Steve Nash

Steve Nash

Steve Nash
Quick Facts About Steve Nash
Celebrated Name Steve Nash
Age 50 years old
Nick Name Nashty
Birth Name Stephen John Nash
Birth Date 1974-02-07
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Coach
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Johannesburg, South Africa
Ethnicity Caucasian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aquarius
Father John Nash
Mother Jean Nash
Brother Martin Nash
Sister Joan
University Santa Clara University
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status married
Wife Lilla Frederick
Children 5
Net Worth $95 million
Salary $2.7 million annually
Height 6 ft 3 inches
Weight 81 Kg
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color brown

Steve Nash, a two-time NBA MVP winner, was best known for his playmaking, ball-handling skills, and shooting. Named by ESPN in 2016 as the seventh-greatest point guard of all time, Nash led the league in assists and free throw percentage at various points in his career. He is also ranked as one of the top players in NBA league history in three-point shooting, free-throw shooting, total assists, and assists per game.

After a successful high school basketball career in British Columbia, Nash earned a scholarship to Santa Clara University in California. In his four seasons with the Broncos, the team made three NCAA Tournament appearances, and he was twice named the West Coast Conference (WCC) Player of the Year.

Nash graduated from Santa Clara as the team's all-time leader in assists and was taken as the 15th pick in the 1996 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns. He had minimal impact and was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998. He spent the last three years of his NBA career with Los Angeles Lakers retiring in March 2015. 

Who is Steve Nash?

Steve Nash is a Canadian professional basketball coach and former player. He currently serves as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). From 2012 to 2019, he served as general manager of the Canadian men's national basketball team, for whom he played from 1991 to 2003, making one Olympic appearance and being twice named FIBA AmeriCup MVP.

A former top-rated player, Nash played 18 seasons in the NBA, where he was an eight-time All-Star and a seven-time All-NBA selection. Nash was a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player while playing for the Phoenix Suns. In 2006, he was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Nash was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2007 and invested in the order in 2016. 

Where is Steve Nash from?

Steve Nash was born on 7th February 1974 in Johannesburg, or "The City of Gold", the largest city in South Africa. His birth name is Stephen John Nash. He holds Canadian as well as British nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Aquarius. Nash keeps his religious views to himself. Some identify him as Christian while other claims him an atheist. 

Nash is the oldest child born to a Welsh mother, Jean Nash, and an English father, John Nash. His family moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, when he was 18 months old, before settling in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He has a younger brother, Martin Nash, a former soccer player who currently serves as a soccer coach. His sister Joann also plays soccer. 

As for education, Nash attended Mount Douglas Secondary School in Saanich, British Columbia. Later he shifted to St. Michaels University School, a private boarding school in Victoria for better education. Then, he enrolled at Santa Clara University where he earned degrees in both religion and philosophy in 1996. 

Is Steve Nash still married?

Steve Nash has been married two times in her life. Her first marriage was to Alejandra Amarilla in 2001. By profession, Alejandra is a filmmaker, philanthropist, and activist. The duo married in June 2005. They divorced in 2011 after remaining husband-wife for around five years. Together, the couple had twin daughters named Bella and Lola Nash and a son, Matteo Joel Nash. 

Lilla Frederick is the second wife of our former star player. She is a former American volleyball player. Nash and Lilla tied their knot in September 2016 after six months of their engagement in March 2016.  The couple has a son, Luca Sun Nash, and a daughter named Ruby Jean Nash. As of now, the family is residing in their luxurious mansion in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, New York City. 

Steve Nash's net worth 2022

As of April 2022, the net worth of Steve Nash is estimated to be US $95 million. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his successful Basketball career spanning more than two decades. In 2014, while playing for Los Angeles Lakers, his annual salary was US $9.3 million.

He also used to earn millions from his endorsement deals with MDG Computers, Raymond Weil watches Vitamin Water, and Clearly Canadian bottled water. He also has a long-term deal with Nike. Currently serving as a coach for Brooklyn Nets, he is paid around $2.7 million annually. 

How tall is Steve Nash?

Steve Nash is 6 ft 3 inches tall and his body weight is 81 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. He regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short hairstyle that is light brown in color. His eyes color is brown.

Facts About Steve Nash

  • #1He is the fourth player in NBA history to shoot 50% or better from the field.
  • #2Nash has a medical condition called spondylolisthesis.
  • #3In 2001, Nash founded the Steve Nash Foundation.
  • #4Nash is the godfather of New York Knicks star R. J. Barrett.
  • #5He is a supporter of the Democratic party.
  • #6He was a neighbor to future NHL stars Russ and Geoff Courtnall.
  • #7Nash captained Canada at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
  • #8He didn’t start playing basketball until he was 12 or 13.
  • #9When Nash was in eighth grade, he told his mother that he would be an NBA star one day.
  • #10Nash was counted out for basketball from a young age, especially given his slight build.