Bump Wills Biography

December 22, 2019
First published on:December 22, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of Bump Wills

Birth Name Elliott Taylor
Birth Place Texas
Famous Name Bump Wills
Birth Date  April 7, 1977
Father Maury Wills
Net Worth $4 million
Salary $100,000
Height 5.9 inch
Weight 75 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Royse City Griffins
University attended Arizona State University
Married to Deborah
Religion Christan

Elliott Taylor famously known as Bump Wills is a former professional baseball second baseman who played for the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs in the Major League. Besides MLB, he also played two seasons in Japan for the Hankyu Braves (1983–84). After retirement, he serves as the manager of Royse City Griffins.

Born on April 7, 1977, in Texas Rangers, Wills is the son of a legendary Maury Wills who is a former MLB player, coach, and manager. He has completed his education from Arizona State University and was drafted by Chicago Cubs in the 1977 MLB draft.

Salary and Source of Income

Bump is a former second baseman who played in the MLB for around 6 years. As of 2019, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. He is the current manager of Royse City Griffins where he is earning $100,000 per season.

Bump Wills SOURCE: Facebook @bumpwills

During his career as a player, he played for the teams like Texas Ranger where he used to earn $400,000 as an annual salary and while playing with Chicago Cubs he signed $600,000 worth of contract including $100,000 as a bonus.

His last team in MLB was Hankyu Braves where he used to earn $700,000 as an annual salary. He is a veteran player who has played with players like Terry Francona, Bruce Bochy, and Joe Maddon.

Married to Deborah

67-year-old Bump is currently married to his long-time girlfriend Deborah. The couple exchange their wedding vows in 2015. Their wedding ceremony, as well as their wedding details, are unknown in front of the public, but he posted about his marriage on his Facebook and revealed that he has tied the knot with his wife on January 28, 2015.

Bump Wills Post On Facebook About His Marriage SOURCE: Facebook @bumpwills

Former MLB player has not disclosed the details about his Spouse and it seems that he wants to keep his personal life very secretive.

First Marriage and Daughter

Bump has married three times and reportedly married his first wife Laverne Wills in 1977. Bump knew Laverne since high school days and dated her when he was a teenager. At the time of marriage, he had just initiated to play in MLB from Texas Rangers.

From his first marriage, Bump has one daughter, Mauricia who was named after his father. She is married now and is living in Ohio with her husband.

Second wife: Marla

After his divorce from first wife Laverne, the former MLB player tied the knot with his girlfriend Marla Roe in 1989. Bump and Marla are the parents of two beautiful daughters, Meagan and Madeline who were raised by their mother while Bump used to visit quite often.

Bump Wills with her daughters Meagan and MadelineSOURCE: Facebook @bumpwills

They got divorced after spending together for more than a decade and back then, he was retired from his career and had started his career as a coach and manager.

Family Details

Bump is the only son of Maury Wills who is is an American former professional baseball player and manager who played in Major League Baseball with teams like Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Montreal Expos.

Bump's grandfather's name is Mabel Wills and his Grandmother's name is Guy O. Wills who used to live in Washington D.C has now settled in Garland, Texas, with his wife Deborah.

Bump Wills With his Father Maury Wills SOURCE: Facebook @bumpwills

Bump's father is a legendary figure in MLB but due to his personal addiction, he was distracted from his professional career for a long. Maury was well known as an abuser of alcohol and cocaine and he was arrested for cocaine possession when he used to be the player of Los Angeles Dodgers and at that time.

He got treatment to minimize his drug abuse but it did not work and after meeting with Angela George, Bump's mother, he joined the vitamin therapy program which helped him to get sober.

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