Russell Westbrook Wife

Last Modified Feb 27, 2024 06:19 GMT
Russell Westbrook with Nina Earl
Russell Westbrook with Nina Earl


Born on November 12, 1988, Russell Westbrook III is an American professional basketball player. He plays as a point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association. The 6 feet & 3-inch athlete is one of the rocking and rapidly-thriving players in the NBA. The California native basketball superstar is the son of a former basketball player Russell Westbrook Jr.


During his early years of life, Westbrook attended Leuzinger High School in California. Later, he joined the University of California, Los Angeles. He helped his team to reach the Final Four during his every season with the team. In the 2008 NBA draft, Russell was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics. However, the team relocated to Oklahoma City and was renamed Oklahoma City Thunder. In terms of achievements, Russell Westbrook was selected as the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2017. He is also a 9-time NBA All-Star and 9-time All-NBA Team member. Also popularly known as Mr. Triple Double, Russell is also a member of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.


Who is Russell Westbrook’s Wife, Nina Earl?


Born on January 16, 1989, Nina Ann-Marie Earl is a former basketball player who played for the University of California, Los Angeles. She took birth in her hometown, the City of Pomona, California, to mother Jennifer Lyons and father Michael Earl. She is one of four children of her parents. Her three brothers are Michael Earl Jr., Jonathan Earl, and Benjamin Earl.


Nina Earl grew up in his hometown along with her brothers. She attended Diamond Ranch High School in Pomona and followed a successful basketball career at the school level. Additionally, Earl was also a fantastic student and participated in other activities i.e. track and field as well. Later, Nina joined the University of California for college-level education and basketball. In addition to generating a degree in Psychology, she also became one of the top basketball forward for UCLA. Also, Nina Earl possesses a minor in English Literature and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology.


Russell Westbrook’s Wife Nina Earl: Quick Facts


Full NameNina Ann-Marie Earl
Birth DateJanuary 16, 1989
Birth PlaceSouthern California, USA
Age34 years
Height6 feet (1.85m)
NationalityAmerican
Father’s NameMichael Earl
Mother’s NameJennifer Lyons
SiblingsThree brothers (Michael Earl jr., Jonathan Earl, and Benjamin Earl)
EthnicityAfrican-American
High SchoolDiamond Ranch High School
CollegeUniversity of California
ProfessionBusinesswoman, Therapist, Former basketball (UCLA) player
PositionForward
Marital StatusMarried
Husband NameRussell Westbrook
Net WorthUSD 50 million


What is the age, height, and weight of Nina Earl?


Nina Earl (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram account)
Nina Earl (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram account)


Born in California on January 16, 1989, Nina Earl stands 6 feet (1.85m) in height. Currently, she is 34 years old. In terms of weight, Nina weighs around 80kg which makes around 176 lbs. Her black hair looks gorgeous and enhances her personality like a queen.


Nina Earl: Profession


Nina Earl (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram account)
Nina Earl (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram account)


When we talk about the profession of Nina Earl, she is a former basketball player who played college-level basketball. However, she didn’t appear (or try) in the WNBA. Earl was pretty fabulous during her high school and college career. She played high school basketball at Diamond Ranch High School before moving to the University of California, Los Angeles.


Nina averaged 15 points as a freshman in 27 appearances at the beginning of her school career. She improved her game and scores in her sophomore year by averaging 20.6 points and 9.8 rebounds. Nina helped her team to get into the California Interscholastic Federation 3AA championship in 2003. Also, she led her team to the CIF title in 2007 and ended up with the Most Valuable Player of the league three times.


During her stint with UCLA, she played basketball for the UCLA Bruins and started 15 games in her freshman season. Nina Earl scored 675 points in 124 games as a UCLA forward. However, she then decided to choose to study psychology instead of pursuing her career in the WNBA.


