Russell Westbrook Wife Nina Earl: 5 Facts About The Thunder Star’s Wife

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Russell Westbrook with Wife Nina Earl
Russell Westbrook with Wife Nina Earl (Source: Earnthenecklace)

Who is Russell Westbrook’s Wife?

Russell Westbrook wife is UCLA women’s basketball team player Nina Earl. Russell Westbrook is an American basketball player by profession who plays for the NBA team Oklahoma City Thunder. He has won six times NBA All-Star and two times NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player awards in the year 2015 and 2016 respectively.

He is also six times All-NBA Team member and leading scorer in the year 2014–15 and 2016–17. Along with Oscar Robertson, he also became one of the only two players in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season since 1962. He has won two gold medals for United States, in 2010 in FIBA World Championship and in 2012 Olympics.

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Birth name: Nina Earl

Birth date: January 16, 1989

Birth place: Upland, California, United States

Age: 28 years

Nationality: American

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Children: 1
Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl at Wedding
Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl at Wedding (Source: Heavy)

Short Bio of Nina Earl

Nina Earl is an American basketball player playing as forward for the UCLA women’s basketball team. She was born as a daughter to parents Michael Earl and Jennifer Lyons. She has three brothers – Michael, Benjamin and Jonathan.

She started her basketball journey right away from the school days. She completed her high school education from Diamond Ranch in Pomona, California where she was a four-year varsity basketball letter winner. She led her team to the 2006 CIF 3AA championship as a sophomore and as a senior to 2007 CIF title game. She has won CIF Player of the Year for two times and league MVP for three times. Her club won 2006 Adidas Tournament of Champions.

5 Interesting Facts about Russell Westbrook’s Wife Nina Earl

1. Married in a big ceremony

Nina Earl and Russell Westbrook got married in the year 2015. Their wedding was a beautiful ceremony attended by family and friends including famous personalities like Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Serge Ibaka, James Harden and Khloé Kardashian. The couple had requested all the wedding attendants to participate in the ceremony and reception without carrying any cameras or phones.

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2. Comes from a sporting family

The spirit of athletics is present in the family blood of Nina. Nina’s cousin Kenny Easley also is a basketball player who played for UCLA like his sister Nina and his brother-in-law Russell.

3. Active in charity events

The basketball player couple are also active in multiple charity events. Russell and Nina have together started the ‘Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation’ in 2012. The foundation has main motive to motivate children lives and encourage them and inspire them to ask ‘Why Not?’ The website of the organization describes the main motto of the organization to be ‘to teach kids to never give up’.

Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl at 'Entourage' Premiere
Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl at Entourage Premiere (Source: YouTube)

4. She is among the best players in her team

Nina has undoubtedly remained one of the best basketball players of her club till date. The bio of Nina’s team gives her description as ‘one of fastest players on the team.’

5. Russell made a very interesting proposal

Russell had made proposals to Nina in a very interesting way. In the year 2014, he proposed to his college sweetheart giving her a huge rock from Jason of Beverly Hills which was worth around $700,000.

How did Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl meet?

Russell Westbrook and Nina Earl met in their college days. Both were UCLA basketball players that time where Russell Westbrook was a senior player and Nina Earl was in freshman year. They finally got married on August 29, 2015. The couple’s first child Noah Russell Westbrook was born on May 16, 2017.

Nina Earl’s Relationship History

Nina and Russell have been college sweethearts and no other dating history of Nina is known to the public.

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