Steve Nash Wife: Career, Net Worth & More

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It is said that a happy marriage is like a long discussion that never seems to end. It is tough to keep any marriage strong enough to last for a long period of time. Talking about Steve Nash’s married life, he has a marital relationship with two women.

Stephen John Nash OC OBC is the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He is a former player and professional basketball coach from Canada.

The Nash family (Source: Instagram)
The Nash family (Source: Instagram)

Let’s get right into the details of his love life. But before we start digging up the details, here are some quick facts about Steve’s relationships with women:

Steve Nash Wife | Quick Facts

Full Name Alejandra Amarilla (First Wife)
Date of Birth 1974
Age 50 years old
Birth Place Paraguay
Nationality Paraguayan-American
Religion Christian
Height 5 feet 4 inches
Weight 56 kgs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
  • Matteo Joel Nash
  • Matteo Joel Nash
  • Bella Nash
Marital Status Divorced
Former Husband  Steve Nash
Social Media Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook
Profession Activist, filmmaker, and philanthropist
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Full Name Lilla Frederick (Second Wife)
Date of Birth July 3, 1990
Age 33 years old
Birth Place Orange County, California, the United States
Nationality American
Marital Status Married
Husband Steve Nash
Religion Atheism
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 52 kg
  • Brittney Frederick
  • Kyle Frederick
  • Macsun Frederick
  • Robi Frederick
Father’s Name Duncan Frederick
Mother’s Name Lynda Frederick
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Hazel
Net Worth $3-$5 million
Social Media Instagram
Merch of Steve Nash Documentary (Nash)
Last Update May 2024

Steve Nash First Wife, Alejandra Amarilla

Alejandra Amarilla is a well-known American activist, philanthropist, and filmmaker. Amarilla is popular for being the ex-wife of Steve Nash, a professional basketball player.

After dating for some time, they got married, which lasted only for six years. After that, they got divorced in 2011. She has a connection with Nash just for being the mother of his three children. And now she’s referred to as his ex-wife.

Alejandra Amarilla (Source: Biography Mask)
Alejandra Amarilla (Source: Biography Mask)

Amarilla has participated in a number of activities that have resulted in positive social transformation. She is also known as a philanthropist as a result of this.

Steve Nash Wife | Early Life

Alejandra was born in the South American country of Paraguay in 1974. Amarilla is very private about her life and has kept it hidden from the public eye.

As a result, there is no information about her parents or any siblings.

She has also kept her educational background and childhood very private. However, according to some sources, she has had a strong interest in the media profession since she was a child.


Alejandra Amarilla began her professional life as a filmmaker. Amarilla is the writer and executive producer of the popular documentary Landfill Harmonic, which was released in 2015.

Besides that, she is the Unleashing Creativity assistant director. Amarilla is a philanthropist and activist who has inspired thousands of families through her social awareness campaign.

Her social awareness program has been preferred by the top media, including CNN, Oprah Magazine, Time, The Huffington Post, and many others, because it is incredibly effective and motivating.

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Amarilla is also a daring woman who enjoys traveling to different countries and learning about their traditions. She also believes that traveling unfolds a path for charitable help. 

Married Life and Divorce

She married Steve Nash on June 11, 2005. The pair first met in Manhattan in 2001 and apparently became closer and fell in love.

The love birds then began their married life in a beautiful manner, which they thoroughly liked.

Sadly, their marriage lasted only six years, but now they are co-parenting. Lola Nash and Bella Nash, the couple’s twin daughters, were born on October 14, 2004.

The married couple was blessed with their third child, a son named Matteo Joel Nash, on November 12, 2010.

According to some media sources, the children’s relationship with their mother has gotten worse after the divorce.

After her divorce, Alejandra Amarilla stayed unmarried. Amarilla no longer wants to be in a relationship and prefers to live a single happy life.

Amarilla lives in the United States of America at the moment.

Net Worth

Alejandra Amarilla’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. Her profession has paid her with a good amount of money.

Since she is a filmmaker, she has grasped a wealthy amount of money from it. Not only that, she is active in a variety of projects on a big scale which is not for free.

Without a doubt, she can handle herself even after a divorce with a big personality like Steve. She is not on any social media.

If she wanted to, she could have made a lot of money by doing paid promos and commercials for major brands.

