Quick Facts of Stephen John Nash
- Full NameStephen John Nash
- Net Worth$95 Million
- Date of Birth1974 /02 /07
- NicknameCaptain Canada, Kid Canada
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa
- EthnicityMixed (English, Welsh)
- ProfessionBasketball player
- Active Year1996-2015
- Eye colourHazel Blue
- Hair colourDark Brown
- SpouseLilla Fredericks (m. 2016)
- Height6ft 1inches (1.85 m)
- Weight180 lb (82 kg)
- EducationSt. Michaels, Santa Clara College and Santa Clara
- Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
- ChildrenThree (Matteo and twin daughters Lola and Bella)
Steve Nash is a Canadian professional basketball player. He is well-known for his calm, generous and humorous personality and often found poking light fun at his contemporaries. Currently, Steve is a player development consultant for the Golden State Warriors and serves as general manager of the Canadian national team.
Steve’s has an estimated net worth of $95 Million and earns an annual salary of $8.7 Million as of 2019. Besides, Steve is in a romantic relationship with Lilla Frederick since September 4, 2016. Previously, He was in an affair with Alejandra Amarilla. To know more in details about Steve’s career as well as personal life, net worth, and height, keep scrolling down.
Who Is Steve Nash? His Bio & Wiki
Steve Nash is a retired Canadian former professional basketball. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Moreover, he was an eight-time NBA All-Star and a seven-time All-NBA selection. He was named twice as the NBA Most Valuable Player while playing for the Phoenix Suns.
Steve was born as Stephen John Nash on 7th of February 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was raised by his parents, Jean and John Nash. Steve’s nationality is Canadian and his ethnic background is mixed of English and Welsh. Besides, there is no information about his siblings.
Concerning about Steve’s education, he attended the Mount Douglas Secondary School in Saanich, British Columbia. But, later he joined St. Michaels University School where he participated in soccer, basketball, and rugby. In the final year of Steve’s school, he led his school team to victory in the British Columbia AAA provincial championship.
Inside Of Steve Nash’s Career
Talking about Steve Nash’s profession, Steve went to Santa Clara and played for his college in the NCAA tournament, where he was the first freshman to be named the Most Valuable Player. After graduation, he was included in the Phoenix Suns team for the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft in 1996. Steve has played with the Phoenix Suns for two years and after the 1998 NBA Draft, he moved on to join the Dallas Mavericks.
During the first year of Steve’s stint with the Dallas Mavericks, he played 40 games with an average of 7.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists as per game. During the 2000-2001, his average was 15.6 points and 7.3 assists per game. The season of 2001-2002 has proved fruitful for him during which, he averaged 7.9 points and 7.7 assists per game.
Moreover, he continued his brilliant performance in the 2002-2003 seasons with an average of 17.7 points and 7.3 assists as per game. For a short period of time, Steve’s performance plummeted a little and Nash was a free agent after the 2003–2004 seasons. He again signed with the Phoenix Suns for the 2004–2005 seasons.
In the 2006-2007 seasons, Steve came back with an outstanding score of 18.6 points and 11.6 assists per game. Steve continued to play excellently for the Suns and in the 2009-10 seasons, it was the highest scoring team. Later on 11 July 2012, he was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite his leg injury, Steve led his team to victory three times in the 2012-2013 season.
Steve Nash’s Accomplishment And Rewards
Steve Nash has played for the Canadian national basketball team and won a bronze medal at the Canada Games and a silver medal at the World University Games in 1993. He became the first Canadian to receive the National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player for being the best performer of that season in 2004-2005.
Later in 2007, he was conferred as the Order of Canada, and also the Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award in Canada. Also, he has declared an inductee into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2008. Steve is 2 times NBA’s Most Valuable Player (2005, 2006). He is 8 times NBA All-Star (2002, 2003, 2005–2008, 2010, 2012). Nash is 3 times All-NBA First Team (2005–2007).
Furthermore, Steve is 2 times All-NBA Second Team (2008, 2010). He is 2 times All-NBA Third Team (2002, 2003). Also, he is 5 times NBA assists leader (2005–2007, 2010, 2011) Moreover, he is 4 times 50–40–90 club from 2006, 2008–2010. He has awarded J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award in 2007.
Moreover, Steve is honored Phoenix Suns Ring of honor No. 13 by Phoenix Suns. He is 2 times FIBA AmeriCup MVP (1999, 2003). He got Lou Marsh Trophy in 2005. Also, he was awarded 3 times Lionel Conacher Award (2002, 2005, 2006). Nash is 2 times WCC Player of the Year (1995, 1996). He is 2 times NBA champion (2017, 2018).
How Much Is Steve Nash’s Salary & Net Worth?
Steve Nash is a prominent and a veteran sports personality with an estimated net worth of $95 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he earns a handsome amount of salary $8.7 Million from his career.
Furthermore, Steve has earned a decent salary of $13,125,000 while playing for the Phoenix Suns. In the 2004-2005 season, Steve returns to the Suns from Dallas Mavericks facilitated by $63 Million after contracting for six-year. Besides, he has donated $10,000 to sponsor the renovation of the Oak Cliff Family YMCA basketball courts.
Steve Nash on Social Media
Steve Nash is active on social media. He is followed by a huge number of fans on his social account such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Moreover, he has 2.66 Million followers on Twitter as well as 864K followers on Instagram. He has also 2.8 Million followers on Facebook. Steve has 36K subscribers on YouTube Channel, steve nash.
Steve Nash’s Body Measurement
Nash has sportive personality with a height of 6ft 3inches (1.85 m) and weighs around 82Kg (180lbs). Moreover, Steve’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is hazel blue. Besides, there is no detailed information regarding his body measurement as of now.
Who Is Steve Nash’s Wife? Know About His Marriage
Coming up to Steve Nash’s personal life, Steve has been in an affair with Geri Halliwell since 2000 however, their relationship didn’t go well and later they broke up.
After breaking up, Steve started dating Elizabeth Hurley in 2001 but, their relationship too didn’t last for long. Previously, he got married to Alejandra Amarilla in 2005 but due to some misunderstandings, they separated in 2012. The couple was blessed with a son Matteo and twin daughters, Lola and Bella.
While Steve was in a married relationship, he was in an affair with Brittany Richardson from 2010 but the duo got ended their relationship in 2015. Currently, Steve tied the knot with Lilla Fredericks. They got married on 4th of September 2016 after a long duration of an affair. Further, the couple hasn’t planned for any children yet.
Rumors And Controversies With Steve Nash
Talking about Steve Nash’s rumors and controversies, Steve has suffered controversy for cheating behind his wife and having an extra-marital relationship affair with another woman. However, the rumors were proved fake and further there are no disputes and arguments regarding his professional career. Hence, Steve is living a happy married life with his family and children.