Nathaniel Burleson
Nathaniel Burleson
Celebrated Name: Nathaniel Burleson
Real Name/Full Name: Nathaniel Eugene Burleson
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: August 19, 1981
Birth Place: in Calgary, Alberta, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 87 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Atoya Burleson
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (two sons, Nehemiah Burleson, and Nathaniel Burleson II and, and a daughter named Mia Pearl.)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Nathaniel Burleson Gay?: No
Profession: Former NFL star, and analyst
Salary: $2,752,880
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Nathaniel Burleson is a US football commentator and a former football player for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He has also played football for the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks. Burleson is presently working with National Football League Network on CBS Sports and Good Morning Football on The NFL Today. Nathaniel Burleson is a social media star who has around 212k followers on his Twitter channel, and 85.3k followers on his Instagram channel.

Maybe you know about Nathaniel Burleson very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Nathaniel Burleson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Nathaniel Burleson was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is an American and belongs to the African-American group of ethnicities. Nathaniel hails from a highly prolific, and closely-knit sporting family.

He attended Seattle (WA), O’Dea, and completed his high school studies. Later, he enrolled at the Nevada University and played for “the Nevada Wolf Pack.” When he was born, his father, Al Burleson, was a vital player of the Stampeders of the Canadian Football League who played defensive back for the Calgary.

Nathaniel’s eldest brother, Alvin Jr., also played college-level football for Western Illinois and Washington Huskies University.

His other older brother, named ‘Kevin,’ played professional level basketball. He was earlier “a point guard” for the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA.

He has a younger brother named Lyndale, who plays college-level basketball for the Nevada Wolf Pack University. Nate and Kevin Burleson are the only two siblings where the former one plays in the NFL, and the latter one plays for the NBA.

Personal Life

Nate Burleson got married to Atoya. She has been a track sportsperson at Nevada. The couple has two sons as Nehemiah Burleson, and Nathaniel Burleson II and a daughter named Mia Pearl. Nate Burleson loves his family a lot. It can be seen in the family photos that he keeps on posting on his social media handles.

Atoya and Nate Burleson met each other when they were studying at the University of Nevada. The couple started dating each other since then. Presently, he is living a happy family life in Ridgemont. Nate Burleson is a popular social media personality with 212k followers on Twitter and 85.3 followers on Instagram.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on August 19, 1981, Nathaniel Burleson is 42 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 87 kg.


Nate Burleson got recruited in the third round of the NFL Draft in 2003 by the Minnesota Vikings. He has been the 71st overall pick. Burleson played for the Vikings for three seasons. In March 2006, he came into the contract of seven-years for $49 million to play with the Seattle Seahawks. He was selected to play for four seasons for the team.

On March 5, 2010, he signed a five-year deal worth $25 million with the Detroit Lions. Burleson played for four seasons for this team. Due to a fracture in the forearm, he was advised to take rest. On April 6, he came into a 1-year contract with the team Cleveland Browns.

In 2014, he retired from professional baseball and got associated with the NFL Network as an analyst. He is also a reporter for the Detroit Lions TV Network.

Awards & Achievements

Nathaniel Burleson is a US football commentator who is associated with college-level football for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He has been associated with the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks for a longer time.

He played for the Vikings for three seasons. Burleson agreed to a $25 million contract for five years with the Detroit Lions. He has been associated with four seasons for the Detroit Lions.

Burleson is also known for his work with CBS Sports on The National Football League Today, and National Football League Network on Good Morning Football.

In 2014, he joined the NFL Network as an analyst. He became the part of the Detroit Lions broadcast team as a commentator for the Detroit Lions TV Network.

Burleson joined the National Football League on CBS team for The NFL Today as a studio analyst and was also serving as co-anchor of GMFB.

Net Worth & Salary of Nathaniel Burleson in 2024

Nathaniel Burleson Net Worth
Nathaniel Burleson Net Worth

Nathaniel Burleson is a well-known US football commentator. He presently works as a football commentator for the CBS Sports and NFL Network. According to the reports, he makes an annual salary of $2,752,880. As of June 2024, his net worth is expected to be more than $12 million.

Nathaniel Burleson has made significant earnings of $33,289,000 throughout his entire NFL career. He entered into a one-year contract in 2014 National Football League with the Cleveland Browns was worth $1,020,000. In addition to it, his contract also included a signing bonus of $65,000 and a guaranteed amount of $350,000. Earlier, Nathaniel had two more contracts worth $25 million, and $49 million.

After ending his professional level football career in 2014, he started to work as an analyst for NFL Network. In the next year, he became a member of the Detroit Lions broadcast team and the Detroit Lions Television Network’s color commentator.

Being a popular social media personality, he also earns from sponsorship on Twitter (212K followers) and on Instagram (85.3k followers).Another significant source of his financial earnings is his assets that include a residential place in Ridgemont. He also owns Lamborghini and a few more expensive cars.

For his long-term association with Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks and commendable performance, Nathaniel Burleson is recognized as a world-class athlete. This former NFL star has made a successful playing career and is still associated with big names as commentator, and co-anchor.


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