Steve Nash

by Jack Ol 31 May,2021
Steve Nash
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Stephen Josh Nash
  • Birth Place Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Famous Name Steve Nash
  • Father John Nash
  • Mother Jean Nash
  • Net Worth $100 Million
  • Position in Team Head coach
  • Current team Brooklyn Nets
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Profession NBA Player Turned Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Lilla Frederick
  • Divorce Alejandra Amarilla
  • Children 5

Stephen Josh Nash, Steve Nash is a Canadian NBA player turned to coach, who currently stands as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After a sucessful collegiate career at Santa Clara (1992-1996), Nash was picked by the Phoenix Suns in the 1996 NBA Draft with 15th overall. He spent 18 seasons in the league, earning 8X All-Star and a seven-time All-NBA selection, and 2X NBA Most Valuable Player. 

Johannesburg, South Africa native, Steve Nash was born on 7th February 1974, under the star sign Aquarius. His mother, Jean is Welsh while his father, John is English. The family moved to  Regina, Saskatchewan when Steve was only 18 months old, and later settled in  Victoria, British Columbia. Hence, he holds British as well as Canadian citizenship.

How Much Is Steve Nash's Net Worth In 2021? NBA Career Earnings, Salary, and Contracts

Steve Nash's net worth as of 2021 is $100 million. The significant source of his earning is his nineteen years-long successful NBA career. His total NBA career earning is listed below the table: 

Season Team Salary
1996-1997 Phoenix Suns $916,000
1997-1998 Phoenix Suns $1,053,360
1998-1999 Dallas Mavericks $1,190,760
1999-2000 Dallas Mavericks $5,500,000
2000-2001 Dallas Mavericks $5,500,000
2001-2002 Dallas Mavericks $5,750,000
2002-2003 Dallas Mavericks $5,750,000
2003-2004 Dallas Mavericks $5,750,000
2004-2005 Phoenix Suns $8,750,000
2005-2006 Phoenix Suns $9,625,000
2006-2007 Phoenix Suns $10,500,000
2007-2008 Phoenix Suns $11,375,000
2008-2009 Phoenix Suns $12,250,000
2009-2010 Phoenix Suns $13,125,000
2010-2011 Phoenix Suns $10,310,938
2011-2012 Los Angeles Lakers $9,408,269
2012-2013 Los Angeles Lakers $8,900,000
2013-2014 Los Angeles Lakers $9,300,500
2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers $9,701,000
Total Earnings   $144,655,827

Besides, he has a long-standing partnership with Nike for who he has also written and produced a number of commercials, often working through his own film production company.

Besides playing and now coaching, Nash is into business. In 2007, with his business partners, they started the first Steven Nash Sports Club in downtown Vancouver which cost $5 million to purchase. Now Steve Nash Sports Club has become a franchise with various locations expanded throughout British Columbia. 

Nets Inside Nets coach Steve Nash Brooklyn townhouse SOURCE: The Sun

About real estate: in 2004, Nash scored a,460 sq. ft. home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, for $3.75 million. By 2017, he already sold his five-bedroom home in three wings home sold for $3.175 million. In 2020, the Nash family purchased $4.99 million for the gorgeous, 20-foot-wide brick townhouse in Brooklyn. Their five-bedroom, 4½-bathroom home, on Amity Street, is 4,200 square feet. 

Is Steve Nash Married? (Wife, Divorce, and Children)

Brooklyn Nets head coach, Nash has married twice in his life.  His first/ex-wife name is Alejandra Amarilla whom he met in 2001 in Manhattan. The pair exchanged vows in June 2005. 

Nash and Alejandra shared three children: twin daughters, Lola and Bella, born on 14 October 2004, and a son, Matteo, born 12 November 2010. On the day of his son's birth, Nash disclosed he is separating from his wife. 

NashNash Family: Steve with his 2nd wife, Lilla, and his five children SOURCE: Instagram @stevenash

In March 2016, Nash became engaged to a former Pepperdine University and junior women's U.S. team volleyball player, Lilla Frederick. That year in September, they tied the knot.

In July 2017, Nash and Frederick welcomed their first child together, a son, Luca Sun Nash, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, California. In June 2019, their daughter, Ruby Jean Nash was born. 

Playing Career

Steve Nash started playing basketball when he 12 or 13 years old. In grade eight he told his mother that one day he would play in the NBA and become a star.

After his grades began to drop at  Mount Douglas Secondary School in Saanich, British Columbia, he went to St. Michaels University School where starred in basketball, soccer, and rugby union. During his senior year, as a basketball player, he averaged 21.3 points, 11.2 assists, and 9.1 rebounds per game.

Similarly, he finished his collegiate career playing for Santa Clara (1992–1996), where he graduated with a degree in sociology.

In the 1996 NBA Draft, he was picked 15th overall by the Phoenix Suns. However, Suns fans booed in disapproval of the relatively unknown player after hearing the draft announcement which was because Nash had not played in one of the major college conferences.

He played a supporting role behind NBA veteran point guards Kevin Johnson, Sam Cassell, and later, Jason Kidd during his first two seasons in the team. Following the 1998 NBA draft, he was traded from the Suns to the Mavericks. It was there, Nash established himself as a forbidding point guard, starting a decade as one of the game's top players. Following the 2003-2004 season, he became a free agent and returned to the Phoenix Suns.

On 21 November 2004, Nash scored 22 points, 18 assists, and 4 steals in a 122–111 victory against the LA Clippers. He played for the Suns until 2012. 

On 11 July 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Nash in a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix. He played three seasons with the Lakers and then retired from the Suns.     

Coaching Career

On 3rd September 2020, Nash was hired as the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. On 3 March 2021, Nash was named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for February. Nash led the Nets to an Eastern Conference-best record of 9–4 during the month, including a conference-best 5–2 road record. 

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