Vital status, health and fears

  • Nate is 4' 6" and weights 87 pounds.
    • Once, one of the comics revealed Nate's weight to be 86 pounds. However, more comics supported Nate being 87.
    • He also gained 5 pounds by eating too much fried dough. So at that point he is 92 pounds.
  • He broke his right wrist twice, once while playing football in 1992, and another time when he dived off of a table at Jefferson.
  • He was once sick, and Ellen made him watch and take notes of her favorite TV show, so she could know what happened after she got home. Nate did that, but in the end, he wrote that the main character had been killed (which he hadn't), which made Ellen scream.
  • He has Ailurophobia, which means he is afraid of cats.
  • In the novels, he is either 11 or 12.
  • According to Nate, if he hadn't been named Nate his name would've been Ethan.


  • Nate is the goalkeeper for the P.S 38 Bobcats soccer team, as well as one of the point guards for the basketball team.
  • His locker is locker number 666 but on multiple occasions, it was shown to be another number.
  • His locker is full of random, valuable things.
  • He once got 7 detentions at once in the novels, and 10 in the comics.
  • Nate is a reporter for the school newspaper, and was formerly the food critic.
  • In 2009, Nate was elected as class president. His presidency was very successful, as he started a bake sale to raise money for a soup kitchen.
  • Academically, Nate is a horrible student. The only subject he is good at is art.
  • His SPOFFs fleeceball team won the finals.


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  • Nate plays right field (formerly left field) for baseball.
  • He once had his hand flattened.
  • His baseball team used to change sponsors and names every season. Nate is usually the most annoyed kid in the team whenever they get a new sponsor.
  • Nate went to soccer camp. It is where he met Kelly and Coach John.
  • Nate supports Boston sports teams like the Patriots, the Bruins and the Red Sox.
  • In Big Nate: Revolutionary (2019), he is re-enacted by Jeremy Wong.
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