Ilyne Nash Bio: Early Life, Net Worth, Boyfriend & Kid

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Ilyne Nash is the famous girlfriend of Dez Bryant, an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. 

He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and has played for teams like New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens.

Ilyne Nash With Her Husband With Their Son
Ilyne Nash With Her Husband With Their Son (Source: iowiki)

However, we are not here to talk about the incredible Desmond but his stunning girlfriend, Ilyne Nash, one of the many reasons for the NFL player’s success.

Well, let’s dive right into the life of the beautiful Ilyne. The article will discuss her early life, career, and net worth. Firstly, have a look at some quick facts!

Quick Facts

Full Name Ilyne Racquel Nash
Birth Date July 27, 1986
Birth Place Killeen, Texas, USA
Nickname Ilyne
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity Not Known
Age 37 Years Old
Education University Of Texas 
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 5 in / 1.65 m / 165 cm
Parents Kyong Lee And Roosevelt Nash Jr.
Profession Undisclosed
Net Worth Estimated $2.5 Million
Boyfriend Dez Bryant
Children Yes (Dez Jr., Zayne & Isabella Bryant)
Social Media Unavailable
Last Update February 2024

Early Life & Ethnicity

Ilyne Racquel Nash, commonly Ilyne nash, was born on July 27, 1986, in Killeen, Texas, to Kyong Lee and Roosevelt Nash Jr.

She spent all her youth in Killeen, just 70 miles from Austin.

Ilyne Nash And Dez Bryant
Ilyne Nash And Dez Bryant (Source:

She went to Robert M. Shoemaker High School.

Nash enrolled in the University of Texas and graduated in 2013 with a degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

Age, & Body Measurements

Ilyne Nash is 37 years old as of 2024.

She stands at an average height of 1.65 meters, while Dez stands at 1.87 meters, complementing each other.

Further, Nash weighs around 127 lb. Her other body measurements are unknown.

She has beady brown eyes and black hair color.


Ilyne Nash graduated from the University of Texas, but what she pursued as a career is unclear.

The Killeen native came into the limelight because of her relationship with Dez Bryant. 

No information is available regarding her on any sites, but you can follow Dez Bryant on Instagram to learn the tidbits about their life.

Brief On Dez Bryant’s Life

Dez Bryant was born Desmond Demond Bryant on November 4, 1988, to father MacAurther Hatton and mother Angela Bryant in Galveston Island, Texas.

He attended Lufkin High School, where he first played football with the Panthers.

The Lufkin native was an all-rounder athlete who competed in track and field and notably made the state’s top competitors list. Bryant was also an exceptional hurdler.

He attended Oklahoma State, played football there, and earned All-American honors in 2008. considered him a four-star recruit and was listed as the no. 9 broad receiver prospect in the class of 2007 and the second all over Texas behind Terrence Toliver. 

The Cowboys drafted him in 2010, where he spent seven long seasons, earning three Pro Bowl selections and being named an All-Pro in 2014. He was traded to the New Orleans Saints in 2018.

Dez Bryant In A Cowboys Jersey
Dez Bryant In A Cowboys Jersey (Source:

Throughout his career, Bryant amassed several accolades, including First-team All-Pro (2014), three-time Pro Bowl (2013, 2014, and 2016), and NFL receiving touchdowns leader (2014).

Not only that, he was PFWA All-Rookie Team (2010), Consensus All-American (2008), First-team All-Big 12 (2008), and Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year. He last played for Baltimore Ravens in 2020.

His career statistics are as follows.

Receptions: 537

Receiving Yards: 7,506

Yards per Reception:14.0

Receiving Touchdowns: 75


Dez Bryant is a loving father and a partner whose motivation comes from their happiness.

He had a troubled childhood as he was born to 13-year-old Angela. When Bryant was 8, she was arrested for dealing crack and cocaine, after which Bryant lived in different houses.

Dez was in many controversies. We are going to list some of it here in this article.

In March 2011, he was sued for $861,350 for legal fees and the cost of jewelry, which he had on credit during college. However, it was settled before court proceedings for $400k to $500k.

He was involved in the Miami Beach nightclub fight in January 2012, but no arrests were made.

He was arrested on an A-class misdemeanor domestic violence charge, allegedly striking Angela, his biological mother, on July 16, 2012.

In 2013, Briana Hooks took to Twitter to share a photo of Bryant and herself.

