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Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson is a professional basketball player. Nate Robinson has made history by becoming the first three-time winner of the NBA Slam Dunk Championship. Nate is a boxer in addition to being a basketball player. 

He played for NBA clubs like the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, and New York Knicks, among others.

Childhood & Parents

Nate Robinson was born in Seattle, Washington, on May 31, 1984. His parents are Renee Busch and Jacque Robinson (mother).

His father was a professional American football player, thus athleticism runs in the family.

Additionally, his father has experience with well-known groups including the Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills, and Washington Huskies.

Renee, who is his mother, owns a beauty parlor in Seattle. Anthony Stewart, Jasmine Stewart, and Deron Isaiah Robinson were Robinson’s three siblings with whom he was raised.

Nate’s strong sense of optimism, which he has had since boyhood, is what makes him most like himself. He also enjoyed attending events because he was an extrovert.

Net Worth

Nate Robinson’s net worth is estimated to be $9 million. Additionally, his basketball career is the main source of his income.

Unfortunately, we have no idea how Nate spends his millions on his collection of cars, his home, or anything else.

Facts of Nate Robinson

Real Name Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson
Stage Name Nate Robinson
  • Nate The Great
  • KryptoNate
  • The Biggest Little Man
  • The Killer Midget
Famous For Being an NBA player
Date of Birth May 31, 1984
Age 38
Horoscope  Gemini
Birth Place Seattle, Washington
Lives in Sammamish, Washington
Profession Basketball player
Position Point Guard
Active years 2005-2018
Jersey Number 2, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10
Nationality American
Father Jacque Robinson
Mother Renee Busch
Siblings 3 (Jasmine Stewart, Anthony Stewart, Deron Isaiah Robinson
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Sheena Felitz
Children 4 (Nahmier, Ny’ale, Navyi, and Nasir)
High School Rainier Beach High School, James Logan High School
College University of Washington
Languages English
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity African-American, part-Filipino
Complexion Black
Trademark Dribbling, Blocking
Hobbies Boxing, Travelling, Business
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite Player Steve Novak
Favorite Celebrity Lionel Messi
Favorite Holiday Destination Miami
Favorite Color Black
Height 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight 82 kg (180 lbs)
Biceps  12 inches
Body Measurements 39-28-36 inches
Shoe Size 8 U.S
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $9 million
Merch Trading Card
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
Last Updated June 2022

High School Career

Throughout his childhood, he played football with his father, who also served as his coach. But Nate’s parents always encouraged him in all he did and never forbade him from pursuing a basketball career.

Nathaniel began his career after graduating from Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, where he attended school.

Similar to Nate, who relocated to Union City, California, in 2001 to pursue his own interests. He began playing basketball for James Logan High School there.

Nate entered the University of Washington and played for the men’s basketball team of the Washington Huskies after graduating from James.

Career in College

Nate chose to return to Rainier Beach to play in his senior year after finishing high school there.

Nate was already a pro at sports like basketball, track, football, and soccer. But afterward, Nate decided to pursue a career in basketball.

In addition, he led his team to a 28-2 record in the AAA state championship in his senior year.

But most significantly, despite his little size at the time, Nate was incredibly energetic and determined. In 2001–2002, his tenacity helped his group win the AAA State Player of the Year award.

In 2002, Nate once more played cornerback for the Husky football team. All thirteen of the games were on his agenda.

Nate was named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team after his rookie season after switching his attention to basketball.

Nate was honored to the NABC All-NCAA District Fourteen first team after guiding Washington to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen during his senior year.

However, the result of all his effort was that he was nominated and given the chance to participate in the 2005 draft. Nate was in his last year of college at the time.

NBA Career

Nate’s ultimate desire was realized in 2005 when the Phoenix Suns selected him with the 21st overall pick in the NBA Draft.

Soon after, the Suns traded Nate to the New York Knicks for Kurt Thoams on the same evening.

He also spent five years with the Knicks as a player, from 2005 to 2010, appearing in 72 games in his first season.

Additionally, he had his greatest game against the Philadelphia 76ers, winning six rounds and averaging 17 points each game.

Similar to Spud Webb in 1986, Nate won his first Slam Dunk Contest in 2006 and broke his previous mark. Robinson finished second in the Slam Dunk in 2007, while Gerald Green took first.

