Nina Earl is an American former college basketball player playing as a forward. She played for the UCLA Bruins women’s basketball team of Pac-12 Conference.
Nina was born Nina Ann-Marie Westbrook to Michael Earl and Jennifer Lyons on January 16, 1989, in Upland in Southern California. She was raised alongside her three brothers Michael, Jonathan, and Benjamin.
Nina attended Diamond Ranch High School in Pomona, California. She was a four-year Varsity Basketball Letter winner at Diamond Ranch High School. During her freshman years, she started 27 games in which she averaged 15 points and seven rebounds.
In her sophomore year, Nina averaged 20.6 points 9.8 rebounds and 4.7 steals per game. And in her junior year, Nina averaged 19.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.5 blocks, and 3.8 steals. She also earned the Street & Smith’s and Rise Magazine's honorable mention All-America honors. She also led her team to the 2007 CIF 3AA championship.
During her senior year, she averaged 21.6 points, 3.1 assists, 3.8 steals, 6.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks leading her team to the 2007 CIF title game. She scored 35 points during the game.
Nina won the CIF Player of the Year two times and Cal-Hi Sports All-State Selection and three-time league MVP. She was also MVP of the CIF vs City All-Star game.
Nina finished her high school career with 906 rebounds, 2,291 points, 298 assists, and 544 steals. She also participated in track and field and competed in 4*400 relay. She also played with FBC which won 2006 Adidas Tournament of Champions.
During her college career, Nina saw action in all 31 games with 15 starts. She was 20th in the Pac-10 in scoring (8.7 ppg) and tied for second on the team. She recorded her first collegiate double-double with 10-rebound and 23-point effort at Arizona.
Nina in her first career start scored 17 points while playing against Cal Poly. Westbrook saw action in all 31 games with four starts as a sophomore. She had two or more steals in nine games.
During her junior year, Nina shot a career-best .512 from the field. She played double-figure minutes in 22 games, had multiples steals in 12 games as a starter. She scored her season-best 13 points vs. WSU for her 21st career double-digit scoring game.
Nina earned a pair of starts for the Bruins and played in 30 games. She averaged 10.1 minutes per contest, 2.1 points per game while shooting 36.7 percent from the field, and career-high 72.7 percent from the charity stripe.
Nina met her significant other, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook in UCLA. They played basketball together while attending California University and fell in love. The college sweetheart got engaged in 2014.
The pair got married after a year on August 29, 2015, at Beverly Hills Hotel. Their marriage ceremony was attended by many friends and family including Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Serge Ibaka, James Harden and Khloe Kardashian. On May 16, 2017, they welcomed their first child Noah Russell Westbrook.
Besides this, Nina or Russell haven’t been seen having extra affairs or hanging out with anyone. There is no news or information about her past relationship, affairs, and boyfriend. The couple is going strong and there is no sign they will be taking a divorce.
Nina stands 6 feet 1 inches tall in height. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American. Nina’s current career is not known and her salary and net worth are under review, however, her husband Russell earns quite a sum. His net worth is estimated at around $100 million. Russell proposed Nina with a ring worth $700,000.