Steve Nash was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. His mother is Welsh and father is English.
Nash was born on February 7, 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His father John was a professional soccer player and Nash's first word was "goal." At a very young age the family moved to Canada- first to Regina, then Vancouver, until they settled in Victoria. Nash was raised in Canada and attended college at Santa Clara University before being drafted by the Phoenix Suns. He spent the early part of his prime with the Dallas Mavericks, where he teamed with Dirk Nowitzki to form one of the best offenses in the NBA. After returning to Phoenix in 2004, Nash won back-to-back NBA MVP awards, cementing his place in NBA history.