After dropping her professional basketball career, she adopted a new career line to be a therapist after earning a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She is now a licensed therapist and specializes in family therapy. It is uncertain where she works as a therapist, however. Nina is a kind-hearted woman and she loves to help underprivileged people happily.


Additionally, Nina Earl also possesses the skills to be a successful businesswoman and runs a boutique in Oklahoma City. At her boutique (The Little Ark), she sells gift items, baby care products, and other related stuff. Also, she offers baby classes to new parents and conducts other programs i.e. foster development, postpartum wellness, CPR courses, storytime, etc. for residents.


Nina Earl is the founder and CEO of a clothing brand – Minibrook. This business is based in Los Angeles and deals in products for kids and babies.


Nina Earl Net Worth


Russell Westbrook’s wife Nina Earl is a successful businesswoman and certified therapist in the United States. She had a wonderful basketball career during her high school and college time. However, she decided to pick a different career prospect instead of moving forward with the WNBA league.


As of 2023, the net worth of Nina Earl is approximately USD 50 million. She earns a handsome income as a therapist alongside collecting dollars through his own business. Her average annual salary is estimated to be around USD 75000. In addition to that, Nina’s husband Russell, a famous NBA basketballer, also earns immensely and has a net worth of USD 200 million in 2023.


When did Russell Westbrook meet Nina Earl?


Nina Earl with Russell Westbrook (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram)
Nina Earl with Russell Westbrook (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram)


Both Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl have been basketball lovers since their childhood. During their early years of life, Russell and Nina joined the University of California and played college basketball for their respective teams. This was the time when both met for the first time and started knowing each other in every meeting. The couple dated through their entire college time and even during their master’s.


After that, Westbrook was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder to play in the NBA league. Following that, the couple decided to move to Oklahoma. In September 2014, Russell proposed to Earl with a beautiful ring worth USD 700,000.


When did Russell Westbrook marry Nina Earl?


The NBA superstar Russell Westbrook and successful therapist Nina Earl tied the knot on August 29, 2015. On occasion, they invited several high-profile players and other renowned personalities. Their marriage took place outdoors at the famous Beverly Hills Hotel. Attendees also enjoyed the surprise performance by Miguel, a Grammy award winner.


Both Russell and Earl together look gorgeous since Russell wore a conventional outfit while Earl wore a gown by Vera Wang. They also danced to Nothing Even Matters. Westbrook also quoted the song in an Instagram caption.


How many children do Russell and Nina Earl have together?


Nina Earl with Russell Westbrook (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram)
Nina Earl with Russell Westbrook (Picture courtesy/Nina’s Instagram)


Together, Nina and Westbrook have three children. Almost two years after the marriage, the couple announced the arrival of their first child on May 16, 2017. Initially, the couple kept the pregnancy a secret and Nina hinted in early 2017 through social media. They named the boy Noah Russell Westbrook.


In 2018, the couple again took to YouTube to announce their pregnancy through a video. In November 2018, they welcomed beautiful twin daughters named Skye Westbrook and Jordyn Westbrook.


Nina Earl Charity Work


The successful businesswoman and the wife of an NBA sensation Nina Earl also loves to do charity work for peace of mind and true happiness. The kind-hearted woman is involved in several philanthropic activities. Together with her husband Russell Westbrook, she contributes handsomely to their foundation named ‘Russell Westbrook Why Not?’ It is active for the welfare and betterment of children. It helps underprivileged children with essential articles.


Additionally, the couple also conducts an annual Thanksgiving event to provide needy people with food. They also spread happiness on the auspicious occasion of Christmas every year. Earl conducts events at her store to help people with their requirements.



FAQs

A. Nina Earl stands 6 feet (1.85m) in height.
A. Nina Earl was born on January 16, 1989 in California.
A. Russell Westbrook’s girlfriend (now-wife) is Nina Earl. They got married in August 2015.
A. The wife of Russell Westbrook is a businesswoman and certified therapist, by profession. She played college-level (UCLA) basketball as well.
A. Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl share three children. They have a boy and twin daughters.

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