Nate Robinson is an American basketball player with the NBA and has played in 9 of its 30 teams till date. He has been a lead scorer in most of his teams and is also credited with the maximum number of wins in the slam dunk contest. Now let’s have a close look on Nate Robinson’s net worth in 2019.
Nate Robinson was born as Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson on 31 May 1984 in Seattle, USA. His father, Jacque Robinson was a professional football player. His mother, Renee Busch, runs her own beauty salon.
Nate Robinson has done most of his schooling from the Rainier Beach High School where he participated in basketball, football and track events.
Later on, Robinson went to the Washington University where he excelled in both football and basketball. He was drafted for the National Basketball Association in 2005.
Since then Robinson has played professional basketball as a team member of one or the other NBA team.
Nate Robinson is also a car collector and a writer. He has authored a book named Heart over Height which is a motivational story about his career achievements.
Nate Robinson was in a long-term relationship with Sheena Felitz, and they together have 3 children.
Currently, he is living in Washington and is a team member of the Guaros de Lara basketball team.
Nate Robinson has been an active basketball player at his school and college level. After being drafted for the NBA, Nate began his journey as a professional player.
His first team was New York Knicks for whom he played for 5 years. During this time he also won the slam dunk contest three times which is the highest ever by any player. He was also a lead scorer in many games and scored his career best as a member of this team.
Later on, he went on to play with some top most NBA teams like the Warriors, Celtics, and Thunder.
Recently he has been signed by the Venezuelan basketball club Guaros de Lara.
Till now he has played more than 600 games as a regular professional basketball player and has scored on an average of 11 points per game. He scored his career best of 45 points in a game against the Portland team in 2008.
Awards & Achievements
Apart from being a slam dunk champion Nate Robinson has won various awards during his basketball career spanning 13 years.
Even before Nate started to play professionally, he was named the AAA player of the year in Washington in 2002. He was also given a national ranking of No. 7 by the international newspaper the USA today.
He was awarded the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award in 2005 which is conferred upon short height players who have excelled in their choice of sports.
Robinson was named the player of the week of the Eastern Conference in February 2012.
Nate Robinson also won the most valuable player award in 2017 for the Venezuelan league.
Net Worth of Nate Robinson
Nate Robinson has earned millions in salary as the player of the NBA and has garnered a net worth of $13 million.
Robinson has played with a total of nine teams of NBA and once with an Israeli basketball club. Currently, he is playing for the Venezuelan basketball club.
During his first year in NBA, he drew a salary of more than $1.1 million. He was paid a career-high of $4.5 million in 2011 as a member of the Thunder team.
He is known to have drawn high salaries in the Israeli and Venezuelan clubs too.
Nate Robinson is an exceptional sportsman who has given his best in any sports he took part in. Despite his short height, he comes across as a confident player in a game which is dominated by tall players. Completely a team player, Nate is an invaluable and irreplaceable team member who scores to win.