When we talk about quality American football, there are a few names which stand out as far as modern day football is concerned. Nate Burleson is one such name which has struck an emotional chord with American football fans. Hence, it would not be a bad idea to have a closer look at his biography and get to know more about his life achievements and other such milestones in his journey so far.

Nate was born on August 19, 1981 and in a span of 38 years he has achieved quite a bit and has earned name and fame as a quality football wide receiver. In his college days he has played for Nevada Wolf Pack and since 2003 he has been a regular member of the NFL or National Football League. Burleson also has had a successful stint with Seattle Seahawks and other such famous teams in his highly successful tryst with American Football.

Early Life

Though Nate was a famous American footballer, he was born in Canada. His father Alvin Burleson was also a reasonably well known footballer and played for the Calgary Stampeders. Nate was lucky because he was born in a tightly knit family of sports persons. His brothers were basketball players of repute and standing. He moved to USA in 1983 because his father signed for the famous Los Angeles Express. Apart from being a famous footballer in his young days he also was a sprinter and took part in a few track and field events. He won the 300 meter hurdle with an honorable timing of 38.70 second in 1991. Hence there is no doubt that Nate Burleson was a born athlete and sportsperson.

Personal Life

As far as his personal life is concerned, Burleson married Atoya. Their marriage has been a grand success so far and they are leading a happy and enjoyable life. Nate and Atoya have three children out of their wedlock, two sons and a daughter. There are no reasons to believe that there is any friction or tension in their marriage and so far it has been completely smooth sailing for both of them.


The career graph is quite long and quite eventful and it will not be possible to describe each and every moment of his success. However, there is no denying the fact that it all started with Minnesota Vikings. He also was associated with Seattle Seahawks. He also had successful careers with Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns. There is no denying the fact that the career statistics of Nate Burleson is quite stunning and impressive to say the least. On the whole, it has been a fulfilling and happy career for Nate from various perspectives.

Net Worth

Though the exact net worth figures of Nate is not available, there are reasons to believe that it should be worth quite a few million dollars and it is bound to grow up because he has invested it quite smartly and also earns from advertisements and endorsements

Last Modified: Nov 12, 2018

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