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Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson, usually called Nate Robinson. is a star and one of the multi-millionaires in the sports industry. Currently, it has been estimated that the net worth of Nate Robinson is as high as 13 million dollars. Nate has earned his net worth as a professional basketball player. As for now, he is playing for the Denver Nuggets team in the NBA league in the position of the point guard and has a two year contract for 4.15 million dollars. Robinson has been accumulating his net worth playing as a professional basketball player since 2005.
Nate Robinson Net Worth $13 Million
Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson was born on May 31, 1984 in Seattle, Washington, United States. His father, Jacque Robinson, was a sportsman who played American football. Nathaniel has been playing both football and basketball since his childhood. As a high school student he played for Rainier Beach and James Logan High School Basketball teams. While studying at University of Washington he played for The Washington Huskies men’s basketball, though he received his scholarship as a football player.
In 2005, Nate Robinson opened his net worth account as a professional player. Being 1.75m height and 82kg weight he plays in the position of point guard and is listed as one of the shortest players in National Basketball Association history. In the 2005 NBA Draft Nate was selected in the first round, 21st overall chosen by the Phoenix Suns. However, he was traded to the New York Knicks team. Robinson played for the New York Knicks from 2005 to 2010. The seasons Nate played in 2008 and 2009 were the most successful as he played more than 29 minutes per game and managed to score an average of more than 17 points.
In 2010, Nate together with Marcus Landry was traded to Boston Celtics for the players J.R. Giddens, Bill Walker and Eddie House. From 2010 to 2011, Robinson played for the Boston Celtics and afterwards was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder team. He played in the above-mentioned team for a year. In 2012, Nate signed a contract with Golden State Warriors this way increasing his net worth. From 2012 to 2013 he played for the Chicago Bulls team. Moreover, since 2013 he has been playing for Denver Nuggets team. According to his current two year contract with Denver Nuggets team he gets an annual salary of more than 2 million dollars. Nate plays more than 19 minutes per game and scores more than an average of 10 points.
Robinson’s net worth rose after he was named the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion: this has happened three times respectively in 2006, 2009 and 2010. In addition to this, he received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award in 2005. In 2014, Nate Robinson published his first and only book ‘Heart over Height’ this way also increasing his net worth. It is expected that the net worth of the player will rise in the future.
Nate Robinson is in a long term relationship with Sheena Felitz. Together they have three children.