One of Nate’s best seasons was 2007–08 one, during which he averaged a remarkable 12.7 points per game.

Despite Robinson’s personal best performance of 45 points in a 114-120 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in 2008, his team still fell short.

Nate defeated Howard, who was 6 feet 11 inches tall, on February 14, 2019, Valentine’s Day, to win his second Slam Dunk championship.

Nate Robinson
Nate Robinson in a basketball match. Source: hitc

Robinson’s contract with the Kinks was extended as a result of his outstanding performance.

Regrettably, Mike D’Antoni fired Robinson after some disagreements. Robinson, however, made a strong return and defeated the Atlanta Hawks after just one month.

On February 13, 2010, Nate won the Slam Dunk Contest for the third time. He becomes the only NBA player to have won the competition three times after claiming the same title three times.

In addition, Robinson played 26 games with the Boston Celtics after being dealt with them on February 18.

Additionally, he had his greatest game for Boston against the Orlando Magic, scoring 13 points in less than 13 minutes.

Nate was exchanged by Celtis for Jeff Green and Nenad Kristic by Oklahoma City Thunder on February 24, 2011. However, he did not perform as anticipated, and after a year, the team released him.

In January, he was once more dealt with the Golden State Warriors.

Nate got back to work right away, and six days later he scored 24 points in a victory over the Miami Heat. Nate participated in 51 games that year and established himself as one of the NBA’s top players.

Everything was going smoothly, and Nate was succeeding professionally; up until the point when he left Chicago Bull, his career was at its pinnacle.

Fall from Grace

He signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Denver Nuggets after leaving the Chicago Bulls. Nate was, however, sent to the Celtics without any justification.

He was released by the Celtics two days after joining them, and he never even made an appearance in a game.

Then, two months later, Nate agreed to a 10-day deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, a team situated in Los Angeles.

Later, the Clippers extended his contract for ten additional days; however, Nate’s ailment caused it to be terminated. He last appeared in a game in 2018, following which he sustained an injury and stopped competing.

The body wishes to offer Robinson, a brilliant player, another opportunity to play following a string of disappointing matches in his later career. However, Robinson is not currently playing.

Career Outside of Basketball

Nate is an all-arounder who excels in all of his endeavors. Heart Over Height, Robinson’s inspirational autobiography, received a 4.4/5 rating on Goodreads when it was published in 2014.

Additionally, he owns a place called Rainier Beach. He has also produced films, and those films have received rave reviews.

Although Nate is a boxer as well, Jake won their first fight.

Personal life

During his senior year of high school, Nate Robinson married Sheena Felitz after falling in love with her. But before getting hitched, they took their time and dated for a long time.

Even though they had an erratic relationship when they were still dating, they were still able to give their love tale a name.

Three lovely children named Nahmier, Ny’ale, and Nayvi were born to Nate and Sheena.

In addition, Nate’s kids all like playing football. After Nate said he would have a child again, but not with Sheena.

Additionally, Nate openly expressed his regret to Sheena before deleting his post. Sheena ended her relationship with Nate since she did not enjoy what was happening.

As a result, in 2015, Nate welcomed Nasir Chakur Robinson, his fourth child, from his side chick, with whom he was having an adulterous relationship.

Physical Characteristics

Nate Robinson goes to the gym, works out a lot, and attempts to maintain his body by eating a lot of vegetables and carbohydrates.

Nate has a blessed height of 5 feet 9 inches and a healthy weight of 83 kg. His appearance is enhanced by his black hair and eyes.


Being in the spotlight is difficult; everyone will continually judge you for everything you do, and they will be looking at you all the time.

Nate encountered many issues in 2005, and he was even banished to the NBA Development League.

In separate instances, Nate engaged in physical conflict with Malik Rose and Jerome James. Nate was barred from the team for ten games as punishment.

In addition, during a game between the New York Knicks and the Denver Nuggets in 2006, Robinson started a fight.

Nate was charged with cheating on Sheena and engaging in an illicit relationship in 2016.

After losing a match to Jake, he received a lot of trolling, and Nate became the subject of numerous internet memes.

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Presence in social media

On websites like Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, Nate is active. On Instagram, he has a whopping 2.6 million followers, which is remarkable.

In addition, he has 943K followers on Twitter, which is a sizable fan base. A YouTube channel with more than 46k subscribers is also owned by him.