Nate Archibald is a wealthy, good-looking lacrosse player at St. Jude's school.

His mother is a French socialite and his father is a former Navy captain. Nate smokes copious amounts of marijuana and was once caught and sent to rehab for buying a dimebag in the park. Tough luck on that one.

Archibald  has dated a number of girls including Jenny Humphrey, Serena, Georgina Spark, and Lexie -  but his only serious relationship has been with his on again/off again girlfriend Blair.

Although Nate was originally planning to attend Yale University and play lacrosse, he eventually left to sail across the world with his father's Navy mentor, Captain Chips White, to figure his life out.

Nate Archibald Quotes

The Captain: I'm gonna make you proud of me, I promise.
Nate: That's what you said right before you got caught.

[to Tripp] You left her alone in a wrecked car, and you moved her? What happened do you man? You were the good guy! The honest one.

Nate

Gossip Girl Quotes

And who am I? That's one secret I'll never tell ... You know you love me. XOXO, Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

[to Jenny] That's the thing. You need to be cool to be queen. Anne Boleyn thought only with her heart and she got her head chopped off. So her daughter Elizabeth made a vow never to marry a man. She married a country. Forget boys. Keep your eye on the prize, Jenny Humphrey. You can't make people love you, but you can make them fear you. For what it's worth, you're my Queen. I choose you.

Blair