“Basketball is a lifelong game. You continue to learn from the game day in and day out, and all along the way, you get better.” Just as said by Scottie Pippen, Nina Earl was one of those basketball players who throughout her career put an exceptional play in the court.
Nina Earl is a former basketball player who started her career from an early high school to college days. She was one of the fastest players on the team who excelled in transition.
So, let’s know more about this exceptional player who destroyed her opponent on the court.
But before here are some interesting facts about Nina Earl.
Nina Earl: Quick Facts
|Nina Ann-Marie Earl
|Date of Birth
|January 16, 1989
|Upland, Southern California
|6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
Early Life and Childhood
This basketball star was born on January 16, 1989, in Upland, South California. Her birth name is Nina Ann-Marie Earl. She is the daughter of Michael Earl and Jennifer Lyons. Nina has three brothers.
Likewise, Nina holds American citizenship and belongs to black ethnicity. Talking about her education, Nina enrolled in UCLA (University of California-Los Angeles) after receiving an athletic scholarship. She graduated with an English degree in 2011 and also completed her master’s degree in Psychology.
Age and Measurements
As of 2019, the star player is 30 years old. Like her game demands, Nina is 6 feet 1 inch (4.85 m) tall and has still maintained a curvaceous body. Fun fact, Nina is just 2 inches shorter than her significant partner. Unfortunately, her other exact measurements are unknown.
Nina Earl is not just tall but is beautiful as well. She has attractive black eyes and long black hair. Nina looks stunning when she smiles.
Nina Earl: WNBA
Since an early age, Nina had skill and height to play basketball. And with her ironclad determination, success was within her reach. Likewise, Nina shined like a star player ever since her high school days. The young Nina played for her high school varsity team and won for four successive years which got her the athletic scholarships to UCLA.
Even there, Nina grabbed everyone’s attention as the star player. Nina played an outstanding performance of 2,291 points, 906 rebounds, 298 assists, and 544 steals at the end of her school years.
Similarly, Nina rose to be on the first All American team as a Freshman. She started out playing in 27 games and earned an average of 15 points. She kept pushing herself to improve her scores. By her junior year, Nina had earned the Street & Smith’s and Rise Magazine honourable mention All-America honours. With her team, Earl participated in the 2006 CIF 3AA Championship.
The star player successfully led her team to the 2007 CIF title game, where she scored 35 points. Apart from basketball, Nina has also participated in track and field activities.
Achievements and Awards
So far Nina has received many awards including CIF Player of the Year and Cal-Hi Sports All-State selection twice. Moreover, she has even bagged the league MVP titles not once but three times.
Also, in 2006 her team played for FBC and won the Adidas Tournament of Champions that year.
Personal Life: Husband and Children
Talking about her love life, the former basketball player is happily married. Nina is married to her longtime college sweetheart Russell Westbrook who also happens to be a basketball player. They met at UCLA and has been dating ever since.
The high school sweethearts took their relationship to the next step and tied the knots on August 29, 2015. They held a beautiful outdoor ceremony at the famous Beverly Hills Hotel in a star-studded ceremony. They were attended by their former teammates including Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Serge Ibaka, Dorrell Wright, and James Harden.
Their wedding was fully covered by the famous Peoples Magazine and was R&B stars like Keri Helson and Grammy award winner Miguel were also present.
On May 16, 2017, the couple welcomed their first child named Noah Russell Westbrook. The following year, on November 17, the couple was blessed with twin girls, Skye and Jordyn. As of today, the couple has been going strong and living a blissful life so much that their family is quoted as “Black Beautiful Family” by their fans.
Net Worth and Income
Nina is not only a basketball player but is also a Psychology major. Furthermore, she has done a Master’s in Clinical psychology and did the job of a marriage and family therapist after graduation.
Hence, we can safely assume that Nina has earned quite a sum throughout her career. However, Nina has kept all the details of her income a secret. Despite that, Nina’s net worth is estimated to be around $2-$5 million.
Meanwhile, her husband, Russell, has an estimated net worth of $125 million. He makes $41 million annually and earns extra from advertisements and endorsements alone.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 242k Followers