Christian Yelich Biography

( 1991 - )
September 12, 2019
First published on:June 25, 2017
by Jack Ol

Facts of Christian Yelich

Date of Birth: 1991, December 5
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign:: sagittarius
Birth Name Christian Stephen Yelich
Birth Place Thousand Oaks
Famous Name Christian Yelich
Net Worth $13 million
Salary $7 million (2018)
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Currently Working For MLB
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A

Christian Yelich is an American professional baseball infielder who currently plays for the Milwaukee Brewers of the Major League Baseball (MLB). He participated and performed in the World Baseball Classic (2017) which was held in Los Angeles, United States.

In the 2010 MLB draft, he was picked 23rd overall by the Miami Marlins and made his MLB debut in 2013. Yelich has an estimated net worth of $13 million in 2018. 

Net Worth-$13 million

In 2016, Christian Yelich's salary was only $1 million but received $7 million in 2018, which shows that his annual earnings are gradually rising every year. He has an estimated net worth of $13 million

Salary and earnings:

Season team salary
2010  Miami Marlins $1,700,000
2014  Miami Marlins $505,000
2015  Miami Marlins $570,000
2016  Miami Marlins $1,000,000
2017  Miami Marlins $3,500,000
2018 Milwaukee Brewers $7,000,000
2019 Milwaukee Brewers $9,750,000
Total earnings   $24,025,000

Well, the figures mentioned above are his earnings until 2019.

Contracts:

Christian is playing for the Brewers under a massive contract worth $49,570,000 for seven years. Initially, the contract was signed with Marlins before he was traded to Brewers. As per the recent contract, his salary for the 2019 season is $9,750,000.

Christian oceanfront home worth $5.6 million bought in SOURCE: https://www.latimes.com

The baseball star, Yelich, is an inspiration for upcoming generations. besides, he owns an oceanfront home in Malibu which he bought for $5.6 million in 2018. 

Also Read: Milwaukee Brewers teammate Matt Kemp Net worth

Married- Breanna Bell

You might want to know about the love of his life as he is a happily married man. Yelich and his girlfriend Breanna Bell are pronounced husband and wife in a lavish wedding ceremony held at the beach of Miami. As published on a wattpad article, his wife shared details about her wedding day. 

Christian's wife Breanna in her lovely wedding dress SOURCE: wattpad.com

The wedding theme is blue and white, as blue is their favorite color. Moreover, they exchanged vows on a perfect sunny day which was attended by his friends and family. The bride looked beautiful in her white lovely wedding dress while he wore a tuxedo with a blue tie. 

Controversy 

In 2016, a Twitter user named RealMarlinsFan posted a photo in which a girl and a boy were involved in sexual activity. The user accused Yelich to be the boy in the video but later denied the claims and said:

"A false and defamatory video was tweeted about me the past 24hrs. It is 100% not me in the video. My attorneys are looking into it."

Christian Yelich has an extraordinary capability, fast reaction times, and focus and high visual acuity. Yelich has a high degree of skill to perform well when he was in the ground since he has a prosperous future ahead. Moreover, his current height is 6 feet, and 4 inch, which is around 1.93m, and weight is 195lb.

Also Read: Marcell Ozuna Biography

Short Bio

Christian Yelich was born on December 5, 1991, in Thousand Oaks, California, the United States to his parents Alecia Yelich and Stephen Yelich Jr. Regarding his nationality, he is American. His ethnicity is Serb/American, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Christian wither mother wishing her Happy mother day SOURCE: Instagram

Christian Yelich went to Westlake High School where he played baseball for his school team. Throughout his freshman year, he batted .373 with 25 hits and 16 strikeouts out of 67 at-bats.

In his sophomore year, his games improved and batted .341 with 31 hits. During the junior year, he batted 489, hit 46 times, and struck out in six times. He also played outstandingly well in his senior year

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Professional Career

Upon completing high school career, Christian Yelich offered a scholarship to play baseball at the collegiate level for the Miami Hurricanes baseball team.

However, the Marlins picked him in 23rd overall in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft and agreed to a $1.7 million contract. He started his minor league with Gulf Coast League Marlins. Upon playing with Gulf, he played for Greensboro Grasshoppers.

On July 23, 2013, Christian Yelich was called up for the major league. He had a fantastic season in 2014. He batted .284 with 21 steals out of the leadoff spot for the Marlins. At such a young age, he also managed to win a Gold Glove Award.

On April 23, 2016, he hit three doubles against San Francisco Giants. He was used as a starting outfielder alongside Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna. Yelich took the position of Ozuna after Giancarlo was on DL and Ichiro Suzuki was unavailable.

Through May 3, 2017, his record includes batting average (.292), HR (45), RBI (230), Stolen Bases (59),  On-base percentage (.365).

Yelich joined Milwaukee Brewers in January 2018 and was also included into the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. He also went on to replace Matt Kemp in an 8–6 extra-inning loss to the American League.


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