• Nessa Diab is an American TV and radio personality with an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
• She was born to an Egyptian father and Middle Eastern mother, and was raised between Los Angeles, California and Saudi Arabia.
• She has worked on various MTV shows, and is currently the host of “The Nessa Show” on Hot 97.
• She is in a relationship with Colin Kaepernick, a professional American Football player and civil rights activist.
• She is an outspoken activist and mentor, and is involved in various initiatives to empower disadvantaged youth.
- 1 Who is Nessa Diab?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Nessa Diab Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Hot 97 and Recent Projects
- 7 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 8 Relationship with Colin Kaepernick
- 9 Outspoken Activist
- 10 Who is Her Boyfriend? Colin Kaepernick Wiki/Bio
Who is Nessa Diab?
Nessa Diab was born on 6 May 1981 under the sign of Taurus, in Los Angeles, California USA. She is a 39-year-old TV and radio personality, probably best recognized for being a host for Hot 97, and of various MTV shows such as “Girl Code”, “Teen Mom”, and “The Real World”. Nessa is also known for being the girlfriend of Colin Kaepernick, a professional American Football player in the National Football League (NFL), and civil rights activist.
How rich is she, as of now? Nessa Diab Net Worth
As of early 2020, Nessa Diab’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million; earned from her successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a TV and radio personality.
Moreover, it is assumed that she shares the wealth of her famous boyfriend, Colin Kaepernick, who has a total net worth reputedly over $20 million.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Nessa Diab was born to an Egyptian father and a Middle Eastern mother, but is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnic group, and practices Islam. She has two brothers, but the names and professions of her parents and brothers haven’t been revealed to the media yet. She divided her early years between Los Angeles, California and Saudi Arabia due to the job of her father. She once revealed that she was present in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. Upon matriculation, she enrolled into the University of California, Berkeley, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Mass Communication in 2001, at just 20 years of age.
While in college, Nessa Diab used to remix songs, and one entitled “Rydaz” was played on air before she decided to pursue her career on radio. Her career started when she did an internship at the commercial radio station Wild 94.9, based in San Francisco, California and broadcast in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nessa eventually began working on her own news show “The Baydestrian Report”, but in no time landed a job on another show entitled “West Coast Report”, on POWER 106 KPWR. She later left Wild 94.9 to join ENERGY 92, also based in San Francisco, but later returned to Wild 94.9 to host overnight shows, after which she joined 101.5 JAMZ in Phoenix, Arizona, to serve as the daily night show on-air personality.
Rise to Prominence
Nessa came to prominence when she started working on her own primetime radio show “Nessa’s Night Show” on Wild 94.9. During her stint there, she interviewed a number of celebrities and artists, which earned her an opportunity to work as a host on the MTV comedy show “Girl Code” for Seasons 1 – 4, from 2013 to 2015. In 2013, she also served as a co-host of the music show “2013 MTV Woodie Awards”, the MTV2 video clip show “Ain’t That America”, and the MTV2 show “Charlamagne & Friends”. In the following year, Nessa hosted the VH1 live daily morning news and pop culture talk show “Big Morning Buzz Live”, after which she also hosted such MTV shows as “Real World: Ex-Plosion Reunion”, “Teen Mom Aftershow”, and “The Real World Aftershow”.
Hot 97 and Recent Projects
In 2015, Nessa joined the spin-off series “Girl Code Live”, and in the same year gained recognition since she started working at New York City’s top rated hip-hop radio station Hot 97, replacing Angie Martinez as the host of the show “Afternoon Drive”. It was followed by her hosting of “The Challenge: Battle Of The Bloodlines Reunion”, “Real Talk Aftershow”, and “The Challenge: Rivals III Reunion”, all in 2016.
In 2018, she landed a job as a host on the NBC Universal’s talk show “Talk Stoop”, on which she still works. Most recently, she also worked as the host of the MTV reality series “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club” in 2019. Furthermore, she has her own show, entitled “The Nessa Show” on Hot 97.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Nessa Diab has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m),while she weighs around 140lbs (63kgs). Her vital statistics are 42-25-35, and bra size 42D.
