involved in basketball for so many years. He got drafted for the NBA. In 2005 by the Phoenix Suns and this was the beginning of his career as a professional player. He later proceeded to join New York Knicks on another draft that was an exchange for Kurt Thomas. Here, he played for five years, and during all this time, he got to win slam dunk contest for three times becoming highest ever player.
He has also become a lead scorer in very many games and scored his career-best scores with the team. He is currently playing for the Guaros de Lara. Among the awards that he has received does include Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award in the year 2005.
Net Worth & Earnings
Nate Robinson net worth is estimated to be over $15 million. This fortune has been generated from his career as a player. In his first year as a player, it is estimated that he made $1.1 million. In 2011, it was estimated that he made $4.5 million.
Nate has been stood out among the other players of basketball because of his good skills and the passion for the game. He has given his best effort when it comes to basketball, and despite not being too tall, he is very confident when it comes to playing basketball.