Steve Nash Second Wife, Lilla Frederick

Lilla Frederick is widely known as the wife of Steve Nash. She is a former American volleyball player. Frederick was a member of Team USA and Pepperdine University.

She was recruited to the United States Women’s Junior National Team in 2009, and she won gold at the 2008 NORCECA Women’s Junior Continental Championship.

Lilla Frederick (Source: Instagram)
Lilla Frederick (Source: Instagram)

Steve Nash’s wife is 50 years old. Lilla was born in Anaheim, California, in 1974. There is nowhere to be found any information about her birth date.

Lilla is about 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78m).

Any details about her educational background are currently unavailable other than she is a Pepperdine University graduate. 

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Lilla has been a volleyball player since she was in high school. Frederick was a member of her high school squad for three years.

Nash’s wife appeared in Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50, and she was a member of the Orange Country team.

She decided to pursue volleyball as a career after graduation, and she has played for numerous volleyball clubs, including TCA Volleyball Club, USA Junior National Team, and WCC.

Frederick got good success in WCC, as she joined the fresh team in 2008 after being named to the WCC All-Freshman team. Later, she competed in the Asics Classic at Colorado State and the Pepperdine-USC Tournament. She left Pepperdine and just signed with Kim Hill.


Lila Fredrick’s parents are Duncan and Lynda Fredrick. There are also no details available about her family other than the names. Lila grew up with her four siblings named Brittney Frederick, Kyle Frederick, Macsun Frederick and Robi Frederick.

We can see an immense bond between the siblings through her Instagram posts.


Steve Nash and Lilla Nash are living a happy married life. In Sep 2016, the couple married after six months of engagement.

Lilla and Steve took a trip together before their wedding in Palma De Mallorca, Spain, where they spent quality time together.

A glimpse from Steve and Lilla's wedding (Source: Instagram)
A glimpse of Steve and Lilla’s wedding (Source: Instagram)

Luca Sun Nash is the couple’s first child, born on July 9, 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Steve also has three children from his previous marriage.

Net Worth

As of 2020, Lilla’s net worth is estimated to be between $3 million and $5 million. This includes her property, funds, and earnings.

Her volleyball career is her principal source of income. She has managed good success from her different sources of income, yet she wants to live a humble lifestyle. 

As for her social media, she is only on Instagram.

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Steve Nash

Steve Nash, whose full name is Stephen John Nash, is a South African-born Canadian basketball player who is widely regarded as one of the best point guards in NBA history.

On February 7, 1974, he was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Steve Nash was the most popular player in the NBA for three seasons (2004–05 to 2006–07).

Nash bagged the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in 2005 and 2006.

Steve Nash (Source: Sports Illustrated)
Steve Nash (Source: Sports Illustrated)

Many thought he wasn’t talented enough to get big success in athletics. Nash, on the other hand, proved everyone wrong with his amazing performance while playing for the ‘Phoenix Suns.’ Nash was also included in ‘Time’s’ list of the ‘100 Most Influential People.’

The athlete is remembered for his calm and humble personality. He is also seen making fun of his peers time again and again. 

In the 2006-07 season, he rebounded with an impressive 18.6 point and 11.6 assists per game average. For the ‘Suns,’ he continued to perform very well. The ‘Suns’ were the top-scoring squad in the 2009-10 season.

Nash declared his retirement from sports on March 21, 2015. In the same year, it was revealed that Nash would join the ‘Golden State Warriors as a part-time consultant.

The athlete has around 1 million followers on Instagram and around 2.5 followers on Twitter. He has a net worth of around $110 million.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How tall was Steve Nash when he was drafted?

The Phoenix Suns selected Nash in the 1996 NBA draft after graduating from Santa Clara. He stood 6 ft 3 in that time.

What was Steve Nash’s free-throw percentage?

Nash is the only player in NBA history to convert more free throws than anybody else. Nash retired as the game’s all-time leader in free-throw percentage, with a staggering 90.43 percent.

Is Steve Nash still married?

Steve Nash got divorced from Alejandra in 2011. In 2016, he married Lilla Frederick, who is a volleyball player.

Did Jason Richardson sleep with Nash’s wife?

Steve Nash divorced Alejandra Amarilla five days after the birth of their third child in 2011 because the child was mixed-race and Nash was white. This is another example of how such events impact the team.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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