Who is CBS Morning Host Nate Burleson?
Nate Burleson is an American former football player who played the position of a wide receiver for the Nevada Wolf Pack. He is now a television personality working as a commentator for The NFL Today on CBS.
In September 2021, Burlson is set to replace Anthony Mason as the new co-anchor for CBS This Morning alongside Tony Dokoupil and Gayle King. He will begin his new role on September 7th.
Nate Burleson Age
Burlson is 40 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 19th, 1981 in Calgary, Alberta
Nate Burleson Height
Burleson is 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) with a weight of 198 lb (90 kg).
Nate Burleson Parents, Family
Burleson was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Al Burleson and Valerie Lynn Burleson. His father Al Burleson played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a defensive back.
Born in a family of sports, Nate automatically grew interests in playing football and worked on his talent since he was in high school.
Nate Burleson Brothers
Burleson has four brothers who all played football or basketball as a career. His eldest brother Alvin Jr. played college football for the University of Washington Huskies and the Western Illinois University Leathernecks.
His other brother Kevin was a point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nate’s younger brother Lyndale played college basketball for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack.
Nate Burleson Wife
Burleson is married to Atoya Burlson. Atoya is an athlete, businesswoman, fashionista, and influencer as she describes herself. She is the host and CEO of the inSIDELINES Podcast. Atoya and Nate have two children together.
Nate Burleson’s Career in NFL
Burleson joined the NFL Networks as a sports analyst in 2014. He was the co-host of Good Morning Football alongside Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt, and Peter Schrager on NFL Network in 2016.
During the 2017 football season, Nate was among the NFL on CBS team as a studio analyst for The NFL Today. He was awarded the Outstanding Studio Analyst in Sports Emmy Award in 2021.
Nate Burleson Joining CBS This Morning
Burlson later worked with CBS on multiple programs since joining NFL on CBS team. He hosted The Challenge: All-Stars reunion show on Paramount+ and also was a color commentator for the NFL Wild Card game on Nickelodeon.
In August 2021, he was named the co-anchor for CBS Mornings, alongside Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil replacing Anthony Mason during the rebranding of the show.
Nate Burleson Football Career
Burlson played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack of the University of Nevada, Reno. He recorded 138 receptions in the 2002 season becoming the second highest in NCAA history. After his graduation, he was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft as the 71st overall pick.
In 2006, he signed a seven-year contract to play for the Seattle Seahawks. In 2010, he signed a $25 million contract with the Detroit Lions. He had a short stint with Cleveland Browns in 2014.
Nate Burleson CBS Salary
Burleson earns approximately $2 million as the host of the new CBS Mornings.
Nate Burleson Net Worth 2022
Burleson has a net worth of $5 million from his career in football and television.
Burleson Short Bio
- Full name: Nathaniel Eugene Burleson
- Age: 40 years old
- Date of Birth: August 19, 1981
- Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
- Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
- Parents: Al Burleson and Valerie Lynn Burleson
- Brothers: Alvin Jr., Kevin, and Lyndale
- Wife: Atoya Burleson
- Children: Two children
- Education: Seattle (WA) O’Dea, University of Nevada, Reno
- Occupation: Television Host
- Salary: $1 million
- Net Worth: $5 million