Atoya Burleson is an entrepreneur and podcaster who holds fame as the wife of the former football and analyst, Nate Burleson. The college sweethearts have been married since 2003 and they are parents of three children, Nathaniel Burleson II, Nehemiah Burleson, and Mia Pearl Burleson.
Brief Biography of Atoya Burleson
Nate Burleson’s wife, Atoya Burleson was born on May 31, 1978, and she’s 45 years old at the moment. She is an African American who was raised in Nevada, United States alongside her sister, Danielle Shaw.
Not so much has been established about her early life and family background. However, her parents’ names have been given as Joe Dean Shaw (father) and Karla Shaw (mother).
As for her education, she attended the University of Nevada on a track and field scholarship where she obtained a bachelors’s degree in Psychology and later bagged a master’s degree in education from the same school.
Nate Burleson’s Wife is an Entrepreneur and Podcaster
Even though Atoya is in the spotlight because of her husband, Nate, she is also known for her own rights. As hinted, the mother of three is an entrepreneur, social media influencer, blogger, and podcaster.
She founded the Atoya Burleson brand in September 2020 and currently serves as the CEO and speaker of the foundation. Also, she inspired the “Queen Collection” gemstone bracelet for the Nate Burleson collection. The brand deals majorly with colorful, semi-precious gemstones for men and women.
On her podcast, Insidelines, she discusses how she kept her dreams under the surface while she focused on supporting her husband alongside Tia Avril, the wife of a former professional football player. While those years have long passed, she uses her experiences to help women who are trying to find a balance between handling a career and building a family.
On her blog, she gives practical tips that cover subjects about fashion, family, lifestyle, health, and fitness. According to Atoya, she uses the blog to share what she has learned as a wife and mother to help others get an easy path.
Prior to this, she previously worked in the NCAA Compliance Department. Like her husband, she would have also pursued a professional football career as she was a college athlete and collegiate Hurdle Track Champion. However, she developed a different interest after school.
Atoya Burleson and Nate Burleson Have Been together for 20 years
Atoya Burleson and her husband, Nate Burleson have been married since March 2003. As the story goes, they first met in the 1990s while attending college at the University of Nevada and soon became friends. Later, they would start a romantic relationship which saw them get married.
Atoya and Nate’s marriage has seen over 2 decades and still counting. They are also proud parents of three children Nathaniel Burleson II, Nehemiah Burleson, and Mia Pearl Burleson.
More than being a great wife and mother, her husband also credits her for the success of his career over the years. He revealed that without her, he wouldn’t have accomplished half of the things that he did. While they may have some differences, the couple has maintained a private life and no controversy from their end has reached the public.
Atoya Burleson Children are Forging For a Career in Sports
Apparently, the couple’s children took after their parent’s athletic genes and are making the best of it. They share the same interest in different sports ranging from football to basketball and running track.
While their eldest children, sons -Nathaniel Burleson II and Nehemiah Burleson are very active, the youngest child and only daughter of the pair seem to share her interest between sports and other activities.
Atoya’s husband once revealed how excited he feels watching his boys take after him in sports and has been very supportive of their decisions. However, he revealed that each time they get injured, he feels like talking them out of it.