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Who is CBS This Morning’s co-host Nate Burleson?

THE co-host lineup of This Morning will undergo a major shift with the addition of Nate Burleson.

On August 11, CBS This Morning announced Burleson would be joining Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil on the show.

Incoming co-host of CBS This Morning, Nate Burleson, played 11 seasons in the NFLCredit: AP

Who is CBS This Morning's co-host Nate Burleson?

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Burleson is a former football commentator and ex-NFL wide receiver.

The 40-year-old played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack and was drafted into the NFL by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2003 Draft.

Burleson spent 11 years in the league, which included stints with the Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions.

Burleson owns the Seahawk team record for most punt return yards in a single season (2007), as well as career punt return yards.

After his retirement, Burleson went into sports commentating, where he works with CBS as a studio analyst on The NFL Today.

He also co-hosts Good Morning Football on NFL Network.

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What is Nate Burleson's net worth?

According to Wealthy Persons, Burleson's net worth reportedly stands at $12million.

Per the outlet, Burleson reportedly earns an annual $2.7million salary for his work as a football commentator for CBS Sports and the NFL Network.

Burleson's upcoming salary on This Morning is still unknown at the moment.

Nate Burleson made his debut on CBS This Morning on September 7Credit: Getty

When will Nate Burleson make his CBS This Morning debut?

On September 7, Burleson joined the round table alongside King and Dokoupil as he made his debut on This Morning.

Anthony Mason, who has co-hosted the show since 2019, will shift to a role as a reporter on culture while Burleson takes over as co-hosting duties.

Despite the new gig, CBS said Burleson would continue as an analyst on The NFL Today.

This Morning aired a slideshow of Burleson's friends and family wishing the former NFL star good luck on his new venture during his debut on the show.

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