Relationship with Colin Kaepernick
Before she started her relationship with Colin Kaepernick, Nessa Diab was romantically involved in a relationship with professional NFL player Aldon Smith. Following their break up, Nessa started dating Colin in July 2015, which they confirmed in February 2016.
As well as her boyfriend Colin Kaperenick, Nessa Diab is also known as an outspoken activist, and they established the Know Your Rights Camp in 2016, which represents a traveling youth empowerment initiative for disadvantaged youth.
Most recently, they raised funds for COVID-19, and created a legal defense initiative for victims of excessive force or civil rights violations. Nessa was also a part of the Perfectly Imperfect national campaign by Plan B One Step. Moreover, she serves as the host of a yearly prom pamper party for underprivileged girls, as well as a mentor for students from such organizations as the Dream Charter School in New York City. She even launched a mentorship and scholarship program at the Lower East Side Girls Club in 2018.
Who is Her Boyfriend? Colin Kaepernick Wiki/Bio
Colin Kaepernick was born on 3 November 1987 under the sign of Scorpio, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA, to an American mother and an African-American father. His mother, Heidi Russo, gave him up for adoption, so Colin was raised by Rick and Teresa Kaepernick.
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— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) July 6, 2020
He has two elder siblings, a brother named Kyle and a sister named Devon. The family lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, where he spent his early years until they relocated to Turlock, California when he was four years old.
Amateur High School Career
At the age of eight, Colin started playing football for a youth team as a punter and defensive end, but the next year played in the position of starting quarterback. Colin attended John H. Pitman High School, where he was a 4.0 GPA student, and where he played football, baseball and basketball. He distinguished himself in all three sports, since he was nominated for All-State selection in all of them. He led the school football team to their first play-off victory in the history of the school, and was voted the Most Valuable Player of the Central California Conference.
Upon matriculation in 2006, Colin was offered several baseball scholarships, which he turned down to accept a football scholarship from the University of Nevada in Reno in 2007. He was eventually named as one of the best college quarterbacks in the nation, and the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2010. In 2009, he was chosen in the 43rd round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs, but he turned down the offer to continue playing football. Colin finished his college career with 10,098 passing yards, 4,112 rushing yards, 82 passing touchdowns, 59 rushing touchdowns, and 24 interceptions. He became the first quarterback in the history of the Division I FBS college football to pass more than 10,000 yards and rush more than 4,000 yards. Academically he maintained a 4.0 grade point average, and graduated with a BA degree in Business Management in 2011.
From NFL Player to Free Agent
In 2011, Colin Kaepernick started his professional playing career after being chosen as the 36th overall pick in the second round of the NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He initially played in the position of a backup quarterback until he was transferred to the position of a starting quarterback in 2012. During the same season, he led the team to their appearance at Super Bowl XLVII championship in New Orleans, when they lost to the Baltimore Ravens with a 31-34 score. In the next season, Colin led the 49ers to reach the NFC Championship Game, when they lost to the Seattle Seahawks. He then signed a six-year contract extension worth up to $126 million with the team in 2014, but over the next two seasons, the team didn’t have any major success since he missed the play-offs.
He eventually revealed that the 49ers had plans to cut him since he sat and later knelt during the national anthem in protest against racial inequality and police brutality back in 2016. Shortly after, he decided to opt out of his contract, and became a free agent in 2017.
Lawsuit against the NFL
Following his departure from the San Francisco 49ers, Colin went unsigned through the off-season and training camps for the next season. It led to allegations that he was being excluded for his on-field political opinions, since a playing like him couldn’t find a team. Thus, Colin filed a lawsuit against the NFL in 2017. He said that the owners of league conspired to keep him off a team. In 2019, it was announced that they reached a confidential agreement. Moreover, he talked with XFL and the Alliance of American Football to play for them.