Nate Burleson Biography

( 1981 - )
March 8, 2019
First published on:January 11, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Nate Burleson

Date of Birth: 1981, August 18
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Nathaniel Eugene Burleson
Famous Name Nate Burleson
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Calgary, Alberta
Currently Working For NFL Network
Salary $75,637 dollars
Net Worth $10 million dollars
Weight in KG 87
Married to Atoya Burleson
Children two sons named Nathaniel Burleson II and Nehemiah Burleson and a daughter.
Profession former NFL player and analyst
Current City Ridgemont
Started career as NFL player
Famous for football
School attended Seattle (WA) O'Dea
University attended University of Nevada
Full Name Nathaniel Eugene Burleson
Horoscope Virgo
Career Earnings $10 million dollars
House Location Ridgemont
No. of Twitter Followers 212k
No. of Instagram Followers 85.3k
Weight 87 kg

Nathaniel Eugene Burleson is an American football commentator and former wide receiver who played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack. Burleson also played for the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions. Burleson is currently working with NFL Network on Good Morning Football and CBS Sports on The NFL Today.

As a football commentator, Nathaniel Eugene Burleson reportedly earns around $2,752,880  as his yearly salary from NFL Network. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over $10 million dollars. He is married and has 3 children with his wife.

Nate Burleson's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Nathaniel Eugene Burleson has an estimated net worth of over $10 million dollars. Further, he has an average salary of $2,752,880 annually, working as a football commentator for the NFL Network and also for the CBS.

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Nathaniel Eugene Burleson made earnings of $17 million dollars from his entire NFL career. His last contract in NFL was with the Cleveland Browns worth $1,020,000 in 2014. Earlier, he also had two contracts worth $49 million and $25 million.

Kept aside Nathaniel Eugene Burleson financial earnings, his personal assets include a Home in Ridgemont.

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Other than being a former NFL player and current football commentator, Nathaniel Eugene Burleson is pretty famous in social media. He has thousands of followers on Instagram and Twitter.

Nate Burleson's Personal Life

Nate Burleson is married to his wife, Atoya. Together, they have two sons named Nathaniel Burleson II and Nehemiah Burleson and a daughter named Mia Pearl. Nate Burleson often posts photos of his family on his social media pages. This shows his intense love for his family.

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Both the couple attended the University of Nevada where they first met. The couple started dating each other since then. His then-girlfriend-now-wife was a track athlete at Nevada.

Currently, Nate Burleson is living a happy life with his family in Ridgemont. His relationship with his wife is also going on strong as ever without any rumors of a divorce. 

Nate Burleson's Early Life

Nathaniel Eugene Burleson was born on August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Virgo.

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Nathaniel Eugene Burleson attended Seattle (WA), O'Dea, from where he completed his high school studies. After completing high school, Nathaniel Eugene Burleson enrolled at the University of Nevada and played for the Nevada Wolf Pack.

Nate Burleson's Professional Life

Nate Burleson was drafted in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, the 71st overall pick. He played three seasons for the Vikings. In March 2006, he signed a seven-year $49 million offer sheet to play with his hometown Seattle Seahawks and played a total of four seasons for the Seahawks.

CAPTION: Nate Burleson playing for the Seattle Seahawks SOURCE: Zimbio

On March 5, 2010, Burleson agreed to a five-year $25 million contract with the Detroit Lions. He played four seasons for the Lions and had to rest after a fracture in his forearm. Next year, on April 6, he signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Browns. However, he was cut on August 30.

CAPTION: Nate Burleson working as an analyst for the NFL Network SOURCE: Awful Announcing

After his retirement from professional football in 2014, he started working as an analyst for the NFL Network. He was also a member of the Detroit Lions preseason broadcast team as a color commentator for the Detroit Lions Television Network. In the year 2016, Good Morning Football debuted on NFL Network with Burleson, Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt, and Peter Schrager as co-hosts.

Nate Burleson Facts:

Nathaniel Eugene Burleson was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NFL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 87 kg.

  • Birth Name: Nathaniel Eugene Burleson
  • DOB: August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Afro-American
  • Education: Nathaniel Eugene Burleson and the University of Nevada
  • Salary: $2,752,880
  • Net worth: $10 million
  • Married to: Atoya
  • Children: 3

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