Kia Nurse is a popular Canadian basketball player. Kia Nurse plays as a point guard for the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) team Phoenix Mercury.
Kia Nurse was born February 22, 1996 and she is currently 26 years old. She is originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and her zodiac sign is Pisces. In terms of her education, this personality attended St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School and later St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School. In the latter, this personality played basketball. For her college education, she went to the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. At that institution, this player played college basketball for the Huskies.
Speaking of family, her father is Richard Nurse and her mother is Cathy Nurse. Likewise, she has two siblings namely Tamika Nurse and Darnell Nurse. In addition, her father played in the CFL, while her mother was also a basketball player at McMaster University. Her older sister – Tamika Nurse – also played basketball for Oregon and Bowling Green. Also, her older brother – Darnell Nurse – is a professional hockey player.
She also has a cousin named Sarah Nurse. Her cousin played for the Wisconsin Badgers women’s hockey program. In addition, her cousin competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics as well as the 2022 Winter Olympics for Team Canada. Nurse’s uncle is former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. Her uncle is married to Raquel Nurse McNabb.
career and working life
Professionally, Kia Nurse is a popular basketball player. She plays point guard for the Phoenix Mercury team of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). In addition, this personality is also a basketball expert and The Sports Network featured this player. In addition, Nurse also played for the Canada women’s national basketball team. This basketball player was also selected for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Speaking about starting her basketball journey, Nurse started playing basketball at the age of 4. At the age of 7, this personality was playing in a competitive league. While attending St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School, this personality helped the team win three consecutive OFSAA high school championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Also, this player played for the Hamilton Transway Club team. This team won 7 consecutive provincial championships.
Also, this personality played college basketball at the University of Connecticut. She played for the Huskies team. At this institution, this player played under head coach Geno Auriemma. Other players at the time included Breanna Stewart, Napheesa Collier and Gabby Williams.
There is news that around 50 colleges and universities have contacted this player to ask her to play for their team. First, she narrowed the list down to 4 teams, namely Connecticut, Penn State, Indiana and Kentucky. In the end, the nurse chose Connecticut. After signing the letter of intent, Nurse announced that she made it her goal to play for Connecticut when she was in the 7th grade.
In addition, this personality was invited to play in the national U17 team at the FIBA Women’s U17 World Championship. It was held in Amsterdam in 2012. This player averaged almost 14 points per game. In addition, Nurse helped the team to a 3rd place.
Also, this personality was invited to join the national team to participate in the FIBA Americas Championship for Women 2013. This player also played on the Canada national team at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Likewise, this player was a member of the Canada women’s national basketball team. This team competed in basketball at the 2015 Pan American Games.
Additionally, this player played for Canada at the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship. The next year, 2016, she made her Olympic debut for Team Canada. It was at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Kia Nurse is a happily married person. Her husband’s name John Robinson IV. Her husband is the social media content editor at Scrimmage Football. Likewise, her husband is the host of the Blurred Lines Podcast. There is no mention of this lovely couple’s wedding date and when they first started dating.
Kia Nurse stands about tall Height of 6 feet or 1.83 meters and her weight is approximately 168 lbs or 76 kg. Similarly, Nurse has dark brown eyes and curly hair of the same color. Other than that, this basketball player hasn’t shared any other details about her body measurements.
Social Media and Wealth
Kia Nurse joined Twitter in July 2011 and has more than 34.6k followers on her @kaynurse11 account to date. This personality is also available on Instagram under the username @kianurse. This account has amassed over 95.1k followers as of April 2022. This player has amassed more than 5.6k followers on her Facebook page. In addition, people can also contact them at [email protected] for business inquiries as mentioned in her Instagram bio. Moving on, this basketball player has a net worth of around 200,000 US dollars.
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