A rumor spread regarding Dez’s affair with another while still in a relationship with Ilyne. Later, the story was shrugged off as a hoax.

In one incident specifically, police noticed that Dez had a domestic altercation with his alleged girlfriend, Briana Hooks.

Reports suggested he dragged his girlfriend from one car to another outside Walmart’s parking lot.

But, it was just a false report that brought unnecessary attention to the couple.

Consequently, Bryant’s career with the Cowboys ended, and Desmond had to join the New Orleans Saints team.

Bryant gave a speech at an event for Dallas Men Against Abuse in March 2013. At the event, he shared, “I’m done with domestic abuse.”

Texas state senator Royce West sued him for damaging a rented house in DeSoto, Texas, on June 22, 2016. The damage was $60,000.


As per sources released on February 13, 2023, it said, according to Bryant, the Super Bowl LVII was “fixed.”

He believes that the NFL is legally allowed to manipulate games while agreeing with Antonio Brown and Kanye West.

On February 22, Bryant defended his former Cowboys teammate Ezekiel Elliott after some critics said that Elliott’s prime was over.

According to Dez, Elliott played a major role in 2022 not many are willing to account for it.

Furthermore, following Grizzlies star Ja Morant‘s controversy, he asked his fellow mates to avoid stepping into the strip club and not to spend a dime there after Ja Morant’s photos and videos were released in the NY Post.

As per his tweet on March 13, strip club owners sold videos for self-benefit. Morant was also seen flashing a gun, which has brought much criticism to the basketball player.

He suggested to Morant that he should not throw away his career and stay firm.

Net  Worth

Some sources claim that Ilyne Nash’s net worth is around $2.5 million as of 2024.

We could not track the exact amount as she has not disclosed much information about herself to the public.

However, we have Nash’s boyfriend, Dez’s net worth.

As a well-renowned athlete, he has accumulated a jaw-dropping net worth of $4 million as of 2024.

In late 2010, he had a net worth of $32 million in his decade-long career.

Bryant also has his official brand and apparel line, ThroUp Thex, launched on August 28, 2014.

In 2015, Bryant signed a contract of five years with the Cowboys and pocketed $70 million.

The wide receiver reportedly earned a stunning $14 million base salary annually. Forbes listed him as one of the World’s highest-paid athletes in 2016.

Dez started earning a whopping $18 million annually in 2018, while his fellow NFL player Ryan Shazier’s earned only $9 million.

Bryant also added much to his net worth from endorsement deals as well. For instance, he has endorsed brands like Nike, BodyArmour, Panini, etc.

He also owned cars like Bentley Bentayga, Bentley Continental GT, Mercedes, Ford Mustang, Rolls Royce, and Chevrolet Camaro, which probably cost him a fortune.

Likewise, Ilyne, her boyfriend Dez, and their children reside in a huge mansion in DeSoto, Texas, with a market value of $3.6 million.

Wife, Relationship & Kids

Ilyne Nash and Desmond Bryant began dating before Dez started his football career. Despite the couple living together, there are no plans for a wedding. 

It was only a matter of time before the couple announced the birth of their first child Dez Nash Jr., born on June 25, 2010, and eventually, their beautiful daughter Isabella Rose, born on December 5, 2018.

Ilyne Nash With Her children, Dez Bryant Jr. and Isabella
Ilyne Nash With Her children, Dez Bryant Jr. and Isabella (Source:

Dez Jr. is 13 as of 2024, and Isabella is 5.

Reportedly, Bryant is also a father to Zayne Bryant, his supposedly oldest son, whose date of birth is unavailable.

Popularity Graph

Ilyne Nash is the famous girlfriend of NFL wide receiver Dez Bryantthe is a mother of their two children.

Ilyne Nash's Popularity Graph
Ilyne Nash’s Popularity Graph (Source: Instagram)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Does Ilyne Nash's boyfriend, Dez Bryant, has a Super Bowl ring?

No, Dez Bryant has no Super Bowl ring in his name. But he has been named to Pro Bowl three times.

Where is Ilyne Nash as of now?

Ilyne Nash has kept entirely out of the paparazzi, so we do not know her whereabouts.

Has Dez Bryant retired?

No, Dez Bryant has not retired from the NFL. He is a free agent; after his injury, he planned to start playing in 2022 but remained unsigned.

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