Nina Earl is a former basketball player whose sports career began early on, from high school to college, with outstanding achievements that earned her numerous trophies and titles. In addition to basketball, she also participated in athletic activities and her performances were nothing short of outstanding.
Nina Earl Bio, Wiki
Nina Earl was born on January 16, 1989, in her hometown of Upland in Southern California and was given the name Nina Ann-Marie Earl. Her rise to fame began during her high school years. She played for her high school university team and won four years in a row. Eventually, she received an athletic scholarship to UCLA where she continued to be an outstanding college player. Nina Earl’s high school career ended with an outstanding performance of 2,291 points, 906 rebounds, 298 assists, and 544 steals.
As a freshman, Nina moved up to the All-American team fir?t. She actually worked hard for it, as her athletic records show that she played in 27 games in her first year and averaged 15 points, improving from second to last year. In her junior year, Nina Earl received an honorable mention from Street & Smith’s and Rise magazine’s All-America Honourable Men Men Men and she and her team also participated in the 2006 CIF 3AA Championship.
In her senior year, the talented young player led her team to the 2007 CIF title game again, where she played amazingly and scored 35 points.
Nina has twice won CIF Player of the Year and twice the Cal-Hi Sports All-State selection, as well as winning the League MVP title three times. She was also MVP of the CIF vs. City All-Star game. She also participated in athletic activities when she competed in the 4×400 relay and over 400m. Nina also played club basketball for FBC in 2006, the team that won the Adidas Tournament of Champions that year.
In addition to sports, Nina is also interested in music and food, she is said to know sign language. The former athlete graduated from UCLA in 2011 with a degree in English, she also has a Master’s degree in Psychology.
Is Nina Earl Married? Husband
The marital status of the former basketball player is currently married. She was in a long relationship with her college sweetheart Russell Westbrook, who is also a basketball player. The couple met when they were at UCLA. Westbrook played for the school basketball team, while Nina played for the women’s basketball team.
The couple was married in an open-air ceremony in the famous Beverly Hills Hotel on August 29, 2015, in a ceremony studded with stars. Oklahoma City Thunder, as Westbrook is popularly known, and Nina were married in the presence of friends and family, including Westbrook’s current and former teammates – Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Serge Ibaka, Dorrell Wright, and James Harden.
Everything at the ceremony was designed by well-known names. One could not have expected less, as Nina’s engagement ring is said to have cost a whopping $700,000. The bride wore two beautiful dresses, the first was created by the designer Vera Wang, the second by Monique Lhuillier. The groom wore an exquisite tuxedo. The wedding cakes were made by Joanie and Leigh’s Cakes of Bel-Air, California, and the flower arrangements were arranged by Mark’s Garden in Sherman Oaks, California. Mindy Weiss, a prominent event planner, was responsible for planning the entire ceremony.
Hollywood’s finest honored the occasion. The couple danced for the first time in a live performance of Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo’s “Nothing Even Matters” and gracefully left the ceremony dancing to the tune of the live performance of Queen Bey.
Other R&B stars in attendance included Keri Helson and Grammy award winner Miguel, who also performed to the surprise of the couple and guests. However, the guests were only allowed to use their phones and cameras during the ceremony. They were a little disappointed, but on the whole, the event was very entertaining with such a performance. The ceremony was fully documented by the famous Peoples Magazine.
Nina Earl’s Height
As an athlete, Nina Earl has an average built body frame, she is curvaceous with a gallant height of 1.85 m or 1.1 ft. She is said to be only two centimeters shorter than her spouse, who is 6ft 3in tall.
Children and Family
The former basketball player gave birth to her first child for her husband Westbrook Russel on 16 May 2017. The little boy was named Noah Russell Westbrook.
Nina has three brothers Michael, Jonathan, and Benjamin born to parents Michael Earl and Jennifer Lyons. Her cousin is a former UCLA football star, Kenny Easley.